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What do a leaky roof, a greasy spoon, a bear sighting, and a man with a tortoise in his pants all have in common?   Watch this lightening talk and find out...(AKA Tips for Effective Presentations)
 

What do a leaky roof, a greasy spoon, a bear sighting, and a man with a tortoise in his pants all have in common? Watch this lightening talk and find out...(AKA Tips for Effective Presentations)

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This was my "lightning talk" at Pres4lib, a presentation camp for librarians on 6/12/09 at the Princeton Public Library. It really HAS to be seen with the audio/video which is available at: ...

This was my "lightning talk" at Pres4lib, a presentation camp for librarians on 6/12/09 at the Princeton Public Library. It really HAS to be seen with the audio/video which is available at: http://pres4lib.pbworks.com/Lightning-Talks

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What do a leaky roof, a greasy spoon, a bear sighting, and a man with a tortoise in his pants all have in common?   Watch this lightening talk and find out...(AKA Tips for Effective Presentations) What do a leaky roof, a greasy spoon, a bear sighting, and a man with a tortoise in his pants all have in common? Watch this lightening talk and find out...(AKA Tips for Effective Presentations) Presentation Transcript

  • Pres4lib Lightning Talks: Round 2 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jegomezr/2926143475/sizes/l/ For video of this talk see http://pres4lib.pbworks.com
    • What do
    • a leaky roof
    • a greasy spoon
    • a bear sighting
    • and a man with a tortoise in his pants
    • All have in common?
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/kloudjonas/3240282645/sizes/l/ They are all examples I’m going to use in… Tips for Effective Presentations
  • Choose Your Words
  • Choose Your Words With Care http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Have a Consistent Message
  • Have a Consistent Message http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Walk Your Talk
  • Walk Your Talk http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html 24 Hour Fitness Shiny Escalators
  • Humor helps the medicine go down
  • Humor helps the medicine go down http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Humor helps the medicine go down But know your limitations…
  • Appreciate alternate perspectives
  • Appreciate alternate perspectives http://justinmaier.com/2006/05/09/amazing-3d-art-by-julian-bever/
  • Appreciate alternate perspectives http://justinmaier.com/2006/05/09/amazing-3d-art-by-julian-bever/
  • Don’t force the Content
  • Don’t force the Content
  • If you use Powerpoint… Limit Your Text
  • If you use Powerpoint… Limit Your Text
  • Keep it Simple
  • Keep it Simple http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Keep it Simple http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Keep it Simple ? ? ? http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Keep it Simple http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Surprises are Engaging
  • Surprises are Engaging http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Surprises are Engaging http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Surprises are Engaging http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Check Your Facts
  • Check Your Facts http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Check Your Facts http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Stay on top of the Research
  • Stay on top of the Research http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Quote the Experts
  • Quote the Experts http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Quote the Experts http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Quote the Experts http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Quote the Experts http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Inform, even advocate… but don’t try to spin what can’t be spun
  • Inform, even advocate… but don’t try to spin what can’t be spun http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Inform, even advocate… but don’t try to spin what can’t be spun http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Pass the Smell Test
  • Pass the Smell Test http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Pass the Smell Test http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html
  • Thank you! http://www.flickr.com/photos/darwinbell/2602728681
  • Deleted Scenes http://www.flickr.com/photos/virgu/12496426/sizes/l/
  • Choose Your Words With Care http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html