by Adam Noar
Presenting to executives can be exciting BUT these presentations can also be pretty intimidating.
Let’s face it … senior executives can be a tough crowd:
They are often impatient because their schedules are jam packed — and they have to make lots of high-stakes decisions, often with little time to weigh options. So, if you think upper management is going to sit still and wade through your lengthy deck with some big reveal at the end … THINK AGAIN! They’ll likely just interrupt you before you finish your deck.
Whatever your presentation is about, you won’t go very far if you haven’t prepared intensely for this moment.
That’s why the kind of slide deck you have at your disposal is just as important as your message.
As Eminem once said, you’ve got one shot, and you might not get another one, so here are nine tips to help you make a top-notch slide deck for your big upcoming executive presentation to the senior team.
Let’s get this executive party started!