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STAGE YOUR PRESENTATION

We are living in a world of “information overload,” permanently hopping between different kinds of media and sampling its highlights.

In order to have a chance at making an impact, you will need to “stage” your presentation and include it under the framework of a global experience – before, during, after – which promotes interest, impact and guarantees that your idea stays firmly embedded in people’s minds.

Does PowerPoint make us stupid?

Presentations multiplied in the 80s, when we moved from a system with a single decision maker – the manager, the director – to an organization where several people had to agree in order to move forward – the management committee, the task force, the commission…35 years later, PowerPoint has become indispensible and nearly 500 million…

Trends in slide design

When we start to tackle slides we don’t always have a graphic designer on hand. Moreover, beyond the fundamentals of the layout, trends in slide design have evolved as quickly as fashion. And it becomes difficult to navigate between what will become “trendy” and what is already “has been.” So there is plenty to do…

Are spelling mistakes a serious problem?

Having let slip between these lines some beautiful typos, we thought it might be interesting to squarely address the question: is it so bad to make mistakes? It will be fun to leave some suspense before answering since the subject often attracts a lot of animosity. Mistakes are obviously an obstacle to effective communication. But,…

What’s the use of slides?

Given the criticism from everywhere concerning PowerPoint, the question is legitimate. It’s obvious that the vast majority of projected slides are unnecessary and that many presentations aren’t worth our time. But the unconditional criticism of all presentations is unfair. Not making any slides on the pretext that some presentations are boring, is like refusing to…

How to give an unforgettable presentation?

The most effective way to firmly anchor a speech into the minds of your audience is to make them feel an emotion. Indeed, emotions allow you to quickly access your memory. When someone reminds you of a moment in the past, you will first call upon the emotions you felt: « it felt good », « I was…

How to lighten up your slides?

Regardless of the debates that stir up our economists, we might have an explanation for the lack of growth in our country: cumbersome slides! And, without wanting to over-dramatize, we believe that our economy cannot continue to support the weight much longer. The demonstration is simple: too many slides are overloaded with texts, lists, graphs…

How to pass on trust?

We have already explained the necessity of putting forward the elements that mark your credibility in a speech. Indeed, if for one reason or another, doubt floats on your legitimacy to speak or on the relevance of your remarks, the attention paid to you will only be partial and the approval of your message will…

Good presentations spark innovation

The stakes in giving a good presentation aren’t minor. The development and commercial success of companies depend on it. Because the ability to effectively present ideas is directly correlated to the potential for business innovation. Having good ideas is not enough to succeed. You must also be able to explain, share your vision and generate…

Happy Holidays!

The ZE TIPS are going on vacation. We wish you excellent end-of-the year celebrations. Rendez-vous on the 8th of January for more advice at the service of your presentations and your leadership!