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Anatomy of a Lousy Pitch: The Six Worst Presentation Habits and How You Can Avoid Them! by Tim Wackel for @datadotcom

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Whether you are speaking to an audience of one or one thousand, it’s critical that you engage your listeners. Learn the six worst presentation habits that put barriers between you and your listener and the unique and proven methods for conquering these habits so that you can become a more polished, professional and inspiring presenter!

Webinar attendees will learn:
* Avoid the #1 mistake most presenters still make
* Grab your listener’s attention in the first two minutes
* Organize your ideas in a clear, concise and compelling approach
* Avoid the fatal trap most presenters fall into on “the big day”
* Leverage the two most important (and overlooked) elements of all successful presentations

Presented by Tim Wackel, is one of today’s most popular business speakers who has mastered the ability to make information entertaining, memorable and easy to understand.

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Anatomy of a Lousy Pitch: The Six Worst Presentation Habits and How You Can Avoid Them! by Tim Wackel for @datadotcom

  1. 1. There are 300 million PowerPoint users in the world** estimate
  2. 2. They do 30 million presentations each day** estimate
  3. 3. About a million presentations are going on right now** estimate
  4. 4. 50% of them are unbearable** conservative estimate
  5. 5. How many presentations?
  6. 6. Every time we attempt to convince anybody, anywhere, of anything !in business, at home, over the phone, in person, one-on-one or in groups
  7. 7. #1. Speaking before a group #2. Heights #3. Insects and bugs #4. Financial problems #5. Deep water #6. Sickness #7. Death #8. Flying #9. Loneliness #10. DogsPeoples Almanac
  8. 8. #1. Speaking before a group #2. Heights #3. Insects and bugs #4. Financial problems #5. Deep water #6. Sickness #7. Death #8. Flying #9. Loneliness #10. DogsPeoples Almanac
  9. 9. Mistake #1Failure to understand your audience.
  10. 10. Where do you focus your time?You and your ideas??? The customer???
  11. 11. Who will attend? What do they really want? Why are they participating?Do you need to establish credibility? How much time? Specific measurable benefit? Likely objections?
  12. 12. Mistake #2 Lack of a clearlydefined objective.
  13. 13. What do you want?What is in it for the listener?
  14. 14. By adopting my ideas for a flextime system,the company will gain access to whole new pool of highly qualified employees.
  15. 15. By purchasing this software your company will save 1.3 million dollars a year.
  16. 16. Mistake #3Too much data!
  17. 17. Three pillars that support your objective Framework of the presentation
  18. 18. Why Only Three?Memory & impactDistill many into fewLead with your best stuff!
  19. 19. Mistake #4Failing to excite.
  20. 20. •! You can never take back a ?•! Less than 2 minutes•! Forget platitudes•! A gee-whiz fact, a powerful story•! Focus attention on key issues•! Grab their attention
  21. 21. Mistake #5Death by PowerPoint.
  22. 22. Visual AidsHow big is an acre of land?
  23. 23. Visual Aids43,560 square feet!
  24. 24. Visual Aids208.7 feet by 208.7 feet
  25. 25. Mistake #6 Ending withinspirational deficit.
  26. 26. End of slide show, click to exit
  27. 27. pre"sen"ta"tionPronunciation: prE- zen- tA-sh&nFunction: verbDefinition 1a: asking someone to agreewith you b: asking someone to make adecision c: asking someone to dosomething
  28. 28. Special limited time offer!•! 10 Worst Habits for $10•! Workbook & mp3 file•! Money back guarantee!timwackelsales.com/pitch
  29. 29. Ideas for staying in touch! 214-369-7722 www.timwackel.com twitter.com/timwackel linkedin.com/in/timwackel

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