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Presentation Basics by Robert J. Rosania

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The Five Basic Truths

Myriad publications by a host of respected presenters offer advice about delivering effective presentations. All this advice, though, can be distilled down to five basic truths about giving presentations:

  • Truth Number 1: There is no one way to make a presentation. Think of the elements of your presentation on a continuum. On one end are things you should definitely be doing. On the other end are things you probably should not do. It’s the middle where the freedom lies to pick and choose what you believe will work best for you and your audience. In this book you’ll have a look at what works, what doesn’t, and ways to make wise choices about all the things between.

  • Truth Number 2: You know more than your audience. In most ...

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