What Breaking Bad Can Teach Us About Closing Presentations
BAD CAN TEACH US
BREAKING BAD’S ENDING WAS HIGHLY
Season 1 viewers:
Season 2 viewers:
Season 3 viewers:
Season 4 viewers:
Most shows peak in their third season, but Breaking Bad went out at its best.
BREAKING BAD DIDN’T
DRAG ITSELF ALONG
AND DWINDLE INTO
Vince Gilligan knew
what his audience
would remember most:
WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH OUR
A TV series’ ending is very similar to
how we should end our presentations.
OUR ENDINGS SHOULD BE:
LEAVE THE AUDIENCE
Make sure your audience
remembers your presentation
for its ending
Leave your audience not ENTIRELY
satisfied: Therefore, Guaranteeing
you’ll stay on their minds
BREAKING BAD ANSWERED ALL
OF OUR QUESTIONS, DO THE
SAME WITH YOUR AUDIENCE.
THERE’S A BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN
Include a Q&A session to ensure your audience’s understanding
Breaking Bad brought characters from early in the series
out of the woodwork for the finale. They reiterated the
overarching message of the show to sell their ending.
Make sure you recap your presentation’s most important points,
otherwise they’ll only take away the last point you present.
LEAVE YOUR AUDIENCE WANTING MORE
BUT DON’T LEAVE THEM CONFUSED
HAMMER YOUR MESSAGE HOME!
GOOD LUCK, PRESENTERS!
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