Dark times lie ahead of us and there will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right. — Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Your presentation slide is a canvas and you are the artist. You can bring it to life with a few strokes of your brush. You could also liken it to a garden. You can either let it run wild with weed or prune it to perfection.

See what we did there? We painted pictures with words using the powerful literary tool — Metaphor. Cambridge Dictionary defines a metaphor as, “An expression, often found in literature, that describes a person or object by referring to something that is considered to have similar characteristics to that person or object. …

When you step up on the stage, you are no less than a star celebrity with the spotlight shining on you. All eyes turn to you and the projector screen as you begin narrating your story. Even when you are not on stage but in a conference room full of stakeholders and/or colleagues, you are still the star attraction. All eyes are transfixed on you. You desperately wish that your presentation clinches the big deal or wins the confidence of the management. You also wish to deliver a flawless presentation that keeps the audience glued to their seats.

That is…

Brochures are one of the most powerful and cost-effective tools to advertise your products and services. It sums up your offerings in the most visually captivating format. A single page or two describes what you do and how you change lives for better. Prospects can scan the colorful document and get to know about your business in seconds! That’s why, it’s also one of the most persuasive tools of advertising.

You can’t lose any opportunity to keep your existing customers satisfied and at the same time attract new customers. These colorful pamphlets or flyers achieve both these purposes. However, creating…

We don’t need to tell you how important a professional resume is to survive in the job market. You may have all the experience and knowledge in the world but if it is presented as a bland, unorganized mumbo-jumbo of a document, your resume would be pushed to the bottom of the pile for a later look. And that later look never comes.

To stand out from the pile and increase your chances of getting hired, you need a stellar resume that speaks professionalism at the first look. …

7 Lessons in Business Strategy That Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Queen’s Gambit (With Templates to Apply Them Instantly)

A prima donna is the chief female singer in an opera who uses her talents to mesmerize the audience beyond expectations. The chess scene of the 2020 pandemic-stricken world needed a prima donna. And Netflix’s hit miniseries “The Queen’s Gambit” gave us one.

Based on the titular novel by Walter Tevis, the 7-episode show revolves around orphaned chess prodigy Elizabeth Harmon (played by the incomparable Anya Taylor-Joy) and her journey to become the world champion. …

Top 30 60 90 Day Plan Templates for Interviewees, Managers, CEOs, and more!

Everyone wants to manage their time, stay organized and improve efficiency among the busyness of the business. However, the daily routine work and activities can put a lot of pressure and create chaos. So, whether you are a new employee or CEO, you need to have a 30 60 90 day plan to create a course of action over a period of 90 days in order to accomplish your goals.

A 30 60 90 day plan lets you organize and prioritize your time and functions. It keeps you moving in the right direction and push you to perform effectively. …

Beware if you are still creating slides full of bullet points!

Very soon, you will find audiences leave the hall in disgust or hold a placard in protest “No Bullet Points, Please.” Already you will find them moan in pain as soon as they see a bullet-ridden slide. That’s not surprising. The audiences are intelligent enough to know what will follow that boring slide on screen: a far boring talk with presenter reading the slides and audience figuring out whether to listen to the presenter or read the slides.

Such is the bullet-point terror in the presentation world that cognitive…

Top 25 USA Sales Territory Map PowerPoint Templates for Hitting Targets

There are a lot of strategic tactics and leg-work that goes into proper sales territory mapping. This is also a very crucial step to be undertaken in setting up your team for success.

Although it can be a very tedious process, it is necessary to ensure that your team is canvassing the right area and not just moving in blindly.

What is Sales Territory Mapping?

Sales territory mapping is a process of defining a particular area that representatives are responsible for. It is a plan of attack for your sales representatives, most popularly done on a geographical basis. Territory mapping…

Top 40 Go-to-Market Strategy PowerPoint Templates for the Perfect Product Launch

Every growing company shares one common aspect, i.e., a well-planned go-to-market strategy. A perfect go-to-market strategy outlines the steps to succeed in the market. A go-to-market strategy is an answer for whether you want to launch a new product, brand, feature or enter and establish your business in a new market.

You will be just spinning your wheels and not achieving anything without a solid go-to-market strategy. Thus, to succeed and conquer the market, you need an effective market entry plan.

We bring you the top 40 content-ready go-to-market strategy PowerPoint templates to help you create your own GTM strategies…


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