Abreviated excerpt from Killer Presentations with Your iPad by Bob LeVitus and Ray Anthony.
Everyone occasionally makes mistakes when giving presentations, even Killer Presenters. But its the type and extent of the mistakes that deter-mine the negative impact they will have. These mistakes will adversely affect the way your audience pays attention to, understands, and accepts the information or ideas you are discussing. Part of creating and giving a Killer Presentation is not entirely what you doits also what you dont doand you need to know both to get it right. Here are the common no-nos to avoid.
- Not Knowing How to Use Your iPad Competently
- Keeping It Boring and Dull
- Including Too Much Detail
- Running Overtime
- Causing Death by Bullets . . . Oh, the Mental Pain and Suffering!
- Winging It (Worse Yet, Faking It)
- Taking Chances with Unknowns
- Having Poor Eye Contact
- Making Excuses and Apologizing
- Giving a Canned Pitch
- Not Communicating Bene?ts and Value to the Audience
- Showing Low-to-No Energy, Passion, or Conviction
- Making It All About Me, We, Us, Our
- Neglecting to Reduce Visual Distractions and Confusion
- Not Engaging and Involving the Audience
For the complete list with full prescriptions and to learn more about creating amazing presentations read Killer Presentations with Your iPad .