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    1. 1. Boring to Bravo Presentations10 Techniques to Create and Give a Memorable Presentation that will Inspire your Audience to Action Kristin J. Arnold, MBA, CMC, CPF, CSP www.BoringtoBravo.com October 12, 2011
    2. 2. What about a presentation inspires you to take action?
    3. 3. The ONLY reason to give a speech…. Nick Morgan
    4. 4. 1. Beginwith the End in Mind
    5. 5. PPT
    6. 6. Objectives First• Creating a memorable presentation that inspires the audience to action• Being comfortable in front of any audience• Knowing when to infuse your presentation with engaging techniques
    7. 7. Research Andy Newson / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
    8. 8. Key Points What they care about…
    9. 9. 2. It’s about Them
    10. 10. http://www.theseedofhope.com/post.cfm/the-epiphany
    11. 11. More “We” than “Me” • We, Us, Our • You, Yours • I, Me, My • Personalize - Names 6
    12. 12. KnowYourStuff
    13. 13. 3. Make a Connection
    14. 14. Mingle
    15. 15. Find a Friend
    16. 16. Smile
    17. 17. Use Inviting Gestures
    18. 18. 4. Make Your Message Stick
    19. 19. Review or Revisit
    20. 20. Call to Action
    21. 21. Phrase that Pays 8
    22. 22. Extend theConversation 8
    23. 23. 5. You are the #1 Visual
    24. 24. Dress the PartClosetCouture.com 8
    25. 25. Move with Purpose 8
    26. 26. To PPT or not to PPT
    27. 27. 6. Make itVISUAL
    28. 28. Mission Vision ValuesState of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® | David Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer
    29. 29. Mission Vision ValuesState of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® | David Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer
    30. 30. Our Vision Statement We are dedicated to making every eligible child’s wish come true. State of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® | David Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer
    31. 31. Our Vision StatementWe are dedicated to making every eligible child’s wish come true. State of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® | David Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer
    32. 32. Mission Vision ValuesState of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® | David Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer
    33. 33. Value: CHILD-FOCUSOur business practices always put theinterests of wish children first. State of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® | David Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer
    34. 34. Value: CHILD-FOCUS Our business practices always put the interests of wish children first. State of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® | David Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer
    35. 35. Kristin Joseph
    36. 36. Video
    37. 37. Garr Reynolds Nancy Duarte
    38. 38. 7. Beware theTHIS IS NOT A DOCUMENT Slideument
    39. 39. Slideument = Slideshow+Handout + TakeawayCoined by Garr Reynolds in Presentation Zen
    40. 40. 8. Ask Questions
    41. 41. Rhetorical Questions
    42. 42. Take a Poll
    43. 43. Interview a Participant• Volunteers• Reassure• Connection• Ask Good ?s• Headlines• Thank ‘Em• Be in the Moment
    44. 44. Q&A Strategies• Take questions as you go• Stop periodically• Create small groups• Hold questions to the end• Use cell phones, web technology or index cards
    45. 45. 9. Keep it Lively
    46. 46. Involve Them Never do for the audience what they can do for themselvesBob Pike, CSP, CPAE
    47. 47. Tell Stories• Definitions, quotations & testimonials• Examples, illustrations & case studies• Comparisons, analogies & allusions• Facts & statistics• Borrowed stories• Personal & signature stories
    48. 48. Demonstration 9
    49. 49. IntentionalInteraction
    50. 50. 10.Deal with Resistance 13
    51. 51. Set the Tone 13
    52. 52. Pre-Empt Objections 13
    53. 53. Make it Okay 13
    54. 54. Be Aware ofPhysical Limitations 13
    55. 55. Be Transparent dream designs / FreeDigitalPhotos.net 13
    56. 56. EXCUSE
    57. 57. Boring to Bravo Presentations10 Techniques to Create and Give a Memorable Presentationthat will Inspire your Audience to Action Kristin J. Arnold MBA, CMC, CPF, CSP www.BoringToBravo.com

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