Tatiana Kolovou teaches you how to develop your presentation's slide flow moving from the hook and "what's in it for them?" through every step of Q&A.
- Here's a tip on visuals. … Don't start designing slides first. … Before you open PowerPoint, or Key Note, take out a notepad … and start sketching out your presentation. … Think of it in three simple chunks, … the introduction, the body, and the conclusion. … In the introduction think of a visual way … to quickly catch the audience's attention … and give them a reason to listen. … Set yourself up as the most knowledgeable person … on the topic because of your interest … and research you've done. … Set up your theme, whether through facts or a story, … and preview the main points you'll be discussing. … Line up each of the points with sub points … and supporting evidence. … Think through some smooth transitions … that flow from one point to the next … naturally and logically. … Your theme for the presentation … should be the thread that loosely floats … in and out of your points and stories … by holding them together in one uniform message. … When you're done discussing your points …
- Explore how to evaluate your audience's knowledge level.
- Define audience value.
- Recall how a 'forest vs. tree' analogy compares to the audience interview and presentation design.
- Recognize what logical appeal means in a presentation setting.
- Define emotional appeal in a presentation setting.