Presentation Is Everything: Introduction (03:31)
Christine is working on a presentation about presentations and offers to explain the basics to Alan. Every presentation should include four elements: welcome, beginning, middle, and close.
Using Visual Aids (04:10)
See Alan's presentations on point of sale material and the client database. Christine offers constructive criticism on using words and phrases in a PowerPoint presentation: avoid parallel words, abstract expressions, filling a slide with words, and presenting complex information.
Using Graphics and Humor (03:26)
Alan uses diagrams, graphs, and charts in his presentations. Christine offers diagram tips: keep it simple, avoid gimmicks, keep quotes short, and use humor carefully.
Presentation Summary (00:47)
Tips include: clear structure, avoid reading lists, simple language, simple and relevant images, stories and quotes, and keep it simple.
Presentation Delivery (03:26)
See Alan's presentation on customer service. Christine emphasizes the top six delivery tips: match speech and slides, speak clearly, do not read from a script, use positive body language, interact with the audience, and rehearse your presentation.
Practical Considerations (02:05)
Christine has the wrong cable for her presentation and panics. Alan suggests checking for basic practical problems before a presentation. Alan and Christine deliver the presentation together.
Credits: Presentation Is Everything: Communication Classics (00:20)
Credits: Presentation Is Everything: Communication Classics
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