Turn Presentations Into Powerful Stories

1324369230036TYrOur brain can only accommodate so many things at a time. So if you give your audience lists or a bunch of ideas, they’ll be able to remember only about 7 plus or minus 2 things of what you presented. What you do to make your audience remember your presentation is to attach emotions to your presentation. In other words, tell powerful stories.

There are 5 kinds of stories you can tell and which audience find irresistible:

  • Quest
  • Stranger in a Strange Land
  • Rags to Riches
  • Revenge
  • Love Story

All these types of stories will make you jump right into the deeper parts of their brain where emotions work together with memory so your audience will be able to remember your presentation better. When they hear your story, especially when told well, they will compare it with those that they’ve already heard or experience and log them into their long term memory.

To find out more about how to do this, please head to:

How do you take an ordinary presentation and turn it into a powerful story?



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