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Presentation Skills

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Avoid death by powerpoint. Follow these quick tips to deliver memorable presentations.

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Presentation Skills

  1. 1. GAJAH ANNUAL REPORT 2015 | 1 Presentation Skills Richard Brooks K International
  2. 2. GAJAH ANNUAL REPORT 2015 | 2 https://youtu.be/MjcO2ExtHso
  3. 3. Presentation Skills | 3 Be interesting early Presentations are dull
  4. 4. Presentation Skills | 4 The Magic Formula • Tell them what you’re going to tell them • Tell them • Tell them what you told them
  5. 5. Presentation Skills | 5 Managing Nerves • Get there early • No coffee, drugs, alcohol • Prepare, prepare, prepare • Look people in the eyes • Run through in the room • Move around
  6. 6. Presentation Skills | 6 Technology • Assume its not going to work. You might have to present without powerpoint. • Someone else’s laptop, someone else’s screen. • No fonts installed, no internet connection.
  7. 7. Presentation Skills | 7 Practice > Feedback > Get good
  8. 8. Presentation Skills | 8 Use Stories
  9. 9. Presentation Skills | 9 Use Social Media • Use it to your advantage. 10% of the room will be on twitter. • Make the content ‘tweetable’. • Put your slides on slideshare. • Put hashtag and name on all slides. • Share with your own social network before, during and after. Link it to our network.
  10. 10. Presentation Skills | 10 Avoid Plagiarism • Cite the relevant research. • Use Harvard referencing method. • Presentations, books, papers, websites… anything can be cited. Cite example
  11. 11. Presentation Skills | 11 Handle Questions mmmm…. Great… any other comments or questions?
  12. 12. Presentation Skills | 12 Handle Questions Repeat the question (gives you time to think)… then answer it generically. mmmm…. Great point. Let’s open that up to the floor. I’m an asshole and want to ask a really difficult question that I think you can’t answer. Great question. The question you should be asking is… and then answer that one.
  13. 13. Presentation Skills | 13 Next Steps Add this to your to-do list • Download this presentation from here • Read this book • Read this paper • Watch this video • Download this thing from our website

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