Presentations

Successful presenters prepare by not only focusing on information, but on their audience’s concerns and communication style. By catering to the audience, a presentation becomes more effective and has a higher chance of succeeding. To focus on your target audience and learn what they will expect, answer these questions.
When you’re working on a project that involves a great deal of data, it can be difficult to figure out how to effectively share the numbers. Use these tips to do it right.
Free survey tools enable you to query your customers, staff or followers about a particular topic. You can set up a two- to three-question survey in under five minutes with any of these online survey tools.

Perfect your presentations

March 4, 2015 Categorized in: PresentationsSpeaking

Knowing how to deliver a polished, effective presentation is an important skill, says Jonas Altman, a partner at Social Fabric.

Engage an audience conversation-style

January 12, 2015 Categorized in: PresentationsSpeaking

If you have to make a presentation, use conversation-style tactics to keep your audience engaged, suggests leadership expert George Bradt, who says he avoids lecture-style presentations as much as possible.

YouTube videos in PowerPoint

January 8, 2015 Categorized in: Presentations

Q. Can I have a video from YouTube in my presentation and have it play automatically?
Research shows workers waste an average of more than 2½ hours a week in unnecessary meetings. The reason is Parkinson’s Law: the amount of time given for a task is the amount of time it will take. If given 30 minutes to give a presentation, it will take 30 minutes.

Hand draw proposals

November 1, 2013 Categorized in: Presentations

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“Multiple intelligences” pioneer Howard Gardener says you can use seven levers for persuading other people to latch onto new ideas.
Adopt these rules that professional writers and editors follow to make your reports and presentations more compelling and easy to read.

3 ways to perk up your presentations

June 28, 2013 Categorized in: Presentations

Scott Sterling offers three ways to make your next presentation interesting and painless for everyone involved.
If you sense your presentations are failing to rouse others to action, it’s probably time for a tuneup, says career and business advisor Beverly Flaxington. Here are six steps to a more powerful presentation.
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