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John H. Rahmlow is an internationally known expert in presentation design and delivery. He is currently an Online Retirement Education Consultant (aka webinar specialist) for The Vanguard Group. In this role, he conducts hundreds of webinars a year and assists with the development and maintenance of the presentations he (and the other members of his team) delivers. He has earned two law degrees (JD and LL.M. in Taxation) and currently holds a number of financial services licenses and designations. John is a member of The Presentation Guild where he started and leads the book club.
In this conversation, John talks about the Presentation Summit, being held in San Antonio, TX this year from October 6 to 9, 2019.
The Ribbon is the long strip comprising tabs with buttons across the top of the main window within the PowerPoint 365 interface. The Ribbon contains almost all the commands you need to work with your slides, and is designed in a way that helps you quickly find the commands that you need to complete a task.
In today’s issue, we begin by featuring a post from Sam Warner of Toastmasters, who talks about how a great leader is one, who is confident enough to delegate effectively. We next feature Mike Parkinson, who speaks about his sessions at the upcoming Presentation Summit in San Antonio, later this year. We then continue our series on Presentation Management by AlexAnddra Ontra and James Ontra, where we explore how presentation management is empowering presenters. Also, hear from Peter Ryckaert of crowdbeamer, whose product won the Best of Show at InfoComm 2019. We also bring you info from UK-based Eyeful Presentations about the true cost of presentations in business. We then explore Canva’s new photo collages.
PowerPoint 365 for Windows users can learn about Creating PowerPoint Outlines in Microsoft Word. PowerPoint 2016 for Windows users can explore how to Reset, Export, and Import Ribbon Customizations. PowerPoint 365 for Mac users can find about Starting or Restarting Numbering for Lists, and how to Add Headers and Footers to Notes and Handout Pages. And if that wasn’t enough for this week, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates released in the last week.
Matthew Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador from TechSmith Corporation, has created videos for learning and marketing for over a decade. He is the lead behind TechSmith Academy and Camtasia Certification programs. Matthew has been a speaker at multiple learning and development focused and marketing conferences. He is a regular contributor to various training publications. Matthew has an MS in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University.
In this conversation, Matt talks about the Presentation Summit, being held in San Antonio, TX this year from October 6 to 9, 2019.
Typically, there are three common ways in which you can create slides in PowerPoint. The first of these three ways is to create an outline, but all these three ways can be combined with each other. Having said so, it is best to start by creating an outline for your presentation in another program. Mac users can create outlines in TextEdit. You can also use Microsoft Word. In this tutorial, we’ll show how you can use Word 365 for Mac to create an outline for a PowerPoint presentation.
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