To PPT, or Not to PPT (In Court), that is the question:
After my last column Lloyd Duhaime, a renowned Victoria lawyer and humourist (read his book Hear! Hear!) wrote to say how disappointed he was when he used PowerPoint (PPT) in court. The disappointment came when the judge raced (as in read) ahead in his PowerPoint thus missing Lloyd’s no doubt persuasive submissions.
This highlights the downside of PowerPoint: it is not a good medium to carry a text message.
Well to all the Lloyds’ out there, here’s how you can use PowerPoint successfully: CUT THE TEXT!
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