PowerPoint can be a very powerful tool when used and designed properly. Having said that, it is widely known that there is no shortage of not-well designed PowerPoint being presented on a regular basis.
This article provides some very useful information about how to address five common short-comings of PowerPoint-related presentations. Although you likely will not find any of the five steps that new or surprising, they provide a short, specific, and easy replicate approach to improving the overall design of any presentation (including yours and others).
These steps provide an approach that will focus your attention on very tangible items that will make a difference on the presentation … for the better.