How to Make Strategy Slide Decks: The Complete Guide
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Building Strategy Slide Decks: The Complete Guide

Learn how to turn a blank slide deck into a comprehensive strategy presentation. We cover everything you need to know, including crafting arguments, writing storylines, charting, conceptual slides, and more.


Add percentage labels in think-cell - Step 2: Adjust label format
How to Add Percentage Labels in Think-Cell

Step 1. Add labels to your chart First, you need to add labels to your chart. To add labels to your think-cell chart, right-click on the chart and then…

How to Create the Perfect TAM Slide (with Templates and Examples)
How to Create the Perfect TAM Slide (with Examples)

What is a TAM slide? TAM is short for “total addressable market”, which is the total possible revenue that a business, product, or service could generate. Most company pitch…

Storytelling in PowerPoint Guide
The Science of Persuasive Storytelling in PowerPoint

What is storytelling in PowerPoint? Let’s start at the beginning. The purpose of your slide deck is to persuade your audience and lead them to a conclusion. In order…

Consulting Presentations
71+ Free Downloadable Consulting Presentations

What is a consulting presentation? Organizations bring in management consultants when they are grappling with a difficult problem that they aren’t sure how to solve. Consultants provide the client…

Changing between stacked and clustered segment charts, line charts, and area charts in think-cell
How To Change Chart Types In Think-Cell

Whoops, you’ve used the wrong chart type for your data! In this tutorial, we show you how to quickly change your chart type or series type in think-cell.

PowerPoint Slide Deck Executive Summary
How To Write Consulting Executive Summary Slides [BCG Example]

If you’re anything like me, then you build all of the main body slides in your slide decks, sharpen the text, perfect your visualizations… and then quickly throw together…

The 7 most common qualitative slides and how to use them
The 7 most common qualitative slides and how to use them

Slide decks aren’t just about fancy charts and data, you must also master conceptual or qualitative slides. In this article, we teach you how to use process slides, matrixes, driver trees, ranges and sliders, from-to slides, heatmaps, and text slides.

How to always choose the best chart for your data

Have you ever stared at your blank slide canvas and didn’t know where to start? In this article we’re going to show you how to effortlessly determine the best chart for your data or insight.

SQCA Framework
SCQA Framework: Overview, Examples & How To Use It

What is the SCQA Framework? The SCQA Framework helps you structure information in a way that is easy for the reader to understand. It’s especially helpful for transforming complex…

Boston Consulting Group Presentations
Database of 8+ Downloadable BCG Presentations

The problem is that it’s quite hard to find high quality BCG presentations. We’ve done the hard work for you, check out our database of real BCG presentations — updated regularly!

Pyramid Principle with BCG Slide Deck
Mastering The Pyramid Principle To Structure Your Slide Deck

Slide decks aren’t just about fancy charts and visualizations. Good slide decks follow a pre-defined structure that makes it easy for the reader to follow your argument and accept…

The Draft, Drain, Refine Method for Slide Text
The “Draft, Drain, Refine” Method For Sharpening Your Slide Text

Text is important because it provides context and helps your reader understand the implication of your slide. Transform your slide text from crappy to crisp using the DDR method.

McKinsey presentations, reports and slide decks
Database of 11+ Downloadable McKinsey Presentations

Sometimes you just want to see real-world McKinsey presentations for inspiration and guidance. Check out our database of real McKinsey presentations — updated regularly!

MECE Principle: Mutually Exclusive Collectively Exhaustive
What Is The MECE Principle? (With Examples)

It’s not uncommon to find yourself trying to make sense of a complex set of information. And you’ve probably thought to yourself: how on Earth do I make sense…

Adding A Total Column To A Waterfall Chart In Think-Cell

In this article, we show you two simple ways to add a total column to your think-cell waterfall chart, and optionally how to disconnect the total from the rest of the chart.

Think-Cell waterfall chart with comparison column
Ultimate Guide to Waterfall Charts in Think-Cell

In this article, we teach you everything you need to know about waterfall charts in think-cell. We cover inserting, adding data, formatting, stacking segments, comparison columns, and much more!

Add partitions to a scatter chart or bubble chart in Think-Cell
Add a Colored Partition to Bubble & Scatter Charts in Think-Cell

Partitions are extremely useful to highlight segments of your scatter or bubble charts. In this tutorial, we show you how to add partitions in Think-Cell.

Paste activity labels in Think-Cell Gantt charts in bulk
Bulk Paste Activity Labels Into Think-Cell Gantt Charts

It can be quite painful typing out activity labels in a big Gantt chart. In this tutorial, we show you how to quickly paste activity labels from Excel into your Think-Cell Gantt chart in bulk.

Multi-select shortcuts in Think-Cell
Four Quick Multi-Select Shortcuts In Think-Cell

The most experienced Powerpoint users are able to build slides really quickly using shortcuts. And one of the most useful shortcuts is selecting multiple elements. In this tutorial, we’ll…

Add a secondary y-axis in think-cell
Add Two Y-Axes To A Think-Cell Chart

In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to add a second y-axis to a chart in Think-Cell. If you’re interested in more Think-Cell tutorials, feel free…

Think-Cell CAGR Arrow
How To Use CAGR Arrows In Think-Cell

What is a CAGR arrow? CAGR (or compound annual growth rate) is a measure of growth over time. In most cases, CAGR is used to show the annual growth…

Save individual PowerPoint slides using think-cell
Save Individual Slides Using Think-Cell

How to save individual slides in think-cell: Step 1. Select an individual slide in the PowerPoint slide pane On the left-hand side of PowerPoint, you will see a pane…

Think-Cell log scales
When and How to Use Log Scales in Think-Cell

What is a log scale? A typical scale on a chart is linear, which means that the scale increases by a unit of addition. On a really basic chart,…

A Guide To Every Chart Arrow In Think-Cell

Arrows in Think-Cell can be confusing. In the article, we show you how to use total difference arrows, level difference arrows, CAGR arrows and series CAGRs.

Think-Cell Dynamic Fill Automation
Dynamically change the fill color of a Think-Cell chart

How to dynamically change the fill color of a Think-Cell chart : Step 1. Highlight your Excel data and insert a Think-Cell chart First, ensure that your data is…

Think Cell Excel Link Tutorial
Automate a Think-Cell Chart with Excel Data

Why would you link a Think-Cell chart to Excel? Adding data to Think-Cell charts by double-clicking on the chart and typing in (or copy-pasting) the values is fine when…

Set two think-cell charts to the same scales
Set Two Chart Axes to the Same Scale in Think-Cell

Why would you set two charts to the same scale? It’s quite common to have two charts on a slide and to compare the values between the two charts….

Think-Cell Chart to Data Tool Tutorial
Master The Chart to Data Tool in Think-Cell

What is Think-Cell’s Chart To Data tool? Have you ever found a chart with data that perfectly illustrates the point you’re trying to make… but it’s not labelled properly?…