Our World Needs the:
GENIUS of da Vinci... AUDACITY of Tesla
DRIVE of Patton... HEART of Lincoln
          Copyright © 200...
This SLIDE SHOW runs as an “endless loop”
accompanied by lively music as people enter Ray
Anthony’s advanced presentation ...
This Presentation Originally Had:
                  VIDEO
      – Full- Screen
      – Stunning MULTIMEDIA
      – “Cool” ...
“Eloquence is that which
gets things done.”
         – David Lloyd George
With Your
Audience
‣   Put them in frames
      ‣   Rotate them
      ‣   Blend them with other photos
      ‣   Make them more interesting

...
Texas State Senator Mike McKool (known as
“Little Hercules”) spoke for 42 hours and 33
minutes practically non-stop on Jun...
Average number of people presented to:
                                                   Did not present

               ...
Using too many “Filled Pauses” (commonly
called “fillers”) can give the impression
that the presenter is unprepared,
inart...
Can Be
Compelling
 Visuals
“When a thing is
thoroughly well done,
it often has the air
of being a miracle.”
        – Arnold Bennett
“Which presentation       Software Skills                            67%
skills would you          Message Skills         ...
Concise    6 Key Criteria      Credible
           are essential in
              building a
 Clear     BUSINESS          ...
“What high-tech presentation support materials
   are you worried about malfunctioning?”

     Digital Video Clips        ...
GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS...
                  credits Fran Capo (A New Yorker, of
                  course!) who spo...
“What do you feel is the ideal length of time
  for an executive presentation to last?”
    15 minutes   30 minutes

     ...
That 45 percent of people
design the on-screen part of
a new computer-generated                    45%
presentation in LES...
Former U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt
...was shot in the chest while giving
a campaign speech. The bullet
was slowed down ...
Employees dread meetings that drone on painfully
          Percentage who say they would rather:
              Mow the Law...
Depends Upon:   Message
                Medium
                Method
                Messenger
Those Who Excel:

‣ Draw key inferences and conclusions about data
‣ Show relationships by “connecting” facts
‣ Fully enga...
Make Your Presentation and Delivery
 Style Interesting and Entertaining

                   “A healthy male bore
         ...
The Reverend Martin Luther King
                  Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech was
                  rated as the top spe...
“A talk is a voyage with a purpose,
 it must be charted. The man who
starts out going nowhere generally
gets there.”
     ...
General George Patton epitomized the
image of an “in-charge leader.” In a
mirror, he would actually practice “putting
on t...
Show It!
Experts say that IDEAS will be the
real currency in the 21 st century


             But great ideas require creative
    ...
Effective presentations are not... MONOLOGUES




They are... DIALOGUES with your audience!
Statistics show that 78 percent of
most people prefer visual
imagery (graphics, illustrations,
video, pictures) while 12 p...
“People would
pay more to
be entertained
than informed.”
   – Johnny Carson
Over 80 percent of business,
education and government
professionals give from 1-5
presentations per month.
Source: 3M Meet...
“How often do you carry backup materials?”


                       28%
                     Sometimes

                  ...
Einstein said:

  “IMAGINATION is more
important than knowledge”
                A creatively DESIGNED and
               ...
Know Your Audience
 Before You Present!
“An Inconvenient Truth” is one of
          the best examples of presentation
               excellence because of:

     ...
3-D Animations
    Can Add....
From the “Executive Suite”
Don’t miss the brilliant, passionate
presentation given by William Holden
at the end of this 19...
25
                                                      50
Animated Transitions                                          ...
Fire Up Your
Are Powerful Communication Tools
The Worst Acronym?
   Science News uncovered this in a Hughes Aircraft publication:

“ P U M C O D O X P U R S A C O M L O...
‣ Design compelling visuals and sound that captivates
  ‣ Look for clever ways to engage / interact with your audience
  ‣...
Within 25 years, we will increase     Single fiber optic cables now carry 3
computing power by a factor of a      trillion...
PROFESSIONAL SPEAKERS... make
 $3,000 - $10,000 per speech and may
 give 50 - 100 speeches a year

 WELL-KNOWN SPEAKERS......
Becoming a successful executive-style presenter
involves several things. However, there are two
major ways to impress “Pow...
“YOU are the message...
             everything you do in relation to
             other people causes them to make
      ...
According to a research study of almost 200 executives,
they said they wanted to improve in the following areas:


       ...
1,500
                                     1,453

1,125

                             1,012
                      945
 750...
‣ Select a strong, “make-it-happen” team leader
‣ Limit presenters to 4; have experts on the side for questions
‣ Choose a...
Preparation Time For New Visuals
                3-4
               hours
                                                ...
If you W-O-W your audience, they will
quickly ACT upon your idea, approach,
strategy or solution and COMMIT to it
“Make no little
Think   BIG!   plans. They
               have no magic
 Talk   BIG!   to stir men’s
               blood....
ANIMATIONS ...
    will add more interest to
    your visuals and greatly
    improve an audience’s
    understanding
According to a research study,
                       here is what typically happens
                       at meetings on...
The Term “Multimedia?”
         Stands for Multi ple media Elements

Graphics                               Text
Illustrat...
Presentations using visuals are
 43 percent MORE PERSUASIVE
       to get audiences to act because:

 ‣ Visuals help audie...
END
Hope You Enjoyed It and Got Ideas From It!




            Copyright © 2009 by Ray Anthony
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  1. 1. Our World Needs the: GENIUS of da Vinci... AUDACITY of Tesla DRIVE of Patton... HEART of Lincoln Copyright © 2009 by Ray Anthony
  2. 2. This SLIDE SHOW runs as an “endless loop” accompanied by lively music as people enter Ray Anthony’s advanced presentation workshops. GOALS of this Slide Show are to: 1. Provide Interesting, Useful Information 2. Show examples of Great Slide Designs 3. Entertain people 4. Give people Ideas for their slide presentations Copyright © 2009 by Ray Anthony
  3. 3. This Presentation Originally Had: VIDEO – Full- Screen – Stunning MULTIMEDIA – “Cool” SPECIAL EFFECTS To enable web sites to handle it, we transformed these slides into a simple PDF format. To see the original “VISUAL FIREPOWER” of these slides, contact RAY ANTHONY Copyright © 2009 by Ray Anthony
  4. 4. “Eloquence is that which gets things done.” – David Lloyd George
  5. 5. With Your Audience
  6. 6. ‣ Put them in frames ‣ Rotate them ‣ Blend them with other photos ‣ Make them more interesting Turn the BLAND into... the GRAND like this....
  7. 7. Texas State Senator Mike McKool (known as “Little Hercules”) spoke for 42 hours and 33 minutes practically non-stop on June 26-28, 1972 in a filibuster for inclusion of $17 million for mental health services. Experts on human anatomy tell us that the jaw muscle can work the longest of all the body’s muscles without getting tired!
  8. 8. Average number of people presented to: Did not present 9 or fewer people 50 or more people 1% 19% 12% 25-49 people 22% 46% 10-24 people Source: Presentations Magazine
  9. 9. Using too many “Filled Pauses” (commonly called “fillers”) can give the impression that the presenter is unprepared, inarticulate or indecisive. Talk show host David Letterman typically says “uh..” about 8-10 times per minute – much more than most people. However, some folks can say “Um” or “You know” as many as 900 times an hour!
  10. 10. Can Be Compelling Visuals
  11. 11. “When a thing is thoroughly well done, it often has the air of being a miracle.” – Arnold Bennett
  12. 12. “Which presentation Software Skills 67% skills would you Message Skills 58% spend time to Speaking Skills 52% develop further?” Hardware Skills 28% Other 2% 0 14 28 42 56 70 Source: Presentations Magazine
  13. 13. Concise 6 Key Criteria Credible are essential in building a Clear BUSINESS Convincing CASE Concrete in front of high- Compelling level audiences
  14. 14. “What high-tech presentation support materials are you worried about malfunctioning?” Digital Video Clips 44% Animation 35% Custom Sound Clips 31% Digital Photos 21% Other 26% 0 10 20 30 40 50 Source: Presentations magazine
  15. 15. GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS... credits Fran Capo (A New Yorker, of course!) who spoke at 603.3 words in 54.2 seconds* with being the fastest mouth in the world. That’s over 11 words per second – correctly articulated when listened from a DON’T Try It... special speed-reduction tape recorder! You’ll Hurt Yourself! * Average for most people is about 120- 140 words per minute
  16. 16. “What do you feel is the ideal length of time for an executive presentation to last?” 15 minutes 30 minutes 20% 63% 45 minutes 60 minutes 13% 4% Source: Executive Survey, Anthony Innovation Group
  17. 17. That 45 percent of people design the on-screen part of a new computer-generated 45% presentation in LESS than half a day. Less than half day More than half day 55% Source: Presentations Magazine
  18. 18. Former U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt ...was shot in the chest while giving a campaign speech. The bullet was slowed down by a wad of notes in his jacket’s pocket. Bleeding and in pain, he insisted on talking for over 90 more minutes to finish his speech before being rushed to the hospital!
  19. 19. Employees dread meetings that drone on painfully Percentage who say they would rather: Mow the Lawn 54% Wash the Kitchen Floor 41% Research insurance 26% Go to the Dentist 25% Read Phone Books 23% 0 15 30 45 60 Source: MCI WorldCom Conferencing
  20. 20. Depends Upon: Message Medium Method Messenger
  21. 21. Those Who Excel: ‣ Draw key inferences and conclusions about data ‣ Show relationships by “connecting” facts ‣ Fully engage and interact with their group ‣ Discuss exciting ideas and compelling concepts ‣ Tell meaningful stories that impact their audience ‣ Transform speeches into a memorable “experiences”
  22. 22. Make Your Presentation and Delivery Style Interesting and Entertaining “A healthy male bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people’s patience.” – John Updike
  23. 23. The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech was rated as the top speech by 137 scholars of U.S. public address The 20th century’s top 100 speeches was compiled by researchers. Former Presidents John F. Kennedy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan made the list most often with six speeches each Source: University of Wisconsin and Texas A&M University
  24. 24. “A talk is a voyage with a purpose, it must be charted. The man who starts out going nowhere generally gets there.” – Dale Carnegie
  25. 25. General George Patton epitomized the image of an “in-charge leader.” In a mirror, he would actually practice “putting on the face” of the iconic strong General He cultivated a distinctive image in the belief this would motivate his troops. Wearing a polished helmet, riding pants and high cavalry boots, he carried two flashy ivory-handled, nickel-plated revolvers
  26. 26. Show It!
  27. 27. Experts say that IDEAS will be the real currency in the 21 st century But great ideas require creative ways to present them to make them understood and attractive!
  28. 28. Effective presentations are not... MONOLOGUES They are... DIALOGUES with your audience!
  29. 29. Statistics show that 78 percent of most people prefer visual imagery (graphics, illustrations, video, pictures) while 12 percent like verbal or written input and 10 percent prefer touch, taste or smell.
  30. 30. “People would pay more to be entertained than informed.” – Johnny Carson
  31. 31. Over 80 percent of business, education and government professionals give from 1-5 presentations per month. Source: 3M Meeting Network Online Survey
  32. 32. “How often do you carry backup materials?” 28% Sometimes 53% 14% Always Seldom 5% Never Source: Presentation magazine
  33. 33. Einstein said: “IMAGINATION is more important than knowledge” A creatively DESIGNED and DELIVERED presentation will brilliantly stand out from the crowd and make you a star!
  34. 34. Know Your Audience Before You Present!
  35. 35. “An Inconvenient Truth” is one of the best examples of presentation excellence because of: ✓ Gore’s captivating/riveting speaking skills ✓ Ultra-compelling facts, statistics, examples ✓ Emotion-based stories and use of humor Al Gore ✓ Stunning visuals, video, animations ✓ Dramatic use of props for emphasis ✓ Outstanding staging and overall creativity ✓ Gore’s ability to connect with his audience
  36. 36. 3-D Animations Can Add....
  37. 37. From the “Executive Suite” Don’t miss the brilliant, passionate presentation given by William Holden at the end of this 1953 film about big business and its problems! Be Ready for a W-O-W!
  38. 38. 25 50 Animated Transitions 75 100 63% Animated Objects 29% 27% 10% Video 14% 57% Audio Clips 16% 56% 14% Music 10% 50% 30% 45% Almost Always 34% Occasionally Never 45% Source: Presentations Magazine
  39. 39. Fire Up Your
  40. 40. Are Powerful Communication Tools
  41. 41. The Worst Acronym? Science News uncovered this in a Hughes Aircraft publication: “ P U M C O D O X P U R S A C O M L O PA R ” which is “short” for “Pulse-Modulated Coherent Doppler-Effect X-Band Pulse-Repetition Synthetic Array Pulse Compression Side Lobe Planar Array”
  42. 42. ‣ Design compelling visuals and sound that captivates ‣ Look for clever ways to engage / interact with your audience ‣ Put more “entertainment” in your talks ‣ Leverage the raw power of metaphors and storytelling ‣ Make facts and statistics come alive and stick like superglue ‣ Examine every way to be professionally “unconventional” Open your mind to limitless possibilities
  43. 43. Within 25 years, we will increase Single fiber optic cables now carry 3 computing power by a factor of a trillion bits of data per second, up million! Because of this revolution from 10 billion bits ten years ago. in emerging technologies, realistic That’s over a 2,000 times increase! 3-D holographic video will be Soon we will have 5 trillion bits shown on giant wall-size areas. capability. Yet, that is less than 10 This will happen within 10 percent of the way into this vast years from now.. or less! communications revolution. These innovations will SIGNIFICANTLY affect how we will give presentations in the future!
  44. 44. PROFESSIONAL SPEAKERS... make $3,000 - $10,000 per speech and may give 50 - 100 speeches a year WELL-KNOWN SPEAKERS... “big name” authors, consultants, or celebrities often make between $50,000 - $200,00 a speech! Who Said “Talk is Cheap?”
  45. 45. Becoming a successful executive-style presenter involves several things. However, there are two major ways to impress “Power Brokers”... Can you guess what they are? 1. Demonstrate complete MASTERY of your topic 2. Be in control of yourself and audience
  46. 46. “YOU are the message... everything you do in relation to other people causes them to make judgments about what you stand for and what your message is.” – Roger Ailes
  47. 47. According to a research study of almost 200 executives, they said they wanted to improve in the following areas: 28% ‣ Come across more polished, articulate and dynamic 23% ‣ Improve voice and body language techniques 17% ‣ Use relevant humor more often and more effectively 10% ‣ Speak extemporaneously in a skilled way 8% ‣ Use visual aids in a more impacting fashion 14%‣ Other.... Source: Anthony Innovation Group
  48. 48. 1,500 1,453 1,125 1,012 945 750 776 687 375 0 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
  49. 49. ‣ Select a strong, “make-it-happen” team leader ‣ Limit presenters to 4; have experts on the side for questions ‣ Choose a well-rounded team with unique strengths ‣ Create individual to-do lists with milestones ‣ Define a strategy and team roles to answer questions ‣ Have smooth introductions and transitions between speakers Present as ONE cohesive, unified T-E-A-M !
  50. 50. Preparation Time For New Visuals 3-4 hours 30 3-4 1-2 hours 25 10-19 hours hours 20+ 20 1 27% hours hour 15 16% 22% 10 2% 18% 5 15% 0
  51. 51. If you W-O-W your audience, they will quickly ACT upon your idea, approach, strategy or solution and COMMIT to it
  52. 52. “Make no little Think BIG! plans. They have no magic Talk BIG! to stir men’s blood. Make Act BIG! big plans; aim high in hope and work.” – D.H. Burnham
  53. 53. ANIMATIONS ... will add more interest to your visuals and greatly improve an audience’s understanding
  54. 54. According to a research study, here is what typically happens at meetings on the job: ‣ 90% of employees have daydreamed ‣ 41% of men dozed compared to 31% of women ‣ 73% have done other work instead of paying attention ‣ 6% of executives take notes to fake listening Source: MCI WorldCom Conferencing
  55. 55. The Term “Multimedia?” Stands for Multi ple media Elements Graphics Text Illustrations Animations Music Sounds Voice Narration 3-D media Special Effects Photographs Video Designs
  56. 56. Presentations using visuals are 43 percent MORE PERSUASIVE to get audiences to act because: ‣ Visuals help audiences better understand abstract concepts ‣ Complex data can be organized and distilled into a graphic ‣ Graphics help make points more concise and clear ‣ Audience retention of information presented is improved ‣ Visual support keeps audiences more interested Source: Management Information Resource Center, University of Minnesota and 3M Corporation
  57. 57. END Hope You Enjoyed It and Got Ideas From It! Copyright © 2009 by Ray Anthony

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