How to Present with More Stories and Less PowerPoint, with Dave Yewman

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In the past 10+ years Dave Yewman has coached CEOs, professional athletes, tech startup founders, engineers, creative designers and pretty much everyone in between. Dave Yewman is a strategic communications expert with more than 15 years of experience. A former newspaper reporter and columnist, he speaks regularly to about how to use clear, concise, compelling language as a strategic weapon when dealing with reporters, employees, sales prospects, shareholders, and consumers.

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How to Present with More Stories and Less PowerPoint, with Dave Yewman

  1. 1. we help you discover smarter ways to think, grow, and live.
  2. 2. This presentation consists of 10 highlights from the interview with Moe Abdou, founder & host of 33voices®.
  3. 3. Dave Yewman In the past 10+ years Dave Yewman has coached CEOs, professional athletes, tech startup founders, engineers, creative designers and pretty much everyone in between. Dave Yewman is a strategic communications expert with more than 15 years of experience. A former newspaper reporter and columnist, he speaks regularly to about how to use clear, concise, compelling language as a strategic weapon when dealing with reporters, employees, sales prospects, shareholders, and consumers. @Ohgettothepoint
  4. 4. 1 Before stepping on stage, remember that the audience is there to see you, not to read your powerpoint.
  5. 5. 2 Business jargon may showcase your brilliance, but it turns off your audience; opt for plain language instead.
  6. 6. 3 What’s better than a powerpoint? A compelling story that captures the essence of your message.
  7. 7. 3 What’s better than a powerpoint? A compelling story that captures the essence of your message.
  8. 8. 4 The first two minutes of your presentation is ‘cognitive hollowed ground.’ never leave your audience guessing about your intent.
  9. 9. 5 You purchase the mental real estate of your audience in 20 second chunks. leave no room for ambiguity in how you want them to think, act, and feel.
  10. 10. 6 Clarity trumps persuasion; enhance it by using analogies and metaphors.
  11. 11. 7 Specificity matters; you earn credibility by being concrete and transparent.
  12. 12. 8 Pay as much attention to the cadence of your speech as you do to the tone of your voice. a deliberate ‘pause’ will punctuate the meaning of an idea.
  13. 13. 9 Let your brand stand for the one thing that only you can do, not what differentiates you from your competitors.
  14. 14. 10 “Imagine” is the most elegant word in your arsenal. use it and invite your audience to dream.
  15. 15. REALLY REFLECT How do you describe to the world what it is that you do?
  16. 16. Connect WITH US! Tell us what you think Chase@33voices.com

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