Perfecting Your Presentations

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Perfecting Your Presentations
Jamie Matczak
Nicolet Federated Library System
Green Bay, WI
jmatczak@mail.nfls.lib.wi.us
What Are We Going To Cover?
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Organizing & Creating a Great Presentation
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Building Audience Rapport & Maintaining Attention
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Polishing Your Delivery
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Hand Outs
• 5 Presentation Must-Haves
2 Slides
TODAY’S SESSION
1. WE WILL COVER A VARIETY OF TOPICS.
2. IT WILL LAST 50 MINUTES WITH TIME
FOR QUESTIONS.
3. FEEDBACK ON THIS PRESENTATION IS
APPRECIATED.
Today’s Session
1. Variety of topics covered
2. 50 Minutes Plus Q & A
3. Feedback appreciated
Which was easier to read? Why?
What Tool Should We Use?
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Google Docs
Prezi
Empressr
Slidebank
Slideshare
Organizing Effective Presentations
Effective Presentations
1. Know Your Purpose
2. Know Your Audience
- Friendly, Neutral, Uninterested, Hostile
3. Organize the Introduction
4. Organize the Body
The 10/20/30 Rule
– 10 Slides
– 20 Minutes
– 30-point Font
How Do We Organize a Presentation?
1. Chronological
2. Topic Grouping
3. Journalism Pattern
4. Problem/Solution
5. Compare/Contrast (Pro/Con)
Organizing for Your Audience
Friendly
Neutral
Uninterested
Hostile
Any pattern
Pro/Con,
Problem/Solution
Not Topical or
Chronological
Topical or
Chronological
Creating a Great Presentation
• Can you read this??
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Use the 6 x 6 rule.
Use the 6 x 6 rule.
Use the 6 x 6 rule.
Use the 6 x 6 rule.
Use the 6 x 6 rule.
Use the 6 x 6 rule.
• Use Special Effects Wisely.
• Use Special Effects Wisely.
• Use Special Effects Wisely.
• Nicolet Federated Library System
Building Audience Rapport &
Maintaining Attention
Although multimedia presentations
supply terrific sizzle,
they can’t replace the steak.
Non-Verbal Techniques
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Look Nice
Animate Your Body
M o v e……………….
Vary your facial expression
Verbal Techniques
• Imagery
• Speak extemporaneously
• Punch your words
• Verbal Signpost
• You? = No
Polishing Your Delivery
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Pause
Use the Brakes
Avoid Digressions
Control Your Voice
Encourage & Repeat Questions
Reinforce, End and Appreciate
Delivery Style and Audience
Friendly → Pleasant, smile
Neutral → Confident, small gestures
Uninterested → Dynamic, large gestures
Hostile → Calm, controlled
Stage Fright
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Breathe
Convert Your Fear
Ignore Stumbles
Others ?
Hand Outs: Are they needed?
What Should I Include?
• White Space
• Visuals/Charts
• Contact info
The “Slideument”
http://www.rethinkpresentations.com/the-handout-not-your-slides/
When To “Hand it Out?”
Beginning
vs
The End
Keys
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Accessible
1 page
Nothing new
Images
Professional
Supporting Material and Audience
Friendly → Humor, Personal
Neutral → Facts, Statistics
Uninterested → Humor, Visuals, Quotes
Hostile → Objective, Expertise
5 Presentation Musts!
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Practice
Prepare
Drink
Layers
Confidence
This is What We Covered:
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Organizing & Creating a Great Presentation
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Building Audience Rapport & Maintaining Attention
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Polishing Your Delivery
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Hand Outs
• 5 Presentation Musts-Haves
Take Aways!
What is one thing you
can work on for your
next presentation?
Other Tips? Questions?
Thank you!!
Jamie Matczak
Nicolet Federated Library System
jmatczak@mail.nfls.lib.wi.us
920-448-4413
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Slides available on ARSL Conference Website

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