Spicing up Presentations by Ron Corbin
This came from my notes taken at the PSWA conference. This was an excellent presentation.
Ron's stated goal was to improve our presentation skills and grab the attention of the audience.
Start and stop on time.
Difficult times for presentations:
Right before lunch.
Last time slot of the day.
Last day of the conference.
Emotions/Connected to Topic
Audience Needs to be Able to Understand you
(Don't say ah)
Set guidelines for audience questions.
Walk toward the person and make eye-contact.
Walk backward, respond to the audience.
Control Stage Fright
Know your target audience
Make eye contact.
Use Training Aids
Be prepared for problems
Summarize what you said.
Questions and answers