Discovering Your Delivery Style


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What's your delivery style?

Don't know? That's okay, because most people don't.

However, when it comes to presentations, knowing which delivery style plays on your strengths as a presenter is crucial in becoming a master presenter. Even if you're not trying to become the next Steve Jobs, it's still important to know what style works best for you.

That's why, in this Slideshare, we'll be going over the various presentation delivery styles and what makes them unique.

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Discovering Your Delivery Style

  2. 2. We’re all unique. We each have our own way of speaking, walking, dancing, eating, and even how we approach presentations.
  3. 3. Some believe presentations are meant to be en- tertaining, while others think it’s the information delivery that matters most.
  4. 4. Regardless, there’s a great presenter inside all of us and channeling this is just a matter of finding the most comfortable style and running with it.
  5. 5. unique. Because the most powerful thing you can be in a presentation is PIZZA ON WHEELS
  6. 6. This isn’t to say you shouldn’t pick up a few things from some talented speakers.
  7. 7. Having some presentation role models is a great way to learn what you’re capable of.
  8. 8. So as we go through some delivery styles try to picture yourself physically giving a presentation using one of them. Styles of DELIVERY COACH HOST HEADLINER TEACHER Most likely, you’ll find yourself drawn to a specific one, but you might also find another that mentions traits you exhibit.
  9. 9. PIZZA ON WHEELS PIZZA ON WHEELS PIZZA ON WHEELS PIZZA ON WHEELS PIZZA ON WHEELS Teacher Do you like telling stories, recapping an event or summarizing an episode of a TV show?
  10. 10. The ability to tell a story in any capacity is a gift and an indicator of being a teacher-style presenter.
  11. 11. The teacher is a storyteller skilled in listening to an audience, getting a feel for the room and adjusting accordingly.
  12. 12. They have a natural tendency to inform their peers about certain things and delve deep into discussions.
  13. 13. Teacher Examples SIMON SINEK Author/Motivational Speaker DAVID ROSE Venture Capitalist/Entrepreneur SETH GODIN Author/Marketer 1 2 3
  14. 14. What does the host of a party do? They make you feel safe. Host PIZZA ON WHEELSPIZZA ON WHEELS
  15. 15. A good host, presentation-wise, is flexible, able to read people and build credibility.
  16. 16. The host makes themselves relatable and cre- ates a comfortable, enjoyable environment meant to inspire their audience while gaining their trust and respect.
  17. 17. Host Examples SCOTT HARRISON Founder and CEO of Charity: Water GUY KAWASAKI Motivational Speaker/Entrepreneur BRENÉ BROWN Author/Research Professor 1 2 3
  18. 18. Are you naturally competitive and extremely passionate? Coach PIZZA ON WHEELS
  19. 19. The coach is a leader and a thinker, meaning they don’t just inspire, but motivate their audiences.
  20. 20. They enjoy pumping up their friends, team and colleagues to do something big because they aim to see results.
  21. 21. Coach Examples JIMMY VALVANO College Basketball Coach/Professional Broadcaster ADMIRAL WILLIAM MCRAVEN Ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command LES BROWN Motivational Speaker/Former Politician 1 2 3
  22. 22. Are you the life of the party? Do you like to entertain your family, friends and co-workers by making them laugh? Headliner PIZZA ON WHEELS
  23. 23. Being a headliner in the presentation world is all about inspiring and delivering an entertaining message for the audience.
  24. 24. The headliner craves attention, but not in a neg- ative way. They use their powers for good to lead their audiences.
  25. 25. Headliner Examples AZIZ ANSARI Comedian/Writer BILL CLINTON Former U.S. President MAYA ANGELOU Poet 1 2 3
  26. 26. If you don’t fall into one of these categories, do not be alarmed because people are never just one type of presenter. PIZZA ON WHEELS PIZZA ON WHEELS PIZZA ON WHEELS PIZZA ON WHEELS PIZZA ON WHEELS sound like you? Notice any style that PIZZA ON WHEELS
  27. 27. These styles are to simply give you a sense of direction, not exclude you from anything. Knowing how to present is important, but presenting based on your strengths is crucial.
  28. 28. You’ll be more comfortable speaking if you know that you’re naturally good at it. So, if you have an idea of your presentation style, what do you do next?
  29. 29. Practice. And, to do that, just come visit us at to get more presentation help, tips and tricks. facebook twitter blog
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