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Presentation Zen Powerful Presentations by Mind Map: Presentation Zen
Powerful Presentations
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Presentation Zen Powerful Presentations

Preparation

Concept

Design, Not decoration, Important even for business presentations

Story, Storytelling = Memorable + Engaging

Symphony, Synthesize

Empathy, Put in audience position, Is audience "getting it"?

Play, Humour = Memorable + Engaging

Meaning, Make just a small difference

Material

Slides, Simple! Header and picture

Handouts, Detailed slides

Notes, For you to see only

Be creative

Everyone are creative!

Be inspired, be a pirate

Be enthusiastic and passionate!

Plan!

Get away from the computer

Use whiteboards, notepads, stickers

Key questions

Whats my point?

Why does it matter?

Detailed questiens, How much time do I have?, Who is the audience? (background), What do they expect?, What do I want them to do?, Why am I speaking?, What is my one key point?

Memorable!

Simple

Unexpected

Concrete

Credible

Emotional, Images, Good story telling

Stories

Design

Simplicity!

Think Subtract, not Add

Signal vs Noise Ratio

Ratio of relevant versus irrelevant

Avoid bullets - use graphics

Images!

Images makes memorable

Use iStockPhotos

Other stock photo sites, dreamstime.com, fotolia.com, japanesestreets.com, shutterstock.com, shuttermap.com

Free images, morguefile.com, flickr.com/creativecommons, imageafter.com, sxc.hu, everystockphoto.com

Grids - Rule of Thirds

Repetition - Consistency

And please, no 3D!

Delivery

Prepare!

Be present!

Let go, there's no success, no failure

Do not worry about mistakes

Use conversational style

Leave them hungry for more

Less is more

Do not overload their minds

View TED presentations!

Amazingly inspirational

View Hans Rosling

Show passion and enthusiasm

And be fun, relaxed & confident