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secrets of presentation skill

  1. 1. By: Lokender Yadav
  2. 2. • This presentation is designed to help you improve your presentation skills by considering the presentation from the vision of the purpose, the support, the organization and the delivery.
  3. 3.  General purposea) Informative / transfer of information from presenter to audienceb) persuasive attempt to change action , attitude, believe Realistically define the result expecteda) Realistic in scopeb) Realistic in sight of receivers knowledge, culture, status etc.c) Realistic in sight of possible action by receiver.
  4. 4. • Before start writing of the presentation there are some things that need to be considered . Advance analysis by the presenter can make a huge diff in the outcomes of presentation. Audience Analysisa) Key people/ location / occasionsb) language level/ chance of interruptionsc) knowledge/ age groupd) Cultural similarities / dissimilarities
  5. 5. Speaker Credibilitya) What does audience know about speaker credibility in the area of presentationb) credibility in other subject areasc) What are the chances of credibility enhancement before presentation / during presentation
  6. 6. • State main ideas or concept s the audience must get if objectives are to be met• develop the main points of the presentation• Clear preview of what you want to accomplish in the presentation• Determine gather and group together the main points you want to focus/communicate• Determine the presentation theme or tie your presentation with the theme of the program.• Prepare introduction and conclusion : Introduction should be prepare at last and conclusion at first …..
  7. 7.  Use proper grammar Avoid technical language/words that the audience may not familiar with if necessary to use such words do not forget to explain it. Avoid jargons (language specific to niece ) Avoid fillers(E.g “Ah” “you know” “um”)
  8. 8.  Find appropriate argument to support your main points Evidence as support whether presentation is informative or persuasive you need to support your main points with evidence Source of evidence. a) factb) Exaples,real life or hypotheticalc) Authority, expertsd) Statistics
  9. 9.  Be careful while selecting theme/design for your presentation because it will be a first impact Text size /headings/ Fonts style use of audio ,visuals and other media should be well planned and checked before starting First slide should speak the passion /importance of the topic . It should pass a curiosity to the audience last slide should be very much pleasing. Which should express the answer to the audience curiosity created at first slide . Synchronization between slides, maintain the continuity between subtopics. Be careful about creating correlation between previous /upcoming slides, use slight hints and questions about upcoming slides
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  11. 11. • influence of non-verbal on overall communication : more than 50% of what you communicate is communicated non verbally. You must make sure your non verbal messages do not conflict with your words other wise your words will loose most of their impact.
  12. 12. • 1) Accept that nervousness as a common cold . Even the most expert speakers and entertainers have certain level of nervousness .• 2) The key to nervousness is to have it work for you not against you• 3) Use nervousness to your advantage . Nervousness cause our body to produce extra adrenalin and therefore “pumps “ us up for the presentation. Without nervousness you would no do as well as you can with nervousness .• 4) difficult part is to make nervousness work for you. So become aware how your body respond to nervousness
  13. 13. • It is strongly recommended that you do not write out your speech word by word . It can distract your attention between presentation and written matter• Reading your speech in front of audience with presentation can cause impact slip
  14. 14. • One of the most important aspects of delivery is direct eye contact with your listeners .• You should look at your audience at least 3 / 4 of the time . Because audience eyes are looking at you 3.5/4 of the time and they seek reply.• Eye contact is a wonderful tool for getting feedback from your audience. An audience will communicate much to you if you are looking at them and reading their no verbal messages.• Eye contact communicate to the audience your desire for them to pay attention to your presentation..• If you were ever taught to look at the back wall above the heads of the audience forget that ! Look right at the audience
  15. 15. • Plan in advance where you are going to place your notes and how you are going to handle them.• Try to have only one page of note.• Never forget to collect your note with you before and after presentation
  16. 16. • You should not plan your gesture or they will look planned. Instead keep your hands about waist height so that they are free to gesture and then relax and see what happens. You might be surprised to see that you naturally gesture. And if you don’t then as long as you keep your hands relaxed and don’t do something distracting with them they will not take you away from your presentation.• Good posture is important but avoid stiff posture. Stand straight on both feet(Which makes nervous shifting back and forth from one foot to the other impossible to do)
  17. 17. • Movement is good but only if it natural for you. Be careful to watch for nervous movement that is very distracting to the audience . Continuous pacing back and forth makes it difficult for the audience to listen to you.
  18. 18. • If you have ever listened to a monotone speaker , you do not question the need for vocal variety! Without vocal variety ,it is difficult for the audience to listen and more difficult for them to believe that you are excited about or even interested in the subject
  19. 19. • Practice may not make you perfect , but it does increase the chance of success. When you do practice ,try to create a similar physical environment to what you will have on the day of your presentation.• Think through the possible reaction of the receiver and then practice your reaction to the various receiver reactions.
  20. 20. • Restate question: Restating buys you a few seconds to think about your answer to the question.• Clarify vague questions• Answer questions directly but keep in line with your presentation objective• Choose wisely questions to be answered privately, after the presentation• Be confident while answering the question and avoid argument with listeners
  21. 21. • Pay close attention to the way you are approaching and leaving the front of the room. Carry yourself with confidence even if you don’t feel confident.• Think about your verbal and non-verbal cues when not speaking. Be aware of the tremendous impact on your presentation that you non verbal cues can have on the audience.
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