Beyond PowerPoint Presentation tools, design, and delivery training for social sector professionals
What makes a good presentation? Educates Entertains Compels Shareablility
Points that we will hit today. PechaKucha Prezi Tricks of the trade
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Almost all presentations are designed to show causation X + Y = predictable outcome
The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two George Miller Ph.D. As a person increases the number of choices, their satisfaction with any one choice begins to go down. Barry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice
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Motion captures attention Chit-chat kills Heavy lifting
Set to 20 seconds Use photographs instead of words Tell stories
Fact Based Emotion Based
We go looking for information that will confirm what we already believe. Dan Airley Ph.D., Predictably Irrational
Use Prezi for perspective Don’t make people dizzy Learn by playing
What do you want your audience to do once they see your presentation?
Lessons from the dreaded NPR pledge drives No hostages Talk directly to one person Tell people exactly what to do
Tips on telling stories that compel Story Telling Sleight of Hand End with the question you want to be asked Have one final point after questions