Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Presentations But Were Afraid To Ask

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Presentation for the February Design Interest Meetup in Newcastle upon Tyne. The theme of the night was presentations.

Presentation for the February Design Interest Meetup in Newcastle upon Tyne. The theme of the night was presentations.

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  • 1. Vicky Teinaki ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT HER NEW SLIDEDECK“Everything you always wanted to know about presentations* * * BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK„*
  • 2. WARNINGdouble entendres ahead.
  • 3. “What is SodomyDeath By Powerpoint?”
  • 4. http://www.infocus.com/labs/all/visual-communication-collaboration/worst-ppt-slide-contest-winners
  • 5. Death to the slideument!
  • 6. “What Are Sex PervertsAre the Alternatives?”
  • 7. LIVE DRAWING e.g. Bill Verplank Image from Johnny Holland
  • 8. GOOD OL’ ORATORY e.g. Bruce Sterling Image from Johnny Holland
  • 9. PREZIe.g. Peter Morville
  • 10. USING VISUAL AIDS e.g. Jason Bruges
  • 11. “How Long Is Too Long?” * ** THIS WASN’T IN THE MOVIE, BUT C’MON!
  • 12. It depends. <20 minutes (concentration falls off after 10)Weinschenk, Susan (2012) 100 Things Every Presenter Needs to Know About People, New Riders, Washington.Medina, John (2009) Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home and School, Pear Press.
  • 13. TED= 18 minutes
  • 14. “Why Do Some Women Have Trouble Reachingan Orgasm Presentations Fail While Others Work?”
  • 15. MisguidedTechnical failures Confused Ill prepared….
  • 16. “Are the Findings ofDoctors and Clinics Who Do Sexual Research & Experiments Accurate all those studies about what how to do presentations useful?”
  • 17. Nancy Duarte { PRESENTATION DESIGN } Garr Reynolds INFOGRAPHICS VISUAL THINKING Edward Tufte Dan Roam
  • 18. “What HappensDuring Ejaculation Preparation for a Presentation?”
  • 19. Less is
  • 20. OH HAI POST-ITS (it’s about ideas)
  • 21. Imagery Cliches are a dime a dozen like schooldinners: acceptable, but only just.
  • 22. Don’t just Google, buy or CC attribute
  • 23. Like school dinners:passable, but hardlyinspiringNC-BY-CC by Dylaphant07 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dylaphant07/373580686/
  • 25. “Are TransvestitesHomosexuals Slidedecks Powerpoints?”
  • 26. “Does aphrodisiacs‘One More Thing’ Really Work?”
  • 27. Have two natural ending points. “…luckily, I’d embedded two natural places to end my talk. I had an ending that made the talk complete and I stopped there. What I didn’t have time to get to was the inspirational endingthat would have had them on their feet and screaming (well, they did end up on their feet, they just weren’t screaming.)” —Nancy Duarte on a talk that overran
  • 28. Duarte, Nancy (2011) ‘Communicate Like MLK and Change the World’ http://blog.duarte.com/2011/01/communicate-like-mlk- and-change-the-world/
  • 29. http://www.fabulouslyfierce.com/shop/dont-panic-in-pink/
  • 30. Apologies to Woody Allen, fans of Woody Allen, anyone who was insulted,and anyone who is all of the above.
  • 31. Further Reading Nancy Duarte Slide:ology (2008), Resonate (2011) Garr Reynolds Presentation Zen (2007)Edward Tufte Beautiful Evidence (2006), Envisioning Information (1990) Dan Roam Back of the Napkin (2009) Susan Weinschenk 100 Things Every Presenter Needs to Know About People More on me at @vickytnz