“…I have to listen to hundreds of entrepreneurs pitch their companies. Most of these pitches are crap: sixty slides about a “patent pending”, “first mover advantage”, “all we have to do is get 1% of the people in China to buy our product” startup. These pitches are so lousy that I’m losing my hearing, there’s a constant ringing in my ear, and every once in a while the world starts spinning…”
He then goes on to talk about the ’10-20-30′ rule for PowerPoint presentations which I won’t go into here, but it’s an interesting challenge, that most corporate presenters would fail. Read the full article here.
It’s well worth 10-20-30 minutes of your time. And if you’d like to read how my Fit, Focus & Flair approach to creating & delivering presentations could help you, help Guy then you can see it here.
This is a part of my Fit, Focus & Flair model. To be great, a presentation must be a perfect FIT for the situation; the content must have complete FOCUS on it’s purpose and message; and it must have enough FLAIR to stand out on the day, and in our memories. Learn more about developing your Fit, Focus and Flair.