How to Give a Presentation That Even Steve Jobs Would Like
Steve Jobs was considered by many to be one of the best presenters in the world. Jobs’ personality and presence may be difficult if not impossible to mimic, but here are some of the basic rules he followed to set up his presentations:
[I]f you were asked to make a presentation, the pressure was nerve-racking. Jobs cared deeply about aesthetics, and those tastes extended to everything including slides, created on Apple’s presentation software Keynote. Jobs had strict rules about them: one font family per presentation, three or five bullet points per slide, and titles 30 percent above the center line. The file size also could not be more than eight megabytes, just enough to show up well on a projection screen. Jobs hated big files.
[Source: Haunted Empire by Yukari Iwatani Kane]