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Improv in the Workplace: Conversation with Nancy Ancowitz and Carl Kissin

Nancy Ancowitz

Nancy Ancowitz is the author of Self-Promotion for Introverts®. As a presentation and career coach, she helps clients—introverts and extroverts alike—with vital career-building and leadership skills.

Carl Kissin

Carl Kissin has performed more than 4,000 shows for the renowned improv comedy troupe Chicago City Limits. He has been the company’s head writer and director of their National Touring Company.

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Results of the Annoying PowerPoint Survey 2017: Conversation with Dave Paradi

Dave Paradi

Dave Paradi helps corporate professionals use PowerPoint to visually communicate the messages in their data so they don’t overwhelm and confuse executives. In this conversation, Dave discusses the results of his The Annoying PowerPoint Survey 2017 survey.

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Color: Contrast

Color: Contrast

A fascinating quality of color is contrast. Contrast is the quality that distinguishes one color’s luminosity from another.

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How to Disagree Constructively: by Ally Yates

How to Disagree Constructively: by Ally Yates

Disagreement is nothing to be fearful of – it’s an inevitable part of working within a business team. However, it’s essential it is done constructively.

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Jeopardy-Like PowerPoint Template (25 Questions)

Jeopardy-Like PowerPoint Template (25 Questions)

Want to play a Jeopardy-like game using PowerPoint slides? Yes, this is absolutely doable but making PowerPoint slides with all the interactivity and layouts takes too much work. Fortunately, we have done the work for you. Just download our Jeopardy-like 25 (5x5) question PowerPoint template, replace the placeholders provided for questions, answers, and categories - and you're done! You'll still need a real human being to track scores - and you could soon be playing this amazing game as part of a fun exercise, a training program, or even a quiz show.

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This template is entirely Theme aware. Change your Theme colors and fonts - and everything automatically updates. We tested this template in both Windows (2007, 2010, and 2013) and Mac (2008 and 2011) versions of PowerPoint.

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PowerPoint Online

Add Dropbox

Add Dropbox

When you launch PowerPoint Online, it opens Presentation Gallery that provides you with a list of recently opened PowerPoint documents, and Themes and Templates to start a new presentation. You can also click the Open from OneDrive option to navigate your OneDrive folders so as to locate a PowerPoint file to open within PowerPoint Online. Other than OneDrive, PowerPoint Online also supports Dropbox as a cloud alternative. In this tutorial, we will explore adding Dropbox to PowerPoint Online's Place locations.

Get More Templates and Themes

Get More Templates and Themes

If you use PowerPoint Online extensively, you will want to get more templates and Themes for PowerPoint. But did you know that Microsoft makes it quite easy for you to get these templates and Themes from within PowerPoint Online? Further, there’s no way to save and use these templates and Themes from within PowerPoint Online without downloading and uploading them on your own! We will explore how you can use these scenarios to your advantage in this article.

Learn PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Notes Pane

Notes Pane in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2016’s tri-paned interface has three regions: the Slides Pane, the Slide Area, and the Notes Pane. The Notes Pane is placed right below the Slide Area. The Notes Pane provides space to add speaker’s notes that can be so helpful to the presenter while presenting – you can also write any sort of information about the presentation or individual slide.

Slide Area

Slide Area in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Many new changes have happened within PowerPoint 2016 and several other versions released in the past. However, one thing that has not changed in the last 20 years is PowerPoint’s tri-paned interface! So why is the interface called tri-paned — are there three distinct regions within the PowerPoint 2016 interface? Yes — the Slide area is one of three principal regions in PowerPoint 2016 — the other two are the Slides Pane and the Notes Pane.

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