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Best Practices in Training with PowerPoint

Best Practices in Training with PowerPoint

Patrick Johansen asked some great questions about optimizing use of PowerPoint for training and got a ton of input. In particular, he asked about use of color, layout, and animation. Following is an organized synopsis of the feedback he received. First and foremost: CONTENT!... Read More
Putting Movies in PowerPoint

Putting Movies in PowerPoint

My friend at MPLC, the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation shared this document with me.  If you’re looking for instructions on how to embed a video into your PowerPoint presentation, it’s a great resource. Click here for the PDF document:  Movies in Powerpoint March 2010... Read More
Prezi Presentations

Prezi Presentations

As trainers, we don’t often do traditional presentations. But when we must introduce brand new material, Prezi can help make it more engaging and effective. If you’re not familiar with Prezi, it is a very cool new presentation tool that lets you zoom around from topic to topic. It’... Read More
PowerPoint 10-20-30  & The TED Commandments

PowerPoint 10-20-30 & The TED Commandments

In a recent Trainers Warehouse customer poll, I found that 97% of the trainers and teachers surveyed use PowerPoint Wow! Here are some of my favorite tips relating to the use of PowerPoint: Tim Longhurst explains the TED commandments. TED Talks are some of the best speeches I watch. The speakers are... Read More
15-minute countdown timer

15-minute countdown timer

We found this FREE download-able 15-minute countdown timer that works right in PowerPoint and found out we could share it with other trainers.  You’re welcome to use it anytime, anywhere! Customize with your own logo! Requires PowerPoint to edit/customize.... Read More