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10 Minute Presentation Basics


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This presentation is an adaptation for BNI members, of my presentation "Commercial Persentation Basics" (see my profile to view the original -

The agenda is:

Presentation goals and evaluation

> Creating presentations:
Understanding how goals relate to storytelling and maintaining interest

> Delivering presentations:
Practicing realistically timed scenarios is critical for developing presentation confidence

Feel free to use in your chapter and share with you membership.


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10 Minute Presentation Basics

  1. 1. 10 Minute Presentation Basics» Introduction» Creating an effective 10 Minute Presentation» Delivering an effective 10 Minute Presentation
  2. 2. Introduction
  3. 3. Introduction» What is a 10 Minute Presentation ?» Whats its Goal?» How do I evaluate mine?
  4. 4. ct, accolade, adjudication, appearance, arrangement, ward, bestowal, coming out, conferral, debut,delivering, delivery, demonstration, display, dog andpony show, donation, exhibition, exposition, giving,ntroduction, investiture, knockdown, launch, launchingoffering, overture, pitch, present, production, proposal,proposition, rendition, representation, sales pitch, show taging, submission, actualization, advent, appearing, rrival, presentation , screen, semblance, shape, stamp, What is a 10 Minute Presentation ?
  5. 5. What’s ourpresentationsgoal?Teaching chaptermembers about ouroffering & motivatingthem to deliver thereferrals we need
  6. 6. How do you evaluate your presentation?
  7. 7. Are you leaving peopleinterested and excitedabout your offering?
  8. 8. Can you do it faster?
  9. 9. Remember:Presenting succinctly establishes professionalismand shows you appreciate your fellow chaptermember’s time
  10. 10. Creating an effective presentation
  11. 11. Creating an effective presentation» Whats your goal?» Whats your chapter’s goal?» Whats your story?» Is it interesting?
  12. 12. What’s your presentation’s goal?
  13. 13. » Tout your products and services» Make a good impression
  14. 14. What’s yourchapter’s goal?
  15. 15. Expand their knowledge Evaluate you & your offering Etc…Kill 10 minutes
  16. 16. Remember:The best way your presentation can fulfill yourgoal is by ensuring your chapter member’sexpectations are met:» Shows you’re considerate» Demonstrates your forethought
  17. 17. What’s your story?
  18. 18. Remember:People rarely remember facts, figures andfeatures, but a good story will remain withthem for a long time
  19. 19. What is thisad selling?It’s not sellingcigarettes. It’s sellingsex appeal:“Our cigarettes makeyou irresistible towomen”
  20. 20. What is thisad selling?Instead of sellingvacuum cleanersit’s telling a storyabout “A happierChristmas”
  21. 21. What’s my story?
  22. 22. My goal is to sellmy website andonline marketingservicesYour goal is tolearn how tocreate betterpresentationsThis presentationIS my story – itbrings us together
  23. 23. How to keep your10 minute presentation interesting
  24. 24. 1 ideaper slide
  25. 25. Communicate visually
  26. 26. Less is More
  27. 27. Big isBeautiful
  28. 28. Include media
  29. 29. Any more ideas?
  30. 30. Ask questions
  31. 31. Plan activities
  32. 32. Delivering an effective presentation
  33. 33. Delivering an effective presentation» Preparation» Setup» Delivery
  34. 34. Preparation
  35. 35. Practice makes Perfect
  36. 36. Master yourtiming
  37. 37. Get feedback
  38. 38. Setup
  39. 39. Anxious?
  40. 40. Coming early, setting up,testing the equipment, and doing a final run, always help me…
  41. 41. Stay Cool
  42. 42. Delivery
  43. 43. Maintaineye contact
  44. 44. Gesture
  45. 45. Use a remote control
  46. 46. Ask questions,and leave time for questions from your chapter
  47. 47. Remember:Your presentation is your backdrop:» Its objective is not to repeat what you’re saying, but rather to emphasize, clarify, and expand on it» The more you engage with your audience, the more they’ll engage with you
  48. 48. Conclusion
  49. 49. ConclusionIntroduction:» Presentation goals and evaluationCreating presentations:» Understanding how goals relate to storytelling and maintaining interestDelivering presentations:» Practicing realistically timed scenarios is critical for developing presentation confidence
  50. 50. What next?
  51. 51. Time to practiceUse what you learned here to make a 10 MinutePresentation pitching your best service/product.When you’re done pitch it to a chapter memberyou’re close with, and get their honest feedback» Keep it under 20 slides» Use no more than one font and color for texts and labels» Target your presentation for your chapter members
  52. 52. Thanks! I’m always happy to hear feedback, questions, suggestions, anything… Reach me at mi@vimi.coIf you or skype: mikedarnellenjoyedthispleaseconsiderSharing,Liking,Tweeting Image credits Any photos that aren’t my own are CC licensed and are linked to the Flickr page where I found them