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The Science of Presentations The Science of Presentations Presentation Transcript

  • The Art & Science of Presentations
  • (yes, really. go ahead)
  • Not so Good much
  • Why?
  • Life after… Death by PowerPoint
  • Stop doing this…
  • ..and this…
  • IT Modernization Roadmap
  • Which leads to…
  • and costs…
  • It’s not working
  • What’s the most common communication mistake?
  • TOO MUCH Info
  • Why do you present?
  • 1 Remember 2 Do Something
  • Modality Cognitive Principle Load Working Coherence Memory Principle Long-term Redundancy Memory Principle
  • Sensory Long-term inputs memory Audience
  • Working Memory Sensory Long-term inputs memory 3-4 items
  • kids blah blah deadlines blah blah money blah blah blah blah spouse blah kids blah lunch blah
  • kids blah blah deadlines blah blah money blah blah blah blah spouse blah kids blah lunch blah
  • kids blah blah deadlines blah blah money blah 1 2 3 1 2 3 blah blah blah spouse blah kids blah lunch blah
  • Formula for Better Presentations
  • Treat them like kings!
  • Got it?
  • Preparation
  • Start Offline
  • Curiosity before Content
  • after 10 minutes audience attention steadily drops
  • Parachute in!
  • Design
  • Keep it simple
  • If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough —Albert Einstein
  • Reduce Text
  • No “SLIDE-U-MENTS”
  • Notes Area
  • Notes Page
  • Presenter View Audience Presenter
  • Make it visual. (But don’t decorate.)
  • Pictures beat text!
  • Better recall for visual info Text Pictures
  • High Quality Images
  • 1 Point Per Slide
  • Example
  • Dump the templates
  • Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery Keep it simple
  • Squint Test
  • DELIVERY
  • “Practice is the best of all instructors” Publilius Syrus
  • Read books – NOT Your Slides!!
  • Presenter View
  • Learn some shortcuts!
  • Learn some shortcuts
  • Cut the Text Visual w/o Backup Plan Who & Why 1st decoration Never read Plan before PPT 1 Point per slides Slide “Plain English” Practice Dump the Parachute in. templates Ask for Feedback What the #s MEAN PREPARE DESIGN DELIVERY
  • Learning Forum Be a Super Hero ^presentation
  • http://bit.ly/BetterPresentations
  • http://bit.ly/miketaylor T. Michael Taylor Learning Development Consultant Fossil & Hydro Generation 155 W. Nationwide Blvd Columbus, Ohio 43215 614.583.6050 | audinet: 220.6050