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Present Differently

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Present differently!

Present differently!

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  • 1. Present Differently
  • 2. Why it matters?
  • 3. If you dare to climb the career ladder, presentation skills will matter…
  • 4. “Presentation is the killer skill we take into the ‘real’ world. Its an almost unfair advantage.”
  • 5. But also suppose you have an idea…
  • 6. …and you want to share and spread it like wildfire
  • 7. New strategies for growth • Outpace competition in 2009 is the key requirement • Market share decreasing after 2 years of stable growth followed by new regulations • New market entrance expected in the near future, no information currently available • Market research shows that there is a disconnection between potential and current users • Targeting has shown that the potential users belong to the group between 30-40, are highly educated and follow the trends • It is important to stress out the differences between applying these settings to newly acquired customers vs old ones 4th April New strategies 7
  • 8. Unless you are determined to induce (a slow) Death by Power Point
  • 9. How to get your audience enthusiastic?
  • 10. …this guy knows how to do it
  • 11. Bottom line: If your idea is worth spreading, presentation matters.
  • 12. Good vs. Bad How about listing bad vs. good presentation characteristics?
  • 13. Preparation – go analog! Design – simple and visual Delivery – connect!
  • 14. “Failing to plan is planning to fail” …as simple as that!
  • 15. How should I prepare?
  • 16. Prepare Differently!
  • 17. Rule #1 – slow-down to speed-up
  • 18. Why is it I get my best ideas in the morning while I'm shaving?
  • 19. Go analog …yes, with pen and paper
  • 20. Go analog means…don’t go digital!
  • 21. Close the damn computer!
  • 22. Go analog!
  • 23. If you don’t like pen and paper and you feel more creative, try whiteboard!
  • 24. Or a storyline…
  • 25. …like Walt Disney used to do…
  • 26. 1st key ingredient of successful presentation is knowing…. What is my key point?
  • 27. …and Why it matters to my audience?
  • 28. Key point then grows… Preparation – go analog Present Design – simple and visual Differently! Delivery – connect
  • 29. How many times should you try it before you go live? Repeat! Repeat! Repeat!
  • 30. Rule of a thumb… 1min = 1 hour
  • 31. Preparation – go analog! Design – simple and visual Delivery – connect!
  • 32. Design Differently!
  • 33. Heard about this rule? WRONG!!!! Rule 1-7-7 • 1 concept per slide • 7 lines of text • 7 words per line
  • 34. New strategies for growth • Outpace competition in 2009 is the key requirement • Market share decreasing after 2 years of stable growth • New market entrance expected in the near future • Market research shows that there is a disconnection • Targeting has shown that the potential users are many • It is important to stress out the differences • Additional investment is needed to drive growth 4th April New strategies 35
  • 35. Science has shown that people read much faster than they speak
  • 36. Most people read at 250 WPM
  • 37. Most people speak at 150 WPM
  • 38. Another cardinal sin…
  • 39. Bullet points!
  • 40. Common PowerPoint Mistakes • Avoid • To • The • Using • Your • Term • Too • Class • Bullet • Many • Too • Point • Bullet • Many • Comes • Points • And • From • To • Your • The act • Try • Key • Of students • To • Messages • Pointing • Get • Will • Guns at • Your • Be • The • Message • Lost • Annoying • Across • In Fact • Teacher
  • 41. So how do I get away from crowded text and bullets?
  • 42. A picture is…
  • 43. …words
  • 44. computer Sometimes the best slides have no text at all!
  • 45. That’s just how the brain works!
  • 46. You could say for example…. Surfing is a great sport •It is fun •It is healthy •It is challenging But you could say it like this also….
  • 47. 1 message per slide
  • 48. New strategies for growth • Outpace competition in 2009 is the key requirement • Market share decreasing after 2 years of stable growth • New market entrance expected in the near future • Market research shows that there is a disconnection • Targeting has shown that the potential users are many • It is important to stress out the differences • Additional investment is needed to drive growth 4th April New strategies 52
  • 49. MSH is decreasing A B Simple – just take one point and make it one nice visual!
  • 50. Ever heard of “less is more”? Student Levels 300 250 200 Level 4 Level 5 Amount 150 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8 100 50 0 Jan Feb Mar April May June 125 42 29 28 54 22 Level 4 265 152 128 57 52 45 Level 5 85 155 150 123 68 85 Level 6 35 24 41 25 125 75 Level 7 21 87 65 65 165 95 Level 8 Month
  • 51. Simplicity Matters
  • 52. “Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication” Leonardo Da Vinci
  • 53. Simple design rules Minimum text Visuals, Visuals, Visuals 1 key message per slide Simplicity rules!
  • 54. YOU are the presentation!
  • 55. Preparation – go analog! Design – simple and visual Delivery – connect!
  • 56. Deliver Differently!
  • 57. #1 fear in USA is fear of public speaking
  • 58. It is normal!
  • 59. ..check the room before it is too late…
  • 60. Never hide behind podium!
  • 61. Should I move or stand still?
  • 62. Avoid jargon!
  • 63. Boarding process… Emergency situation… Competitive advantage… Outperform strategically… ZZZZZZZ
  • 64. “Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone”
  • 65. Metaphors Storytelling Humor Questions Repeat Interact
  • 66. Emphasize words dramatically while you prepare (you’ll get it right during a delivery…)
  • 67. Connect with an audience!
  • 68. Be present
  • 69. Preparation – go analog! Design – simple and visual Delivery – connect!
  • 70. Present Differently

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