Slide 1 Delivering Powerful Presentations: How To Empower Your Audience! David K. Miller, RN, BSN, MS Ed, CDE Slide 2 OBJECTIVES Discuss two key areas of powerful presentations. Compare and contrast the elements of strong presentations. Formulate an action plan to improve the participants presentation skills. Slide 3 What We Fear 1.Speaking before a group 2.Heights 3.Insects 4.Financial problems 5.Deep water 6.Sickness, death (tie) The Book of Lists, Wallace and Wallechinski Slide 4 Key Areas Message Content Delivery Skills Slide 5 Quality Standards Message Content Clear Purpose Well Organized Supporting Evidence Good intro/conclusion Audience-oriented Delivery Skills Confident Enthusiastic Good eye contact Effective gestures Use and design of visuals Slide 6 Know Your Audience How long is the normal attention span? How long is the maximum attention span? Slide 7 Know Your Audience How long is the normal attention span? Five to Ten Seconds How long is the maximum attention span? Thirty Seconds Slide 8 Know Your Audience Listening Active Listening _____% Looking Ahead ______% Reminiscing ______% Other thoughts ______% American Psychological Association Slide 9 Know Your Audience Listening Active Listening _20__% Looking Ahead _ 20__% Reminiscing _40__% Other thoughts _20__% American Psychological Association Slide 10 Assess The Situation Time Setting Other Influences Slide 11 Assess The Audience Who? What are their needs? What is their knowledge? Bias? Questions? Actions? Slide 12 Assess The Purpose Do Know Feel Slide 13 Brainstorming Rules Dont judge ideas Write quickly Dont worry about accuracy Dont organize your ideas Write down everything Techniques Key Words Paper Slips Project Mapping Free-Writing White Pages Slide 14 Activity # 1 Directions: In 30 seconds, memorize as many words from your list as you can. Slide 15 Formula For Success Proclaim Affirm Recap Slide 16 Using PAR Body should be 80% of your allotted time Use 3-5 key ideas Key ideas should clarify your purpose, help your audience understand, and provide evidence Options to support ideas: Definition Explanation Example Testimony Statistics Facts Comparison Analogy Slide 17 Activity #2 Select one of the following topics: Describe your favorite season Why someone should visit French Lick Brainstorm Identify one key point Use PAR Slide 18 Activity # 3 Listen to the following list of words Write down as many as you can remember What do you notice? Slide 19 Introduction 10% of your allotted time Should gain attention Proclaim your purpose Preview your main points Ideas for gaining attention: Illustrations Humor Quotations Stories Shocking statements of facts Challenges Slide 20 Conclusion 10% of your allotted time Recap your points without detail Reaffirm your purpose Close with POWER Ways to close with power: The personal I The communal We Optimism, uplift, challenge A reference to the future Slide 21 Delivery Skills Eye contact Direct Sweep the room Maintain for five seconds Must master this one first! Facial expressions Smile Most people unaware of expressions Conveys that you are approachable Slide 22 Delivery Skills Gestures Natural and expansive Honor zone Watch tools in your hands Gains attention Movement Purposeful Maintains attention Be conscious of personal space (3 feet) Slide 23 Delivery Skills Appearance Professional Dress better than your audience What not to wear Voice Variety Projection, rate, pitch, diction Pauses Watch non-words Slide 24 Questions and Answers Timing Dont end with question and answer Dont say Good question What if I dont know the answer? Remember your pauses! Slide 25 Choosing Visuals Slide 26 Slide 27 Recap Assess the situation Proclaim, Affirm, Recap! 3-5 key points Practice delivery skills Choose visuals wisely Slide 28 Contact Information David K. Miller Health Education and Life Promotion (HELP) www.help-stat.com firstname.lastname@example.org 812-546-0592 Slide 29 Reference American Psychological Association (2004). Retrieved on April 8, 2005 from http://apa.org Covey, S. (1999). Presentation Advantage: Facilitator Manual. Salt Lake City,UT: Franklin Covey Co. Wallace, A. & Wallechinski, D. (1986). The Book of Lists.