I used to be the Poster Boy for very b-a-a-a-d PowerPoint Presentations.
If there were 20 slide transitions available – I’d use 19 of them.
If there were 15 build-ins and build-outs within those slides available – I’d use 14 of them.
I would use 8 different fonts and put them into all different colors, plus make some bold, italic, strikethrough, underlined, and subscript others. Whatever cool thing was available – I used it!
Garr Reynolds is a guru of Presentations. His book, Presentation Zen, was a real eye opener for me.
This video of a presentation at Google, at 72 minutes, is a long one – and worth every second!