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The Curse of Powerpoint

There I was reading the Sunday Times this past Sunday drinking a cup of coffee when I saw this piece of news. As a marketing communications consultant who has used my fair share of PowerPoint presentations, I just had to share it.

The Curse of PowerPoint
A single-issue political party is campaigning for Switzerland to be the first country to eradicate the “disease” of the PowerPoint presentation. The Anti-PowerPoint party claims it has nearly 1,000 members and insists that worldwide, businesses could save more than £300 billion each year by bringing back flip-charts to replace electronic slide projections.

Only one thing interests this party: the disaster caused by PowerPoint,” said the party founder, Matthias Pohm. “I am like a doctor who looks out the window and sees people suffering from a disease.

I went online to search for Matthiam Pohm. Turns out that he is a Swiss public speaking coach and his goal is to speak for 250 million screamingly bored workers across the globe while becoming the fourth-largest political party in Switzerland. His website, http://www.Anti-PowerPoint-Party.com, comes in eight languages.

There is a good article by Josh Rubin over The Star.com

Do you agree? Do you think that PowerPoint is a disease in corporate boardrooms?

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Denise FayI'm Denise Fay, an international marketing communications advisor. For over 16 years, I've been helping corporations and business owners to promote themselves by communicating the right message with the right audience. They achieve clarity, leads and sales. I'm also an award-winning author, engaging speaker, entrepreneur, business owner and mum of two, I have written copy that has won awards, won clients and most importantly, built relationships. Because at the end of the day, it all comes down to how we relate to others. And writing great copy that engages with your reader is well worth its weight in gold. You too can find wealth in your relationships. I can guide and help you find your words, create an engaging message and build a relationship that results in repeat sales with your customers & leads. Contact me today to get started. Come find me on Google+View all posts by Denise Fay →

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