The Art of Presentation. Following the Zen path

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Our presentation delivered on 20/10/2011 in Internal Auditing European Conference 2011: http://www.internalaudit2011.eu

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The Art of Presentation. Following the Zen path

  1. 1. THE ART OF PRESENTATION Following the ZEN pathZen Rocks by Lane Pierce
  2. 2. 3 steps why presentationTABLE OF CONTENTSTHE ART OF PRESENTATION resources
  3. 3. A HANDFULL OFSTATISTICS
  4. 4. A HANDFULL OF STATISTICS “Almost everyPowerPoint presentation sucks rotten eggs” Seth Godin
  5. 5. A HANDFULL OFSTATISTICS
  6. 6. A HANDFULL OF STATISTICS“95 % of presentations suck ” Guy Kawasaky
  7. 7. A HANDFULL OF STATISTICS“OK, maybe I’m exaggerating. Don’t suck It’s actually 99 %” Guy Kawasaky Suck
  8. 8. C U R R E N T SITUATION30 Millions of presentations each day
  9. 9. A HANDFULL OF STATISTICS“I’ve seen presentationspuke would make a billy goat that ”
  10. 10. A HANDFULL OF STATISTICS“I’ve seen presentationspuke would make a billy goat that John Rambo ”
  11. 11. A HANDFULL OFSTATISTICS
  12. 12. TELEPROMPTING1. People tend to put every word they are going to say on their PowerPoint slides. Although this eliminates the need to memorize your talk, ultimately this makes your slides crowded, wordy, and boring. You will loss your audience’s attention before you even reach the bottom of your …
  13. 13. TELEPROMPTING1. Continued) … first slide. Don McMillan Technically Funny 2008. Don McMillan. Life After Death By PowerPoint. All rights reserved
  14. 14. SPELLING M I S T A K E S2. Many people do not run spel cheek before there presentation – BIG MISTAK!!! Nothing makes you lok stupder than speling erors
  15. 15. BULLET POINTING• Avoid • And • “Bullet-Point”• Excesive • Your • Comes• Buller-Pointing • Key • From• Only • Messages • People• Bullet • Will • Firing• Key • NOT • Guns• Points • Stand • At• Too • Out • Annoying• Many • In fact • Presenters• Bullet-Points • The Term
  16. 16. TOO MANY I N D E N TAT I O N S What it is worst — Too many bullet point levels are shown – Type size gets smaller and smaller – Until it is utterly unreadable – Even for audiences in the 4th row — So you better have just one bulletpoint level – Better yet, forget about bullets (bullets, not guns, kill people. Don’t you know?) – Use them sparingly – There are many other ways of detiling your ideas!
  17. 17. COLOR SCHEMES GONEWRONG schemes Classhing color can lead to…•Distraction•Confusion•Headache•Nausea•Vomiting•Loss of bladder control
  18. 18. WarningNext slides may cause permanent damage
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  22. 22. W A N T T OCHANGE?
  23. 23. 3 steps why presentationTABLE OF CONTENTSTHE ART OF PRESENTATION resources
  24. 24. CONTEXT WHY IMAGES?Presentations must be visual
  25. 25. C R A F T I N G THE MESSAGEWhat do we want to say?
  26. 26. C R A F T I N G THE STORYA presentation is a Story. (period)
  27. 27. C R A F T I N G THE STORY everyNow, story is made of … Plot Exposition Resolution
  28. 28. C R A F T I N GTHE STORY corp! Yes but,that’s for tales this is a
  29. 29. C R A F T I N G THE STORY Alright,what about this? Problem Current Situation Solution
  30. 30. AUDIENCE THAT BIG UNKNOWN Keepthe audience in mind always!
  31. 31. G O I N G ANALOGPaper &a penall you’ll ever need
  32. 32. T H R E ESTEPS
  33. 33. 3 steps
  34. 34. 3 steps
  35. 35. M I N D MAPPrepare for 80% of time
  36. 36. 3 steps
  37. 37. M I N D MAPRemember
  38. 38. T H R E ESTEPS
  39. 39. G O I N G ANALOGStoryboard 1
  40. 40. G O I N G ANALOG Current situationTitle &author Problem Summary & call to action Solution & benefits
  41. 41. G O I N G ANALOGLet’s go!
  42. 42. G O I N G ANALOGTitle Current Problem situation Solution Summary
  43. 43. T H R E ESTEPS
  44. 44. G O I N GDIGITAL laptopSwitch on your
  45. 45. Breathing Room G R I D WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR Working Area Power Points 6x6 G r i d Power Lines
  46. 46. TEMPLATES CHOOSE YOUR TYPE sans serifUseone font face Forget this type
  47. 47. WORKING WITH IMAGESUse full bleed, HD images
  48. 48. WORKING WITH IMAGESclipartsNo
  49. 49. WORKING WITHIMAGES Way better!
  50. 50. TEMPLATES LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVESSlides are free divide & conquer!
  51. 51. 3 steps why presentationTABLE OF CONTENTSTHE ART OF PRESENTATION resources
  52. 52. RESOURCES BOOKS EL ARTEDE LA PRESENTACION Alberto de Vega & Eduardo S. de la Fuente available at Lulu.com
  53. 53. RESOURCES BOOKS16:30
  54. 54. RESOURCES PICTURESphotoXpress
  55. 55. ‘‘There’s another wayof understanding presentationsand engaging with your audiencefind it at PresentacionesArtesanas.es El
  56. 56. RESOURCES• Slide 01. Zen Rocks by Lane Pierce• Slide 10. ©Lionsgate 2008• Slide 12-17. © 2008. Don McMillan. Life After Death By PowerPoint. All rights reserved• Slide 22. © 2009 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved• Slide 24. © Chris Inside. All rights reserved• Slide 25. © PhotoXpress.com• Slide 28. Photo by Dan Becker• Slide 30. Day 140 by Milknosugar• Slide 31. © PhotoXpress.com• Slide 32, 38, 43 Steps by Susan van Gelder• Slide 37. © PhotoXpress.com• Slide 39. IMG_0787RubyGloomBoard by The Doodlers• Slide 40, 42. Based on © Adam Borkowski / PhotoXpress.com• Slide 44. Power Button by therevan77• Slide 47. © iStockPhoto• Slide 48. Clipart included in Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 & 2010• Slide 49. @MediaAudience by mezzoblue CC By-NC-ND license• Slide 50. ©2009 Paramount Home Entertainment. All right reserved.• Slide 52 & 55. Photo by Alberto de Vega

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