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Presentation zen for Huge Thing

  1. 1. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Presentation Zen Not the most important class 
  2. 2. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Why I „dare” to stand in front of you playing the wise guy?
  3. 3. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Cause first 12 years of my professional life I earned money presenting and selling …and I was pretty good at that
  4. 4. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Cause, nowadays (since 2008) I live out of watching other people pitches …and I am getting better and better
  5. 5. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen In my life of being presenter I have come thru different „phases”
  6. 6. „It’s gonna be alright”
  7. 7. „Wise Guy”
  8. 8. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen The more I’ve tried to pretend somebody I wasnt, the more disappointed I was with my presentations.
  9. 9. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen I have to – secretly – admit: I have always wanted to be…
  10. 10. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Gary Vaynerchuk Ken Robinson Vince Lombardi (Al. Pacino)
  11. 11. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Remember: words – properly said – have got the power of changing the world by changing people’s opinions, perception
  12. 12. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Unfortunately: I have got bunch of unpleasant news  Not everyone can be like Al Pacino  We have got different gifts, different skills  Fortunately it’s not your job to give speeches for 60 000 dollars for 60 minutes.
  13. 13. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Everyone, absolutely everyone can be good enough not to waste your effort by being lousy while presenting.
  14. 14. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen You don’t need ANY tricks By the way, if you are interested in genius tricks check out Derren Brown.
  15. 15. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen …the only thing that matters is just telling your audience the truth. I know, it sounds like a title of some rubbish handbook „Just Say Yes” but it works.
  16. 16. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen
  17. 17. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen The most important facts to understand  Presentation is a consequence of something else  It’s an easy finish of somethng which is much more harder
  18. 18. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen How not waste you effort Very practical guide
  19. 19. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen What I will try to tell you. 1. How to divide your job into „manageable” areas? 2. How to give a speech 3. Stage directions and technical stuff
  20. 20. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen How to start  The one and only trick  …it’s good to win the crowd before you really start to present
  21. 21. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen How to split the job?
  22. 22. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Content is above the show! Let me remind you: are not professional showmen.
  23. 23. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Content  Just work on your project  Think of what matters to your listeners  Tell about your idea somebody who listens to it for the first time
  24. 24. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen The most difficult part: adjust the scope of content to the time you were given.
  25. 25. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen You will ask yourself a question: what to erase from my presentation?
  26. 26. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen In my opinion: the audience is the key
  27. 27. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen All right, does it mean that I „loose” rest of my materials?
  28. 28. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Summary  Your task is make an extract of what you have done.  One can always says if there is nothing behind the slides.  Adjust your content to your audience expectations.
  29. 29. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen How to split the job?
  30. 30. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen The way you tell your story matters.
  31. 31. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Story? Yes, this is the key world. Good presentation is a story telling.
  32. 32. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Remember what Hitchock said?
  33. 33. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen The most common mistake  People judge your idea, not the way you’ve hit on it.  All the time I see the teams who are not even able to get to the phase of presenting the idea (time is running up).
  34. 34. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen When you go to the movie theatre nobody shows you the camera
  35. 35. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen I can guarantee you that the audience wants to get familiar with your business idea.
  36. 36. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen What about that kind of narration?  This is our idea  And now I am gonna tell you why it makes sense: – market – research – tools – technology etc
  37. 37. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Summary  Think of your presentation as about telling the most beautiful story..  Idea is the King, not the way you hit upon it.
  38. 38. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen How to split the job?
  39. 39. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Even though I am great content fan, the show, the form matters .
  40. 40. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen It’s not about design, aesthetics, this is always very subjective
  41. 41. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen There are few simple rules which lead to one conclusion: simplicty
  42. 42. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Simplicty Rule1-2-3 – 1 thought on a slide – max 2 fonts per presentation – 3 bullets on a slide 10/20/30 Rule
  43. 43. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen
  44. 44. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Zły przykład ;-) Fatalny przykład
  45. 45. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Podsumowanie  Less is more  Do not overuse animation (I know how tempting it is)  If your design skills are as horrible as mine, just put black letters on a white background.
  46. 46. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen !!!Banality!!! Speech crowns your work. Do not ruin your with your stupidity or laziness.
  47. 47. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Yeah, the talent matters but…
  48. 48. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen How to give a speech  If you love your project just be honest  Do not overintelectualize it?
  49. 49. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Never read your slides (the audience will do it faster).
  50. 50. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Keep an eye contact, „force” accpetation of your viewers.
  51. 51. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Ask question, interact with your viewers.
  52. 52. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen I can not teach you the body language  Gestures amplify your words  Exaggeration makes you funny.
  53. 53. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Take care of your time. The worst nightmare is when you have to stop somebodys speech in the middle of it.
  54. 54. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Summary  Repeat  Rehearse  Practice
  55. 55. Stage directions
  56. 56. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Watch news on TV  Tell them what you are about to tell them  Say that  Tell them what you have just told them.
  57. 57. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Technology  Could be illusive.  Remember about remote controls, cables, resolutions etc.  Visit the place.
  58. 58. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Software  Not only Power Point, Keynote  Google Docs  Prezi.com, Sliderocket  Open Office (open source generally)
  59. 59. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen I wish you hundreds of funtastic presentations
  60. 60. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen If you want more slideshare.net I speakerdeck.com I noteandpoint.com tedx.com
  61. 61. Huge Thing – Presentation Zen Bartek Gola bartlomiej.gola@speedupgroup.com @GolaBartek www.speedblog.pl

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