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Put Power in Your Presentation- ALA Expo 9.3.2015 (1).PPTX

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Put Power in Your Presentation- ALA Expo 9.3.2015 (1).PPTX

  1. 1. “Microphone,” by Ernest Duffoo, Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), color and effects alterations. Put Power in Your Presentations: Public Speaking & PowerPoint Effectiveness Summer Jurrells & Jessica Aries Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 3711 S. MoPac Expressway, Building One, Suite 300 Austin, TX 78746 P: 512-472-8021 sjurrells@Bickerstaff.com jaries@Bickerstaff.com © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  2. 2. Road Map • How to Engage Your Audience • Guide to Successful Presentations • Public Speaking Tips & Tricks © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 2 “The Long Road,” by Corey Leopold, Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), color and effects alterations.
  3. 3. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 3 “Nazarene General Assembly 2013,” by Jake Guild, Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), color and effects alterations. How to engage your audience.
  4. 4. E.D.I.T. Process © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 4 • Experience • Describe • Infer • Transfer
  5. 5. Steps for Building a Great Presentation © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 5 “Floating Block,” by FooNar, Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), color and effects alterations.
  6. 6. Identify Your Audience © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 6 1 L
  7. 7. Questions to Consider © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 7 • Who is your audience? • What topic are you addressing? • What might distract your audience? • What information would they find valuable?
  8. 8. An Audience- Centered Purpose Evokes Action © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 8 2 i
  9. 9. General Purpose • Inform or Persuade © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 9 “Climbing,” by Michael Pollak, Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), color and effects alterations. Specific Purpose • Call to action • Support • Negotiate • Inspire
  10. 10. I want my audience to ____________________________________. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 10 Support a new Human Resources initiativeMake available the best vendor contract for my firmFeel inspired to seek professional development opportunitiesPromote new firm policies “Jumping on Mission Beach,” by Christian Haugen, Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), color and effects alterations.
  11. 11. Strategies to Try © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 11 TOP LISTSTELL A STORYCHECKLISTS & GUIDES &R s
  12. 12. Developing your visual aid. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 12 3 N
  13. 13. The Bad © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 13 Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69JZD60eR6s
  14. 14. The Good © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 14 Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YObAhx0cBs
  15. 15. Humans have dual processing capabilities: visual & auditory. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 15 “He No See No Speak No Evil,” by Billy Rowlinson, Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), color and effects alterations.
  16. 16. Visual image should communicate, not decorate. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 16 ^
  17. 17. Images should: • Be Meaningful • Relate to Slides • Be Consistent • Simplify Complex Information © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 17 Image Source: http://www.pexels.com/photo/516/
  18. 18. Find Great Images for Free: © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 18 • Flickr: Creative Commons Search* • Pexels: Creative Commons Zero License • Unsplash: Creative Commons Zero • Webdings, Wingdings, etc. Character Maps: https://speakingpowerpoint.wordpress.com/ 2011/10/31/finally-a-printable-character- map-of-the-wingdings-fonts/ *Creative Commons photos have varying attribution requirements and use specifications. Be sure to read the license for each photo to ensure you are using it within the license’s specifications.
  19. 19. How to Design Your Slides © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 19 pp p
  20. 20. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 20 Color Matters. “Storm Clouds,” by Jo Naylor, Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), color and effects alterations. %
  21. 21. Keep It Simple • Avoid flashy images and noisy animation effects © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 21 • Simple font •Consistent Style/Theme
  22. 22. The 6 x 6 Rule © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 22 ^ WORDS LINES
  23. 23. Complex content belongs in a paper, not on a screen. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 23 4
  24. 24. How to Re-design Slides with too much Information © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 24 
  25. 25. 3 Questions Regional Water Plans How much water do we need? How much water do we currently have? How will we meet the projected demand? © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  26. 26. 3 Questions Regional Water Plans How much water do we need? How much water do we currently have? How will we meet the projected demand? © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP Break Up Information into Digestible Points © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  27. 27. Indirect Reuse of Wastewater Municipal S Irrigation @ Industrial Indirect Reuse © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  28. 28. Indirect Reuse of Wastewater Municipal S Irrigation @ Industrial Indirect Reuse © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP Use Shapes and Images consistently to break up Text and Information © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  29. 29. Water Supplier needs a Bed and Banks permit from TCEQ’s Water Availability Team for Wastewater from: • Privately-owned groundwater source •Source outside the basin Indirect Reuse > Bed and Bank Authorization TEX. WATER CODE § 11.042. q © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  30. 30. Water Supplier needs a Bed and Banks permit from TCEQ’s Water Availability Team for Wastewater from: • Privately-owned groundwater source •Source outside the basin Indirect Reuse > Bed and Bank Authorization TEX. WATER CODE § 11.042. q © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP When adding a lot of information on a slide, keep graphics simple. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  31. 31. Indirect Reuse > Bed and Bank Authorization Special conditions may be included to protect instream uses and freshwater inflows to bays and estuaries. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  32. 32. Indirect Reuse > Bed and Bank Authorization Special conditions may be included to protect instream uses and freshwater inflows to bays and estuaries. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP Use transparent boxes to make text on graphic heavy backgrounds readable.
  33. 33. Public Speaking: Tips & Tricks © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 33
  34. 34. Nonverbal Delivery © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 34 • Visual Delivery • Audible/Vocal Delivery
  35. 35. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 35 Visual Delivery matters. Eye Contact Physical Delivery gestures, movement, posture Facial Expressions Physical Appearance © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  36. 36. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 36 Speech Patterns Articulation Volume Rate Vocal Disfluency It’s all in how you say it.
  37. 37. Rehearing Tips © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 37 • Eye Contact- you can’t fake it • Movement- The Public Speaking Triangle • Appearance- Audience Rule • Prepare- you can’t wing it • Practice, Practice, Practice-no really, PRACTICE
  38. 38. © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 38 “Grand Canyon National Park: Ranger Guided Hike to Cedar Ridge,” by by Grand Canyon National Park, Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), color and effects alterations. Let’s Review.
  39. 39. Checklist for How to Start: © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 39 1) Identify Your Audience 2) Purpose  Action 3) Develop Visual Aids
  40. 40. Checklist for Designing: © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 40 1) Color Matters 2) Keep Your Slides Simple & Clean 3) Consistent Theme & Images 4) The 6 x 6 Rule for Content 5) Use Handouts for Complex Information
  41. 41. Checklist for Delivery: © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 41 1) Your Nonverbal Communication is Critical 2) What Your Audience Sees Will Stick 3) How You Say Something May Be More Important than What You Say 4) Preparation & Practice Will Soothe Speaking Apprehension
  42. 42. Jessica Aries, J.D., LL.M. Marketing Manager jaries@Bickerstaff.com @JessDAries Summer Jurrells, M.A. Human Resources Manager sjurrells@Bickerstaff.com @ssjurrells Keep in Touch © 2015 Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP 42

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