Ever found yourself staring at a slide full of data in a presentation, but not understanding anything? Failing to match the words of the speaker with what you see on the screen? Starting to question your knowledge or abilities to understand things? Feeling more stupid or frustrated as the slides go by?...
Then you might be the victim of a "data dump": tons of slides filled up with data, making it impossible to understand the bigger picture or the broader context.
In case you actually ARE a data dumper, read this article from Jacqueline Farrington (on LinkedIn.com) to learn why to avoid your data dumps, and how to make your audience remember your presentation long after you gave it. Find out how story telling can improve your presentation skills.