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Presentation Zen

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Giving a presentation without putting your audience to sleep.

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Presentation Zen

  1. 1. presentation zen
  2. 2. meta presentation
  3. 3. presentation styles
  4. 4. Masayoshi Takahashi
  5. 5. The Takahashi Method
  6. 6. huge characters
  7. 7. easy to see
  8. 8. Larry Lessig
  9. 9. The Lessig Method
  10. 10. Dick Hardt @ OSCON 2005
  11. 11. Guy Kawasaki
  12. 12. The Kawasaki Method
  13. 13. top 10 format
  14. 14. 10 slides 10 major ideas
  15. 15. 10/20/30 rule
  16. 16. 10 slides
  17. 17. 20 minutes
  18. 18. 30 point font
  19. 19. (minimum)
  20. 20. a contrast in styles
  21. 21. Steve Jobs
  22. 22. Bill Gates
  23. 23. what can we learn?
  24. 24. top 10 list
  25. 25. (10)
  26. 26. have a clear goal...
  27. 27. ...for the presentation...
  28. 28. ...and each slide.
  29. 29. know your message
  30. 30. (9)
  31. 31. slides are a visual aid
  32. 32. slides are not the main event...
  33. 33. you are the main event.
  34. 34. (8)
  35. 35. know your audience
  36. 36. context matters
  37. 37. not “good” or “bad”
  38. 38. “appropriate” (or not)
  39. 39. (7)
  40. 40. be “open”
  41. 41. body language matters
  42. 42. attitude matters
  43. 43. connect with the audience
  44. 44. http://davidrodgers.us/blog/?p=21
  45. 45. face the audience
  46. 46. (6)
  47. 47. apologies are bad
  48. 48. pauses are good
  49. 49. (5)
  50. 50. simple...
  51. 51. (no more than 6 to 10 words per slide)
  52. 52. ...but not simplistic
  53. 53. bullet points are bad
  54. 54. m’kay
  55. 55. focus on clarity
  56. 56. (4)
  57. 57. use notes...
  58. 58. ...but don’t use your slides as notes.
  59. 59. (3)
  60. 60. there is no #3
  61. 61. (humor is good)
  62. 62. (2)
  63. 63. powerpoint is not good for...
  64. 64. ...complex concepts
  65. 65. ...lots of words
  66. 66. ...inspiring an audience.
  67. 67. (1)
  68. 68. DON’T
  69. 69. USE
  70. 70. BULLET POINTS!
  71. 71. (‘nuff said)
  72. 72. (0)
  73. 73. there are no rules
  74. 74. Remember...
  75. 75. only you can prevent bad presentations.
  76. 76. Resources
  77. 77. Edward R. Tufte
  78. 78. The Cognitive Style of Powerpoint
  79. 79. Beautiful Evidence
  80. 80. http://presentationzen.com http://garrreynolds.com/Presentation
  81. 81. finis

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