How to Define Your Presentation: Defusing the B.O.M.B.
Presentations are like a b.o.m.b. that can go off in your face if you don’t prepare. The absolute first thing to do is define your presentation and defuse that B.O.M.B.
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This video is part of course module 2.2.1
Program 2: Manager as Communicator
Course 2: Presentation Skills
Section 1: Preparation
Other videos in this section include:
🎬 How to Craft a Compelling, Persuasive, and Powerful Presentation https://youtu.be/AKtI5QgLFX0
🎬 How to Craft a Compelling Presentation Structure https://youtu.be/cwdhUk2IZPQ
🎬 Five Simple Structures for a Compelling Presentation https://youtu.be/fqTA6Kybw0E
🎬 Opening Your Presentation: How to Hook your Audience https://youtu.be/oIIsJZWd1QU
🎬 Closing: How to Finish Your Presentation with Real Impact https://youtu.be/7UCMi5JYSuM
🎬 How to Make the Key Points of Your Presentation Memorable https://youtu.be/fHDLO6f2Syc
🎬 How to Create Excellent Visual Aids for Your Presentation https://youtu.be/jP2Q5Kdq_Ww
🎬 Preparation is Key: How to Review and Rehearse Your Presentation https://youtu.be/_9bOgcBNaeU
B.O.M.B. stands for:
Benefit to your Audience
What’s in it for them?
Outcomes for You (as presenter)
What’s in it for you?
Map out your Presentation
How will you make your presentation CPP?
(Compelling, Persuasive, Powerful)
What do you need to know to succeed?
(The 80% background to the 20% you’ll present)
Prioritizing the Content of Your Presentation
Distinguish facts and evidence from ideas and opinions
– Pareto Principle: 80/20
– Journalists’ Principle: ‘slaughter your darlings’
Next time you need to create a presentation, define your presentation by defusing the B.O.M.B.
1. What’s in it for them? (2 MC CPD Points)
2. What’s in it for you? (2 MC CPD Points)
3. How will you make your presentation CPP? (2 MC CPD Points)
4. What do you need to know to succeed? (2 MC CPD Points)
5. Use the 80/20 rule and slaughter your darlings (2 MC CPD Points)
My top recommendation is my own book:
📖 How to Speak so people Listen – https://geni.us/HSPL
📖 The Presentation Book – https://geni.us/6sqr
📖 Presentation Zen – https://geni.us/mrvmeh
📖 The Pyramid Principle – https://geni.us/9cbjvBs
📖 The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs – https://geni.us/KJpG
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I have also created a Presenter’s Kit to accompany this course:
https://kit.co/MikeClayton/presenter-s-kit (the links are affiliated)
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00:00 – Three keys to a great presentation
00:23 – The first thing to do…
00:54 – Benefits to your audience
01:49 – Outcomes for you (as presenter)
02:40 – Map out your presentation
03:24 – Background information
04:18 – Prioritization
05:02 – Murder your darlings
06:34 – Summary
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