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Tips on how to use Powerpoint effectively, including case studies. Can be presented in 8-10 minutes.

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Present Naked

  1. 1. Why I stopped presenting (completely) naked<br />By Erich Viedge ACS, CL<br />
  2. 2. Three to five years ago…<br />
  3. 3. I looked like this (Actual picture from 2004)<br />
  4. 4. I looked like this (Actual picture from 2004)<br />(no kids yet)<br />
  5. 5. My documents looked like this (Actual document from 2003)<br />
  6. 6. My presentations looked like this(Actual presentation from 2004)<br />
  7. 7. The Strategy Hexagon<br />Goal<br />Measurement<br />Action Plan<br />Evaluation<br />Formulate (EMEA)<br />Refine<br />(SA! / EMEA)<br />Communicate<br />(EMEA / SA)<br />Understand<br />(SA)<br />Feedback<br />(SA!)<br />Act<br />(SA!)<br />
  8. 8. Act-Feedback axis: how<br />Combination of research and training. More interviews.<br />Environmental Scanning (Based on the CIA’s model)<br />Measure External feedback sources<br />Audit efficiency of Internal feedback structures / processes<br />Deliver Strategic thinking tools (SCAMPER)<br />Measure amount and impact <br /> of Feedback from macro-<br /> environment<br />Goal<br />Measurement<br />Action Plan<br />Evaluation<br />
  9. 9. How I used to be…<br />
  10. 10. How I used to be<br />Powerpoint was necessary evil<br />I resented it<br />I would read the bullets<br />I preferred flipcharts, actually<br />I liked to present “naked”<br />
  11. 11. That’sNothing to brag about!<br />
  12. 12. Then I realised!<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14. What is the last presentationYOU remember?<br />
  15. 15. Tell stories<br />
  16. 16. One point per slide<br />
  17. 17. Less is more<br />
  18. 18.
  19. 19. Painting with light<br />Louis Comfort Tiffany as a young man<br />19<br />
  20. 20. The quest for perfect glass…<br />Autumn leaf globe lamp (1900-1910)<br />Tiffany Studios<br />“Make a material in which colors and combinations of colors, shades, hues, tints and tones [are] there without surface treatment as far as possible.”<br />Louis Comfort Tiffany<br />Favrile glass<br />Contemporary technique<br />20<br />
  21. 21. Before<br />
  22. 22. Painting with light<br />Louis Comfort Tiffany as a young man<br />22<br />
  23. 23. After<br />
  24. 24. 24<br />Tiffany<br />Painting <br />with light<br />
  25. 25. Louis Comfort Tiffany <br />
  26. 26. Before<br />
  27. 27. The quest for perfect glass…<br />Autumn leaf globe lamp (1900-1910)<br />Tiffany Studios<br />“Make a material in which colors and combinations of colors, shades, hues, tints and tones [are] there without surface treatment as far as possible.”<br />Louis Comfort Tiffany<br />Favrile glass<br />Contemporary technique<br />27<br />
  28. 28. After<br />
  29. 29. “Make a material in which colors and combinations of colors, shades, hues, tints and tones [are] there without surface treatment as far as possible.”<br />Louis Comfort Tiffany<br />
  30. 30. Contemporary technique<br />
  31. 31. 31<br />Favrile glass<br />
  32. 32. But we don’t have stories!<br />
  33. 33.
  34. 34. It’s ALL stories<br />
  35. 35. Southern Africa Long-Term Trends<br />Note: each member pays 2 x per year (6-monthly subs to USA)<br />Green line = number of clubs<br />Red line = number of membership payments <br />
  36. 36. One point per slide<br />
  37. 37. Less is more<br />
  38. 38.
  39. 39. Southern Africa Long-Term Trends<br />Note: each member pays 2 x per year (6-monthly subs to USA)<br />Green line = number of clubs<br />Red line = number of membership payments <br />
  40. 40.
  41. 41. Less is more<br />
  42. 42. Summary<br />“It is all a matter of education, and we shall never have good art in our homes until the people learn to distinguish the beautiful from the ugly”<br />Louis Comfort Tiffany<br />Favrile glass<br />Intricate floral design<br />Copper and mosaic base<br />42<br />
  43. 43. Favrile glass<br />Intricate floral design<br />Copper and mosaic base<br />
  44. 44. Less is more<br />
  45. 45. <ul><li> The “Radar” metaphor: The indicator can’t tell us anything other than whether the POR is a civilian or military aircraft. Extending the metaphor, these days even civilian aircraft can be threatening…so we need to know more.to this end, the dashboard includes a great deal of info (financial, headcount etc). In this way, we can know everything from who’s on board (the transactions volume and financials), to who’s flying the plane (the manager). …</li></li></ul><li>POR Dashboard Development <br />Design & Components – Constituting Worksheets<br /><ul><li>POR Geography & Headcount
  46. 46. Financial Performance
  47. 47. Account & Transaction Volumes
  48. 48. Exchange Rates
  49. 49. Previous Report Sheets
  50. 50. Indicators
  51. 51. Regional Population
  52. 52. Number of PORs
  53. 53. Regional
  54. 54. National
  55. 55. Employees
  56. 56. Per POR
  57. 57. By position
  58. 58. Contact Details
  59. 59. POR Manager
  60. 60. Direct link to email</li></li></ul><li>POR Dashboard Development <br />Design & Components – Constituting Worksheets<br /><ul><li>POR Geography & Headcount
  61. 61. Financial Performance
  62. 62. Account & Transaction Volumes
  63. 63. Exchange Rates
  64. 64. Previous Report Sheets
  65. 65. Indicators
  66. 66. Ratio shown is Rand : Foreign Currency
  67. 67. Balance sheet figures converted using cumulative YTD rate
  68. 68. Income statement figures converted using month end average rate</li></li></ul><li>POR Dashboard Design<br />Methodology: Financials<br />Financial Performance<br />-------------------<br />Key Indicators<br />Cost to <br />Income Ratio<br />15%<br />Cost to Net Interest Income Ratio<br />35%<br /> Change Total<br />Profit<br />25%<br />Burden Ratio<br />25%<br />Financial Performance <br />Index<br />
  69. 69. Before<br />
  70. 70. <ul><li> The “Radar” metaphor: The indicator can’t tell us anything other than whether the POR is a civilian or military aircraft. Extending the metaphor, these days even civilian aircraft can be threatening…so we need to know more.to this end, the dashboard includes a great deal of info (financial, headcount etc). In this way, we can know everything from who’s on board (the transactions volume and financials), to who’s flying the plane (the manager). …</li></li></ul><li>After<br />
  71. 71. 52<br />What they asked us to do<br />
  72. 72. 53<br />Radar is better than a dashboard<br />
  73. 73. Before<br />
  74. 74. POR Dashboard Development <br />Design & Components – Constituting Worksheets<br /><ul><li>POR Geography & Headcount
  75. 75. Financial Performance
  76. 76. Account & Transaction Volumes
  77. 77. Exchange Rates
  78. 78. Previous Report Sheets
  79. 79. Indicators
  80. 80. Regional Population
  81. 81. Number of PORs
  82. 82. Regional
  83. 83. National
  84. 84. Employees
  85. 85. Per POR
  86. 86. By position
  87. 87. Contact Details
  88. 88. POR Manager
  89. 89. Direct link to email</li></li></ul><li>POR Dashboard Development <br />Design & Components – Constituting Worksheets<br /><ul><li>POR Geography & Headcount
  90. 90. Financial Performance
  91. 91. Account & Transaction Volumes
  92. 92. Exchange Rates
  93. 93. Previous Report Sheets
  94. 94. Indicators
  95. 95. Ratio shown is Rand : Foreign Currency
  96. 96. Balance sheet figures converted using cumulative YTD rate
  97. 97. Income statement figures converted using month end average rate</li></li></ul><li>After<br />
  98. 98. POR Geography and headcount<br />58<br />
  99. 99. 59<br />Financial performance<br />59<br />
  100. 100. Now<br />
  101. 101. Meet Erich Viedge<br />
  102. 102.
  103. 103. My documents look like this now<br />
  104. 104.
  105. 105. My presentations look like this…<br />
  106. 106.
  107. 107. And this…<br />
  108. 108.
  109. 109. I still like to present naked<br />
  110. 110.
  111. 111. I said stop that!<br />
  112. 112. So please remember:<br />
  113. 113. Tell stories<br />
  114. 114. One point per slide<br />
  115. 115. Less is more<br />
  116. 116. Present naked<br />
  117. 117. Picture removed<br />
  118. 118. That’s enough!<br />
  119. 119.
  120. 120.
  121. 121. Download this presentation from www.slideshare.net<br />Make a note of the name:<br />Erich (with an H) Viedge<br />

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