Answer to quiz on the moving blueprint slide

What's wrong with this moving blueprint slide?

Quiz: What's wrong with this moving blueprint slide?

The problem is that it has two checkmarks—two highlighted items.

Some speakers use this approach: they check off the items they've already presented. A speaker using this slide, then, is ready for the third point. I think that's confusing, at least early in the presentation, to the audience.

If you think of the moving blueprint slide as a heading, you won't use that approach. When you're ready for your third point, you moving blueprint slide will highlight the "heading" for that point (and not the points you've already covered):

Good moving blueprint slide


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