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Non-Profit Presentation Skills<br />A Review of Three Blog Articles<br />
“I am not tolerant of bad presentations with my technology clients, but for some reason, I am even less tolerant here.  Pe...
“Presentations are a great way to share information consistently with a lot of people in a short amount of time. But, if n...
“The shocking statistics for me were than people think that only 40% of presentations are interest at conferences. How dis...
Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #1. Don’t read your slides!<br />It’s boring, insulting, and ...
Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #2. Choose 3 main points<br />What do you want your audience ...
Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #3. Keep your slides uncluttered.<br />Font size should be 20...
Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #4. Remove unnecessary slides.<br />Does it relate to 3 main ...
Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #5. Present with passion.<br />If you are excited about the t...
Non-Profit Toolbox<br />Tip #1. Interact with your audience<br />“Warm up” your audience<br />Ask Yes/No type questions wh...
Non-Profit Toolbox<br />Tip #2.  Provide Pertinent Information in Multiple Ways<br />Does this presentation relative to th...
Non-Profit Toolbox<br />Tip #3. Check for Understanding<br />Encourage questions: “What questions do you have?” instead of...
Non-Profit Toolbox<br />“Focus on how you can serve people instead of worrying about how you look, sound, or feel…You have...
Non-Profit Leadership 601<br />Bad presentations<br />Reading the slides<br />Providing too much information on the slides...
Non-profit Leadership 601<br />Why do we tend to do bad presentations?<br />We fail to prepare and practice<br />We are in...
Non-Profit Leadership 601<br />Good Presentations<br />Have interaction<br />Audience participation<br />Enthusiasm<br />C...
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  1. 1. Non-Profit Presentation Skills<br />A Review of Three Blog Articles<br />
  2. 2. “I am not tolerant of bad presentations with my technology clients, but for some reason, I am even less tolerant here. Perhaps because I feel that there is more at stake. The problem of poverty is enormous and stubborn. I don’t know much about how to improve health in a rural village, but I do know how to craft a message that people will respond to.”<br />--posted by Bridget Gleason on 03/02/2010<br />
  3. 3. “Presentations are a great way to share information consistently with a lot of people in a short amount of time. But, if no one hearsor remembers the information you want to convey, then the information is lost and not used.”<br />--posted by Tanya Landry on 08/21/2010<br />
  4. 4. “The shocking statistics for me were than people think that only 40% of presentations are interest at conferences. How disappointing!! Also, most people rate conference presentations as C-.”<br />--posted by Heather Carpenter on 06/06/2008<br />
  5. 5. Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #1. Don’t read your slides!<br />It’s boring, insulting, and a waste of time!!<br />Slides meant to be a guidepost<br />
  6. 6. Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #2. Choose 3 main points<br />What do you want your audience to remember?<br />TOO MUCH vs. TOO LITTLE<br />
  7. 7. Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #3. Keep your slides uncluttered.<br />Font size should be 20 pts or greater<br />No more than 4 bullets per slide<br />No more than 2 bullets under those bullets<br />Use graphics<br />
  8. 8. Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #4. Remove unnecessary slides.<br />Does it relate to 3 main points?<br />Is it absolutely essential to the understanding of the main point?<br />
  9. 9. Bridget’s Five Rules for a Non-Profit Presentation<br />Rule #5. Present with passion.<br />If you are excited about the topic, then why should others be?<br />Moods are contagious.<br />
  10. 10. Non-Profit Toolbox<br />Tip #1. Interact with your audience<br />“Warm up” your audience<br />Ask Yes/No type questions where most will answer “yes”<br />Be sure people can hear you<br />Don’t talk too fast<br />
  11. 11. Non-Profit Toolbox<br />Tip #2. Provide Pertinent Information in Multiple Ways<br />Does this presentation relative to the people sitting in front of me?<br />Recognize that people learn differently: auditory, visual, kinesthetic, etc.<br />Invite participation<br />
  12. 12. Non-Profit Toolbox<br />Tip #3. Check for Understanding<br />Encourage questions: “What questions do you have?” instead of “Are there any questions?”<br />Be comfortable waiting for questions<br />
  13. 13. Non-Profit Toolbox<br />“Focus on how you can serve people instead of worrying about how you look, sound, or feel…You have people’s attention; it is a gift and an opportunity.”<br />--posted by Tanya Landry, 08/21/2010<br />
  14. 14. Non-Profit Leadership 601<br />Bad presentations<br />Reading the slides<br />Providing too much information on the slides<br />Lack of audience engagement<br />Lack of energy<br />Room and tech problems<br />
  15. 15. Non-profit Leadership 601<br />Why do we tend to do bad presentations?<br />We fail to prepare and practice<br />We are in denial<br />We have low expectations<br />
  16. 16. Non-Profit Leadership 601<br />Good Presentations<br />Have interaction<br />Audience participation<br />Enthusiasm<br />Clarity<br />Relevant visuals<br />

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