Join Tatiana Kolovou for an in-depth discussion in this video Collecting your information, part of Creating and Giving Business Presentations.
Less is more. I'm sure you've heard this term…referring to focus and efficiency of information.…It's what you should aim for with your presentation,…but this process of thoughtful minimalism…is a result of a few strategic steps.…Let's review them.…Brainstorm quietly.…Find an uninterrupted time in your day…and make a list of all the possible pieces of information…you think your audience will want to know.…Don't overthink your items.…Don't criticize your choices.…
Make a long list of all the possibilities.…Define clarifying questions.…The list of possible topics your audience might be interested…in will naturally get shorter when you ask your contact,…the person that asked you to present for clarification.…Use this information gathering to shorten your list…and narrow your scope.…If you don't have the luxury of going back to the contact,…ask a colleague who is familiar with this audience.…Look for themes and outliers.…
Are there topics that fit the same theme on your list?…Topics that naturally cluster together?…
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- Analyzing your audience
- Strategizing for possible audience reaction
- Building credibility with your audience
- Collecting information
- Organizing content
- Designing slides
- Practicing your presentation
- Holding a Q&A session<br><br>
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