High Power! Presentations
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High Power! Presentations

The Complete Guide to Effective Business Presentations
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Created by Jane Barr
Last updated 3/2016
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Structure your presentations with an effective and practical approach
  • Communicate technical information with ease and clarity
  • Convert nervous energy into constructive energy
  • Establish credibility as a speaker and expert in your field
  • Be natural and authentic in your presentations
  • Be more comfortable presenting to both small and large audiences
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  • For this course to be most effective it is important to be currently involved at some level in giving presentations.
  • If you are an experienced leader you will want to have one or more very specific presentations that you are about to deliver such as; team kick-off meeting, proposal delivery, department or company meeting or presentation to the media.
  • If you are in the earlier stages of leadership you will want to have a series of presentations that you are responsible for such as: weekly team meetings, weekly updates to management, or presentation of deliverables.

Course Description

Discover the five principles of high power presentations and step-by-step processes for using the principles so that you can get your message across to people in a way that gets them to want to make a commitment to you and take action.

Overcome the 3 major stumbling blocks to great presentations.

1) We don’t know what we don’t know.  Research shows that 85% of our success in business depends on our ability to effectively present our ideas yet only 25% of people ever take a formal presentation course.

2) Most people confuse what an audience expects of us as presenters versus what they need from us in writing. This leads to presentations that people often refer to as ‘talking head’ which puts our audiences to sleep.

3) When people start out giving presentations they tend to treat them as a mental exercise, like giving a book report. In fact, powerful presentations are mostly a physical activity, more like playing golf or tennis.

Is this course for you?

High Power! Presentations is a program designed especially for leaders in technology, engineering and other experts with a high level of specialized knowledge, people who frequently speak with clients, investors or teams of people who may not have the same depth of knowledge and experience on a particular subject. This training will increase your ability to consistently connect with your audience, to gain their trust and to connect the dots in a way that is meaningful and relevant for them.

What the program covers

Structure – Learn how to structure you presentation in a way that answers your audience’s biggest question, “What’s in it for me?”

Content - Deliver content that is meaningful and relevant to your audience and meets their expectations of you as a presenter and an expert.

Differentiators – Discover how to stand out from the crowd and be remembered in a way that is professional and appropriate for the situation.

Trust – Create trust with your audience and do it in a way that is natural, authentic and allows the presenter to be relaxed in front of any audience.

Commitment – Develop the ability to consistently gain commitment from your audience and get them to take action.

Program Layout

  •  3 plus hours of training that includes step-by-step instructions for developing a presentation that can be used over and over in any situation.
  • Theory and practice relative to what we all need to do in order to connect with our audience and meet their expectations.
  • Examples from people that will show you what works and what doesn’t when it comes to persuasion.
  • Exercises and a secret weapon for staying relaxed in front of any audience.
  • Tips to fine tuning your presentation and delivering your messsage in a way that is both professional and comfortable for you.
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for leaders in technology and other professions where it is important to be able to influence people to accept and take action on highly detailed ideas, processes and products.
  • This course is especially effective if the audience is not high tech such as bankers, marketers or clients in non-tech industries.
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
What's in it for You
1 Lecture 10:47

In this video you will receive an overview of what will be covered in the rest of the videos. More importantly it includes suggestions for the order in which to use the videos to enhance your presentations.

Preview 10:47
1 Lecture 19:48

Understand the five part psychological sequence to creating a structure that answers your audience's biggest question...WIFM.

Structure - Building Your Presentation - Part 1
1 Lecture 18:32

This is Part 1 of a 2 part section on Building Your Presentation. Follow the step-by-step instructions and at the end of section two you will have a rough draft of your presentation ready for rehearsal.

Building Your Presentation - Part 1
Structure - Building Your Presentation - Part 2
1 Lecture 07:39

This is a step-by-step approach to building the rough draft of your presentation. For best results, follow the steps as they are laid out in the video and in the worksheet provided in "Building Your Presentation - Part1"

Building Your Presentation - Part 2
Presentation Skills - Audience Expectations
1 Lecture 07:17

One of the biggest stumbling blocks that presenters have is not understanding what an audience expects of us. When you complete this video you will have an understanding of how to create an environment of personal connection and trust which is both professional and appropriate.

Audience Expectations
Presentation Skills - Your Secret Weapon
1 Lecture 11:29
Your Secret Weapon
Presentation Skills - Descriptive Movement - Part 1
1 Lecture 12:07

There is a difference between what an audience expects of us as presenters and what they want handed to them in writing. Learn how descriptive movement can help you to connect with your audience as a presenter and help them to remember what it is you are telling them.

Descriptive Movement - Part 1
Presentation Skills - Descriptive Movement - Part 2
1 Lecture 17:02

Descriptive movement is a tool for helping us differentiate ourselves from other presenters in a way that is natural and comfortable for us and at the same time allows us to stand out from the crowd.

Descriptive Movement - Part 2
Presentation Skills - Persuasion and Emotion
1 Lecture 17:59

Even CEO's of large companies use emotion when speaking because it is a powerful, persuasive force. In this section you will pick up some tips on adding emotion to your presentations in a professional manner.

Persuasion and Emotion
Presentation Skills - Persuasion and Credibility - Part 1
1 Lecture 13:06

Most people tell stories that are very general and for the most part, forgettable. Learning to tell stories that are specific and that create a picture in the mind of your audience, helps to create a connection between you and your audience.

Persuasion and Credibility - Part 1
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About the Instructor
Jane Barr
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Leadership and Communication Coach

Jane Barr is the CEO of Kinnexion, specializing in Energy Leadership and Communication Coaching.

For 30 years Jane was a Management Consultant with oversight responsibility for system re-engineering projects with national retailers such as CVS, REI and Vera Bradley. She knows what it takes to complete a project on time and on budget and how to build relationships that create strong teams and deliver add-on business worth millions of dollars.

As a leadership and communication coach, Jane coaches people to take control of their careers and lead with ease and integrity. She supports you in enhancing your ability to connect with clients, exceed their expectations and gain their commitment. Jane also provides you with tools to inspire your team to work collaboratively, to take action and get things done. In addition you’ll discover ways to work with difficult people, say no without losing trust and think on your feet in any type of situation.

Jane’s coaching certifications include: iPEC Energy Leadership Coach, Dale Carnegie Coach for Leadership and Communications, High Power! Presentations, Relationship Savvy, and Perfect Customers,