Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Planning the program, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
Now is the moment you've been building up for. The audience is ready to hear…your words of wisdom and your slides are ready to impress.…In this chapter, we will cover the delivery process from start to finish, making…sure everything is covered.…Let's start with the Introduction.…If it seems appropriate, have someone else introduce you.…This is especially helpful in any situation where the audience might not know who you are.…You want the audience to trust you and if someone that they already trust brings…you onto the stage, then you're halfway there.…Don't hesitate to give someone an index card that helps them introduce you.…
It should include your name, company and position, a tiny bit about your…background and experience, and why you're here.…Introduction shouldn't last more than a minute. Even in informal settings like…a company meeting, having someone else introduce you gives the presentation…more class and respect.…Obviously this varies widely with different kinds of presentations, but just…
- Adding whitespace
- Applying transitions
- Using photographs, colors, and fonts
- Incorporating diagrams and SmartArt
- Customizing layouts and templates
- Animating bullets, photos, and other objects
- Inserting music and audio
- Utilizing speaker's notes and the Presenter view
- Creating handouts
- Planning the program
- Dealing with distractions
- Setting up and tearing down
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Where can I learn more about communication skills?
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