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Sheryl Sandberg Mastered 3 Presentation Skills in 3 Minutes. And You Can, Too

Sheryl Sandberg presentation techniques

  • Involving the audience intellectually and emotionally from the start. Her questions required people to participate physically, intellectually, and emotionally.
  • Making an evergreen topic fresh and evocative by connecting it to today's headlines. This will most likely generate an emotional response from an audience.
  • Being personal and vulnerable. This builds trust and empathy with her listeners. 

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Sheryl Sandberg Mastered 3 Presentation Skills in 3 Minutes. And You Can, Too

Sheryl Sandberg Mastered 3 Presentation Skills in 3 Minutes. And You Can, Too

https://www.inc.com/deborah-grayson-riegel/sheryl-sandberg-mastered-3-presentation-skills-in-3-minutes-you-can-too.html

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3 elements of a persuasive presentation

... that are core to making it a success, according to  Aristotle: Persuasion requires appealing to ethos (trust), logos (intellect), and pathos (emotions), no matter who your audience is.

Sheryl Sandberg and the importance of an engaged audience

From sharing a company's successes and telling a powerful personal story to using meaningful data and citing the experts -- as well as delivering a message with passion -- there are multiple ways to shift listeners from feeling bored to getting on board.

Sheryl Sandberg does that, in her speeches.

Sheryl Sandberg presentation techniques

  • Involving the audience intellectually and emotionally from the start. Her questions required people to participate physically, intellectually, and emotionally.
  • Making an evergreen topic fresh and evocative by connecting it to today's headlines. This will most likely generate an emotional response from an audience.
  • Being personal and vulnerable. This builds trust and empathy with her listeners. 

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Passion leads to mastery and mastery forms the foundation of an extraordinary presentation.
You cannot inspire others unless you are inspired yourself. Persuade and inspire your listeners. Express an enthusiastic, passionate, and meaningful connection to your topic.

Tell stories

Stories connect us. Stories stimulate and engage the human brain. It helps the speaker connect with the audience and make the audience more agreeable with the speaker's point of view.

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Engage your Audience
Engage your Audience
  • Ask questions.
  • Ask to introduce themselves.
  • Do a paper or online survey.
  • Ask them during the presentation.
  • Create a "Round ...
Improve your Presentation
  • Welcome humor that happens.
  • Enliven your slides with pictures you have taken of people, product, or locations.
  • Insert short video clips to hear from significant people.
  • Tell a story to illustrate your points.
  • Format your presentation like a story with a problem and solution.
  • Use slides only as a backup; the audience and you come before the slides.
Steve Jobs' presentation style
  • A "Tweet-friendly headline" that summarises the product you're presenting: e.g.: "iPod: One thousand songs in your pocket."
  • Showing your passion: He acte...
Tweet-friendly headlines

Steve Jobs's intro sentences were so great because they clearly outlined what the product did while creating intrigue.

Rather than rambling on, he used them to perfectly convey his message as compactly as possible.

Examples of one sentence summaries of the product he was presenting: "Mac Book Air: the world's thinnest notebook", and "iPod: One thousand songs in your pocket."

Tailor to the audience

Whether you're networking or presenting, it's important to realize that it should never be a one-sided conversation.

Your audience is in the room for a particular reason. It's critical to understand why they're listening to you so you can tune your presentation in a manner that makes them more receptive listeners,