Delivery Mechanics Introduction Tone and Volume Gestures and Presence Poise and Control Transitions Finale
The Art of Presentation Emphasize the key message Have a take-home and a take-away Adjust and rephrase as needed Make eye contact and get feedback Assert and Impress Draw and retain attention
The Art of Presentation Amaze without overwhelming Joke appropriately Mislead and surprise! Create a crescendo Insert a false finale Produce a powerful climax
Do’s PLAN it FOCUS it ORGANIZE and STREAMLINE it REHEARSE and TIME it MASTER it DELIVER it ADJUST it Overall Presentation
Do’s BIG text MEANINGFUL titles CONSISTENT fonts CONGRUOUS bullets Keep it professional dude PROFESSIONAL TRANSITIONS Slide Mechanics
Do’s RELAX GET FEEDBACK (make eye contact) BE CONFIDENT SURPRISE and AMAZE MOVE and COMPEL PREPARE for THE WORST MAINTAIN COMPOSURE DON’T PANIC … Delivery Mechanics Be natural!
Don’t’s NO CROWDING with way too much text that nobody can read even if they wanted to and it really doesn’t add anything to the slide, but merely distracts the audience NOT TOO MUCH nor TOO LITTLE INFORMATION on slide OTHER DON’Ts Slide Mechanics
Don’t’s NO READING NO DISTRACTIONS NO MUMBLING NO FACING the SCREEN Delivery Mechanics
Don’t’s NO TANGENTS NO DETAILS (please!) Content
REMEMBER that The audience is on your side You are the vehicle Your success is measured by how much they understood They must get it!
POSTERS Be really Selective!! Don’t crowd them Entice and Connect Whet their appetite!