Power point 15 minutes of infamy exposed

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PowerPoint was invented 25 years ago: what progress have we made using it for 25 years? Are we able to get the best of PowerPoint in order to design great and efficient sales presentations?

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Power point 15 minutes of infamy exposed

  1. 1. Powerpoint: 15 minutes of infamy exposed
  2. 2. The year is …
  3. 3. Legendary dancer Fred Astaire dies.
  4. 4. debuts on TV
  5. 5. The 59th Academy Awards: Platoon, Paul Newman & Marlee Matlin win
  6. 6. Garry Kasparov becomes world chess champ
  7. 7. Ivan Lendl defeats Mats Wilander
  8. 8. IBM releases PC-DOS Version 3.3
  9. 9. Bob Gaskins has just created something called PowerPoint
  10. 10. To Avoid Excessive Bullet- pointing Only Bullet Key Points Too ManyBullet- points And Your Key Messages Will NOT Stand Out In fact  The Term"Bullet- point"  comes from  People  Firing  Guns  at annoying  Presenters
  11. 11. Seth Godin “Almost every PowerPoint presentation sucks rotten eggs.”
  12. 12. of presentations suck” “ Guy Kawasaki
  13. 13. Ok, maybe I’m exaggerating. It’s actually “ suck Don’t suck Guy Kawasaki
  14. 14. .. Do our sales presentations suck? Yes they do.
  15. 15. Our sales revenues are often too weak…
  16. 16. Yet we still try to sell with ugly sales presentations
  17. 17. Most consultants spend less than one hour learning PowerPoint. (average 15 min) Minutes of infamy 15
  18. 18. Most consultants spend less than one hour learning PowerPoint. Then they use the same limited skills for the rest of their lives . Minutes of infamy 15
  19. 19. the world has We just forget that
  20. 20. After 15 years in B2B sales, Jean-François joined Mercuri International in 1996. Mercuri is the leading training and consultancy firm in sales efficiency. • During 20 years, Jean-François has trained more than 7000 sales people and managers in sales and sales management. • As worldwide new technologies manager, he has traveled around 25 countries for 8 years, to implement what technology can bring in terms of commercial development. • He worked with more than 500 companies of all sizes in developing their results: the biggest are part of the CAC 40 ( 40 most significant values among the 100 highest market caps on the Euronext Paris), the smallest have less than 20 employees. Today President of Cloud Business School, training and consultancy firm, he shares his methods and experience. 10 000 to conferences attendees 7 000 Trainees: reps, sales managers & CEO 500 Companies trained (*) 120 000 Unique visitors on Blogs / year 100 000Views on Slideshare 11 000Followers onTwitter 2 500 Followers on Linkedin 95/100 SSI Linkedin (Social Sales Index) 22 countries (*) …in Jean-François Messier is proud to be salesman for 30 years. Consultant, speaker, author and co-author of several training programs: Effective Sales Presentations, B2B social selling, Manager 3.0, Sales reps 3.0, as well as « Executive Sales Director – ESCP Europe» co-author and facilitator. Didyoulikethispresentation? Thanks for sharing: Doyouwanttoseemore? Thanks for following me: Doyouwanttolearnmoreabout PowerPoint,Keynote,Preziandstorytelling? I share many methods ans tips for free here: http://presentations-de-vente.com Doyouwanttoattendatraining? Please contact Cloud Business School http://www.cloud-business-school.com/

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