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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 analysis and will almost never be filled with fluff.
Cons: an audience that doesn’t want analytics and searches emotional connection will lose interest quickly.
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.
The Director likes presentations to have a clear linear flow, with logically structured slide decks and clear transitions across topics and presenters.
Pros: delivers ordered, logical and structurally sound presentations.
Cons: may not work if the presentation you’ve so carefully prepared is a poor fit for your audience.
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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.
The work on the presentation slides should be clear, crisp, concise, with fewer words and more visually striking simple imagery.
Long sentences and tiny words going through the whole slide are not advisable.
Invest your time practicing thoughtfully and getting in a zone where you are a natural.
An effortless-looking presentation makes the audience love it, even though you have toiled hard to make it look effortless.
These concepts can be very abstract without concrete examples to illustrate. Give them examples, and you'll keep their attention.
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...