If you are reading this, you’ve likely given dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of presentations in your career. Many of your presentations probably had visual aids, mostly as powerpoint or keynote slide decks. You may have been promoting an idea, or perhaps trying to make a sale. You were likely walked away feeling successful from most of your presentations because, after all, you are you. But you also know you could have done better.

There are a few basic rules that will make you a better presenter, guaranteed. Here are three.

  1. Rehearse your presentation
  2. Only one idea per slide
  3. Don’t use bullet points or more than one full sentence on any slide

If you follow those three rules you will be a better presenter. 

If you want to use one rule that will make you a great presenter