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PREPARATION

How to be above average

WE WORK IN A FIRST DRAFT CULTURE. TYPE AN EMAIL. SEND. WRITE A BLOG ENTRY. POST. WHIP UP SOME SLIDES. SPEAK. ITS IN CRAFTING AND RE-CRAFTING THAT EXCELLENCE EMERGES.
- Nancy Duarte, HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations

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MAKING A POINT OR CONVEYING AN EMOTION REQUIRES LOTS AND LOTS OF thinking ...

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1) SPEND TOO LITTLE TIME IN THIS STAGE OR 2) SKIP OVER THIS STAGE COMPLETELY

Most presenters

Eating the

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MICROPHONE

PUBLIC SPEAKING

BELL CURVE

Effective
AVERAGE PRESENTERS

# OF PEOPLE

Presenters
MLK, JOBS

HERMITS LEVEL OF SKILL

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Why Prepare?

WITHOUT PREPARATION, YOUR MESSAGE WILL NOT RESONATE WITH YOUR AUDIENCE.

AUDIENCES CAN TELL IF YOU HAVENT PREPARED. AND THEY ARE NOT PLEASED.

WITHOUT PREPARATION, YOU CANNOT BE YOUR NATURAL SELF.

EFFECTIVE PRESENTATIONS REQUIRE


TIME AND FOCUS
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EVERY PRESENTATION HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BE GREAT; EVERY PRESENTATION IS HIGH STAKES; AND EVERY AUDIENCE DESERVES THE ABSOLUTE BEST
-Nancy Duarte, Slide:ology

PREPARATION?
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WHAT GOES INTO

Activity:

The

PREPARATION

phase

Storyboarding, outlining, structuring presentation Research Building slides Thinking about audiences needs Critique on slides Brainstorming ideas Rehearsing Organizing ideas Critique on delivery Critique on ideas/message

The

PREPARATION

phase

Storyboarding, outlining, structuring presentation Research Building slides Thinking about audiences needs CRITIQUE on slides Brainstorming ideas Rehearsing Organizing ideas CRITIQUE on delivery CRITIQUE on ideas/message

How do I Prepare?

The

PREPARATION

phase

YOU

AUDIENCE

The

PREPARATION
DELIVERY COACHING VISUAL GRAPHICS CONCEPT EXECUTION

phase

YOU
1ST IMPROVED STORY IDEA IDEA DESIGN

AUDIENCE

EXECUTION

The

PREPARATION
DELIVERY COACHING VISUAL GRAPHICS CONCEPT EXECUTION

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AUDIENCE

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EXECUTION

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PREPARATION
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phase

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PREPARATION
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SPEECH COACH

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EXECUTION

The

PREPARATION
ME ME ME

phase

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AUDIENCE

The

PREPARATION
ME ME ME

phase

YOU

AUDIENCE

STUDENTS WHO INVOLVE ME WITH EACH LEG DURING THE PREPARATION PHASE PRESENT BETTER AND EARN HIGHER GRADES

Preparation ON PRESENTATION DAY...

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ON PRESENTATION DAY...
1. Arrive early

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ON PRESENTATION DAY...
2. Prepare the room

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ON PRESENTATION DAY...
3. Prepare materials

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... and this is why I ask you to turn in presentation materials one hour early!

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WHAT SEPARATES AN

EFFECTIVE

PRESENTER FROM AN AVERAGE ONE?

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WHAT SEPARATES AN

EFFECTIVE

PRESENTER FROM AN AVERAGE ONE?

Preparation

http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/good-public-speaker-average/

PUBLIC SPEAKING

BELL CURVE

# OF PEOPLE

AVERAGE PRESENTERS

LEVEL OF SKILL

http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/good-public-speaker-average/

Effective

Presenters

PUBLIC SPEAKING

BELL CURVE

# OF PEOPLE

AVERAGE PRESENTERS

LEVEL OF SKILL

Effective

Presenters

http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/good-public-speaker-average/

PUBLIC SPEAKING

BELL CURVE

C
AVERAGE PRESENTERS

Effective

# OF PEOPLE

Presenters

LEVEL OF SKILL

http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/good-public-speaker-average/

PUBLIC SPEAKING

BELL CURVE

Effective
AVERAGE PRESENTERS

# OF PEOPLE

Presenters

LEVEL OF SKILL

http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/good-public-speaker-average/