Should you share your ?

Not if they're good—and here's why:

If your are well-designed, their purpose is to accompany you.

When you disconnect your from your talk you end up with:

Bullet points that lack explanations

And images that have no context

And if you're using animations, unless you actually play the slide show, some slides will look like heaps of text and images.

organizers routinely ask speakers to share their slides.

Create a PDF or printed handout instead.

Not only will a handout offer information in a format people can actually consume, but the PDF format will make it much more difficult for anyone to edit or modify your .

Don't share your slides—especially if they're good!