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important to test your markers in advance to ensure they are
useable. Always have extras in case they run dry as you write.
     For contrast, you might want to use two different writing
styles: block and script. For example, if you are reviewing a list
of positives, write them with block letters. If you are listing
negatives, use script. Contrast of some sort will help your
audience visualize what you are talking about. Leave an extra
page between each one worked on. Otherwise, your marking
pens will soak through and damage your pre-printed pages.
     When not writing on your flipcharts or for that matter on
any visual, put your pen down so that you will not play with it
and distract your audience.

Right Handed - Left Handed

Be sure you stand on the correct side, when you write on the flip
chart. Or even better, move the chart.
     If you are right handed, the flipchart should be positioned
to your left during the presentation. Thus, when you wish to
write, move your body slightly to the left and you will be in
perfect position to begin.
     If you are left handed you should place the flipchart on
your right.

Using Flipcharts for Meeting Agendas:
The Three Chart System

If you are chairing a meeting to discuss some business issues,
a time saving way to ensure that everything stays on target is
to use three flip charts - each dedicated to a specific purpose
during the meeting.
     The first chart is the "master plan" and is reserved for all
agenda points. This chart must be prepared in advance and the



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