The world's worst PowerPoint presentations

Yes, people who think that it's okay to put 100 graphs on one slide do exist. Learn from these examples how not to make PowerPoint slides for your next big meeting.

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<h2>The Endless “Summary”</h2><br><br>Filling an entire PowerPoint slide with text is never a great idea&#8212especially not when the content is printed in 10-point type and is three or four times longer than the Gettysburg Address. Even worse is the idea of using an impenetrable slab of 10-point text to provide an “[[xref:http://www.slideshare.net/chetansharma/us-wireless-market-q2-2010-update-aug-2010-chetan-sharma-consulting|executive summary|Us wireless market q2 2010 update aug 2010 - chetan sharma consulting]]” of the ensuing presentation. It’s hard to imagine what useful thing the presenter thought this slide would accomplish&#8212no one is going to want to read the text, and if the presenter does so, what’s left to say in the [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/116743/mobile_computing_presentation_tips.html|presentation|Mobile Computing: Presentation Tips]]? <br><br>The most chilling part of this cautionary tale? The audience hasn’t even seen the entire “executive summary” yet&#8212it continues on the next slide.

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