p cubed

A presentation is made of three component parts; the story (p1), the supportive media (p2) and the delivery of these (p3). The value of a presentation is the product of these three factors, the p cubed value.

The three components are discussed in more depth in their individual sections. This section deals with the p cubed value, the product of preparation, design, and delivery.

Some key posts include:

Your presentation is the product of its parts (The FIRST blog post)

The maths of a better presentation

Don’t put the cart before the horse

The p cubed value of a presentation

Bad online presentations are your fault

Bad online presentations are your fault. Online presentations are much, much harder to construct and deliver effectively and yet despite this, the vast majority of online presenters have no training in the new media, made no allowances for the entirely…
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aaaaaaaaagh. My response to her Majesty’s Government Emergency Broadcast presentation regarding the 2nd Lockdown for Covid-19 at 7pm 31st October 2020. My response is not because I am against the lockdown. My response is not because I am so disappointed…
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Focus is key

focus is key

Focus is key in a successful presentation. During a live presentation this focus is principally under the control of the presenter. In an online presentation where distractions may be mutiple and outwith the control or even knowledge of the presenter,…
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webinar or online presentation

webinar

Webinars or online presentations are not simply presentations delivered online. In the current climate, many colleagues may be considering “distance” learning alternatives to a standard conference presentation. Specific issues must be addressed to make a webinar or online presentation an…
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starfish

starfish

A friend told me of a story heard as a small child about a little girl walking on the beach with her father. They discovered hundreds of starfish washed up beyond the tide. It appeared the starfish couldn’t make it…
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Shared emotion and vulnerability

sharing emotion and vulnerability

The presentations I have delivered with the most significant impact have been those in which I have shared emotion and vulnerability. Garr Reynolds in his book, “The Naked Presenter” draws the analogy that audiences truly value such a connection but…
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The twelve days of Christmas

The twelve days of Christmas was a useful vehicle to highlight some of the numbers and concepts in presentations that, if utilised, will enable you to deliver the best presentation, ever. The “gifts” were as follows: 1st day of Christmas-…
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On the eleventh day of Christmas…

On the eleventh day of Christmas… …my true love gave to me 11 steps in the structure. On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me eleven steps in the structure of a presentation. The best presentation…
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On the ninth day of Christmas…

On the ninth day of Christmas… …my true love gave to me nine ninja tips. On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me nine ninja tips. I did a little post on these a long time…
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On the eighth day of Christmas…

On the eighth day of Christmas… …my true love gave to me some inspiration. On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave me some inspiration. With a clear understanding of the brief (something to do with eight and…
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