Stop Presenting that Proposal!

Alli McKee
Oct 4, 2017 · 5 min read

How to turn your Pre-read into a Presentation in less than 10 minutes

First things first, fewer words.

Step 1. Split Text Boxes

Pre-Read: Paragraphs + Selective Bolding
Presentation: Keywords + Icons

Step 2. Save the Punchline

Pre-Read: Title makes an Argument
Presentation: Title as Teaser

Step 3. Swap Summaries for Maps

Pre-Read: Executive Summary with Categories
Presentation: Visual Agenda

Step 4. Loosen the Linear Layouts

Pre-Read: Left-to-Right, Top-to Bottom Lines
Presentation: Map

In conclusion


Show and Sell

Storytelling is the new Selling. Show and Sell brings together the best of strategy, storytelling, and design to show companies how to sell more, faster with stories that stick. Brought to you by stick.ai.

Alli McKee

Written by

CEO and Founder, Stick.ai - Illustrating Ideas in real time with NLP + ML. Painting and Improv on the side. TEDx Stanford.

Show and Sell

Storytelling is the new Selling. Show and Sell brings together the best of strategy, storytelling, and design to show companies how to sell more, faster with stories that stick. Brought to you by stick.ai.