Friday, January 18, 2008

the 10/20/30 rule of Powerpoint presentation

This is a very good tip given by Guy Kawasaki, venture capitalist, who is used to watch plenty of power point presentations. The rule is simple:
- 10 Slides
- 20 minutes
- Font maximum 30

What I like about the idea is that most of the time people try to put as much information as they can in a power point presentation, thinking that the most the best, but actually it is the totally.

I consider myself as a specialist of the Power Point presentation, and this is true that a good power point presentation is also based on the fact not to rely too much on the presentation.
You should almost be able to present it without your powerpoint. Indeed, this is more a support, to keep track of the structure of the presentation and also to animate it a little bit, with cool animations, pictures or graph.

So to have a great presentation, work it hard. And as I always say, sometimes it is harder to make something simple, but always better. Look at Picasso or Mozart while he composes a letter to Mary...

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