Effective storytelling techniques for presentations [Real case study]

What’s a better way to master effective storytelling techniques for presentations than a case study from one of my last project? One day, my COO comes and tells me that we’ve been contacted by a manager of a large multinational company, to support her for an important presentation. I checked the brand name of the…
Icons for powerpoint presentations

The ultimate guide to PowerPoint icons for presentations

How many times have you faced a presentation with too much text in it? Have you ever wondered how to squeeze all that important information into the presentation, in a way that ensures the slides are comprehensible? You can’t summarize more than what you have already done, because otherwise it wouldn’t be readable.  In some…

Slidesumé: Why hiring managers will never choose your résumé

I’m used to designing slides for my clients, but recently something unexpected happened. A client asked me to redesign his professional résumé. I organized a briefing session and I asked him what he needed me to do and why. The problem was that he had a traditional, self-made résumé in Microsoft Word, which looked normal…
Hook presentation ideas

The 13 most successful presentation hook ideas ever

Wouldn’t it be great if every single person who attends your presentation gets excited at your speech and stays tuned until the end, focusing on you the entire time? I think we both know the answer to that question. The problem is that we always lack presentation hook ideas to start the presentation. If you want to catch…

The Complete Microsoft PowerPoint Slide Master tutorial

How often do you receive slides from colleagues and waste entire days formatting them together in the hope of making your presentation continuity acceptable? How many times have you decided to leave the presentation as it was because you had no time? Have you presented that awful collage to a wincing audience? How many times have you…

How to create cool PowerPoint tables

We all face the dreaded issue of presenting a full load of data organized into an awful table, often coming from Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Word. Especially if you work in business, you will always need to present performance updates, data analysis, market analysis, stock analysis, trends, etc. How do you make cool PowerPoint tables…

The ultimate guide to creating a brilliant startup pitch presentation

The timer starts now. It’s you and thousands of other people for the next three minutes. You have your startup pitch presentation and a few minutes to convince your investors that your startup idea is worth their time and money. Of course, you are one out of tens of other entrepreneurs who pitched before you…

“Lean Presentation Design” | how to make presentations that everybody loves

Ideas have the power to change the world. Presentations are the tools to spread your ideas. Forget long lasting days crafting boring presentations nobody cares about. Craft emotions not slides, become a hero not a presenter, change the world not the font size, it is time to take the leap! Is it possible to: –…

Why do my presentations look outstanding?

Do you feel like every time you make a presentation you need to invent something new? You feel like your design sucks and you always need to spend a lot of time trying new designs or templates to make it beautiful. You finally surrender, because you have so much work that you can’t dedicate all…