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Creative Presentation Skills
How to craft and deliver a creative, engaging presentation. The word 'presentation' is used here to refer to any situation in which you have to convey a message about yourself, your ideas, business or organisation. Everything from an elevator pitch or some doodling on a whiteboard to an online video or keynote speech. My interest in this topic relates to my work in Australia as a Corporate Comedian, Hoax Speaker, Master of Ceremonies, Speech Writer and Presentation Design and Delivery Coach: http://bit.ly/qoSo
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Before you SPEAK, find out what your audience wants to HEAR.

Before you SPEAK, find out what your audience wants to HEAR. | Creative Presentation Skills | Scoop.it
As I say to my own coaching clients ... it's not all about YOU! What it is all about is your AUDIENCE and what they need to hear. Here's a quick guide to doing some basic research, so you know your message is a good fit.
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Public speaking doesn't have to be boring! Here are 8 tips for a great presentation

Public speaking doesn't have to be boring! Here are 8 tips for a great presentation | Creative Presentation Skills | Scoop.it
There’s a war going on out there. New victims are claimed each day in the conference centres and boardrooms of this nation. It’s time we fought to end this cruel and barbaric practice: the mind-numbingly boring presentation.
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Presentation Zen: Simplicity and Elegance

Presentation Zen: Simplicity and Elegance | Creative Presentation Skills | Scoop.it
Great tips and insight from world renowned expert, Garr Reynolds. Learn from one of the best.
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Effective Persuasion 101 - Tips and Techniques

Effective Persuasion 101 - Tips and Techniques | Creative Presentation Skills | Scoop.it
For those who need to influence or motivate people through their presentations, here's a good summary of persuasive techniques. Use them when structuring your message.
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5 Tips for Presenting Boring Technical Information - so It Isn't Boring

5 Tips for Presenting Boring Technical Information - so It Isn't Boring | Creative Presentation Skills | Scoop.it
Good News for Accountants, Engineers and that guy sitting over there in the corner of the Nuclear Physics lab. Even if your subject matter is highly technical, there are things you can do to help your audience stay awake and retain the will to live. Something I've contributed myself, during technical product launches, is to play a cynical 'Devil's Advocate Character', which, in a theatrical manner, highlights the sensitive or controversial issues on an audience's mind. You could get one of your own people to play such a role.
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Calling all PowerPoint Junkies! Your Time is Up!

Sit all your PowerPoint addicts down together and GET THEM TO WATCH THIS! You'll be doing the world a favour.
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Victoria Stewart's curator insight, September 2, 2013 1:53 PM

Funny slide slam :)_ 

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The Art of Purposeful Storytelling - Video from Harvard Business Review

The Art of Purposeful Storytelling - Video from Harvard Business Review | Creative Presentation Skills | Scoop.it
Don't hit your audience with information overload. Before INFORMATION comes EMOTION. In this video, Peter Guber, chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group, explains how to establish an emotional connection with any audience.
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Wake 'em up with stories, humour and inspiration

Wake 'em up with stories, humour and inspiration | Creative Presentation Skills | Scoop.it
Doug Stevenson, who I've seen present live, is a renowned expert on Storytelling in Business and Presentation Skills. Lots of articles here to point you in the right direction.
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