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Use PowerPoint like a flip chart–draw as you speak

PowerPoint Tips

A flip chart can be a great way to present. Just like a flip chart diagram can be a little messy, so can your slide.

Presentation tip: beware of flip charts on wheels

Max Atkinson

In previous posts (and books), I've written favourably about writing on blackboards and flip charts (e.g. Disaster averted As the chart began falling backwards, the screen (on which I was about to show video clips on which the rest of my lecture depended) started to follow suit. HERE + links). A stunt worth repeating?

Yes, you can present without PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

He uses a flip chart and draws on it as he talks. Tags: Delivery Resource flip chart PowerPoint TED Here’s an excellent example of a talk without PowerPoint, from the TED.com series. This is Simon Sinek speaking on “How great leaders inspire action.&#

Magic flip chart

Speak Schmeak

It's more portable than a flip chart and more versatile. First, I just have to say that this thing seems like magic! And voila!

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How to Use use whiteboards, flip charts, in presentations | Public Speaking Training

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DIY speaker gift: Speaker Survival Kit!

Speak Schmeak

Last March, I had a booth at a local women''s business festival. You can make yours smaller and less elaborate, or go all out!

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My 2015 holiday speaker gift list is here!

Speak Schmeak

Technology I''ve been using the Flip cam forever, and while it''s no longer being manufactured, mine still works great! Oldies but goodies.

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Holiday gift list for speakers!

Speak Schmeak

Mine is the Flip cam, and as you know, it''s no longer being manufactured. You can also hang it from a traditional flip chart easel.

Simon Morton speaks at the Outstanding Presentations Workshop

PowerPoint Tips

Two of the non-PowerPoint options Simon mentioned were doing a demo and writing on a flip chart. Events

7 Key Ways to Gesture Effectively

Pivotal Public Speaking

For example, you’re standing on the left-hand side of the stage (the audience’s left) and you need to use the flip chart to illustrate a. point, but the flip chart is on the far right-hand side of the stage (the audience’s right). “Let’s take a look at it on the flip chart.&#.

Here's how to do it: a great speech with no PowerPoint

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  He uses a flip chart.      The effect of a flip chart is that we feel like we’re getting to hear something for the first time – as if Simon were making it up on the spot.    PowerPoint looks canned; a flip chart talk looks customized.    Why? 

Your time's been cut -- what do you do?

Speak Schmeak

Here's an example of a typical speaking situation: You prepare an hour-long presentation. What do you do? Do you panic? Go long anyway? Practice 2.

Be the one with the surprises

Speak Schmeak

I've heard this from several of my clients: "My information isn't interesting." They're bored before I even start." They don't even want to be there."

Top ten torments to terrify your audience

Speak Schmeak

literally A dry flip chart marker truly makes my skin crawl. Here are ten gruesome gaffes that have sent chills up my spine. Me neither.

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Five ways to avoid reading from your slides

Speak Schmeak

Use your own notes and your flip chart to write down any audience contributions. Let's say you're stuck with a canned slide show.

Good Penmanship for Public Speakers

Manner of Speaking

Thus, if you are using a white board or a flip chart, by all means, hold the marker, especially if you alternate between writing and speaking; for example, if you are sketching out a multi-stage process schematic. The pen is mightier than the sword; but when it comes to public speaking, an empty hand is mightier than the pen.

When Things Go Wrong: Ten Presentation Lessons from Apollo 13

Manner of Speaking

The day of the big presentation has arrived. You’ve prepared, you know your material and you’ve arrived at the venue early to get set up.

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A Public Speaker’s Checklist

Manner of Speaking

Coloured markers for a flip chart. As public speakers, we should be focused on our audience and the material. The last thing we want is to be distracted because we’ve overlooked a logistical detail. Set out below is checklist of 50 things that public speakers need to remember before speaking. A Public Speaker’s Checklist.

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Can the audience read your scribble?

Speak Schmeak

Then he started writing on a flip chart and his content went out the window. And below, a video with additional flip chart tips.

Six Ways To Manage Audience Expectations

Professionally Speaking...

As a speaker, you will always deal with audience expectations. Expectations typically are based either on past experiences."I've How do we do that?

Hi, my name is Lisa. I'm a paranoid preparer.

Speak Schmeak

You can see how my preparation paranoia balloons just a bit when I travel. I had a cute dress in mind for this workshop, but alas, it was not to be.

Slick doesn’t sell but sincerity does

SpeakerSue Says...

I actually walked in with a hand lettered flip chart (yes, it was back in the day, but still). I remember when I first started speaking and was asked to make a presentation to a group of vice presidents to explain my training proposal to them. They hired me, and after several months passed, I asked the HR director why they did.

Five ways to avoid reading from your slides

Speak Schmeak

Use your own notes and your flip chart to write down any audience contributions. Let's say you're stuck with a canned slide show.

Three tips for directing your audience's response

Speak Schmeak

And then pause and stand ready with your flip chart and markers to write down the answers! Be specific. But "recently" is relative.

Three tips for directing your audience's response

Speak Schmeak

And then pause and stand ready with your flip chart and markers to write down the answers! Be specific. But "recently" is relative.

10 Things to Do Instead of Power Point

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Use a flip chart.    Hand out a dozen flip cams and get them in groups.  The bad news:  there are thousands of presentations every day, everywhere around the world.    Most of them use Power Point, badly, as speaker notes, with more words or numbers on each slide than anyone can read. 

Ten ways to transition to your next idea

Speak Schmeak

Ask a question that previews the next segment and write the answers on a flip chart. These are your transitions.

7 Nervous gestures and how to tame them

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

If you have to write on a flip chart, consciously practice putting the pen down when you have finished writing. It’s natural to be a little nervous when you start speaking but your nervous gestures can give the game away to your audience. 1 ) The soft shoe shuffler. If it needs work try the following tips. 2 ) The pen clicker.

Public Speaking - Projector Set Up

Great Public Speaking

You may as well write on the flip chart, (since you can't get the overhead turned on) I haven't prepared for this presentation. When using projected visuals, or any visuals, it is important to incorporate them into your presentation from the beginning. You will want to plan your visuals to enhance your presentation.

Don't forget to check your room

Speak Schmeak

and a flip chart either between me and the screen, or behind me. Each room had a screen right in the center of the front wall.

Don't forget to check your room

Speak Schmeak

and a flip chart either between me and the screen, or behind me. Each room had a screen right in the center of the front wall.

Public Speaking : Take a Peek

Great Public Speaking

Another good trick is to lightly pencil in notes to yourself on the edge of flip chart pages. The audience can't see them, but you can when you are near the flip chart I usually have notes hidden around the stage, but the audience never knows that I'm looking at them. The audience is laughing 2.

Presentations in Non-Hotel Venues

Great Public Speaking

Pay close attention to every detail because there may be no time to head to Radio Shack or some other outside vendor before your event starts.

eLearn: Best Practices

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Outline your presentation on paper or a flip chart before you build the PowerPoint presentation. 15 Tips for Webinars: How to Add Impact When You Present Online By Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE July 7, 2009 Whenever you open your mouth, whether youre talking to one person or a thousand, you usually want to get a specific message across.

4 Types of Audience Tension or A Review from an Evening with Ed Tate

Speak and Deliver

Ed used a flip chart to track ideas on, and had some Champions Edge cards passed out, but neither played a large part in the presentation.

Public Speaking : ENTRANCE VISUALS

Great Public Speaking

It could be an interesting picture or funny quotation on the overhead or PowerPoint screen or a nicely done color flip chart page. Some type of visual in the room as the participants enter is a good way to signal them that your presentation will be different. Use anything that makes the participants take notice.

Practice like you mean it

Speak Schmeak

Practice using your props and flip charts. When you practice your presentation, practice as though you're in front of the audience.

Is PowerPoint the new black?

Speak Schmeak

Show data on your slides only if the charts or graphs are simple, clean, and data points large enough to be seen in the back of the room.

Be the one with the surprises

Speak Schmeak

I've heard this from several of my clients: "My information isn't interesting." They're bored before I even start." They don't even want to be there."

Are you too dependent on your co-presenter?

Speak Schmeak

Write on a flip chart. Imagine you have a presentation you've been working on with a partner. What does that even mean ? It's ridiculous.