p2

The supportive media (p2) is everything that adds to the story (p1) in its delivery(p3) whether as a presentation or visual aids. If you have visited the site looking for tips on using powerpoint, you will be disappointed. The discussion is around design concepts, use of text in slides, images and data slides used to illustrate and support the message. It is the least important part of a presentation and some presentations may even be better without slides! Most importantly, the .ppt file is not your presentation.

Cornerstone posts include.

purpose of the p2

basic type choices

when to construct the p2

design matters

Holby City NHS Trust

Holby City NHS Trust is a fictional hospital in a TV show called Holby City. It was created by Tony McHale and Mal Young as a spin-off from the established BBC medical drama Casualty and premiered on 12 January 1999. This British medical show is beloved of…
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Tell me your data

Tell me your data so that I can understand your message. Any presentation, whether that is a scientific conference, a government briefing or a business plan relies on the data to support the single identifiable and memorable message. A graphical…
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Stop using templates

holby city nhs trust

Stop using slide templates. They reduce slide real estate, they are not effective at conveying the message you think they are conveying and they are visually distracting. It doesn’t matter that your boss insists on you using the corporate template…
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p2 in a webinar

p2 in a webinar

p2 in a webinar should be no different than in a face to face presentation. And yet it will be completely different. The p2 that most presenters consider is principally the slides but online the media viewed will include slides,…
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On the twelfth day of Christmas…

On the twelfth day of Christmas… …my true love gave to me 12 slides in a presentation. On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me 12 slides in a presentation. The supportive media (p2) should be…
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minimise the importance of p2

The aim of a good presenter should be to minimise the importance of p2, the supportive media. The most important part of a presentation is the message. That must then be effectively delivered. The supportive media if it is anything…
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Comic sans

Comic sans is one of the most used and also most hated fonts in the world. It was created in 1994 by Vincent Connare to be used in a comic. It was designed to be friendly and playful and to…
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p2 is not just slides

not just slides

p2 is not just slides. a great presentation is the product of the story (p1), the supportive media (p2) and the delivery (p3). The p2 need not just be slides. Consider anything that will add to the message. Remember the…
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busy slide

busy slide

“I’m sorry for this busy slide, let me talk you through it.”  Never be tempted to use a busy slide by either attempting to explain it or by building it piecemeal or worse seeking forgiveness. A busy slide will distract…
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electronic polling

electronic polling

Electronic polling directly involves the audience in a presentation. The exact purpose of this interaction must be established in the preparation. The vote itself may leave the presenter with a result that is unexpected or undesired and this may challenge…
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