Mind mapping applications such as MindManager and MindGenius are now coming with built in presentation tools that help you:
- Create a presentation
- Create visuals to support the presentation
- Present the visuals you have prepared.
You may be familiar with how they work ... having created a map, these tools help you select topics and branches to include in your slides. They give you more or less control over which topics to include in each slide and what level of sub-topic or sub-branch they are drilled down to.
Having organised what you want to say using a map, it is possible to create slides from the topics very quickly - real advantage especially when pressed for time.
To get around this ....
A final thought about bullet points ... or bullet topics ... there will be times where a list of headlines is a useful thing to present as a visual - an agenda for instance or a summary of the key topics presented at the end to help the audience remember what you have just told them.
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