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 136

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

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How to Look Your Best on TV Overview | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media 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.

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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.

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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

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 [.].

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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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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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

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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 160

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 160

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 76

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 145

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.

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.

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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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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!

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.

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

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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.

2008 40

Blockchain - Out of the Gate Via Michael Arrington's Way of Approaching Real Estate Transaction

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Published in May 2017, it provides not only an overview but a how-to for getting in the game.  Like all emerging technologies, blockchain will only become standard if there is widespread adoption. Powerful player in tech-Michael Arrington-has recently increased that probability. 

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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 130

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 205

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 130

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 130

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 40

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.

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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 190

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.

POWERPOINT: VISUAL POWER

Professionally Speaking...

For example, showing two State of the Union addresses as tag clouds would give you a visualization of the density of certain words and terms, thereby conveying an overview of the important concepts.

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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.

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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 207

Alum success: good reviews for new book

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Luck, Curator, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: “One of America’s most remarkable families has finally received the overview warranted by its long-standing commitment to cultural philanthropy. I have just seen the wonderful notices that Suzanne Loebl has received for her new book, AMERICA’S MEDICIS: THE ROCKEFELLERS AND THEIR ASTONISHING CULTURAL LEGACY (Harper Collins Publishers). . From Barbara R.

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 143

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?

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