Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 17. Enhancing Presentations with Slides and Other Visuals
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"A business model is an outline of how a company plans to make money with its product and customer base in a specific market.
"It’s ironic that many schools don’t give lessons on how to study or take notes effectively.
Jennifer Frost of GrammarCheck.
See the infographic at GrammarCheck.
Jennifer Frost presents the infographic at GrammarCheck.
Jennifer Frost has the infographic at GrammarCheck.
"Here are the top 9 visual communication mistakes that make you look stupid in your presentation .
"Author Vanessa Edwards and her team watched thousands of hours of TED Talks and noticed something surprising: The least popular TED Talkers used an average of 272 hand gestures during their 18-minute presentations, while the most popular used an average of 465 hand gestures in the same amount of time.
"Speak from the heart (and not a script) in order to engage your audience.
"If you're planning to wrap up your presentation with a half-hearted call for "any questions?
"No matter how topical, relevant or pressing your content is, you're often fighting an uphill battle for the audience's attention.
Dave Mac gives his advice at PresentationBlogger.
"In this clip Mark Powell provides best practice tips for opening and closing presentations.
"Preparation for a killer presentation is counterintuitive because it runs against everything business people naturally do when it comes to preparing their talks.
Take a look at the infographic.
"It’s not about sleek graphics or the presentation software you use.
According to Jeffrey Sharlach (photo, left), "People tend to worry about all the wrong things when they have to do a presentation.
"If you're tired of standing in front of your audience and shuffling through slides, you're definitely not alone.
"The graphic shows that the most popular fonts of last year were Helvetica, Arial, and Georgia, but that doesn't mean brands can't also have some fun with their typography.
"There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common.