TED Talks From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, all great presentations have a common architecture. In this talk, Nancy Duarte draws lessons on how to make a powerful call-to-action.
Some wordly-wise tips here, not only on the benefits of using quotes in your presentations, but also on how to edit, modify and present those quotes for maximum impact.
Quotations offer a kind of social proof to support the claims you make in your talk. The well-known people who said each quote make your message more credible. And in boardroom style presentations in business, well-chosen quotes make your talk stand out and look more professional because so few presenters use them.