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Delivering Powerful Presentations: How To Empower Your Audience! David K. Miller, RN, BSN, MS Ed, CDE
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.
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
Key Areas Message Content Delivery Skills
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
Know Your Audience How long is the normal attention span? How long is the maximum attention span?
Know Your Audience How long is the normal attention span? Five to Ten Seconds How long is the maximum attention span? Thirty Seconds
Know Your Audience Listening Active Listening _____% Looking Ahead ______% Reminiscing ______% Other thoughts ______% American Psychological Association
Know Your Audience Listening Active Listening _20__% Looking Ahead _ 20__% Reminiscing _40__% Other thoughts _20__% American Psychological Association
Assess The Situation Time Setting Other Influences
Assess The Audience Who? What are their needs? What is their knowledge? Bias? Questions? Actions?
Assess The Purpose Do Know Feel
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
Activity # 1 Directions: In 30 seconds, memorize as many words from your list as you can.
Formula For Success Proclaim Affirm Recap
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
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
Activity # 3 Listen to the following list of words Write down as many as you can remember What do you notice?
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
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
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
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)
Delivery Skills Appearance Professional Dress better than your audience What not to wear Voice Variety Projection, rate, pitch, diction Pauses Watch non-words
Questions and Answers Timing Dont end with question and answer Dont say Good question What if I dont know the answer? Remember your pauses!
Recap Assess the situation Proclaim, Affirm, Recap! 3-5 key points Practice delivery skills Choose visuals wisely
Contact Information David K. Miller Health Education and Life Promotion (HELP) www.help-stat.com firstname.lastname@example.org 812-546-0592
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.