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Travelling to Your Presentation: Speaker’s Checklists for Road Warrior Presenters

Wherever you go to present โ€“ whether the next meeting room down the hall, or a big hotel in a foreign country, itโ€™s a good idea to have a speaker’s checklist of what you need to take, and what to do when you arrive. Here are two useful checklists that have served me well.

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This video is part of course module 2.2.2
Program 2: Manager as Communicator
Course 2: Presentation Skills
Section 2: Delivery

Other videos in this section include:
๐ŸŽฌ Preparation is Key: How to Review and Rehearse Your Presentation https://youtu.be/_9bOgcBNaeU
๐ŸŽฌ How to Control Your Nerves Before and During Your Presentation https://youtu.be/ztB6Qj4NnD4
๐ŸŽฌ Travelling to Your Presentation: Speakers Checklists for Rad Warrior Presenters https://youtu.be/n9LNTAhtWs8
๐ŸŽฌ Basic Platform Skills: Giving a Great Presentation https://youtu.be/ReEK7ZTK7nM
๐ŸŽฌ Advanced Platform Skills: Master-level Presentation Tips https://youtu.be/mOEhksbVcHs
๐ŸŽฌ Managing Audience Questions in Your Presentation [inc the Tough Ones!] https://youtu.be/Qygaao2pB5U

Speakerโ€™s Checklist: What to Pack
o Travel documents โ€“ tickets, reservations, ID, maps
o Equipment โ€“ laptop, projector, power leads, timer or watch, music player and music
o Accessories โ€“ remote control, pointer, adaptors for foreign sockets, extension leads, connection cables
o Stationery โ€“ pens, notepaper, pencils, marker pens
o Personal items โ€“ phone (and charger), business cards, purse/wallet, umbrella
o Materials โ€“ your notes, printed materials, reference documents, props
o Backups โ€“ USB or SD drive, login details for cloud backup
o Vanity items โ€“ make-up, tissues, comb, breath mints
o For emergencies โ€“ masking tape, gaffer tape, penknife, sticky notes, plain paper, sticky tac, scissors, paracetamol/ibuprofen

Speakerโ€™s Checklist: Checks to make on arrival
o Visual Technology โ€“ does it work? Run through everything. Are laptops running on power? Are screen savers or alerts disabled?
o Audio Technology โ€“ test the microphones, spare batteries
o Sight lines โ€“ are chairs well placed, where will you stand, how clear are visual aids?
o Supporting Materials โ€“ have participants got all the materials they need
o Small equipment โ€“ marker pens, pointers, notepaper and pen, watch or timer
o Comfort โ€“ water (not fizzy and not iced if you are speaking) and tissues to hand
o Distractions โ€“ empty your pocket, remove dangly bracelets, put away unnecessary potential distractions

I have created a Presenterโ€™s Kit to accompany this course and this video:
https://kit.co/MikeClayton/presenter-s-kit (the links are affiliated)

Free Resources
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My top recommendation is my own book:
๐Ÿ“– How to Speak so people Listen – https://geni.us/HSPL
Other Recommendations:
๐Ÿ“– The Presentation Book – https://geni.us/6sqr
๐Ÿ“– Presentation Zen – https://geni.us/mrvmeh
๐Ÿ“– The Pyramid Principle – https://geni.us/9cbjvBs
๐Ÿ“– The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs – https://geni.us/KJpG

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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)

I have also created a Presenterโ€™s Kit to accompany this course:
https://kit.co/MikeClayton/presenter-s-kit (the links are affiliated)

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00:00 – Checklists prevent you from missing things
00:38 – Checklist 1: What to Pack
03:55 – Checklist 2: Preparing to Speak
08:21 – Remove Distractions

#ManagementCourses #PresentationSkills #SpeakersChecklist


Managing Audience Questions in Your Presentation [inc the Tough Ones!]
Advanced Platform Skills: Master-level Presentation Tips
Basic Platform Skills: Giving a Great Presentation
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
How to Define Your Presentation: Defusing the B.O.M.B.
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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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