Become a “Consumer” of Virtual Presenting

DeFinis Communications

This is true for everything from art and technology to music and even virtual presenting. This means that you seek out talented presenters and examine their skills, style, and idiosyncrasies so you can learn from them and emulate what they do best.

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Working with Co-Presenters: How to Organize a Team Presentation

DeFinis Communications

First, it can be complicated simply deciding which topic or aspect of the presentation each presenter will address. With so many possible approaches to topic development and so many different personalities and styles of presenting, it’s easy to see why co-presenting is challenging.

2020 130

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Lights, Camera, Action! Presentation Skills for Virtual Delivery

DeFinis Communications

On the surface, acting in a blockbuster movie and delivering a virtual presentation may appear to having nothing in common, aside from the fact that they both use a “screen” as their modus operandi. As such, virtual presenters can learn a lot by studying the world of filmmaking.

2020 130

Transitions in a speech or presentation

Manner of Speaking

There are many possible reasons for … Continue reading → The post Transitions in a speech or presentation appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Structure Curse of Knowledge Presentation public speaking transitions

2019 243

Presentation Myths

Professionally Speaking...

Yet when I teach the Association for Talent Development''s (ATD) Presentation Skills Certificate program and other presentation courses and workshops, I find myself “busting” a lot of myths about presentation practices. It’s no wonder presentation myths are so prevalent.

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Powerful presentations, event with PowerPoint

Manner of Speaking

Since 2018 he has been the Senior Data Scientist … Continue reading → The post Powerful presentations, event with PowerPoint appeared first on Manner of Speaking. This is a guest post by David Lindelöf. David obtained his PhD in Physics at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Sales presentation strategy

The Presenter's Blog

What is your primary goal in making a sales presentation? So why do so many sales-presenters try to conceal the fact? If you want to make the audience doubt your credibility then attempting to conceal the primary purpose of your presentation would be an excellent place to start!

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22 tips for effective video presentations

Manner of Speaking

These days, an increasing number of presentations are delivered, not from a stage, but in front of a computer screen. Presentations via videoconference on … Continue reading → Video public speaking Skype video conference video presentations ZoomThe audience is live but dispersed across offices and cities or even countries and time zones.

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5 tips to save your batteries (and your presentation)

Manner of Speaking

Slide presentations are a staple of the business world. Every day, there are millions of PowerPoint, Keynote other slide presentations around the world. Slide Presentation batteries Logitech Logitech Spotlight PowerPoint public speaking remote

2020 151

Sales presentation outline

The Presenter's Blog

Here are eight ideas for creating a sales presentation outline that targets your sales message onto this specific customer, in this specific moment. Tie your presentation into how you specifically address those issues. Many sales presentations go on far too long. by Peter Watts.

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Launch of Presentation Guru!

Manner of Speaking

Good blogs aren’t … Continue reading → Public Speaking Resources Uncategorized Emma Bannister Jim Harvey Nancy Duarte Nick Morgan Presentation Guru presentations public speakingIn his blog post today, 1 June 2016, Seth Godin wrote: [R]eading more blogs is one of the best ways to become smarter, more effective and more engaged in what’s going on. The last great online bargain.

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Launch of Presentation Guru!

Manner of Speaking

Good blogs aren’t … Continue reading → Public Speaking Resources Uncategorized Emma Bannister Jim Harvey Nancy Duarte Nick Morgan Presentation Guru presentations public speakingIn his blog post today, 1 June 2016, Seth Godin wrote: [R]eading more blogs is one of the best ways to become smarter, more effective and more engaged in what’s going on. The last great online bargain.

2016 159

A Good Presentation Needs Structure

Presentation Guru

When you deliver a presentation, you know what you want to say but your audience doesn’t. Your goal is to get the audience across to your side; your presentation is the bridge that will help them do just that.… … Message featured Presentation Writing Story Structure

2019 95

Use triggers to create interactive presentations

PowerPoint Tips

As a presenter, you can: Ask them questions. You can also integrate your audience into the presentation itself. For example, you can create a menu slide that links to other parts of the presentation (or other presentations) and let your audience decide the order of the presentation.

2018 165

Presenting with an iPad

The Presenter's Blog

The same thing is happening to how we deliver presentations, with tablets and even phones becoming potential delivery devices for mobile presenters. Just flip open, and there’s the presentation ready to go. Highly usable presentation software.

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Group Presentations

Professionally Speaking...

In a group presentation, several presenters need to collaborate and coordinate so they offer a seamless end result to the audience. Here are some tips to help make group presentations effective. Also ensure that each presenter has approximately the same number of slides.

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Powerful presentations, even with PowerPoint

Manner of Speaking

Since 2018 he has been the Senior Data Scientist … Continue reading → The post Powerful presentations, even with PowerPoint appeared first on Manner of Speaking. This is a guest post by David Lindelöf. David obtained his PhD in Physics at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Sales arguments that build presentations

The Presenter's Blog

At the core of a sales presentation are logical arguments that lay out why your product benefits the customer. Now let’s create a sales presentation enthymeme by chopping out sections: Enthymeme A: ? + by Peter Watts.

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Handouts for data-heavy presentations

PowerPoint Tips

Not all presentations can be full of photos. Sometimes, you need to present data — lots of it. While I do think that presenters sometimes dump more than necessary on their audience, consider this scenario. But he/she wants you to present it.

Cut Through the Noise: How to Design Slides for Virtual Presentations

Duarte Blog

The post Cut Through the Noise: How to Design Slides for Virtual Presentations appeared first on Duarte. Design Presentations Tips comm together communication online online presentations PowerPoint presentation presentations Slides virtual virtual communication

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Presentation

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized presentation

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Delivering Unforgettable Presentations with Darren LaCroix

Speaker Launcher

We are of the mindset that you should always be working on your craft and improving your presentation. The post Delivering Unforgettable Presentations with Darren LaCroix appeared first on Jane Atkinson. What’s missing in the average presentation?

2020 94

Presentation nerves

The Presenter's Blog

Beating presentation nerves can seem like a battle; a no-holds-barred FIGHT to overcome your fears. First point to be aware of: Presentation nerves can never be eliminated, and it would not be desirable to do so. Second point to be aware of: The tangible bodily sensations that come with presentation nerves, can be easily managed if we understand the mechanics that create them. Do any of the following affect you when presenting? Coaching yourself after a presentation.

2012 145

Create presentation handouts using Notes pages

PowerPoint Tips

Many presenters want to offer handouts (usually after the presentation) but when the slides don’t include a lot of the content, the all-too-common solution of sending people the slides (printed or as a PDF) doesn’t work well. Here are the steps: Save your presentation.

Think BIG to create high-impact presentations

PowerPoint Tips

You want your presentations to have an impact on your audience — change them, move them to action, inspire them. The present to the past and the future. How could you use BIGNESS in your presentations?

2019 161

Why you present

PowerPoint Tips

I think it’s fascinating to understand the variety of reasons why you present. I asked people to do the survey so I could know what type of content I can provide that will best help presenters. Why do you present? Presenting helps me get promoted at work.

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Working with multi-speaker presentations

PowerPoint Tips

I just finished work for a client on a multi-presenter presentation. It was a presentation that will be given to nurses at a nursing school and I thought I’d share my experiences with you. The organizer warned me, “Ellen, the presentations look like a ransom note!”

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Conjuring presentation magic for Halloween

The Presenter's Blog

This Halloween, as little witches and wizards bearing bags begging candy come up to your door, reflect on the thought that every time we take to the stage as presenters, we too join a world of magic and illusion. As a presenters we perform magic not with objects, but ideas and information.

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How to Deliver Robust yet Inspiring Presentations

Presentation Guru

Presentations. While a successful presentation is a proud moment, too often these are few and far between – with most receiving a lukewarm reception and almost immediately forgotten. We have all been there and with varying degrees of success too.

2019 81

How Stories Can Help Your Virtual Presentation Come Alive!

DeFinis Communications

When leading a virtual presentation, many speakers find it difficult to hold people’s attention. That’s why telling stories is key to giving a great virtual presentation. We’ve all seen what can happen with the introduction of a story—a boring presentation will suddenly come alive!

2020 130

Top 10 Tips for Creating an Engaging Virtual Presentation

Presentation Guru

… Build Your Skills Technology featured presentation technology Remote Meetings Virtual Presentations WebinarAll conferences across the U.S. and indeed a lot of the world!)

2020 79

Adjust your expectations of virtual presenting

Speak Schmeak

One of the things that presenters love so much about being in front of a live audience is the instant gratification of your audience's responses. Virtual presenting lacks immediacy. When we present virtually, everything is delayed. Virtual presenting is a whole different world.

2020 173

Presentation Tip: Powerful Closings

Professionally Speaking...

Durante knew how to keep the audience's attention until the last moment and end his presentation memorably. We, as business presenters, need to learn to do the same. So that means: No trailing off at the end of your presentation: "Well, I guess that's about it.".

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How to convince executives that presenters need presentation skills training

PowerPoint Tips

They’ve been reading this blog — and others — about how to create powerful, persuasive presentations. How do you convince executives that they are hurting themselves when they present? And that their sales reps and internal presenters are also having a damaging effect?

Seasonal variation in presentation

The Presenter's Blog

Our world, that is, except for the world in which we make presentations. Presentations happen in a sterile land free of seasons. How can you take advantage of that thought pattern to increase both the pleasure and the memorability of presentations?

2012 173

The flipped presentation

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s say that you’re giving a presentation that requires you to provide a lot of detailed information to your audience. Many presentations are technical, data-based, or complex. Many presenters print — or make a PDF of — the slides as handouts.

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10 tips for setting up on the day of your presentation

Manner of Speaking

I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. ——— You’ve prepared your presentation and you’ve arrived at the venue well in advance of your start time.

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How to Produce Booklet Handouts That Complement Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

Handouts are a hotly debated topic in the presentation world. While the catchall answer to these questions is “it depends on the nature and subject of your presentation”, that doesn’t provide you with much guidance when planning your handout.…

2020 66

The Top 5 Presentation Mistakes Everyone Makes

Duarte Blog

We all know what it’s like to sit through a bad presentation. The thing is, when we take the stage ourselves, many of us fall into the same presentation mistakes. The post The Top 5 Presentation Mistakes Everyone Makes appeared first on Duarte.

2019 79

Master the Art of Presenting 2016

Manner of Speaking

I am excited to announce that the third annual Master the Art of Presenting will take place on 20-21 October 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. A few years ago, my good friend and presentation design expert, Timo Sorri, was staying over at our home … Continue reading → Public Speaking Business Public Speaking Resources Delivery Havain Master the Art of Presenting presentations public speaking Timo Sorri

2016 156

Master the Art of Presenting 2016

Manner of Speaking

I am excited to announce that the third annual Master the Art of Presenting will take place on 20-21 October 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. A few years ago, my good friend and presentation design expert, Timo Sorri, was staying over at our home … Continue reading → Public Speaking Business Public Speaking Resources Delivery Havain Master the Art of Presenting presentations public speaking Timo Sorri

2016 156

5 Ways to Make Your Scientific Research Presentation Flow

Presentation Guru

Often, when scientists think of giving a presentation on their research, flow is the furthest thing from their thoughts. The accuracy of the data, quality of the experiments, and intricate details that make up experiments are typically considered to be much more important.…

2019 94

The difference between a persuasive and an informative presentation

PowerPoint Tips

I think that most presentations can be classified as persuasive or informative.These two presentation types can cover quite a range — more entertaining or less, informal or keynote,for example. What is a persuasive presentation? Other presentations try to sell an idea.

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