If everything a speaker is going to say is already written up on a slide, the audience reads the slide and ignores the presenter. No amount of presentation skills training will get around the fact that the slides are undermining the presentation. Effective slides use animations to control the flow of information.
This section shows how presenters can time the delivery of their presentation for optimum effectiveness, and control the pace at which information is presented to ensure maximum impact.
20th October - Presenters should control the timely control of information on screen in order to captivate the audience. Present in 4D so that the audience don’t know if slide or presenter is leading.Presentation Skills
23rd June - Quotes can be an important part of any PowerPoint presentation. But if the audience can read for themselves, what’s the best way to present a quote without patronising and annoying your audience? Presentation Skills
22nd June - Graphs are used in PowerPoint to reinforce an argument, or to draw out a conclusion. Present a graph by bringing in axes and setting the scene, showing before, showing after, making your point. Presentation Skills
21st June - Present process slides by controlling what the audience look at, and when. Instead of putting up the entire process diagram at once, bring up parts of the process from start to finish. Presentation Skills
20th June - A common technique for presenting the capabilities of a company. Present the capabilities of a company by talking around the photographs used to represent different product areas. Presentation Skills
- Corporate Presentation Tips
- Visual Aids Gone Wrong
- Seven Aspects of Highly Effective Presentations
- Presentation Ideas
- Company Presentation, Brand, and Compliance
- Improving a Sales Presentation
- Presentation Tips that Suck
- Presentation Agency Selection
- Presentation Optimisation
- The Right Visuals
- Advanced PowerPoint Training
Colin Carr, Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust
I have never felt so confident giving a presentation – the coaching and rehearsing sessions we received were brilliant; it has completely changed the way that we, as a team, approach presentations. The graphics on-screen and the way that the team deliver presentations works extremely well – and the way that our speakers now command the room is outstanding.