Present - How to give effective presentations


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This presentation is based on my 25 years of personal experience as a presenter and technical trainer and two books I recently discovered by Garr Reynolds (Presentation Zen and The Naked Presenter). It shows how your attention makes or breaks your show and how you can improve your ability to master your attention and be your true self while you are up on that stage.

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  • Presence is the key to good presentations. You are here and you bring the audience here. No distractions, no effort, no stress, just a smooth flow.
  • Present - How to give effective presentations

    1. 1. presentHow to give effective presentations
    2. 2. Who is talking ? Jang F.M. Graat
    3. 3. The art of Presenting What makes a presenter effective ?
    4. 4. your goalgetting your message across
    5. 5. Your nightmarepresenting can be a real challenge
    6. 6. AttentionHow does it work ?
    7. 7. What is it ?• at•ten•tion, n. 1. the act or faculty of attending, esp. by directing the mind to an object. 2. Psychol. a. a concentration of the mind on a single object or thought, esp. one preferentially selected from a complex, with a view to limiting or clarifying receptivity by narrowing the range of stimuli. b. a state of consciousness characterized by such concentration. c. a capacity to maintain selective or sustained concentration.• [Webster’s Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, 1996 edition.]
    8. 8. Ad-tenderereaching out for something
    9. 9. Outwarddirecting the mind to an object
    10. 10. Specificfocus on one particular object
    11. 11. Inwardnot only aimed at physical objects
    12. 12. Distractionyour attention gets caught by something
    13. 13. Attractionsome ‘objects’ strongly attract attention
    14. 14. Using attention misguiding your attention
    15. 15. Restless mindsattention behaves like a young puppy
    16. 16. Out of controlyour attention is running away with you
    17. 17. Focusingdeliberately directing attention
    18. 18. Concentrationsummoning all your attention
    19. 19. Tunnel visiononly perceiving what is in the focal point
    20. 20. PresenceControlling attention
    21. 21. Practiceuntil everything becomes natural
    22. 22. Lose the mindtrust your intuition and skills
    23. 23. become focusedput all your attention on the goal
    24. 24. focal pointmakes objects bigger, more colorful
    25. 25. You decidewhere is your focus ?
    26. 26. stay focusedlose your focus and you’ll lose the audience
    27. 27. Go with the flow enjoy the ride
    28. 28. Be realthe audience can only relate to real persons
    29. 29. your storymake it personal
    30. 30. “People will forget whatyou said, people will forget what you did, but peoplewill never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou Engage show and share your passion
    31. 31. Presenceyou and me, here and now
    32. 32. Presentsomething to take home
    33. 33. Questions ?