21 Quotes to Begin Your Presentation With a BANG!

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Quotes to start or open a presentation

“This year, I am going to deliver the best presentation ever. I’ll work hard on my presentation skills and leave the audience wowed in the end.” It’s every presenter’s wish. For some, even a New Year resolution. But very soon, that inspiration wanes and presenters slip back into their old, predictable, run off the mill style that dozes off the audience to an eternal sleep. Let’s not repeat that sad story this New Year. No more boring “Hi, I am…

7 Industry Leading Advertising Appeals To Create Viral Presentations

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Ideas for Presentation Slide Design

Right at the outset, I would like to tell you that the post covers advertising industry’s best practices that have shaped all advertising and made it as powerful a force as it has become today. And the same can be applied to your presentations (Content and Design) to make them go viral over the web… So, here’s the moment of truth- Your presentation is an advertisement. And it has to be as good as a TV commercial or a print…

3 Ways to Add Humor to Your TED Talks, or any other Presentation

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Add Humor to your TED Talks, Speech or presentation

Women are better at multitasking… There’s a raft of research, but I know it from my personal life. If my wife is cooking a meal at home — which is not often, thankfully. (Laughter) But you know, she’s doing — no, she’s good at some things — but if she’s cooking, you know, she’s dealing with people on the phone, she’s talking to the kids, she’s painting the ceiling, she’s doing open-heart surgery over here. (Laughter) Taken from Ken Robinson’s…

Presentation Skills: Connect your laptop to the projector without looking like an idiot!

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Presentation Skills - Connect Laptop with Projector

You step-up on the stage, your heart pouncing, nerves racking, palms sweating. Your mind is rehearsing the presentation for the one last time. And as if the pressure of starting your presentation with an impact was already not enough, you now find yourself struggling with the chords of the projector and trying all your tech-might to get that thing running – “How do I make this damn thing work!?” You lose your cool (worse, your persona) while making the attempt,…

7 Key Resources for Free Images: It’s time to make your Presentations Sizzling Hot

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Visuals are now an essential part of our presentations. Regrettably, we still get to see all kinds of cluttered and blurred images in the slides. The reason why people use these images is high price of HD images which cost more than a small business or start-up can afford. So, what can you do to make your presentation sizzling hot if you cannot pay for high quality images? The answer is that you should have a virtual rolodex of go-to…