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Objectives To uncover the characteristics of powerful presenters To discover effective presentation strategies that will engage an audience To provide tools and techniques you can use immediately in your presentations
Top Ten Fears Fear of dogs Loneliness Fear of flying Death Sickness Deep water Financial security Bugs and insects Heights Speaking in front of an audience
Warm-Ups Get yourself warmed up Play music as they enter Meet and greet Open with a story Get audience to talk and share Use humor Exude enthusiasm
James “Grady” Robinson Effective Techniques _________________________________
How to Avoid the Gray Zone 1.Move around 2.Make eye contact 3.Use names whenever possible 4.Engage and amplify with a personal experience from your past 5.Use state changes
State Changes Storytelling Humor Audience participation/movement Novelty Music Appropriate jokes Frequent breaks Visual Memory Strategies for difficult concepts
When is it OK to kiss someone? When they’re RICH! - Pam, Age 7
What do most people do on a date? On the first date they just tell each other lies, and that usually gets them interested enough to go on a second date. - Martin, Age 10
How can a stranger tell if two people are married? You might have to guess based on whether they seem to be yelling at the same kids! - Derrick, Age 8
How does a stranger decide whom to marry? You’ve got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming!!! - Allan, Age 10
www.impactlearn.com Rich Allen’s web site Contains stories and quotes that you may want to use in your presentations…free of charge
Non Verbals Body language Good visuals Hand motions Facial expressions Neutral stance Visual paragraphs
Verbals Practice pausing Use pitch, tone and volume Avoid “um” and “ah” Avoid hot or cold liquids Slow down!
Your Favorite Teacher Plant your favorite teacher of all time firmly in your mind’s eye. Concentrate on 1.what characteristics made that teacher a favorite and 2.think of an episode or story that supports your positive feelings.
Now tell the story to your new partner. Practice using some of the verbal and visual techniques.
Closing Recap objectives Close with quote or story