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This presentation was given at the Big (D)esign Conference in Dallas. Someone titled the session "Presenting in Politically Charged Environments" I don't know who did that but it sounded kind of ...

This presentation was given at the Big (D)esign Conference in Dallas. Someone titled the session "Presenting in Politically Charged Environments" I don't know who did that but it sounded kind of dangerous so I didn't complain to anyone.

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  • Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint A whole brain experience action Provokes...
  • Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint On paper Out loud or without Tell the slides Story
  • Second... NOW create your slides… if you still think you need them Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Ten Commandments of PowerPoint One idea per page Build, don’t reveal Give each page a title Aesthetic consistency Abbreviate Use icons and images Be ruthlessly relevant Avoid dynamic typography Use full sentences for Have a Plan B quotes or statements Persuasive Presentations – how to get the response you need – Nick Souter – Sterling Publishing 2007
  • Think: Blackboard Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint With PowerPoint we realized that we could cram as much information as we possible into a single slide! Could = Should
  • How was this presentation designed? Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint 3 Colors 2 Fonts Blackadder Courier 2 line-styles Lots of Pictures…Big ones
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  • How was this presentation designed? Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Look at this… Which one is easier to remember?
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  • How was this presentation designed? Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Animation: If it’s not relevant to the point you want to make, don’t use it
  • How was this presentation designed? Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Use these elements and rules like building blocks
  • Third... Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self- confidence is preparation.” - Arthur Ashe
  • Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint in front of the mirror Practice
  • Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint in front of the mirror Pace Practice
  • Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Timing in front of the mirror Practice
  • Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint in front of the mirror Gestures Practice
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  • Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Positioning … Know your room Literally Fourth...
  • Your Place of Power The “Teacher” Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Screen YOU Presenter's Triangle Working with a group to Audience develop an understanding you already have Variation on Persuasive Presentations – how to get the response you need – Nick Souter – Sterling Publishing 2007
  • Your Place of Power The “Lecture” Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Delivering your words of wisdom. The audience is listening more and interacting less. Variation on Persuasive Presentations – how to get the response you need – Nick Souter – Sterling Publishing 2007
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  • The Presentation Presentations Check your gear It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Take a minute to check your computer, power & data sources, projector, lighting and any other Take a minute equipment. for a few deep breaths.
  • The Presentation Relax Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Take a minute for a few deep breaths.
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  • A word about… Executives Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Different vantage points Different pain points Different time demands
  • A word about… Executives Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Get the scoop Make it short Respond immediately to body language Anticipate questions This is Henry – C.F. Payne
  • Recap Story Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Slides Practice Positioning Confidence = Successful Presentation
  • Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint Q &A