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IT’S ALL ABOUT PREPPING
Reduce

Repeat

Review
REDUCE
WHAT’S YOUR GOAL?
“TO SHOW THE YEAR RESULTS,
WITH ITS HIGLIGHTS, LOWLIGHTS,
YADDA-YADDA- YADDA-YADDA- YADDA-YADDA”
NOW, REALLY, WHAT IS

YOUR GOAL?
“TO SHOW WHAT A KICK-ASS JOB WE DID
THIS YEAR”
“TO DO A CALL-TO-ARMS, SO WE DO NOT
INCUR IN THE SAME MISTAKES”
REVIEW
DOES ABSOLUTELY EVERY SINGLE
ELEMENT IN YOUR PRESENTATION PUSHES
TOWARDS YOUR GOAL?
IF NOT, GOTO: REDUCE
REPEAT
ACQUISITION THROUGH REPETITION
SO PREPARE TO FIND MULTIPLE VARIATIONS
ON THE SAME SUBJECT
REDUCE
More cohesiveness

More emphasys

More retention

LESS IS MORE
Less text

Less clutter

Less distraction

(Ludwig Mies van...
REVIEW
WHO’S YOUR AUDIENCE?
AND, MORE IMPORTANTLY,
Visual aids
Textual aids
Speech & keywords

HOW DO YOU ENGAGE THEM?
REPEAT
LEARNING DOES NOT HAPPEN IN THE VOID
SO LOOK FOR HOOKS YOU CAN LEVERAGE
AND BUILD ON TOP OF FAMILIARITY
REDUCE
THIS
Critical
modules
customized
IS MORE EFFECTIVE THAN THIS
MODULE CUSTOMIZATION
• A MODULE IS A YADDA-YADDA-YADDA
• A CUSTOMIZED MODULE IS A YADDA-YADDA-YADDA
• THERE ARE A TOTAL OF...
REVIEW
Consistent design

Consistent speech
Consistent image

AM I DELIVERING A CONSISTENT
PRESENTATION?
REPEAT
REHEARSE UNTIL YOU ARE SICK OF YOUR
OWN VOICE
THE DO IT AGAIN
PRESENTATION STYLES
JOBS’ MINIMALISM
WORKS VERY WELL IF RECORDED AND
BROADLY REPLAYED
(That is, if you are Steve Jobs)
THE MAGNUM OPUS
YOU JUT MADE YOURSELF IRRELEVANT
LESSIG’S RANTS
LOTS OF SHORT SENTENCES
SPREAD THROUGH LOTS OF SLIDES
2
REQUIRES REHEARSAL
VERY GOOD FOR REPLAYS
THE CARDBOARD
PROJECT
=
IF IT IS A PRESENTATION FOR YOUR JOB,
MAKE IT LOOK PROFESSIONAL
Stock fotos
Well designed templates
Clean layout
THE STORYTELLER
Take your audience on a journey
Pretty, inspiring pics help
THE CHEERLEADER
IF YOUR AUDIENCE IS THAT EASY INFLUENCE,
I’VE GOT A BRIDGE TO SELL THEM
IF YOUR GOAL IS TO EMOTE, THE
STORYTELLER STYLE IS WAY MORE
EFFICIENT
WRAP-UP
WHICH STYLE TO PICK?
GOTO: REVIEW
KNOW YOURSELF
KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE
LAST, BUT NOT LEAST:
REDUCE
REVIEW
REPEAT
TKS.
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  1. 1. IT’S ALL ABOUT PREPPING Reduce Repeat Review
  2. 2. REDUCE
  3. 3. WHAT’S YOUR GOAL?
  4. 4. “TO SHOW THE YEAR RESULTS, WITH ITS HIGLIGHTS, LOWLIGHTS, YADDA-YADDA- YADDA-YADDA- YADDA-YADDA”
  5. 5. NOW, REALLY, WHAT IS YOUR GOAL?
  6. 6. “TO SHOW WHAT A KICK-ASS JOB WE DID THIS YEAR”
  7. 7. “TO DO A CALL-TO-ARMS, SO WE DO NOT INCUR IN THE SAME MISTAKES”
  8. 8. REVIEW
  9. 9. DOES ABSOLUTELY EVERY SINGLE ELEMENT IN YOUR PRESENTATION PUSHES TOWARDS YOUR GOAL?
  10. 10. IF NOT, GOTO: REDUCE
  11. 11. REPEAT
  12. 12. ACQUISITION THROUGH REPETITION
  13. 13. SO PREPARE TO FIND MULTIPLE VARIATIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT
  14. 14. REDUCE
  15. 15. More cohesiveness More emphasys More retention LESS IS MORE Less text Less clutter Less distraction (Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)
  16. 16. REVIEW
  17. 17. WHO’S YOUR AUDIENCE?
  18. 18. AND, MORE IMPORTANTLY,
  19. 19. Visual aids Textual aids Speech & keywords HOW DO YOU ENGAGE THEM?
  20. 20. REPEAT
  21. 21. LEARNING DOES NOT HAPPEN IN THE VOID
  22. 22. SO LOOK FOR HOOKS YOU CAN LEVERAGE
  23. 23. AND BUILD ON TOP OF FAMILIARITY
  24. 24. REDUCE
  25. 25. THIS
  26. 26. Critical modules customized
  27. 27. IS MORE EFFECTIVE THAN THIS
  28. 28. MODULE CUSTOMIZATION • A MODULE IS A YADDA-YADDA-YADDA • A CUSTOMIZED MODULE IS A YADDA-YADDA-YADDA • THERE ARE A TOTAL OF X MODULES • THERE ARE A TOTAL OF Y CUSTOMIZED MODULES • THIS, THERE IS A 75% CUSTOMIZATION LEVEL
  29. 29. REVIEW
  30. 30. Consistent design Consistent speech Consistent image AM I DELIVERING A CONSISTENT PRESENTATION?
  31. 31. REPEAT
  32. 32. REHEARSE UNTIL YOU ARE SICK OF YOUR OWN VOICE
  33. 33. THE DO IT AGAIN
  34. 34. PRESENTATION STYLES
  35. 35. JOBS’ MINIMALISM
  36. 36. WORKS VERY WELL IF RECORDED AND BROADLY REPLAYED (That is, if you are Steve Jobs)
  37. 37. THE MAGNUM OPUS
  38. 38. YOU JUT MADE YOURSELF IRRELEVANT
  39. 39. LESSIG’S RANTS
  40. 40. LOTS OF SHORT SENTENCES
  41. 41. SPREAD THROUGH LOTS OF SLIDES
  42. 42. 2 REQUIRES REHEARSAL
  43. 43. VERY GOOD FOR REPLAYS
  44. 44. THE CARDBOARD PROJECT
  45. 45. =
  46. 46. IF IT IS A PRESENTATION FOR YOUR JOB, MAKE IT LOOK PROFESSIONAL Stock fotos Well designed templates Clean layout
  47. 47. THE STORYTELLER
  48. 48. Take your audience on a journey Pretty, inspiring pics help
  49. 49. THE CHEERLEADER
  50. 50. IF YOUR AUDIENCE IS THAT EASY INFLUENCE, I’VE GOT A BRIDGE TO SELL THEM
  51. 51. IF YOUR GOAL IS TO EMOTE, THE STORYTELLER STYLE IS WAY MORE EFFICIENT
  52. 52. WRAP-UP
  53. 53. WHICH STYLE TO PICK?
  54. 54. GOTO: REVIEW KNOW YOURSELF KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE
  55. 55. LAST, BUT NOT LEAST:
  56. 56. REDUCE
  57. 57. REVIEW
  58. 58. REPEAT
  59. 59. TKS.

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