Fortunately, I read the Source and found this helpful advice:
…if you want to build a great presentation take a pencil and piece of paper. And turn off the computer…
As it turns out, most slide presentations are terrible. A google search on “bad slide presentations” turns up some 30 million results. Guy Kawasaki and Steve Jobs have famously commented on the phenomenon. And dozens of books have been written about how to wow and annoy with slide presentations.
People hate bad slide presentations.
To hedge this possibility of sucking, I bought the book Presentation Zen and started reading. Here’s some stuff I learned: