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The “meringue” presentation

  • The “meringue” presentation-

    This is the opposite of the shopping list presentation. The presentation is chock full of stories, anecdotes, jokes, shocking statistics and metaphors. It’s highly entertaining and engaging – but an hour later when you try and work out what you learned – there’s a void.

    To avoid this, plan your presentation using a solid three-part structure. Clothe your structure with your stories and anecdotes.

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The “meringue” presentation

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  • The “meringue” presentation-5

    This is the opposite of the shopping list presentation. The presentation is chock full of stories, anecdotes, jokes, shocking statistics and metaphors. It’s highly entertaining and engaging – but an hour later when you try and work out what you learned – there’s a void.

    To avoid this, plan your presentation using a solid three-part structure. Clothe your structure with your stories and anecdotes.

Have you inflicted one of these presentations on your audience? According to presentation trainer Olivia Mitchell, these seven types are all a result of a lack of planning or the wrong sort of planning. Do you recognize yourself here? If you do, don’t beat yourself up over it, but resolve not to do it again! Visit Olivia's website for more presentation tips.

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