How to improve the impact of your presentations?

Business woman showing a laptop with a spreadsheet application
Business woman showing a laptop with a spreadsheet application

Have you ever had the experience of a boring presentation?

The subject was nevertheless very interesting. But the participants were indifferent. The subject of the presentation might be very interesting, it is not always enough to permanently capture the attention of your audience.

Here are three points that will capture the attention of your audience and make a more attractive presentation.

1) Insert pictures

A man pushing a piece of puzzle to assemble two pieces
A man pushing a piece of puzzle to assemble two pieces.

All presentations software: PowerPoint, Keynote, Impress … allow to insert pictures.
Add images in a presentation stimulates the attention of the audience.
Choose carefully the pictures in accord with the content of your presentation in order to generate an emotion. Then, the audience can assimilate and memorize your speech by associating it with the emotion created by the picture.

2) Use metaphors

Tax haven, financial or wealth evasion on a dollar island.
Tax haven, financial or wealth evasion on a dollar island.

The use of metaphors consolidates the sense of an expressed idea. The metaphor helps understanding the message. It supports its meaning through an additional perspective that imprints the minds of the audience.

3) Pick up proverbs

Time is money concept !
Time is money concept !

Simple and known by all, proverbs are easy to use. An illustrated proverb has the double potential to argue an idea, and to create a visual link with this idea or concept.

With the addition of illustrations within a presentation, the photographic memory of the participants comes into action, and allows you to convey a message permanently.

You will find below the image source for metaphors :

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Do not hesitate to contact us for a specific need of pictures.

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