PowerPoint: Tutorials, Articles, and Conversations with Presentation Experts
May 10, 2022
We first look at a set of troubleshooting steps if you encounter choppy video. This article will also help if you be unable to play video clips of some types on all versions of PowerPoint. We look at PresenterMedia's new add-in for PowerPoint that provides access to all their assets right inside PowerPoint without having to go to their website and download them individually. Next, we feature some VBA code from Steve Rindsberg that lets you change any linked videos to embedded.
Pamela Odukoya of Toastmasters International explores developing leadership capabilities. We also bring you quotes, press releases, and templates from the last few days.
May 9, 2022
Rick Altman has been hired by hundreds of companies, listened to by tens of thousands of professionals, and read by millions of people, all of whom seek better results with their presentation content and delivery. He is the host of the Presentation Summit, now in its 20th season as the most prominent learning event for the presentation community. In this conversation, Rick talks about the sweepstakes announced for the upcoming Presentation Summit 2022, being held both virtually and on location in San Diego, CA, United States this year from October 9 to 12, 2022.
May 6, 2022
There can be any number of reasons to troubleshoot video playback in PowerPoint. You may end up with choppy video, or you may not be able to play video clips of some types on all versions of PowerPoint. We will look at such video issues in PowerPoint on this page, along with suggested solutions. First of all, look at our PowerPoint-Friendly Video Formats page to understand the file formats (file types) that work with different PowerPoint versions. Thereafter, follow these steps. Always, perform the initial troubleshooting steps before doing the later ones.
May 5, 2022
My early experience of leadership was uninspiring. It was very task-focused and short on empathy. This held me back until I learned more, experienced something different, and began my own leadership journey.
My leadership career has covered seventeen years to date. This includes leading a team of career advisers in both private and public sectors and leading a team of volunteers in a public speaking organization. I view leadership as an opportunity to collaborate with a group of people and motivate them to achieve a common goal. It is not about a position, rank, or title.
May 4, 2022
Have you created or inherited a PowerPoint file that contains a linked video file that you want to share with others? Wouldn’t it be easier if you could send your recipients a PowerPoint file that contained all the videos as part of the file, rather than send them the linked videos separately? That brings up a question, how easy is it to change the linked videos to become embedded?