Presentation Redux

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This is the smaller slidedeck of a three hour talk about getting back to the right way of doing presentations.

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Presentation Redux

  1. 1. Presentation
  2. 2. Design State of Presentations today Why it matters? 3 4 5 1 2 Introduction Preparation Q&A
  3. 3. Best / Worst PRESENTATION
  4. 4. If keeping someone’s attention in a lecture was a business, it would have an 80% failure rate. Dr John Medina Brain Rules
  5. 5.
  6. 6. Look back in time…
  7. 7. Have only one main idea per slide  Insert only seven lines of text maximum  Use only seven words per line maximum  The main question is… does this work?  Is this method really good advice?  Is this the appropriate overhead visual  And this slide adheres to the rule! 
  8. 8. MIS – DON’T LEGI – TAKE FOR BILITY UNICATION. COMM
  9. 9. cannot The brain multitask
  10. 10. …attentional ability is not capable of multitasking
  11. 11. Wired
  12. 12. Stop your PowerPoint™ before it kills again. Kathy Sierra
  13. 13. PowerPoint™ has become a full- blown epidemic. …the victims are company values such as collaboration, innovation, passion, vision, and clarity. Marty Neumeier
  14. 14. The use of the PowerPoint™ presentation has been a disaster. It should be ditched. Prof. John Sweller
  15. 15. Should it?
  16. 16. =
  17. 17. You
  18. 18. Conceptual Age
  19. 19. Logic + Emotions Image: www.wired.com
  20. 20. Symphony Meaning Design Empathy Story Play
  21. 21. Design
  22. 22. Story
  23. 23. Story aka Preparation
  24. 24. HOW H E R E
  25. 25. In the beginners mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few. Shunryu Suzuki
  26. 26. Start with an open mind
  27. 27. …and a pencil
  28. 28. Do you know this guy?
  29. 29. Most good ideas can do pretty well with a stick in the sand. Alan Kay
  30. 30. Lets get some exercise…
  31. 31. What is the purpose of my talk? How much time do I have? What time of the day is it? What do they expect of me? Why was I asked to speak? Who is the audience? What's their background? Which is the most appropriate visual medium? What is my absolute central point?
  32. 32. Strike a balance
  33. 33. Structure all this…
  34. 34. Design
  35. 35. What is Design
  36. 36. Look around you
  37. 37. Lets take this small test… a. Times New Roman 1. Redux 2. Redux b. Arial c. Courier New 3. Redux
  38. 38. Design has been
  39. 39. Utility + Significance
  40. 40. Not decoration
  41. 41. Don’t be by method and knowledge
  42. 42. If you are not prepared to be wrong, you will never come up with anything original. Sir Ken Robinson
  43. 43. In the field of design there is the belief that with more constraints better solutions are revealed. John Maeda Laws of Simplicity
  44. 44. Design Principles
  45. 45. C Contrast R Repetition A Alignment Proximity P
  46. 46. Good Design Is As Easy as 1-2-3 1. Learn the principles. They’re simpler than you might think. 2. Recognize when you’re not using them. Put it into words – name the problem. 3. Apply the principles. You’ll be amazed.
  47. 47. Good Design is as easy as… 1 Learn the principles. They’re simpler than you might think. 2 Recognize when you’re not using them. Put it into words – name the problem. 3 Apply the principles. You’ll be amazed.
  48. 48. Good Design is as easy as… 1 Learn the principles. They’re simpler than you might think. 2 Recognize when you’re not using them. Put it into words – name the problem. 3 Apply the principles. You’ll be amazed.
  49. 49. Simplicity
  50. 50. Our lives are frittered away by detail; simplify, simplify.
  51. 51. Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex ... it takes a touch of genius to simplify.
  52. 52. Thoughtful Reduction
  53. 53. Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect by minimum means. Dr Koichi Kawana
  54. 54. Occam’s Razor
  55. 55. Asymmetry
  56. 56. Making Magic of Teaching: The Zen Way Workshop to enhance presentation design and delivery skills Dr Mukesh Chaturvedi & Mohit Chhabra Aug 30, 2008 Presented by Crucial Moments
  57. 57. Making Magic of Teaching: The Zen Way Workshop to enhance presentation design and delivery skills Dr Mukesh Chaturvedi & Mohit Chhabra Aug 30, 2008 Presented by Crucial Moments
  58. 58. Making Magic of Teaching The Zen Way Workshop to enhance presentation design and delivery skills Dr Mukesh Chaturvedi Mohit Chhabra
  59. 59. PowerPoint & Visuals
  60. 60. Vision trumps all other senses. Dr John Medina Brain Rules
  61. 61. “ Studies show that recognition doubles for a picture compared with text
  62. 62. 10%
  63. 63. 65%
  64. 64. Powerpoints
  65. 65. Presentation Excellence is never accidental! (Work your buns off!) Tom Peters
  66. 66. mohit@chhabra.co.in mohit@vocalite.co.in +91 98103 97578

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