“Death by powerpoint” is a phrase I’ve heard from someone at some point wherever I’ve worked. Hopefully if you work at GDS, or spend a lot of time attending events where someone from GDS is presenting this isn’t the case. Here’s Russell Davies explaining why: Doing the hard work to make it big and Doing the hard work to make it clear.
I can definitely relate to some of Russell’s observations, such as
I absolutely hate it when someone stands up, points to a slide and says ‘You won’t be able to read this’. It happens all the time.
And although he admits his advice creates more work for people, you can’t argue with the points he makes. Go read it now at russelldavies.typepad.com