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Prezi™ For Dummies® by Stephanie Diamond

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Chapter 10. Brainstorming New Ideas

Do you think you're good at coming up with new ideas for your presentations? If not, take heart. The ability to generate ideas can be learned. It isn't the number of the brain cells you have, but the number of associations you can make with other ideas that determine how innovative you can be.

For this reason, Prezi has been designed to allow you to generate more and better ideas. The tools available in Prezi encourage new ideas because they capitalize on visual imaging techniques.

In this chapter, I show you how you can get new ideas for your presentations and what goes into delivering high-quality prezis. I also give you the latest information about how our brain works to help you make memorable presentations. You presentations will generate more acceptance when you use Prezi to deliver your message.

Generating New Ideas

Creating new ideas takes a bit of creativity and a healthy dose of stick-to-it-ive-ness. Contrary to popular thinking, most ideas aren't developed by a bolt out of the blue. They're a result of the brain's powerful ability to combine things together to develop something unique.

New ideas always have roots in other ideas. Existing ideas function as your mind's jumping-off point. Understand that finding a jumping-off point isn't about stealing ideas — that's when you take ...

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