Concept Visualization from Everyday Phrases
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Inspiration for visualizing business concepts for your presentations can come from every day phrases you use. See some interesting examples that convert every day phrases into useful diagram templates.
Concept visualization from everyday phrases:
Have you ever imagined that the phrases you use every day can help you visualize your business ideas and concepts in a presentation?
Just take a moment to go through some of the expressions you use every day. Chances are that those phrases use a vivid visual imagery of a situation. Some expressions use powerful analogies and metaphors.
When you use visuals to depict these phrases, you get some useful diagram templates. In this article, we will some examples of how we can convert every day phrases into creative business diagram templates.
Example 1: Falling into a trap
“Don’t fall into a trap” is a common usage to warn someone against imminentrisk. When you create a visual that depicts the phrase, you get a diagram template like this:
This powerful metaphor can be used in a wide variety of business situations. You can use the diagram to…
- List the areas of caution when you start a project
- Describe the lessons you learnt from a poor performance
- List the common pitfalls in following a process etc.
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Example 2: Charge your batteries
‘To charge someone’s batteries' is ‘to motivate the person’. You can use the imagery quite beautifully in a business presentation. Take a look at this slide on ‘Intrinsic motivating factors’ for employees:
The image of a battery serves as a visual hook to register the message in audience’s mind. You can use custom animation to add even more impact to the slide. Let each factor enter on a click, as you provide explanation. When you finish explaining all four points, the battery gets fully charged.
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Example 3: Key to solve a problem
We use the metaphor of ‘lock and key’ quite a lot in our daily talk. When you use a visual to capture the mental imagery of the phrase, you get a powerful diagram template like this:
The idea can be expanded in different ways.
- Multiple locks and one key - means one solution to many problems
- Multiple keys with one lock - means trying different options to solve a problem
- Wrong key to a lock - means inappropriate solution
You can go on and on in creating variations.
Inference about concept visualization:
The next time you say a common phrase - take a moment to see if it can be used to represent your next business concept.
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