⌄ Scroll down to continue ⌄

14 Presentation Tips

⌄ Scroll down to continue ⌄
14 Presentation Tips

Craig S. Kaplan has saved his notes on Edward Tufte’s seminar which talks about presentation. He wrote down 14 Presentation Tips which really make sense to deliver a good presentation:

  • Show up early
  • Have a strong opening
  • Use PGP (Particular, General, Particular) with every subtopic
  • Give everyone at least one piece of paper
  • Know your audience
  • Rethink the overhead
  • The audience is sacred
  • Humour is good
  • Avoid masculine (or even feminine!) pronouns as universals
  • Take care with questions
  • Let people know you believe your material
  • Finish early
  • Practice
  • Drink lots of water

The tips on PGP is pretty well done. Edward suggests that subtopic usually contains general information, but one should try to use particular material such as examples to brace the subtopic. This will give more retention and attention to the topic.

Presentation Tips – [The Craig Web Experience]

More by this author

11 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Complete any Task in New Year
Book summary: A Technique for Producing Ideas
10 Ways to Extend Laptop Battery Life
Bob Parsons on His 16 Rules for Survival
Free note taking templates and techniques

Trending in Communication

1 How to Detect a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing 2 What is a Soulmate and Signs That You Have Found Yours 3 10 Things a Happy Person Does Differently 4 A List of 100 Questions to Ask Your Partner on Date Nights 5 14 Clear Signs Someone Is Always Playing the Victim

Read Next

Advertising
Advertising

Explore the Full Life Framework

Advertising
Advertising