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Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
Presentations N Influence
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Presentations N Influence

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This is a presentation I do on presentation technique for new Exec members

This is a presentation I do on presentation technique for new Exec members

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  • 1. PRESENTED BY ANDY PARSONS Influence through presentations
  • 2. Why speak? <ul><li>To influence how people think about </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your sort </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Positive or negative it always happens whether you like it or not </li></ul>
  • 3. More formal occasions <ul><li>When will you be required to make such presentations? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want people to think about you and the Union. </li></ul>
  • 4. How do you do it? <ul><li>What you say </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your script </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How you present it </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How you look </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual aids and props </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. What do you say? <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ as a result of this, I want people to …. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Who are you trying to influence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are their views and interest now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will what you say influence them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do they have any key buttons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Positive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Negative </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 6. How do you start? <ul><li>Get their attention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial silence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Re-focus and challenge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial open questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>no yes/ no answers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Outline your structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time frame </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. Body of your case <ul><li>Make a few points well </li></ul><ul><li>Look for interaction and rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Be a mind changer </li></ul><ul><li>Use rhetorical devises </li></ul>
  • 8. List some rhetorical devises <ul><li>Prepare to use them to illustrate some thing about how they can best be used. </li></ul><ul><li>E.G. Story telling </li></ul><ul><li>I remember how powerful it was when a former president Cheesy, who was not a great orator, made a very powerful point at a freshers meeting. I had never really understood why freshers are wise watch there step in there first few weeks. He told the story of Lifty Lifty, a boy who unwisely chose to spend a whole day in the Towers lift so that he would “meet everyone”. The name stayed with him till the day he left. Cheesy told the story and made his point. </li></ul>
  • 9. Here are some I prepared earlier <ul><li>Catch phases </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes </li></ul><ul><li>Stories </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition </li></ul><ul><li>Puns </li></ul><ul><li>Irony </li></ul><ul><li>Calls for loyalty </li></ul><ul><li>Unity </li></ul><ul><li>Painting a vision </li></ul><ul><li>Jokes </li></ul><ul><li>Personal attacks </li></ul><ul><li>Apology </li></ul><ul><li>Resignation </li></ul>
  • 10. What is the conclusion for? <ul><li>You should answer the question </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ so what do you want me to do?” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Find the incentives for people to do what you want. </li></ul><ul><li>Use closed questions to build commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Be specific about the actions you want. </li></ul>
  • 11. Now we’ve got a good script - what can go wrong? <ul><li>Performance </li></ul>
  • 12. What are the key elements of a great performance? <ul><li>Pace </li></ul><ul><li>Conviction </li></ul><ul><li>Rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Audibility </li></ul><ul><li>Visual aids </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting documents </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul>
  • 13. Pace and conviction <ul><li>Right speed for audience size </li></ul><ul><li>Right speed for content </li></ul><ul><li>Vary the speed to give texture </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t look like you believe in what you are saying - why should anyone else. </li></ul>
  • 14. Rapport and Audibility <ul><li>Looks and smiles </li></ul><ul><li>Work the whole room </li></ul><ul><li>Break the glass bubble </li></ul><ul><li>Content should build rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to use amplification </li></ul><ul><li>Get the volume right </li></ul>
  • 15. Visual Aids and supporting documents <ul><li>Help you add structure </li></ul><ul><li>Detail to save you clogging up speech </li></ul><ul><li>Support and authority </li></ul><ul><li>A picture paints and thousand words </li></ul><ul><li>Room for notes </li></ul><ul><li>Basis of a decision </li></ul><ul><li>A permanent reminder </li></ul>
  • 16. Confidence <ul><li>Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Be comfortable with your notes </li></ul><ul><li>Relax </li></ul>
  • 17. What do I want you to do? <ul><li>Everyone can improve their speaking and influence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are many ways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try these techniques now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leave your comfort zone </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use the ones that work for you during your year of office </li></ul><ul><li>Give each other effective feedback. </li></ul>
  • 18. 2 Mins. to get us to try something you love. <ul><li>Observers checklist </li></ul>
  • 19. Observer’s checklist Attribute 1-5 Comments Opening Initial Questions Structure Rhetorical devises Conclusion- What do I want to do? Pace Conviction Rapport/audibility Confidence/notes Overall impression other
  • 20. Observer’s checklist Attribute 1-5 Comments Opening Initial Questions Structure Rhetorical devises Conclusion- What do I want to do? Pace Conviction Rapport/audibility Confidence/notes Overall impression other

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