What Breaking Bad Can Teach Us About Closing Presentations

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he end of our corporate PowerPoint presentations are often what will be most remembered. Learn from Breaking Bad how to conclude in a PowerPoint presentation in the most epic way possible.

What Breaking Bad Can Teach Us About Closing Presentations

  1. 1. WHAT BREAKING BAD CAN TEACH US ABOUT CLOSING PRESENTATIONS
  2. 2. BREAKING BAD’S ENDING WAS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED Season 1 viewers: Season 2 viewers: Season 3 viewers: Season 4 viewers: 1.2 million 1.9 million 5.4 million 10.3 million Most shows peak in their third season, but Breaking Bad went out at its best.
  3. 3. BREAKING BAD DIDN’T DRAG ITSELF ALONG AND DWINDLE INTO INSIGNIFICANCE. Executive producer Vince Gilligan knew what his audience would remember most: THE ENDING!
  4. 4. WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH OUR PRESENTATION? A TV series’ ending is very similar to how we should end our presentations. OUR ENDINGS SHOULD BE: CLEAR UNDERSTANDABLE MEMORABLE
  5. 5. LEAVE THE AUDIENCE WANTING MORE + Make sure your audience remembers your presentation for its ending Leave your audience not ENTIRELY satisfied: Therefore, Guaranteeing you’ll stay on their minds
  6. 6. BREAKING BAD ANSWERED ALL OF OUR QUESTIONS, DO THE SAME WITH YOUR AUDIENCE. THERE’S A BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ENDING AT YOUR PEAK & CUTTING IT SHORT Include a Q&A session to ensure your audience’s understanding
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. 1 LEAVE YOUR AUDIENCE WANTING MORE 2 BUT DON’T LEAVE THEM CONFUSED 3 HAMMER YOUR MESSAGE HOME!
  9. 9. THE END GOOD LUCK, PRESENTERS! Read more on SlideGenius.com/blog

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