Presentations are here to stay! So better be good at doing them!
Bad presentations are a real problem; we see them on daily basis
Uncomfortable situation: public exposure
PowerPoint is not guilty! You are!
I need time to prepare a good talk
Know your audience; make an audience oriented lecture
Identify 3 – 4 RELEVANT take home points
THP: relevant, explicit, repeated
Form is as important as the content!
Your slides should be your complement, your sidekick
Planning, always taking in consideration the THP you choose to deliver
Try to tell a story!
Keep it simple
Harmony, simplicity, effectiveness
Less is more
Complementary colours, contrast
Find a font you like
Size does matter! Do not use inferior 1/3 of your slide
Frequent mistakes to avoid:
Too much information
Not enough visuals
Using bad quality visuals
Forgetting about keeping it simple
Lack of preparation, improvisation
This short video series is intended to make you feel more comfortable as a speaker and your audience happier with what they receive! Hope you find it useful!
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