How to Present with Power and Poise


Great presentations have many ingredients from the structure of the visuals to the delivery. But what makes it all work from voice, eye contact, word choice, to body language, the visuals used, etc? Let’s take a look at the act of successfully presenting or pitching an idea to reveal these ingredients.

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Notes

Practice

  • Create a simple visually stimulating presentation
  • Practice in front of an audience, stuffed animals, parents, friends, anyone who will listen
  • Record a video of yourself and analyze it

Tools

  • Google Presentation
  • PowerPoint
  • Apple Keynote
  • VoiceThread (you can upload, narrate the slides on this site, and then embed the presentation into an online portfolio or blog)
  • YouTube

 

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