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Most people think they are the most important player in a presentation. They are wrong. The audience, the listeners, the people watching the presenter are the most important players.
Care about the audience, creating messages and stories that resonate with them and inspire them.
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TED curator Chris Anderson explains:
“The 18-minute length works much like the way Twitter forces people to be disciplined in what they write. By forcing speakers who are u...
The Data Scientist uses data, analytics, facts, and figures to make his point and persuade the audience.
Pros: This presentation style delivers data, information and analy...
The Storyteller can tap emotions and weave a persuasive narrative.
An audience may not remember every single data point or statistic, but they will remember a great story or emotional connection.
Pros: Focused on making an emotional connection with the audience.
Cons: Not suitable for audiences that just want a factual answer to a simple question.
The Closer jumps into a presentation, cuts right to the chase, delivers the bottom line and skips all the boring stuff.
It sees the end goal and goes right for it.
Pros: reduces a presentation to its esssence.
Cons: may be perceived as too harsh or abrupt.
Now that you’ve captured the audience, you have to maintain their interest. This can take different formats: