Presentation Zen Powerful Presentations

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

1. Preparation

1.1. Concept

1.1.1. Design

1.1.1.1. Not decoration

1.1.1.2. Important even for business presentations

1.1.2. Story

1.1.2.1. Storytelling = Memorable + Engaging

1.1.3. Symphony

1.1.3.1. Synthesize

1.1.4. Empathy

1.1.4.1. Put in audience position

1.1.4.2. Is audience "getting it"?

1.1.5. Play

1.1.5.1. Humour = Memorable + Engaging

1.1.6. Meaning

1.1.6.1. Make just a small difference

1.2. Material

1.2.1. Slides

1.2.1.1. Simple! Header and picture

1.2.2. Handouts

1.2.2.1. Detailed slides

1.2.3. Notes

1.2.3.1. For you to see only

1.3. Be creative

1.3.1. Everyone are creative!

1.3.2. Be inspired, be a pirate

1.3.3. Be enthusiastic and passionate!

1.4. Plan!

1.4.1. Get away from the computer

1.4.2. Use whiteboards, notepads, stickers

1.5. Key questions

1.5.1. Whats my point?

1.5.2. Why does it matter?

1.5.3. Detailed questiens

1.5.3.1. How much time do I have?

1.5.3.2. Who is the audience? (background)

1.5.3.3. What do they expect?

1.5.3.4. What do I want them to do?

1.5.3.5. Why am I speaking?

1.5.3.6. What is my one key point?

1.6. Memorable!

1.6.1. Simple

1.6.2. Unexpected

1.6.3. Concrete

1.6.4. Credible

1.6.5. Emotional

1.6.5.1. Images

1.6.5.2. Good story telling

1.6.6. Stories

2. Design

2.1. Simplicity!

2.1.1. Think Subtract, not Add

2.2. Signal vs Noise Ratio

2.2.1. Ratio of relevant versus irrelevant

2.3. Avoid bullets - use graphics

2.4. Images!

2.4.1. Images makes memorable

2.4.2. Use iStockPhotos

2.4.3. Other stock photo sites

2.4.3.1. dreamstime.com

2.4.3.2. fotolia.com

2.4.3.3. japanesestreets.com

2.4.3.4. shutterstock.com

2.4.3.5. shuttermap.com

2.4.4. Free images

2.4.4.1. morguefile.com

2.4.4.2. flickr.com/creativecommons

2.4.4.3. imageafter.com

2.4.4.4. sxc.hu

2.4.4.5. everystockphoto.com

2.5. Grids - Rule of Thirds

2.6. Repetition - Consistency

2.7. And please, no 3D!

3. Delivery

3.1. Prepare!

3.2. Be present!

3.2.1. Let go, there's no success, no failure

3.2.2. Do not worry about mistakes

3.3. Use conversational style

3.4. Leave them hungry for more

3.4.1. Less is more

3.4.2. Do not overload their minds

3.5. View TED presentations!

3.5.1. Amazingly inspirational

3.5.2. View Hans Rosling

3.6. Show passion and enthusiasm

3.6.1. And be fun, relaxed & confident