Reading content from the slides
Elaborating on the content from the slides
Using a text-to-speech software which will read the contents from the slides automatically
Interacting with the audience is important.
Interacting with the audience is not essential.
Interacting with the audience is risky since you don't know what they are going to say
I spend minimum time on the title slide and increase the time spent per slide as I progress through the presentation.
I spend maximum time on the title slide and decrease the time spent per slide as I progress through the presentation.
I elaborate on each slide's content for a fixed amount of time, which is planned beforehand and do not waste too much time on a single slide.
Large font size, it helps people to see from a distance.
Small font size, it helps in keeping a lot of content in a single slide.
Very small font size, people do not need to be able to read the contents as they will be able to hear everything from the speech.
Manual and automated proofreading
Playing a loud background music
Giving anecdotes and sharing personal experiences
Giving movie tickets at the end of each slide
It is necessary as it gives the audience ways to interact with the presenter later and it also adds a flavor of professionalism to the presentation.
It is unnecessary because it makes the audience feel irritated
Whether it's necessary or unnecessary depends on the audience.
Index cards should be used to write down all the content of the speech.
Index cards should be used to write down details and they really help during a long presentation.
Index cards should ideally not be used. The speech should possibly be delivered in a natural and spontaneous way.
Using different font colours on every slide.
Using different background colour on every slide.
Using good quotes from reputed sources.
I will leave the room immediately.
I will continue with my presentation and shortly afterwards ask that person a question in order to get their attention.
I will stop, ask the person to stop checking tweets and then continue with my presentation.
Proofreading is completely unnecessary and is a total waste of time.
Proofreading is very important and necessary since it shows also your professionalism and attention to detail.
It doesn't make a difference whether there are mistakes in the slides or not.
Hand motions play no role and should not be used.
Hand motions can be used intelligently to emphasize important points.
Hands shoeuld be kept in your pockets most of the time.
A presenter should not keep his mobile phone with him during a presentation.
A presenter should keep at least two mobile phones with him during a presentation.
A presenter should keep his mobile phone with him in keypad locked mode.
If used intelligently they improve viewing experience.
They improve viewing experience even if used unintelligently.
Animations play no interesting role and should be used only in presentations for kids.
You will start a debate with that person and continue that until he agrees with you.
You will appreciate his disagreement politely and continue with your presentation.
You will completely ignore him and continue with your presentation.
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You should check that the attendees can hear you and see the screen which you have shared with them.
You should tell the attendees to submit their email IDs
You should show them your favorite commercials.
Keep it simple stupid: Presentation should be delivered in a simple manner, not in an overly complicated manner.
Keep it soft silly: Presentation should be delivered in a soft and silly tone.
Keep it shiny sophisticated: Presentation should be delivered with shiny slides and sophisticated content.
Very bright pink
Very bright yellow
Content which hurts sentiments of people belonging to a particular religion, race or ethnicity.
Before the title slide
In the middle
In the end
I should eat lots of food so that I don't feel hungry.
I should relax.
I should think about my problems and how to solve them.
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