Our audiences have become more distracted, demanding and sceptical. Therefore, every presentation must impact them and compel them to act, if we are to retain or gain their confidence.
This workshop is specifically designed for achieving impact in tough presentation situations, and in particular, situations that involve communicating complex information. It is solidly based on extensive empirical research and has been field-tested with some of the largest and most demanding companies in the world.
“A good presentation squanders the opportunity of being a great presentation” – Nick Morgan. This is quite often because the good work done on the strategy and presentation design is undone by poor delivery.
The cost of responding to tenders or submitting proposals can be an expensive exercise, the pressure to win is great and the competition is strong. Therefore, we need to ensure that every dollar spent on an RFT response or proposal generates the necessary return on that investment.
No two engagements are the same, therefore we adapt our facilitation to the objectives of our client.
Presentation delivery training or coaching starts with establishing: who your audience is, what your objective is and the topic you are addressing and how you will sequence your presentation and the visual aids you will be using.
Then we can start to focus on your presentation delivery technique. We focus on being authentic and being able to express a range of emotions.
The Extreme Presentation method is a step-by-step approach for designing presentations of complex or controversial information in ways that drive people to action. It is based on extensive empirical research and has been pilot tested among leading corporations, including Microsoft, Exxon-Mobil, Kimberly-Clark, eBay, and Motorola.
Feeling nervous is a good thing (just not too nervous) have a look at the chart below. The Yerkes-Dodson (xi) law demonstrates an empirical relationship between arousal and performance. It dictates that performance increases with cognitive arousal, but only to…
There are two types of presentations; Presentations that are made to large groups of people that you see CEO’s, politicians and VIP’s give – when done well, these are the ones you typically and unfairly think you need to emulate.…
I recently viewed an interesting TED presentation by Tom Wujec titled “The Three Ways the Brain Creates Meaning. Wujec explains it like this: We make meaning by seeing, by an act of visual interrogation. The lessons for us are three-fold. First, use images to…
The Extreme Presentations Method is a powerful process and an essential course for anyone who needs to communicate ideas, strategies or processes. This is the first program I have encountered which guarantees to connect the presenter with the audience before even uttering the first word. I have used the skills that I learned in this course to change the way that I present and have seen an immediate improvement. The audience ‘gets it’ faster and ‘gets it’ better. Speakers, trainers and facilitators will be left behind if they don’t take time to learn these skills.
Having worked in the learning and development field for over 15 years, I would like to consider myself experienced and well versed in presentation design and development, however the Extreme Presentation was a real eye opener for me! The Extreme Presentation method is the perfect antidote to the ever growing PowerPoint obsession and encourages you to focus on the real purpose of your presentation – providing a solution to a problem. With its 10 steps, the Extreme Presentation technique is an accessible discipline for anyone whose work involves presentations
As a result of completing the Extreme Presentation workshop, I have profoundly changed the way I go about putting a presentation or other documents together. I would recommend this workshop to anyone who is involved in the design and development of presentations and other documents