Étienne Garbugli

Entrepreneur & Lean B2B Author

Don’t be your own disturbance

By Étienne Garbugli | November 30, 2010 | 0 Comment

PowerPoint is great!

Effects, transitions, flashing text, links, colors, etc – what’s not to like?

But, with so many features and effects available, how are presenters still failing to keep their audience’s interest?

Presentations are visual support. Write too much and half the room will be reading instead of listening. Write too little and your presentation won’t be viable by itself.

Forget about effects – anyone can find the Animations panel. Be busy speaking or have busy slides; never both at the same time. If you do, you’ll be the only person to blame for losing your audience.

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Étienne Garbugli

Etienne works at the intersection of Technology, Product Design and Marketing. He’s a two-time Startup Founder, a four-time entrepreneur and a UX research expert. Etienne published Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want. The Lean B2B methodology helps entrepreneurs around the world build successful businesses.

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