Jul 21, 2009

The Floating Header Syndrome

Does your 'header text' float in the air or it has a stable base. I see many presentations which do not have any base to their headers. See for yourself which of the following looks better.

This one:
or, the one below:
It is the second one. It looks much better and gives a kind of stability to the slide. Otherwise the whole slide will keep hanging.

If this was such a simple choice then why do so many people suffer from what I call 'The Floating Header Syndrome?'
I have seen quite a few seasoned presenters going for a floating header. It's time they changed.

What's your style when you present?