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Keep the clock in mind when preparing a PowerPoint presentation. Audiences appreciate a presentation that cuts to the chase. Follow these tips:
1. Cut the 5- to 10-minute “intro,” and get to the point. A PowerPoint presentation that opens with a general review will only bore a well-informed audience. Tell them something they don’t already know. Get to the sizzle of your offering, and then move backward to fill in the details.
2. Trim any slides that only duplicate what’s been said. A visual, such as a data chart, should add insight. If the data chart only visually repeats something already being said orally, drop it.
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