Our studies of over 3000 people reveal that on average, bullet-point slides yield a 15-20% recall of information after just an hour. Yet most presentations are given in this ineffectual, way. It is possible to use PowerPoint to communicate effectively, but only by using the tool in a more considered way.
Effective presentations are about clear communication. To present well, we need to understand when and why to use visual aids, what audiences are looking for, and how to make our messages stick. Presentations work well when slides and presenter work together – seamlessly delivering the right information, at the right time, to captivate the audience.
4th December - There are certain things a teacher should do that are very similar to the things a presenter should do.Presentation Theory
11th September - How many slides should my presentation have?Presentation Theory
2nd May - How much weight should you place on the slide content of your presentation, and how much on the presenter? Which has the biggest impact on effectiveness? Presentation Theory
20th September - Should presenters ditch a structured presentation for a visual conversation approach, or should they focus on delivering their key messages?Presentation Theory
25th July - This video by m62′s Founder and CEO Nick Oulton explains the principles of Visual Cognitive Dissonance.Presentation Theory
17th November - Carmine Gallo’s guide talks us through the former Apple CEO’s distinctive presentation style. But is it possible to capture his passion and flair? Presentation Book Reviews
26th October - The power of diagrams to communicate has been realised through the ages. Can you make use of this power in your presentations?Presentation Theory
13th October - Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer is an exciting account of the author’s experience with memory training in preparation for the US Memory Championships.Presentation Book Reviews
25th July - Presentation images are essential to an effective presentation, but the wrong ones can be distracting. What images should presenters use in their presentations?Presentation Theory
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- Seven Aspects of Highly Effective Presentations
- Visual Aids Gone Wrong
- Company Presentation, Brand, and Compliance
- Improving a Sales Presentation
- Presentation Tips that Suck
- Presentation Agency Selection
- Corporate Presentation Tips
- Presentation Optimisation
- The Right Visuals
- Advanced PowerPoint Training
Edward Balchon of Malcolm Pirnie
We were delighted at the reaction we saw from prospects. To have a group of potential clients comment hugely positively on the difference between our presentation and the competition’s proved that a well designed and delivered presentation really is the difference between winning or losing a pitch.