Here's a snippet - how do the great model their Powerpoints? As we can see, the styles vary dramatically.
- Lawrence Lessig: He is a monster slider! He can use up to 200 slides for a 10 minute presentation and he makes them really good.
- Seth Godin: He follows a style which has a lot of visuals, little text and likes to surprise the audience.
- Guy Kawasaki: 10 slides, 10 ideas, one idea per slide, not more than 20 minutes.
- Takahashi: Super size font sizes (more than 120) and obviously very little text
The last point?
Do not stick to your story. Make the story sticky. Try to follow at least 4 out of the 6 essentials that Chip and Dan Heath talk about in their book Made to Stick. Here is a quick summary.Made to Stick strikes again!