Meet Erich Viedge talking about Presentation Skills

4,049 views
3,950 views

Published on

Erich Viedge teaches people in South Africa how to improve their presentations. He's the professional who trains the professionals.

Published in: Education, Technology, Business
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
4,049
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
15
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
80
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Then I realised I was a movie maker:
  • Well?What’s the last presentation you remember?I hope you never forget this one!
  • It’s hard to believe I was ever this boring.I took myself SO seriously.
  • And notice how the punctuation is all over the place.Why are some words in capital letters here? Who knows.
  • Then I realised I was a movie maker:
  • Then I realised I was a movie maker:
  • Then I realised I was a movie maker:
  • Many professionals will say they don’t have stories.
  • Stock photo
  • If you don’t have a story, don’t present.
  • If you don’t have a story, don’t present.
  • If you don’t have a story, don’t present.
  • If you don’t have a story, don’t present.
  • If you don’t have a story, don’t present.
  • If you don’t have a story, don’t present.
  • If you don’t have a story, don’t present.
  • Actual proposals
  • Actual presentations
  • Then I realised I was a movie maker:
  • Well?What’s the last presentation you remember?I hope you never forget this one!
  • Meet Erich Viedge talking about Presentation Skills

    1. 1. Why are presentations boring…<br />
    2. 2. Then I realised!<br />
    3. 3. And movies interesting?<br />
    4. 4. ?<br />
    5. 5. What is the last presentationYOU remember?<br />
    6. 6. Can slides be as good as a movie?<br />
    7. 7. ?<br />
    8. 8. I thought they should<br />
    9. 9. I used to look like this (Actual picture from 2004)<br />
    10. 10. Iused to look like this (Actual picture from 2004)<br />(no kids yet)<br />
    11. 11. My documents looked like this (Actual document from 2003)<br />
    12. 12. My presentations looked like this(Actual presentation from 2004)<br />
    13. 13. The Strategy Hexagon<br />Goal<br />Measurement<br />Action Plan<br />Evaluation<br />Formulate (EMEA)<br />Refine<br />(SA! / EMEA)<br />Communicate<br />(EMEA / SA)<br />Understand<br />(SA)<br />Feedback<br />(SA!)<br />Act<br />(SA!)<br />
    14. 14. Act-Feedback axis: how<br />Combination of research and training. More interviews.<br />Environmental Scanning (Based on the CIA’s model)<br />Measure External feedback sources<br />Audit efficiency of Internal feedback structures / processes<br />Deliver Strategic thinking tools (SCAMPER)<br />Measure amount and impact <br /> of Feedback from macro-<br /> environment<br />Goal<br />Measurement<br />Action Plan<br />Evaluation<br />
    15. 15. Why are movies successful?<br />
    16. 16. Then I realised!<br />Movies…<br />
    17. 17. Tell stories<br />
    18. 18. Presentations…<br />
    19. 19. Tell facts<br />
    20. 20. Then I realised!<br />Movies…<br />
    21. 21. Have characters<br />
    22. 22. Presentations…<br />
    23. 23. Have data<br />
    24. 24. Then I realised!<br />Movies…<br />
    25. 25. Are visual<br />
    26. 26. Presentations…<br />
    27. 27. About Powerpoint<br />The software suggests a heading and bullet points, so that’s what people go for<br />Once you’re typing, it’s hard to remember you’re not using a word processor to write a book<br />We’re used to seeing boring powerpoints so we think it’s acceptable<br />We’re not trained visual storytellers, so we don’t know how to make the slides look good<br />We think the data is more important than the message<br />There’s so much on the slide we feel we have to read the slide to the poor suckers at the back of the room<br />You get extra “Pro” points for using lots of jargon<br />
    28. 28. That was me, five years ago<br />
    29. 29.
    30. 30. I wanted to learn how to do this:<br />
    31. 31.
    32. 32. I realised that this was bad:<br />
    33. 33. Southern Africa Long-Term Trends<br />Note: each member pays 2 x per year (6-monthly subs to USA)<br />Green line = number of clubs<br />Red line = number of membership payments <br />
    34. 34. I studied <br />
    35. 35. typefaces<br />
    36. 36. and how they work…<br />
    37. 37. …together<br />
    38. 38. Put away my<br />
    39. 39.
    40. 40. And picked up my<br />
    41. 41.
    42. 42. I learned what colours work…<br />
    43. 43. And which don’t<br />
    44. 44. Now…<br />
    45. 45. I can tell stories like this:<br />
    46. 46. Club<br />Club growth and decline 1979-2009<br />
    47. 47. Club<br />Club growth and decline<br />15 yrs<br />13 yrs<br />
    48. 48. Club<br />Club growth and decline<br />15 yrs<br />13 yrs<br />+104<br />-41<br />
    49. 49. My documents look like this now<br />
    50. 50.
    51. 51. My presentations look like this…<br />
    52. 52.
    53. 53. And this…<br />
    54. 54.
    55. 55. Make your slideshows like a movie<br />
    56. 56. Then I realised!<br />
    57. 57. And your audience<br />
    58. 58. Will remember your presentation for years to come<br />
    59. 59. Erich Viedge<br />Johannesburg<br /> South Africa<br />www.pepper.co.za<br />+27 74-1-VIEDGE<br />+27 74 184-3343<br />@erichv<br />

    ×