How to Start a Presentation: 5 Strong Opening Slides and 9 Tricks To Test

SlideModel

Knowing how to start a presentation is crucial: if you fail to capture the audience attention right of the bat, your entire presentation will flop. But hey, since I have mustered enough courage…let’s talk today about the new product features my team is about to release….”.

2018 83

Old-Fashioned Solution for Multi-Dimensional Problems: Bringing Back Boarding Houses

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Decades ago, television series and B-films about the wild west had featured those boarding houses. Most were flop houses.  iGen members of the Class of 2019 may be going to a job in high-priced cities like LA, Boston, New York, D.C., Seattle, or San Francisco.

2019 56

Surviving the mini-presentation: Your self-introduction

Speak Schmeak

First, his stomach did a flip-flop. If you're not a football fan, maybe you'll say, "I started at ACME Magnets in 2002, the year Shrek won the first Best Animated Feature Award at the Oscars."

POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

All three are flops. It's clear from this scene that he has not researched his client enough, and hasn't actually determined what they consider important features of the product. Yesterday I watched the movie "Pom Wonderful Presents. The Greatest Movie Ever Sold," Morgan Spurlock's advertisement-within-a-movie-within-an-advertisement about product placement and marketing in movies.

2011 148

Surviving the mini-presentation: Your self-introduction

Speak Schmeak

First, his stomach did a flip-flop. If you're not a football fan, maybe you'll say, "I started at ACME Magnets in 2002, the year Shrek won the first Best Animated Feature Award at the Oscars."

POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

All three are flops. It's clear from this scene that he has not researched his client enough, and hasn't actually determined what they consider important features of the product. Yesterday I watched the movie "Pom Wonderful Presents. The Greatest Movie Ever Sold," Morgan Spurlock's advertisement-within-a-movie-within-an-advertisement about product placement and marketing in movies.

2011 100

20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

I’ve had my share of presentations that have been total flops, along with some very successful ones. It’s an inexpensive app with a good range of features. Thanks for pointing out the Logitech presenter ; the timer on it is a great feature to help with real-time pacing. One of the “total flops&# I mentioned was a workshop that went (I felt) horribly bad.

2009 52