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“Have you ever wanted the speaker to fail?”

In this episode of the podcast I speak with Dr Ross Fisher (@ffolliet) about presentation skills. Many of us have sat through ‘death by powerpoint’ and have come away non the wiser afterwards. Having watched a lot of TED talks I can testify that a good presentation can make a massive difference to what you learn and whether you will be back for more.

Ross tells us some very simple techniques to help us improve the way we put our message across. I think you will find a lot of useful pointers.

I include below some of the books that we mention as well. I have read them all and I can highly recommend them.

You can find Ross’s website at prezentationskills.blogspot.co.uk/

Presentation Zen

Best-selling author and popular speaker Garr Reynolds is back in this newly revised edition of his classic, best-selling book,Presentation Zen, in which he showed readers there is a better way to reach the audience through simplicity and storytelling, and gave them the tools to confidently design and deliver successful presentations.

Mastery

Around the globe, people are facing the same problem – that we are born as individuals but are forced to conform to the rules of society if we want to succeed. To see our uniqueness expressed in our achievements, we must first learn the rules – and then how to change them completely.

Drive

Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people – at work, at school, at home. It is wrong. As Daniel H. Pink explains in his paradigm-shattering book Drive, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today’s world is the deeply human need to direct our own lives.

Tribes

In this fascinating book, Seth Godin argues that now, for the first time, everyone has an opportunity to start a movement – to bring together a tribe of like-minded people and do amazing things. There are tribes everywhere, all of them hungry for connection, meaning and change. And yet, too many people ignore the opportunity to lead, because they are “sheepwalking” their way through their lives and work, too afraid to question whether their compliance is doing them (or their company) any good.

Resonate- Nancy Duarte

Reveals the underlying story form of all great presentations that will not only create impact, but will move people to action

Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. So why then do so many audiences leave feeling like they′ve wasted their time? All too often, presentations don′t resonate with the audience and move them to transformative action

 

 

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Originally posted 2015-09-03 19:40:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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4 Responses to CCP Podcast 035: 5 Tips for Better Presentations.

  1. ross fisher says:

    thank you for the opportunity Jonathan, sounds interesting!

  2. […] a presentation to give soon then this is a must listen! Jonathan Downham talks to Ross Fisher on how to make a fantastic presentation. […]

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