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High Impact Presentation

  1. 1. The 10 Worst HumanThe 10 Worst Human FearsFears 0101 Speaking before a groupSpeaking before a group 0202 HeightsHeights 0303 Insects and bugsInsects and bugs 0404 Financial problemsFinancial problems 0505 Deep WaterDeep Water 0606 SicknessSickness 0707 DeathDeath 0808 FlyingFlying 0909 LonelinessLoneliness 1010 DogsDogs Source: Book of Lists, USA
  2. 2. ObjectivesObjectives Become aware of the important elements of a presentation. Prepare and deliver an effective presentation Building the Base Platform Skills
  3. 3. Presentations
  4. 4. Great PresentationGreat Presentation 1.1. Great DesignGreat Design 2.2. Great DeliveryGreat Delivery
  5. 5. Think of a topic on which you would be making a 5 to 7 mins presentation
  6. 6. Outline the Purpose of the PresentationOutline the Purpose of the Presentation  You need to define your purpose for giving theYou need to define your purpose for giving the presentationpresentation  Purpose of PresentationPurpose of Presentation  ToTo sell your Product/Servicesell your Product/Service  To Inform / TeachTo Inform / Teach  To Motivate / InspireTo Motivate / Inspire  To InstructTo Instruct  To PersuadeTo Persuade  To EntertainTo Entertain
  7. 7. ‘If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six sharpening my axe!’ Abraham Lincoln
  8. 8. Audience Analysis
  9. 9. Understand AudienceUnderstand Audience  Who is in your audience?Who is in your audience?  Are they novice / key members for makingAre they novice / key members for making decisions?decisions?  Why are they there?Why are they there?  What do they know about you?What do they know about you?  What is their current knowledge of the topic?What is their current knowledge of the topic?  What do they want / need to know?What do they want / need to know?  What is their background / experience /What is their background / experience / Education?Education?
  10. 10. A person with an opinion and no data is just another person with an opinion.
  11. 11. Research the TopicResearch the Topic  What are the key books/journals/websites relating toWhat are the key books/journals/websites relating to your topic?your topic?  Is there someone in particular that you should interviewIs there someone in particular that you should interview for information?for information?  Do you have any existing notes on the topic?Do you have any existing notes on the topic?  Are there any other sources that you think could beAre there any other sources that you think could be useful?useful?
  12. 12. Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.
  13. 13. Begin with the end in mind…
  14. 14. CloseClose  Most important stage along with openingMost important stage along with opening  Why write close firstWhy write close first  Focus on outcomeFocus on outcome  Helps you edit contentHelps you edit content  Reinforces the connection between yourReinforces the connection between your presentation and challenges facing the audiencepresentation and challenges facing the audience  Action RequiredAction Required
  15. 15. How Will You CloseHow Will You Close  How will you signal your close?How will you signal your close?  How will you summarise your main points?How will you summarise your main points?  What action is required from theWhat action is required from the audience?audience?  How will you close with impact?How will you close with impact?
  16. 16. Open with ImpactOpen with Impact  Impact TitleImpact Title  Presentation Skills vs. Present or PerishPresentation Skills vs. Present or Perish  PacePace  Fast paced vs. Laid backFast paced vs. Laid back  ConnectConnect  Story, Question, Joke, Quote, Arresting FactStory, Question, Joke, Quote, Arresting Fact  BenefitBenefit  Expectations from the sessionExpectations from the session  ObjectivesObjectives
  17. 17. Structure: might not look pretty butStructure: might not look pretty but will not run without itwill not run without it
  18. 18. BodyBody  Urgent Problem to be Solved  Problems  Options  Solutions  Decision to be Made  Opportunities  Risk  Recommendations  Sell a Product/Strategy  Features  Benefit  Proof  Past Sales Proof Statements  The Guarantee  Testimonials  Company Proof Results
  19. 19. Body Chronological  Events in order of occurrence Narrative  On a journey Case Study  Learn from other
  20. 20. Body - Tell StoriesBody - Tell Stories  Good stories haveGood stories have Interesting, clear beginningsInteresting, clear beginnings Provocative, engaging content in the middleProvocative, engaging content in the middle A clear, logical conclusionA clear, logical conclusion Clear Take away’sClear Take away’s Can be related to the point that you want toCan be related to the point that you want to makemake
  21. 21. Structure : Repeat 3 TimesStructure : Repeat 3 Times  It has been shown that it takes at least 3It has been shown that it takes at least 3 repetitions of information for people to be ablerepetitions of information for people to be able to absorb and retainto absorb and retain  This leads to the following approach toThis leads to the following approach to presentation:presentation:  Tell them what you’re going to tell themTell them what you’re going to tell them  Tell themTell them  Tell them what you told themTell them what you told them
  22. 22. KEY RULES FOR DESIGN • Use one concept per slide • Use Key words and phrases • Bullet points • Heading / Captions • Company Logo • Standard Company format
  23. 23. Top three things that annoy them about bad PowerPoint presentations:  The speaker read the slides to us – 67.4%  Full sentences instead of bullet points – 45.4%  Text so small I couldn't read it – 45.0% Source: What annoys Audiences about Power point presentations? Dave Paradi, Author of The Visual Slide Revolution Results from the 2009 Annoying PowerPoint Survey
  24. 24.  Layout  Consistency Placement of Text and images Fonts and Sizes Background colour Style and treatment of the slides Language check  Colour  Density of Text on slides  Drawing – Charts/ Figures / Tables KEY RULES FOR DESIGN
  25. 25. GREAT DELIVERY OF PRESENTATIONS • Voice • Managing Time • Language • Movement • Body Language
  26. 26. VOICE
  27. 27. 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint A PPT should have ten slides No more than twenty minutes font no smaller than thirty points
  30. 30. MANAGING DIFFICULT AUDIENCES • The Loudmouth • The Story teller/ Rambler • The Broken Record • The Whisperer • The Devil’s Advocate
  31. 31. The PRESENTATION…
  32. 32. The PRESENTATION…