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Powerful presentatiion nov 2010

  1. 1. How to Give Powerful Presentations Dr. K.C.Vora
  2. 2. Powerful Presentations Prepare Design Deliver SAE
  3. 3. What Do You Want to Accomplish? Inform Persuade Motivate Entertain SAE
  4. 4. Planning Your Presentation • Think like a reporter. Answer: – Who, What, When, Where, Why and How • Have a clear purpose: – – – – – Explaining a project Training or educating Giving instructions Define or solve a problem Selling something SAE
  5. 5. PREPARATION • • • • • • • • Start with the end in mind. Know your audience as well as possible Content, content, content Keep it simple Outline your content Have a clear structure in mind So what? Confidence
  6. 6. Consider the Audience Audience analysis is a mission critical aspect of making presentations… Who am I talking to ? Why do they need this information? What will they do with this information? How will this information help them in their jobs/lives? If I give them this information….. SAE
  7. 7. Adult Learning Readiness to learn Time Perspective Experiences Problem Orientation SelfMastery SAE
  8. 8. Adult Learning Rules of Thumb… Link Content to Experiences Clear Points, Clear Speech Help Solve a Problem Use Visuals That Can Be Seen by All Create something for the Audience to Do End on Time SAE
  9. 9. How Do People Process Information? Globally Analytically Combination of both processes SAE
  10. 10. How Do People Process Information? Global Look at the overview first, then assimilate the “facts” that created the big picture. 60% of the audiences are global processors SAE
  11. 11. How Do People Process Information? Analytic Starts with “facts” and then assemble the “big picture” after analysis 30% of audience are analytic processors 10% of audiences combine global and analytic processes SAE
  12. 12. How Do People Process Information? Moral of the story…. Start with the big picture – you’ll grab the attention of at least 70% of the audience!! SAE
  13. 13. Example of Big Picture SAE
  14. 14. Keep it Short & Simple! Need to Know Keep The Ultimate Challenge! Nice to Know Maybe • Could Help ? • Reference ? Don’t Need Out SAE
  15. 15. Adding Visuals Visual – a graphic representation        Picture Photograph Illustration Cartoon Chart Backdrop Films Simplify the Message With Your Visual! SAE
  16. 16. Impact of Illustration SAE
  17. 17. Impact of Film SAE
  18. 18. Simple Slide Specifications Keep to one Main Message/ Slide Use no more Than 4 colors Use spell Check (oops!) Strive for Use Upper Only3-6 And Lower Bullets/Slide Case Fonts PowerPoint Use Visuals Presentations Be Consistent Use no more than 2 fonts SAE
  19. 19. Presentation Format • Opening 10 – 20% – Capture your audience’s attention – State your thesis or purpose • Body 65 – 75% – Series of points or evidence – Best to start with a fact &/or observation followed by supporting material • Closing 10 – 20% – Brief review or summary – Call to action or a memorable statement SAE
  20. 20. Bookend Your Presentation Opening Presentation Closing •Orientation Programme is super •Join SAE Make a Strong Opening Make a terrific 1st impression Make a Strong Closing •Participate in your SAE sections! Make a smooth transition Leave the audience excited Exit gracefully Tell them what you’re going to tell them Tell them Tell them what you told them SAE
  21. 21. Believability of Message How Much Does This Count? Verbal: What You Say: _____% Vocal: How You Say It: _____% Visual: How You Look and Act:____% Visual Aids Reinforce the Message!! _____ = 100% SAE
  22. 22. Principles for Powerful Persuasion The art of persuasion is the art of finding the best available means of moving a specific audience in a specific situation to a specific decision SAE
  23. 23. Persuasion in the Real World Presenter Audience Your Needs & Interests Their Needs & Interests Subject Your Program’s Needs & Accomplishments SAE
  24. 24. Top Ten Mistake Made By Presenters 1. No Objectives 6. Lack of Facial Expressions 2. Mediocre 1st Impression 7. No Visual Aids 3. No preparation 8.No Audience Involvement 4. Lack of Enthusiasm 5. Poor Eye Contact Special Recognition Award 9. Sticky Floor Syndrome 10. Ineffective Close Reading the Presentation SAE
  25. 25. Confidence Boosters • • • • • • • • • Relax – take a deep breath Use good posture Concentrate on your message Use Eye Contact Do not apologize Forget Perfection Learn to laugh at yourself Use appropriate humor Use anecdotes SAE
  26. 26. Creating a Great presentation!! Prepare Deliver Know your audience Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse Consider the audience Check the room and equipment Talk about the big picture first Be enthusiastic & show your passion Remember how adults learn Start Strong and modulate your voice Design Organize the text Choose colors and fords Add visuals Use spell check Bookend your talk Make eye contact and use body language Watch audience body language and adjust Move away from the podium At all times: courteous & professional Make a graceful exit Hear the applause!! SAE
  27. 27. Voice Modulation • Volume • Pronunciation • Pace • Pause • Pitch • Emphasis SAE
  28. 28. Application Of Skills • • • • • • SOFTEN Your Body Language Smile Open posture Forward lean Touch Eye contact Nod in the affirmative SAE
  29. 29. Handling Questions There are no stupid questions  Listen Carefully…for an underlying meaning…… if any.  Empathize without necessarily agreeing  Questions need answers, personal remarks do not. SAE
  30. 30. SAE