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Introducing the Viget team to some tips and strategies for presenting. Done in a very rough Lessig style as an illustration of style.

Introducing the Viget team to some tips and strategies for presenting. Done in a very rough Lessig style as an illustration of style.

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Tips for Presenting Tips for Presenting Presentation Transcript

  • presenting
  • lots of things
  • content
  • visuals
  • ...
  • presenting
  • =
  • helping an audience
  • understand
  • your message
  • 1
  • content is king
  • message
  • story
  • only thing
  • matters
  • irrelevant
  • how do we keep a message
  • cohesive?
  • start small
  • one sentence
  • “I’m going to present about presenting”
  • three points
  • “Content, visuals, delivery”
  • five paragraphs
  • I didn’t actually do this part, but I could have...
  • one hundred twenty slides
  • cohesion
  • toughest part
  • 1>3
  • organization
  • information design
  • do what you
  • always
  • do
  • break down the concept
  • build
  • make sure:
  • everything relates
  • everything matters
  • edit
  • 1I
  • slides support
  • message
  • one rant:
  • slides
  • presentation
  • repeat:
  • slides
  • presentation
  • reason:
  • In order to tell the story you need to tell in an effective way, you may need a lot of words. If your story is to be understood away from your presentation, you may well need many words on your slide. People read much faster than you speak, so once they figure out that all your content is on the slides, they’ll start reading ahead of you, ignoring what you’re actually saying. Seriously, it happens. You’re doing it right now. Raise your hand when you read this line. Seriously. Raise your hand right now.
  • moral:
  • bullets and lots of words are bad.
  • your slides
  • & your voice
  • the interface
  • understanding
  • your message
  • III
  • presentation is delivery
  • be yourself
  • your style
  • know-it-all
  • funny
  • really funny
  • understated
  • storyteller
  • literature
  • three downfalls:
  • passion
  • preparation
  • trust
  • let’s talk:
  • passion
  • own every point
  • believe it
  • don’t go nuts
  • but show passion
  • let’s talk:
  • trust
  • who are you?
  • why do they care?
  • name?
  • experience?
  • skill?
  • introduce yourself
  • demonstrate
  • banking on your skill with your
  • ugly slides?
  • banking on experience without showing
  • your clients & work?
  • banking on your name with a
  • let’s talk:
  • preparation
  • don’t be like me
  • know your story
  • WAY BETTER
  • know your slides
  • also:
  • know your flow
  • know your clock
  • know your audience
  • practice
  • cues
  • slow down
  • move on
  • read your presentation
  • out loud
  • with friends
  • to a mirror
  • ugly slides?