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Welcome to the PresentBetter Hive

Dive deep into a world dedicated to becoming a better presenter. Explore the best practices, tips, and tricks shared here from working with over 8,000 researchers on over 1,000 individual presentations.  

This is the main interface for the online course.  All material beyond this page is accessible only for researchers registered in the The PresentBetter Program.


 
 
Access is obtained 1 of 3 ways:
Content
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Start with a goal
Before you start, you need to decide what impact you want to achieve
Trajectory & Openings
Trajectory is about taking information and creating a narrative.  Time to get to work 
Explore
The 3 Cs
To be effective you need connection, comprehension and credibility.  Let's review the Cs to success. 
Less is more
Find the great presentation lurking in the shadows of your rough draft.
Delivery
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Immersion
Engaging delivery starts with you
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Beyond monotone
Emotions are contagious: you need to allow us to hear how you feel
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Body Language
2 parts here, active and stance-they both matter. 
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Pausing
Understanding pauses for both power and comprehension
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Visuals
Andy's top 10 slide rules, explanations included 
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What can visuals do beyond graphs & tables
Getting powerful
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Timing matters
Rethink your relationship with your slides
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PowerPoint Tips
PowerPoint is powerful learn to use it better. 
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Bonus
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Managing anxiety
Imposter syndrome & speaking anxiety are real.  You need strategies to manage them
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Virtual presenting 
Presenting virtually has its own challenges.  Here are some best practices. 
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Better feedback
Iteration is a key to success. But we need the right feedback to iterate successfully. 
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Better practice
The key to better practice is to focus on practicing how the event will feel. 
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