Pitch an idea: how to sell your idea with a presentation

Pitch an idea: whether you are a manager, a consultant, a freelance professional, a doctor or an entrepreneur, it must have happened to you to have an idea you wanted or absolutely had to share with others. For those who work in a company, the preparation of a presentation is a daily reality. Meetings are…

Hook examples: 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…

How to create a Gantt Chart in PowerPoint (2019)

Gantt chart PowerPoint: It was 1917 and the US was about to enter the First World War. The “Ordnance Corps” division of the army responsible for equipping the troops, at the time led by General William Crozier, was at the center of everyone’s attention. With the imminent declaration of war, General Crozier quickly found himself…

Presentation icon: The Complete Guide to use it.

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?I can answer to this questions, introducing the ultimate guide to PowerPoint icons for presentations. You can’t summarize more…

Creating an effective presentation in PowerPoint with the Rule of Thirds

You’re preparing another presentation, yet you know that PowerPoint is an essential part of the job, and you face the same questions that plagued your previous presentations: Are these slides too full? Isn’t there a trick for creating an effective presentation in PowerPoint that I could easily implement? Maybe you’re aware of overfilling your slides, but…
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Slide Master PowerPoint: the Complete Guide to make the best use of it

Slide Master PowerPoint: 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…

Presenter view: how to enable it using Clickshare

How important is it for you to have your next slide in your field of view during a presentation? How much should you leverage the Presenter View of PowerPoint in order to look natural and to avoid turning back to your slides during your speech?At the end of this article, you will be able to…
12 secrets to make a presentation look consistent

My 12 secrets to make a presentation look consistent

I’m sure there are a few keywords that pop into your mind when you hear the word “presentations“: last minute, rushing, creating new layouts, assembling slides from existing presentations… Do not worry, it is the same for everybody. We are always called to create an effective presentation at the last minute, and this forces us…

Startup Pitch deck: the ultimate guide to create 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…

Storytelling techniques for presentations [Real case study]

Are you curious to know how to be a better storyteller? What’s a better way to master 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…

PowerPoint hacks you’ve never heard of

Have you ever seen a very good colleague working on PowerPoint , only to be struck by something he does, and you don’t understand how he did it? You know, those gestures, those functions or shortcuts that surprise you and that if you’d known them before, you would have saved a lot of work time?…
free images for PowerPoint presentations

Free images for PowerPoint presentations: the definitive guide

Do you think using free images for PowerPoint presentations facilitates the understanding of a concept for your audience? I got you! You are nodding. You are not the only one. For now, we agree that images are an excellent communication tool. It is said that a picture may be worth a thousand words, but have you…
Presenting data in powerpoint

The definitive guide to presenting data in PowerPoint

Do you work between PowerPoint and Excel, importing tables and graphs to present data in PowerPoint, such as business or analytic results? I did so when I was working for a multinational company in FMCG. I decided to write this guide as a summary of everything I wanted to know when I was in your shoes,…
eye path control

Neuro Presentation Design: How Eye Path Control can dramatically improve your presentations

Do you know how creating an effective presentation in powerpoint? When you create slides, start thinking about what you want to say. You identify the information you want the audience to capture, and include them in the slides. Most of the information is necessary to the audience, so you keep most of it, and very…

Slidesumé: Why hiring managers will never choose your résumé

  Have you ever heard the word slidesumé? probably not. 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…

How to create cool PowerPoint tables

We all faced the dreaded issue of presenting tables in PowerPoint as a full load of data, often coming from Microsoft Excel. 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 to represent all of…