As I finish up a PowerPoint presentation, it occurred to me: Why haven’t I asked you all for your insight?
And so I seek your input on my presentation topic. My assigned title is “The Art of Presenting.”
Pretty high-falutin’, right?
So what I wonder is this: What are your one or two best ideas that transform a presentation from “Meh” to “Wow!”??
To give you a sense of my presenting obligation, here is the program language:
“A lot of what we do comes down to how we engage with people, communicate and get our message across. When you are asked to create a presentation, your presentation style and visuals need to be spot on. Our presenters will discuss the art of getting your presentation just right. They will share thoughtful tips on how to communicate clearly and concisely during your presentation, followed by tips on how to engage your audience visually.”
We’ll be the first to admit that “the art of presenting” may be setting the bar a tetch high. But we’re up to the challenge.
Your idea(s) on what makes a presentation terrific (and the opposite) are welcome. Please send them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.