Historically visual aids suck. They are boring. From the early overheads to 35MM slides from flip charts to whiteboards this complication of visual aids were really sleep aids. Boring. And then came PowerPoint and Keynote. They began to play a more prominent role in the delivery of all types of presentations. Today over 150 million PowerPoint users get in front of an audience. For many it's Death by PowerPoint. Organizations that sell anything to anyone using visual aids should engage this insightful and resourceful presentation that will take you from boring to WOW. You will leave with the tools and tips to be more impactful, more understandable, and more memorable. A persuasive presentation is different than an informative presentation. It's not one that you can put without preparation or wing it no matter how well you've mastered your topic. All presentations require meticulous effort. There's much at stake when you're trying to persuade someone to buy in to your idea, adopt your solution or approve your proposal. The effort you put into this type of presentation could pay dividends. You'll move from the basic know-how of slide creation to knowing how to structure them in the most effective way possible. Jim will cover how to properly apply fonts, colors, images, graphics and yes-legally licensed movie scenes. This a compilation of proven tips, techniques and best practices that can help you to become more a more persuasive and influential presenter. You'll leave with greater insights into all the elements that make up 'slide decks' that will keep you audience engaged and your information more impactful. Let’s face it – for audiences, the message and the messenger are usually the same thing. It’s certainly the case in politics, isn’t it? The same is true in a court trial. How many of us would want to be represented by a lawyer who seems to be wearing juror repellant? I remind the audience they are the message their audience receives. So be aware of the impressions you are broadcasting! You can increase your influence on audiences by maximizing the critical connection between you and your message. By acknowledging that a speech situation is simply one of the many “performances” we give every day or our lives, we can embrace each such opportunity instead of fearing it. Do you give your audiences the impression that you’re speaking for their benefit? WIIFM THIS IS THE KNOWLEDGE YOU NEED, IN A FORMAT YOU WANT! Do you want to learn how to : Set Clear Objectives. Magnetize, materialize, mesmerize, monetize your presentations. Design Visual Slides. Learn what to use and why. Find new fonts, graphics, templates, and other visual WOW tools. Create ways to simplify complex ideas. Create an engaging Communication style. Become more Confident in your Delivery. Locate resources for slide creation, motion picture license, newest technology/equipment and more. Jim conducts Persuasive Presentation workshops all over the country. Let's consider partnering to create a workshop in your area or for your organization?