Explore Our Resources Best practices from the consulting industry and beyond Search for: Home 5 Resources Articles See all How to design an effective PowerPoint slide in 5 minutes Creating PowerPoint slides from scratch can be a difficult, time-consuming task. Which is why we've developed a simple five-step framework to help slide creators in any industry create compelling PowerPoint slides quickly and easily. How effective are these 6 PowerPoint slides from McKinsey, Bain, and BCG? In this post I’m going to rate and review PowerPoint slides from three top consulting firms: McKinsey, Bain, and BCG. 7 PowerPoint mistakes that are killing your presentation In this post you'll learn the most common PowerPoint mistakes, how they impact your presentation, and what you can do to avoid them. Takeaway boxes: when to use them and when to avoid them In this post you'll learn what a takeaway box is, why they get used on PowerPoint slides, and how to use them correctly. How to use Mekko charts correctly In this post, you'll learn what a Mekko chart is, when you should use them, and what tricks you can use to make sure yours are clear and insightful. How McKinsey designs data-heavy slides See how McKinsey is able to show a lot of data and information in a small space, while keeping the slide clear and readable. PowerPoint Storytelling: How McKinsey, Bain, and BCG use the SCQA framework to create elite presentations Learn PowerPoint storytelling techniques used by top consulting firms like Mckinsey, Bain, and BCG. How Bain & Co. builds beautiful charts See how Bain has learned to build insightful charts that are both eye-catching and persuasive. 3 Great Examples of Slide Structure from McKinsey, Bain, and BCG Learn how top consulting firms use slide structure to create insight-rich presentations for their clients. Why sometimes your slide DOESN’T need a chart (and other lessons from BCG) In this BCG slide breakdown you'll see why using a chart is not always the right choice when communicating insights. Downloads See all Top 50 PowerPoint Shortcuts for Consultants (and the best ways to use them) Take your PowerPoint skills to new heights with our exclusive list of the most useful PowerPoint shortcuts for consultants. 100+ Real Consulting Presentations from McKinsey, BCG, Bain, and More We've gathered 40+ real presentations from top consulting firms around the internet that you can use to inspire your own slide making.