IC12 - Presentation Skills and Techniques

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Presentation given at Rotary International Convention in Bangkok on Tuesday 8 May, 2012.

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  • IC12 - Presentation Skills and Techniques

    1. 1. Presentation Skills andTechniques
    2. 2. ModeratorRI Director- nominee Larry LunsfordKansas City, MO, USA
    3. 3. Panelist RI Training Leader, PDG Jennifer ScottWentworth Falls, N.S.W, Australia
    4. 4. PanelistRotary Public Image Coordinator Mark Kriebel Endwell, NY, USA
    5. 5. A Good Presentation• Elements• Aides• Preparation• Message• Structure
    6. 6. Elements• Voice• Appearance• Body language• Oral language• Personality
    7. 7. Voice• Pleasant, sense of warmth• Natural, sincere• Dynamic• Expressive• Easily heard
    8. 8. Appearance• Appropriate -time, location, and audience• Smile• Dress• Grooming
    9. 9. Body language• Distracting mannerisms – Rocking – Swaying – Finger tapping – Hugging the lectern• Convey emotions• Good comfortable speaking posture
    10. 10. Eye contact• After your voice, your eyes are the most powerful tool for communicating• Include all the audience, each individual• Monitor attentiveness & reaction
    11. 11. Oral language• Culturally appropriate• Language appropriate for the occasion• Do not use words that are offensive or obscure –No distracting noises (um, ah, er)• Speak slow enough and emphasise items of importance• Use pauses to command attention• Be enthusiastic – nothing great has ever been achieved without enthusiasm!
    12. 12. Personality• Be natural• Spontaneous• Conversational• Be yourself, genuine, natural
    13. 13. Aides• Start with a story• Power point• Microphone• Lectern• Platform• Humour - will it work?• Handouts – best at the end
    14. 14. Preparation• If you fail to plan - you plan to fail• Practise• 100 words = 1 minute• Prepare a speech for every invitation• Mark paragraphs – Essential, Necessary, Desirable – END• Run through audio visual and check correct version/software
    15. 15. Message - media• What is the angle?• Positive• Factual• Specific
    16. 16. Structure
    17. 17. Summary• Be yourself• Be an ambassador for Rotary• Be enthusiastic• Be prepared
    18. 18. Questions?

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