6 reasons why you shouldn’t give an overview presentation

Speaking about Presenting

A deep presentation explores one aspect of a topic in depth, whereas a wide presentation gives an overview of the entire topic. Here are six reasons why I recommend against giving an overview presentation: 1. Anyone can give an overview of a topic.

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6 reasons you shouldn’t give an overview presentation

Speaking about Presenting

A deep presentation explores one aspect of a topic in depth, whereas a wide presentation gives an overview of the entire topic. Here are six reasons why I recommend against giving an overview presentation: 1. Anyone can give an overview of a topic.

2010 216

The Writing Process – overview

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

There are five steps in the writing process: - Preparation - Research - Organization - Writing - Revision. As you read about the process, you might find yourself thinking that if you have to go through the entire process every time you write something, it will take you forever to write anything. However, the time required to complete each step varies depending on the nature of the project. For instance, if you are a subject matter expert, you might not have to spend any time on external research.

Solid overview article on becoming your own boss

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Solid overview article on becoming your own boss. Business Vision Freelance Writing - General

2012 55

How to Look Your Best on TV Overview | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training

2013 52

What is a Sound Bite? Overview | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training sound bites

2013 52

How to improve Public Speaking Skills Overview | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized public speaking training

2013 52

Overview of books on writing by Paul Lima

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Order or read more about book on writing by Paul Lima online – www.paullima.com/books. How To Write A Non-Fiction Book in 60 Days. Ideal for consultants, workshop leaders, speakers, PhD students, professors, freelance writers or anyone with a great idea who wants to write a solid, focused first draft of a non-fiction book, major [.].

Everything You Wanted to Know about Freelance Writing: Chapter 11: Querying Editors-Overview

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

It is better to send an e-mail query letter and let the editor review it when he or she has time. It is also easier to follow-up on a query by phone than it is to pitch an idea by phone, but more on follow-up later. Overall, I favour the e-mail (or mail) query for three reasons.

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Overcoming the fear of public speaking

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

There was a thorough overview of ways to overcome a fear of public speaking in Tuesday’s FT. They advise that practice makes all the difference. I agree. I like to point out that people who only play tennis twice a year are probably not very good at it.

2013 211

Prezi in PowerPoint? It’s called pptPlex!

PowerPoint Tips

It’s more structured, but still lets you give an overview of the entire presentation and then zoom into specific slides. ( The purpose for the canvas background is to create an overview slide that displays all of the presentation’s sections and slides.

2013 272

Quick public speaking tip: your introduction

Pivotal Public Speaking

Overview the elements. The introduction to your speech should. Build credibility. State your objectives. Lead into the main point. and give a short background for the points to follow. public speaking speech structure speech writing speech introduction speeches

Hot-linked contents: “Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Overview: A number of people have asked me why I am giving away the contents of my second best selling book (my best selling book is How To Write A Non-fiction Book In 60 Days). The answer is two-fold. First of all, I’ve been a freelance writer for 20+ years. I’ve learned a lot from other freelancers. [.]. Freelance Writing - General

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Mindmapping your Presentation: Are you Making this Mistake?

Speaking about Presenting

They were typical overview presentations. If you do, you’ll end up with a lightweight overview presentation that doesn’t add any value to your audience. In the past month I’ve sat through three presentations by professional speakers. They were all planned by mindmapping.

2010 246

Get your free writing book PDF

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

All I am asking in return is that you post a mini review or overview of the book(s) you chose on several social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and so on) and include a link to my book promo page: www.paullima.com/books. I am giving away free PDFs of my books on writing–business writing, promotional writing, writing articles, writing for the web, business of freelance writing.

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3 Things Before You Write Your Sitcom Pilot

Pro Humorist

Write a Series Overview. I also decided to write a series overview. You’ve had an idea for a sitcom. You need to find out not only if it has legs for a pilot but also for a series. Now, you don’t necessarily have to write al the episodes, especially if you’re trying to get an agent. You just need a pilot script. But it would benefit you knowing if it would work as a series.

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An ‘elevator pitch’ has many benefits for a speechwriter

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

We’ve all heard of the “elevator pitch” — an overview of an idea for a product or service which gets the point across quickly. A pithy synopsis helps you to land the gig, sell the speaker, and focus your topic. Entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to venture capitalists. Job seekers are encouraged to develop a compelling elevator pitch [.].

Mindmapping your Presentation: Are you Making this Mistake?

Speaking about Presenting

They were typical overview presentations. If you do, you’ll end up with a lightweight overview presentation that doesn’t add any value to your audience. In the past month I’ve sat through three presentations by professional speakers. They were all planned by mindmapping.

2010 227

Start your presentation BIG

PowerPoint Tips

Start with your conclusions — an executive overview, the summary of benefits, the bottom line. Presenters often ask how to start a presentation.

2014 218

Public Speaking: Mnemonic Devices-Barfing Your Way to Success

Speak to Lead

For an overview and history of mnemonic devices used. Mnemonic devices for public speaking have been used for thousands of years. The initial application was to help speakers remember what they were going to say as they delivered the speech. Nixon

2009 53

Digital Dommination Summit

Presentation Zen

Below I include an overview of Marco Montemagno''s mission followed by three of my favorite interviews—Seth Godin, Tony Robbins, and Kathryn Minshew. The Digital Knowledge Divide Truth Marco Montemagno shares his vision and gives an overview of some of the content.

Successful preparation is the basis for a successful presentation

PowerPoint Tips

Complete an overview/planning form. The very first step to take is to complete an overview/planning form. You’re not finished with the overview/planning form because you should consider other approaches and ideas. Then modify your overview/planning form if necessary.

2011 197

What’s your design style?

PowerPoint Tips

This is an overview of 10 design styles. Connie Malamed is an instructional designer and author. I attended a session of hers at the Presentation Summit conference and wanted to share her insights into design styles with you. Discover more of her insights at her webiste, The eLearning Coach.

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Group Presentations

Professionally Speaking...

For example, "Now that I've provided an overview of the new accounting system, Alex will now show you how some of the features will make your daily reporting so much easier."

2010 183

PowerPoint Karaoke slides

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Overview. On Monday evening, I ran a PowerPoint Karaoke contest at the Cape Communicators Toastmaster Club. This is the first one that I have ran, and it was a fantastic evening!

6 Secrets to get People to Take Action after your Presentation

Speaking about Presenting

6 reasons you shouldn’t give an overview presentation. How can you increase the likelihood that people will take action after your presentation? Chip and Dan Heath reveal many of the secrets in their latest book Switch.

2011 285

Three business of freelance videos on YouTube

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you are interested in the course, you might find the first video, the course overview video, of interest.). I teach the online version of The Freelance Writing Business every semester for the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, and I have created three YouTube videos for the course. If you are interested in the business of freelance writing, you might find the second and third video of particular interest. (If

2011 55

6 Secrets to get People to Take Action after your Presentation

Speaking about Presenting

6 reasons you shouldn’t give an overview presentation. How can you increase the likelihood that people will take action after your presentation? Chip and Dan Heath reveal many of the secrets in their latest book Switch.

2011 275

How To Create a PowerPoint Presentation for Investors

SlideModel

You must ensure that you keep things brief but at the same time are able to present at least an overview of how your business model works and why your venture is the most suitable solution for the specified market niche.

2015 77

How To Do a Proper Thesis Defense Using the Right PowerPoint Presentation

SlideModel

Thesis Defense Overview. Thesis Defense Overview. Writing a thesis is stressful but preparing an oral defense can be even more painful. But it doesn’t have to be, with proper preparation and a good presentation you will be able to better equip yourself come time to present your thesis defense. But what makes a good thesis defense?

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7 Tips to Ensure You’re Understood when Speaking to a Foreign Audience

Speaking about Presenting

A simple overview of basic cultural assumptions would be enough to give you the knowledge you need to avoid most serious miscommunications. This is a guest post by Leon Potgieter.

2012 261

10 tips for overcoming the fear of being bold

Speaking about Presenting

6 reasons you shouldn’t give an overview presentation. I’m working on being bold – whether it’s in a one on one conversation or in a presentation. In the past, I’ve often watered down what I say to avoid upsetting anyone. And I’m not alone.

2011 285

10 tips for overcoming the fear of being bold

Speaking about Presenting

6 reasons you shouldn’t give an overview presentation. I’m working on being bold – whether it’s in a one on one conversation or in a presentation. In the past, I’ve often watered down what I say to avoid upsetting anyone. And I’m not alone.

2011 285

Create professional-looking 3D effects with bevels

PowerPoint Tips

Here is a brief overview: Top: Click the drop-down arrow to get the same options I discussed earlier. The single most effective way to add a professional look to shapes on a slide is to add a bevel. What’s a bevel, you may ask? A bevel is a 3D effect on the edge of a shape.

2012 195

Speaking up about silencing women

Speak Schmeak

Denise's post " How Rush Limbaugh is helping me celebrate Women's History Month " delivers a thorough overview of this tradition, and Marion's post, A Public Man?

2012 173

What's happening in January

Speak Schmeak

Here's a quick overview of opportunities coming up in January that you might want to sign up for! The next AskLisaB coaching Q&A call is January 11 -- have you submitted your question?

2010 151

A great resource for presenters–Indezine.com

PowerPoint Tips

EllenFinkelstein.com: Could you give us an overview of the resources on the site? I want to share with you a great resource for presenters– Indezine.com.

2011 214

Adult Learning Principles, Part 7: Problem-Oriented

Speak Schmeak

There's so much more information out there, but I just wanted to give a basic overview that can help any speaker, instructor or facilitator make a better connection with and create a better learning environment for your audience. Today's post is the last in the Adult Learning Principles series.

A neat little psychology trick for quickly laying out messy slides

PowerPoint Tips

Looking through the list of text I identified two categories to work with for this project overview slide: Assets and Execution. This is a guest blog post by Taylor Croonquist.

2016 138

Microsoft Sway: give it a try, avoid the hype

More than PowerPoint...

It will give you a broad overview of what Sway is and how you might use it. Microsoft Sway is now freely available online. If you’re a story teller, check it out. Take a few minutes to watch the Microsoft tutorial video.

2015 72

Organize Your Business Writing or Presentation with a Strategy You Can Count On

inCredibleMessages

At first, provide the material as an overview. In documents, discipline yourself to provide an executive summary (even if there are no executives involved). Make this overview both concise and complete, so that if a person receives only this piece, it will provide the essential information or argument. Follow the overview with a deeper layer. Use the skeleton of the overview, but add supporting explanations, examples, flow charts, or statistics, as needed.

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Yes, Use Your Barnes & Noble Discount

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And here is an overview of what information, insight and inspiration you will get from that read Download Over-50mediarelease. Barnes & Nobles members can use their discounts to order my new book OVER-50: HOW WE KEEP WORKING.    It's now online with B&N. On April 1st, I'm lecturing on working after 50 at the New York State Bar Association.

How to Prepare a Listing Presentation: Guide for Real Estate Pros

SlideModel

The best real estate listing presentations start with a short overview, recapping who you are, what you do and what’s your success record. Do you want to close more leads on a regular basis? In that case, you may need to level up your communication skills.