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WEDN Learn and Lead 2016 Jenny Maxwell Three Ways to Give a Better Presentation

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50 minutes with 3 tips on how to win over your board and give a better presentation.

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WEDN Learn and Lead 2016 Jenny Maxwell Three Ways to Give a Better Presentation

  1. 1. + THE BUCKLEY SCHOOL JENNY MAXWELL 3 WAYS TO GIVE A BETTER PRESENTATION NOW
  2. 2. + 50 minutes 3 tips  OPEN STRONG  FOCUSED ENERGY  CONTROL & CONCLUDE
  3. 3. Today, I’d like to talk to you about….
  4. 4. Today, I’d like to talk to you about….
  5. 5. + Strong Open MAKES TOPIC CLEAR: What’s this about? ANSWERS: What’s in this for me?
  6. 6. EXERCISE: Create a Strong Open
  7. 7. + Topic: Farmers’ Market Downtown Economic development aid Good for our citizens Helps downtown businesses Promotes good health Support area farmers
  8. 8. + Create a Strong Open City Leadership Local Business Community The Case for Farmers’ Market to:
  9. 9. You should have the last word.
  10. 10. + Control & Conclude Brainstorm questions Practice answers Don’t let Q&A be the last word
  11. 11. + Good Answer Addresses the question Furthers message when possible Short answer first
  12. 12. + Audience: Local Business Leaders FARMERS’ MARKET: More people downtown More vibrant community Promotes “shop local” BRAINSTORM QUESTIONS
  13. 13. How many parking spaces will this take up? Will people be selling lunch? Will that take away from my restaurant business? You know what I see? A bunch of organic-loving snobs to get in the way of my regular pawn shop customers. Will there be extra police on duty for this? How will you make sure these are only local farmers?
  14. 14. How many parking spaces will this take up?
  15. 15. How many parking spaces will this take up? Reframe: We’ve had a question about how the market will affect parking.
  16. 16. How many parking spaces will this take up? Reframe: We’ve had a question about how the market will affect parking. We don’t have specifics yet. It’s possible that we’ll be using some spaces for the market. We want to be sensitive to the needs of downtown businesses. So, we’ll be working with the town manager and business owners to work out that plan. If you have concerns, I’d like to talk you after this meeting so I can be aware of them.
  17. 17. Don’t end on Q&A. Save time to conclude.

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