Rule of one? Reducing information on presentation slides.

Improve Your Presentation – Part 2. (Here’s Part 1Hier geht’s zur deutschen Fassung.)

Friends and clients often ask me how much information they may and can put on a PowerPoint-slide (PowerPoint just being an example for any presentation software). It comes as quite a shock to them when I answer: One statement per slide.

I revised the following slide (it was set in another type and the bars had a different colour) for a client. As you can see and feel immediately that the amount of information which is clearly more than one statement is confusing.

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