“The success of your presentation will be judged not by the knowledge you send but by what the listener receives.”
Executive Director of Walters International Speakers Bureau
Your presentation is your mirror and it reflects your personality. From our CVs to our powerpoint presentations, the art of presenting matters a lot. Planning and research are the keys to the good presentation. CVs and Presentations are quintessential for professionals, irrespective of the industry they belong to.
During the RMAI Student Flame Awards, Mr. Rajkumar Jha, Consultant of Rural Communication at Ogilvy and National Advisory Board, RMAI came up with a talk on ‘CV to PPT’.
Rajkumar Jha, a scholar with an ignited mind. In his address, he focused on presenting the Cvs and Powerpoint Presentations in an effective, informative and systematic manner.
Here’s a short video of Rajkumar Jha, that will help you in making your CVs and Powerpoint Presentations in an organized format.
According to Mr. Jha ‘PPT is something which will help you speak’. The Do’s and Don’ts of creating a ppt are as follows:
· Only one or two fonts must be used.
· Always use bold font
· One specific color in each slide must be used.
· In the introductory slide, it is important to write a brief of the topic. The slide should summarize the entire presentation.
· It should be crisp and to the mark.
· The presentation should convey the idea in maximum 10 slides.
· Write less, Speak more.
By using Guy Kawasaki’s rule of 10.20.30 you can make an effective powerpoint presentation.
Guy Takeo Kawasaki is an American Marketing Specialist, Author and Venture Capitalist. He is one of the famous Ex-Apple employees. Kawasaki’s rule of 10.20.30 gives us his viewpoint on how to create a slide.
He has mentioned 10 points that are necessary to make an impressive powerpoint presentation. They are as follows:
2. Your solution
3. Business model
4. Underlying magic/technology
5. Marketing and sales
8. Projections and milestones
9. Status and timeline
10. Summary and call to action
If you want to know more about Guy Kawasaki’s rule of 10.20.30 you can take a look at the link mentioned below.
We hope these points will help you in making an effective presentation. If you have any suggestions or queries, do post your comments.