I picked this up from Ed Batista's blog, where he reviews the book Why Bad Presentations Happen To Good Causes, by Andy Goodman
"Goodman's perspective is similar to Seth Godin's Really Bad PowerPoint, but he dramatically expands the scope of his critique with the help of data generated by 2,501 respondents to a 43-question online survey in Q1 2005. Here are Goodman's "Fatal Five," common problems that can derail a presentation, with comments from survey respondents:
But Goodman's respondents didn't just complain about bad presentations--they also told him what factors contribute to an excellent presentation. Their "Three Most Wanted" list:
by Jim Taggart
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