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Effective powerful presentation

  1. 1. Effective powerful presentation Prof. Dr. Saad S Al Ani Senior Pediatric Consultant Head of Pediatric Department Khorfakkan Hospital Sharjah ,UAE saadsalani@aol.com
  2. 2. Page 2 https://philpresents.wordpress.com
  3. 3. Page 3 https://philpresents.wordpress.com
  4. 4. “People who know what they’re talking about don’t need Powerpoint” Steve Jobs 1955-2011 Steve Jobs was the co-founder and CEO of Apple and formerly Pixar Page 4
  5. 5. “PowerPoint is the best tool out there for making a quick and easy visual presentation to accompany your talk.” Wendy Russell An experienced teacher specializing in live communications and graphics design A member of the Ontario College of Teachers Page 5
  6. 6. “A good set of slides won’t magically make your talk great. But a great talk is badly hurt by bad slides” Zach Holman Joined GitHub in 2010 as one of their first engineering hires Page 6
  7. 7. 1. Start planning your presentation on paper  Start planning your presentation on paper rather than PowerPoint.  It helps with creativity. Page 7 Mary Langan www.nuatraining.co.uk
  8. 8. 2. Avoid written bullet points on slides Page 8 The problem with Bullet points • People will start reading from top www.taodyne.com • Won’t listen while you talk about the first items http://blog.hengage.com/
  9. 9. 2. Avoid written bullet points on slides (cont.) Page 9 • Then they already know what’s coming • So they won’t listen for the rest either www.taodyne.com The problem with Bullet points (cont.) http://blog.hengage.com/
  10. 10. 2. Avoid written bullet points on slides (cont.)  Using pictures or demonstrative pieces that capture the idea you are trying to get across Page 10 Steve Jobs http://www.alpha-mos.com/alpha-mos
  11. 11. 3. Make your ideas “stick” Page 11 www.sketchplanations.com
  12. 12. 4. If you make a mistake in presenting, don’t panic Acknowledge it, laugh and move on. Page 12 http://www.speakingaboutpresenting.com/design/presentation-images-mistakes/
  13. 13. 5. Include the audience Ask questions to allow them to participate. Page 13 http://bestpresentationsoftwares.wordpress.com/
  14. 14. 6. Bring the audience forward Page 14 http://www.virtualspeechcoach.com/tag/audience-engagement
  15. 15. 7. If possible, make everybody turn OFF their electronic devices Page 15 www.flickriver.com
  16. 16. 8. Remain flexible  Don’t be totally tied to your presentation. Be able to assess where your participants are Modify your presentation to meet their needs and the time Page 16 http://technorati.com/business/small-business/article/how-to- remain-flexible-and-exude/ Sue Fiedler
  17. 17. 9. Let the audience direct the content and order of your presentation Page 17 http://community.openspending.org/research/handbook/framing
  18. 18. 10. Lean forward to make a point A wee step or slight lean forward on a positive point, and vice versa  Otherwise stepping back during pauses, then slightly forward again. Page 18 http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/leadpres.html
  19. 19. 11. Don’t read your slides Paraphrase — it keeps people on their toes. Page 19 www.doodleslide.com www.buildyourstartup.co
  20. 20. 12. Don’t try to say everything on screen Page 20 Just use Short Punchy bullet points Relevant , Thought-Provoking Imagery www.dreamstime.com
  21. 21. Relevant, Thought-Provoking Imagery Page 21 http://www.marcandangel.com
  22. 22. Audience will be focused on you and what you’re saying Page 22 http://socialmediatoday.com
  23. 23. 13. Try not to “prove it” within your slide content  Just say that. Your audience will typically believe you Page 23 www.sisodia.in
  24. 24. 14. Try to make one key point per slide Page 24 http://www.m4bmarketing.com If your slide makes no point at all – delete it
  25. 25. 15. Set your stall out early Page 25 What you are going to cover? Audience appreciation Keep referring back to initial agenda
  26. 26. 16. Consider getting outside help Page 26 www.article10.com stuffyoualreadyknow.com Professional writer or presentation expert Totally new perspective on your presentation
  27. 27. 17. Engage the audience at the start Page 27 www.sgsolutionsllc.com Tell a story; challenge with a question
  28. 28. 18. Use examples and personal anecdotes to add credibility Page 28 melissagalt.com
  29. 29. 19. Involve the audience Use PowerPoint only where it will add value. Use audio/visuals Page 29 www.presentationteam.com
  30. 30. 20. Know your audience Page 30 www.readytalk.com
  31. 31. 21. Be positive Page 31 www.personalitytutor.com Projection is perception www.deeptrancenow.com
  32. 32. 23. Keep it short  Say everything that needs to be said in as few words as possible Page 32 listcrux.com
  33. 33. 24. Turn off the projector  The presentation slide is desperately trying to steal your thunder and reducing your role to that of a voice over.  Use a blank screen to re-keep all eyes on you. Page 33 h10025.www1.hp.com
  34. 34. 25. You need to be yourself Page 34 www.imgion.com
  35. 35. 26. Don’t spend too long worrying about voice and hand gestures These can make a difference, but there are other changes to your overall presentation you can make that will have a much bigger impact. Page 35 Jessica Pyne www.dailymail.co.uk
  36. 36. 27. Practise, practise, practise If you don’t practise, the first time you deliver your presentation out loud will be in front of a room full of people Page 36 Jessica Pyne of M62
  37. 37. 28. Vary your pace and pitch  Vary your pace and pitch.  Too much of any one thing is boring Page 37 Richard Mulholland blogs.warwick.ac.uk
  38. 38. 29. Use a mirror Page 38 http://blog.aavaz.biz
  39. 39. 30. Think about your audience, not about you or your stuff Page 39 PRESENTability.com www.sjhemleymarketing.com Answer the question of the attendees: what’s in it for me?
  40. 40. 31. Slides don’t make good handouts Even good slides will have very little meaning without you Slides are to support the message, not the presenter. Page 40 Phil Waknell dustinmaherfitness.com
  41. 41. 31. Slides don’t make good handouts (cont.) Yet without handouts most of your message is likely to be forgotten sooner or later So use handouts wisely Page 41 Phil Waknell http://www.911gasfacts.info/flyers--handouts.html
  42. 42. Summary Page 42
  43. 43. Page 43 https://philpresents.wordpress.com/2011/03/
  44. 44. Page 44
  45. 45. Understand your audience http://rowanshead.com Page 45
  46. 46. List your key points http://winatklout.com Page 46
  47. 47. Keep it simple cobaltpm.com Page 47
  48. 48. Design Page 48 http://www.dokisoft.com/tips-to-choose-the-best-web-designing-services/
  49. 49. No distracting backgrounds archive.learnhigher.ac.uk Page 49
  50. 50. Use short , memorable text Page 50 play.google.com
  51. 51. No bullet points or lists www.wikihow.com Page 51
  52. 52. Nothing smaller than 30 points text Page 52 www8.georgetown.edu
  53. 53. Use striking bold imagery Page 53 http://advantagedistribution.wordpress.com/
  54. 54. No animated transitions or sound effects Page 54 http://philpresents.wordpress.com
  55. 55. Above all tell a story Page 55
  56. 56. Page 56 www.activeendurance.com Emotional connection Audience Recite information alone
  57. 57. Understand the technical stuff Page 57 http://asharmaschooltool.blogspot.com
  58. 58. Make it about audience not you Page 58 http://www.presentationmagazine.com
  59. 59. Stay active ,Don’t be motionless Page 59 www.editaword.com
  60. 60. Don’t read from your slide Page 60 www.articulate.com
  61. 61. Believe in your material Page 61 www.presentationzen.com
  62. 62. The Rule of Three Page 62  “People will only remember three things from your presentation” northamerica.mslgroup.com
  63. 63. Page 63 In Presentations “Less is More” The Rule of Three (cont.) www.smbtraining.com http://retireforlessincostarica.com
  64. 64. The Rule of Three (cont.) Page 64 Use lists of three wherever you can in your presentation Friends, Romans, Countrymen lend me your ears” William Shakespeare “Our priorities are Education, Education, Education” Tony Blair
  65. 65. The Rule of Three (cont.) Page 65 There are three parts to your presentation http://naimalett.com abc.go.com www.clipartof.com
  66. 66. Page 66 https://philpresents.wordpress.com/category/best-practices Your presentation
  67. 67. Page 67 www.cogent-design.com
  68. 68. References  https://www.inverhills.edu/StudentSuccessDay/pdfs/TheGoodBadandUgly PowerPointBasics.pdf  http://faculty.salisbury.edu/~dlprice/SU%20Lab%20Page/Seminar%20418/Present ations%20Pitfalls.pdf  http://presentationsoft.about.com/od/powerpoint101/a/good_bad_ugly.htm  https://www.inverhills.edu/StudentSuccessDay/pdfs/TheGoodBadandUglyPowerPo intBasics.pdf  http://faculty.salisbury.edu/~dlprice/SU%20Lab%20Page/Seminar%20418/Present ations%20Pitfalls.pdf  https://philpresents.wordpress.com/category/best-practices  www.cogent-design.com Page 68
  69. 69. Thank You Page 69
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