A picture say a 1000 words but allows to remember 55% more information than words alone!

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This inspiring presentation by Carmine Gallo discusses how to inspire people in a presentation. It points out that your audience is likely to retain 10% of information delivered verbally. If you add a picture, retention jumps to 65%!

The main point is that the way you present your data is important. Tell a story.

Make sure that your presentation has the following elements:

  • Understandable
  • Memorable
  • Emotional

Once you get all three, it is where inspiration occurs. And when you finally have your narrative that is inspiring, draw a picture so that people remember it.
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Inspire Presentation Elements

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and blood soaked rainbows!

Happy Independence Day everyone!

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