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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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🔎 See below for details

PRESENTATION SKILLS
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

LESSON NOTES
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)

Background Information
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’

RECOMMENDED EXERCISE
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)

DOWNLOADS
Free Resources
🧰 CPD Tools – https://gum.co/MC-CPD
Paid resources
🧳 Management Courses Onboarding Kit – https://gum.co/MC-ObK ($3)

RECOMMENDED READING
My top recommendation is my own book:
📖 How to Speak so people Listen – https://geni.us/HSPL
Other Recommendations:
📖 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

⭕️ Links to our book recommendations are affiliated through Amazon and help support our free videos

Managers Need a Basic set of kit to do your job well. Here are my top recommendations: https://kit.co/MikeClayton/manager-s-work-kit (the links are affiliated)

BUT…
I have also created a Presenter’s Kit to accompany this course:
https://kit.co/MikeClayton/presenter-s-kit (the links are affiliated)

MANAGEMENT COURSES CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) POINTS
You can record your Management Courses CPD points on our free, downloadable CPD record log.
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Each video has two levels of MC CPD points. For this video:
– If you simply watched the video, record 2 MC CPD points
– If you also carried out all of the recommended exercises, score a total of 12 MC CPD points

CHAPTER MARKERS
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

#ManagementCourses #PresentationSkills #DefineYourPresentation

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How to Control Your Nerves Before and During Your Presentation
Preparation is Key: How to Review and Rehearse Your Presentation
How to Create Excellent Visual Aids for Your Presentation
How to Make the Key Points of Your Presentation Memorable
Closing: How to Finish Your Presentation and Close with Real Impact
Open Your Presentation: How to Hook your Audience with a Great Start
Five Simple Presentation Structures for a Compelling Presentation
How to Craft a Compelling Presentation Structure
How to Craft a Compelling, Persuasive, and Powerful Presentation
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Mike Clayton

About Mike Clayton 

Dr Mike Clayton is a (former) Project Manager and now a management educator. Having trained thousands of people at live workshops, seminars, and conferences, he now delivers training mainly via video. He has 14 books with international publishers and runs two successful YouTube channels. He is also the founder of OnlinePMCourses.com

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