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Keynotes or Powerpoint sales presentations: PresentationZen newly revised edition is available

PresentationZen - 2nd Edition - Garr Reynolds

Realy inspiring for sales presentations, Garr Reynolds is back in this newly revised edition of his classic, best-selling book, Presentation Zen, in which he showed readers there is a better way to reach the audience through simplicity and storytelling. I have often been referring to this book particularly inspiring for the design of your sales …

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3 best quotes about print-outs of powerpoint presentation by Seth Godin

Seth Godin written sales proposals

Seven years ago (2004 as far as I remember), Seth Godin published an ebook about how to create amazing Powerpoint presentations. His ‘6 words a slide rule’ became famous:  “No more than six words on a slide. EVER” He has been inspiring a lot of us. Even the best of us, like Garr Reynolds, Nancy …

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11 best quotes about live powerpoint presentations by Seth Godin

Seven years ago (2004 as far as I remember), Seth Godin published an ebook about how to create amazing Powerpoint presentations. His ‘6 words a slide rule’ became famous:  “No more than six words on a slide. EVER” He has been inspiring a lot of us. Even the best of us, like Garr Reynolds, Nancy …

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How to extend a photo background with Powerpoint in your sales presentations

Crop the duplicate image in Powerpoint

Once you have understood the principles of empty space (that Garr Reynolds calls “negative space”), the rule of thirds, and other design principles of Powerpoint, you will discover that most photo backgrounds are too crowded. Those design rules are nevertheless fundamental to design effective  sales presentations. This is the reason why, for most images I …

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Annual meetings bombarding people with Powerpoint work!

Powerpoint presentation and annual meeting

Estimated Money Destruction=600 000 euros to 2 million euros per company per year. Once a year medium and big companies organize annual meetings were salespeople, managers and leaders from all over the world are flown to a single location to spend a few days getting up to date with the latest news. Those companies of …

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How to Apply Garr Reynolds’ Three Zen Principles to Sales Presentations

Garr Reynolds' zen principles

Garr Reynolds uses principles drawn from the Zen art to increase the impact and effectiveness of PowerPoint presentations. You might wonder what the Zen arts have to do PowerPoint presentations. Zen principles can be used in many areas of life, particularly professional life. Practicing the Zen arts means working with constraints, obliging the practitioner to …

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