Reviewer Neil Hrab writes: “For diagnosing the problem with some all-too-common assumptions about PowerPoint, Eric Bergman deserves our thanks. For providing an elegant five-step solution, he deserves our praise.”



An elegant five-step solution.
A chance to re-examine some assumptions about speaking and engagement.
Rob Cottingham

Rob Cottingham writes: "While 5 Steps to Conquer 'Death by PowerPoint' may be most useful to beginning speechwriters and speakers, veterans will find a lot to mull here as well.



Forbes contributor Roger Dooley writes: “5 Steps to Conquer ‘Death by PowerPoint’ proved to be worth the read, though perhaps not in the way you might expect.

"Instead of teaching his readers how to make better slides, Bergman focuses on better communication with the audience.”



Instead of teaching his readers how to make better slides, Bergman focuses on better communication with the audience.
Forbes
The strong research base that underpins this book provides reassurance that the recommended techniques have been tested and actually do work in a variety of contexts. Eric Bergman’s techniques are a window to the future of this important human activity.
John Sweller, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, School of Education, University of New South Wales
Make your presentations more compelling.

In her
And Now Presenting blog, Kathy Reiffenstein writes: “Whether this is the first time you're hearing about an alternative to bullet point-laden slides or whether you've already joined the revolution, 5 Steps to Conquer 'Death by PowerPoint' will offer you something to make your presentations more compelling.”





In his Fearless Selling blog, Kelley Robertson writes: “Although ‘Death By PowerPoint’ wasn’t written with sales people in mind, anyone who sells a product or service could benefit from the advice offered in this practical book.”



Bergman’s entire philosophy is about engaging people in a two-way dialogue.
Kelley Robertson
Based on social science research, but easy to read and apply.
John Appleseed
Blogger Judy Snow writes: “I create and deliver presentations all the time, and I teach people how to present. After reading the first chapter, it was crystal clear it’s been far too long since I’ve thought about the process I use.

"This book provides a well-reasoned argument for limiting if not eliminating slides in presentations. It is based on social science research, but easy to read and apply.”