Tatiana Kolovou explains how to involve a trusted colleague to give you helpful, effective feedback on flow, visuals, and the Q&A section of your presentation.
- Now it's time for some editing. … Find a trusted colleague and ask them to help you … put the finishing touches on your presentation visuals. … Share your presentation scope, … describe the audience and what you hope to accomplish … with your presentation. … If you're not in the same location, … share the visuals online … but be sure to discuss context. … At this point, run through the main points … without doing a full-blown stand-up rehearsal. … Explain to your colleague that you're looking … for feedback on flow and visuals … and you need a little help in the Q&A section. … As you show each slide, … share the content using the same timing … and animation all the way to the final slide. … When you're done, … ask your colleague the following questions. … Was the initial slide descriptive? … Were the color, font, spacing, and visuals appealing? … Were there any slides that seem confusing? … Was there a point in the presentation … where you fell behind? … Did you recognize the theme for my presentation? …
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