PowerPoint FAQ: How do I animate SmartArt shapes individually?

This clip is one I created specifically for TrainSignal‘s YouTube Office channel to begin a new video series, the “PowerPoint FAQ” series, designed to answer some of the commonly asked questions I receive from students, friends, and colleagues. A coworker of mine was trying to animate a SmartArt diagram, but was having difficulty adjusting the order for which animations enter shapes. This video is a quick answer, demonstrating two ways to animate SmartArt shapes in PowerPoint 2010.