Slides thatentrepreneurs stick
presentation lessons for
Jan Schultink
Technion, Haifa
6 May 2009
Tonight we will talk
about presentations,
but first…
…let’s talk about myself (briefly)
COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEER
PRELIMINARY
               CONSULTING WORK BUILT COMMUNICATION SKILLS
               Key success drivers resulting from Mc...
FONTAINEBLEAU
LONDON
presentation design
            strategy consulting




Tel Aviv
Many of these were investor presentations
Updated through March 2009


Beverages


Furniture                              ...
Anyone can design PPT
graphics designer
speech coach
administrative assistant
artist
PR consultant
Top            To the point
management   in 20 minutes
you understand it when
you can explain it
What is a good presentation?
“nice presentation,
     thank you…”
“WOW!”

Photo credit :Nicole Makauskas
Listen
Understand
Listen
The Curse of
 Knowledge
the presenter
taps a tune…
tap tapper de tap tap tap tap tapper de tap tap t


the audience
hears someone tapping
Act
Understand
Listen
OK, now what?
No content – no presentation…
Communicating to investors
the presentation
is an excuse to
figure you out
“we have no
competition”



               Sense of
                realism?
Willingness to listen, learn???
Photo credit: Celestial Meeker
your audience:
intelligent
& busy
Cut to the chase


              your
              point
No need to preach to the converted
Address obvious weaknesses
Tell stories
No need for buzzwords




tap tapper de tap tap tap tap tapper de tap tap ta
No need for vision stuff
Don’t skip the technology
help them
construct the
“bottom up”
      picture
Presentation style
BULLET POINTS
10    slides

20    minutes

30    pt font


guy kawasaki
20 MINUTES CAN BE MORE THAN 10 SLIDES
You’ll need
one of these
What kind of presenter are you?
you are
an engineer...

…why stop
thinking as
a designer?
creativity
can’t hurry presentation design
esthetics
good graphics
         does not mean
sophisticated graphics
the black page
They’re different…

                           online   company
 pitch   hand   business
                           show  ...
Graphics secrets
Revenues in 2011
will be $3,402,012
We aim
    to be a
$3-4 million
  company
  in year 3
Ban clip art
pixels enable zooming
don’t stretch
appreciate white space
rule of thirds
All colors are fine – just stick to them
SAME DISTANCE
    ALIGN
SAME DISTANCE
    ALIGN
Old template…
…the new one!
Strong revenue growth
Strong revenue growth

       6

       5

       4
                                                         Series 1
    ...
Strong revenue growth
160

140

120

100

80

60

40

20

  0
      Q3   Q4   Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q1   Q2   Q3
Strong revenue growth and profitability
Revenues, $ million

                                                             ...
BEFORE   AFTER
Easy on the
animations
Stay on time
Wow, this
                                 has changed
                                 the way
                          ...
stickyslides.blogspot.com

    twitter: @janschultink
email: contact@schultink.com
Downloadable PDF of the presentation lessons for entrepreneurs presentation
Downloadable PDF of the presentation lessons for entrepreneurs presentation
Downloadable PDF of the presentation lessons for entrepreneurs presentation
Downloadable PDF of the presentation lessons for entrepreneurs presentation
Downloadable PDF of the presentation lessons for entrepreneurs presentation
Downloadable PDF of the presentation lessons for entrepreneurs presentation
Downloadable PDF of the presentation lessons for entrepreneurs presentation
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  1. 1. Slides thatentrepreneurs stick presentation lessons for Jan Schultink Technion, Haifa 6 May 2009
  2. 2. Tonight we will talk about presentations, but first…
  3. 3. …let’s talk about myself (briefly)
  4. 4. COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEER
  5. 5. PRELIMINARY CONSULTING WORK BUILT COMMUNICATION SKILLS Key success drivers resulting from McKinsey engagements A decade of Communication skills* Significant amount of data Presenting to senior analysis and synthesizing McKinsey management audiences recommendations Constant structuring, restructuring * Both verbal and visual of story lines Source: team analysis
  6. 6. FONTAINEBLEAU
  7. 7. LONDON
  8. 8. presentation design strategy consulting Tel Aviv
  9. 9. Many of these were investor presentations Updated through March 2009 Beverages Furniture Information security Data center Cosmetics performance Information security Gaming Mobile payments Application integration Kids online System integrator US hedge fund Data quality Online advertising Display technology Israeli incubator Database ILM Flash memory Web security Cosmetics European private equity Gaming Drug development (1) GI surgery Pharmaceuticals Israeli private equity Homeland security Drug development (2) Bio-diagnostics Information security European VC (1) 3G-IMS telecom Cardiology devices Nuclear imaging IT services European VC (2) Food, personal, Web 2.0 Tissue engineering Cardiology imaging Israeli VC home care P2P caching Biotech discovery Ophthalmology Beverages Israeli conglomerate Implantable Business continuity Implantable GI device Diamonds Israeli incubator obesity device Mature Early-stage Early-stage Developing VC/PE funds companies
  10. 10. Anyone can design PPT
  11. 11. graphics designer speech coach administrative assistant artist PR consultant
  12. 12. Top To the point management in 20 minutes
  13. 13. you understand it when you can explain it
  14. 14. What is a good presentation?
  15. 15. “nice presentation, thank you…”
  16. 16. “WOW!” Photo credit :Nicole Makauskas
  17. 17. Listen
  18. 18. Understand Listen
  19. 19. The Curse of Knowledge
  20. 20. the presenter taps a tune…
  21. 21. tap tapper de tap tap tap tap tapper de tap tap t the audience hears someone tapping
  22. 22. Act Understand Listen
  23. 23. OK, now what?
  24. 24. No content – no presentation…
  25. 25. Communicating to investors
  26. 26. the presentation is an excuse to figure you out
  27. 27. “we have no competition” Sense of realism?
  28. 28. Willingness to listen, learn??? Photo credit: Celestial Meeker
  29. 29. your audience: intelligent & busy
  30. 30. Cut to the chase your point
  31. 31. No need to preach to the converted
  32. 32. Address obvious weaknesses
  33. 33. Tell stories
  34. 34. No need for buzzwords tap tapper de tap tap tap tap tapper de tap tap ta
  35. 35. No need for vision stuff
  36. 36. Don’t skip the technology
  37. 37. help them construct the “bottom up” picture
  38. 38. Presentation style
  39. 39. BULLET POINTS
  40. 40. 10 slides 20 minutes 30 pt font guy kawasaki
  41. 41. 20 MINUTES CAN BE MORE THAN 10 SLIDES
  42. 42. You’ll need one of these
  43. 43. What kind of presenter are you?
  44. 44. you are an engineer... …why stop thinking as a designer?
  45. 45. creativity
  46. 46. can’t hurry presentation design
  47. 47. esthetics
  48. 48. good graphics does not mean sophisticated graphics
  49. 49. the black page
  50. 50. They’re different… online company pitch hand business show profile deck outs plan
  51. 51. Graphics secrets
  52. 52. Revenues in 2011 will be $3,402,012
  53. 53. We aim to be a $3-4 million company in year 3
  54. 54. Ban clip art
  55. 55. pixels enable zooming
  56. 56. don’t stretch
  57. 57. appreciate white space
  58. 58. rule of thirds
  59. 59. All colors are fine – just stick to them
  60. 60. SAME DISTANCE ALIGN
  61. 61. SAME DISTANCE ALIGN
  62. 62. Old template…
  63. 63. …the new one!
  64. 64. Strong revenue growth
  65. 65. Strong revenue growth 6 5 4 Series 1 3 Series 2 Series 3 2 1 0 Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Category 4
  66. 66. Strong revenue growth 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
  67. 67. Strong revenue growth and profitability Revenues, $ million 143 136 120 115 98 90 79 66 50 7 consecutive profitable quarters Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2006 2007 2008
  68. 68. BEFORE AFTER
  69. 69. Easy on the animations
  70. 70. Stay on time
  71. 71. Wow, this has changed the way I Iook at presentations forever… Photo credit :Nicole Makauskas
  72. 72. stickyslides.blogspot.com twitter: @janschultink email: contact@schultink.com
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