William Parrett (nickname Bill) is Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. He brings a distinguished track record of service to many of the firm’s leading clients. He co-founded the firm’s Global Financial Services Industry practice and served as its first Chairman. In recent years, he has led Deloitte’s participation at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, including leading high-level discussions on corporate governance and on key issues impacting the financial services industry. A graduate of St. Francis College in New York, Bill joined a predecessor firm of Deloitte & Touche in 1967. He became a partner in 1977.
Happy days are here again for mergers and acquisitions, as the wheeling and dealing is set to continue throughout 2007 due to ongoing positive economic factors as well as increasing hedge fund and private equity interest set the stage for another strong year of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity.
Often, when giving presentations, speakers expect the audience to focus on several things at once. For example, they may have been given a handout, while there’s a PowerPoint slide to look at when the speaker is telling a story. In this video, TJ Walker explains why this is an ineffective way of doing things and how to be sure to have the attention of the audience throughout your presentation.
How do you use PowerPoint when you give a presentation? If you are expecting your audience to read information from your PowerPoint slides, you’re not using PowerPoint effectively and you’re probably boring your audience. In this video, we look at PowerPoint’s proper function as a visual medium.