Definition of Death By PowerPoint

When a presenter in a meeting uses too many PowerPoint slides to discuss a topic. The slides are made worse by having too much text and being poorly formatted.

Example: The company was known for death by PowerPoint during their trainings, and wanted to change that perception by making trainings more fun and interactive instead of attendees having to see hundreds of slides.


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"Death By PowerPoint" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

The definition for "Death By PowerPoint" was last updated in 2023.

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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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On this site, we also have templates on how to communicate effectively at work, such as requesting PTO, declining a promotion, and taking a sick day.

Word of the Day

Date: 05/19/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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