Excellent Ways to
Start a Presentation
Tell a captivating story
't can be a personal Story or about someone else
Who the audience can learn from. Captivate your
listeners in the first 60-90 seconds and make
sure the story encapsulates the key point of your
Show a gripping photo
photos instead of text, when possible.
A picture is wortha thousand words.
Ask a rhetorical
You ask these questions for persuasive effect;
you don't expect the audience to answer
aloud. rather silently to themselves and
arouse curiosity and motivate your audience
to think about the answer.
State a shocking statistic or headline
The statistic. bold claim, or headline needs to
be directly related to the main purpose of your
presentation: The audience will listen and
respond positively to your recomTendation
and n steps,
Use a powerful quote
The quote must have meaning and relevance
to the audience. Employ the Wise words Of a
well-knoon person because the name allows
you to tap into his or her credibility.
likeability, and notoriety.
Use a prop or creative visual aid
A prop is a magnetic tool that hooks your
audience and keeps them watching. using a
visual aid can also help emphasize a point.
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