Powerful Presentations

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"Powerful Presentations" outlines six steps to planning and delivering presentations that make an impression and make a difference. This approach begins with the end in mind. Rather than beginning with "What will I say?", Powerful Presentations begin with ""What action do I want my audience to take?"
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Powerful Presentations

  1. 1. www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  2. 2. WHY?LEADERSHIP IS CONVINCING OTHERS TO TAKE ACTION You have the power. You have the responsibility. www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  3. 3. •Is it simple?•Is it well organized?•Is it relevant to the audience?•Does it have a meaningful message?•Does it have a clear purpose or call to action?•Does the presenter connect with and care about the audience? What else? www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  4. 4. •Is it too long?•Is it disorganized?•Does the presenter read to the audience?•Doe the presenter rely too much on technology?•Does the presenter ignore audience engagement? I am sure you can add many more www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  5. 5.  Your message Your preparation Your delivery Opportunity to practice www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  6. 6.  Is it Memorable?  Is it Emotional?  Is it Powerful?  Is it Personal?REPEAT IT! REPEAT IT! REPEAT IT! www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  7. 7. BECAUSELEADERSHIP IS CONVINCING OTHERS TO TAKE ACTION You have the power. You have the responsibility. www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  8. 8.  What are their filters? What do they want? What do they need? What do the already know? www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  9. 9. USUAL PREPARATION POWERFUL PREPARATION1. What am I going to say? 1. What action do I want the2. Introduction-tell a joke? audience to take?3. The Body? 2. Who is the Audience?4. The Closing? 3. How will I close?5. The Audience? 4. What are my main points?6. What action do I want them to (the Body) take? 5. What is my introduction? 6. What will I say? www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  10. 10. •Do audio-visual or Powerpoint add to the presentation?•Do AV or Powerpoint detract from my message?•Are AV or Powerpoint only there as crutches? www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  11. 11. •Introduce themselves or each other•Questions and answers•Surveys•Group activities•Share ideas•Individual reflection•Technology tools What else? www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  12. 12. Body How you stand Emotion Language How you How you feel speakwww.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  13. 13.  Be yourself--- only better. Think of the presentation as a conversation…not a performance. Smile if appropriate. CONNECT, CONNECT, CONNECT. www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  14. 14.  What is your message? (REPEAT IT!) Who is your audience? What action do you want them to take? How will you close? How will you begin? What do you want to say? www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  15. 15. LEADERSHIP IS CONVINCING OTHERS TO TAKE ACTION You have the power. You have the responsibility. www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution
  16. 16. ContactLyn@LynBoyer.net or goto www.LynBoyer.net www.LynBoyer.net Creative Commons - Use by Attribution

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