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How Do You Know When You’ve Given a Great Presentation?

How Do You Know When You’ve Given a Great Presentation?

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about great presentations, trainings, and workshops as part of the American Evaluation Association’s Potent Presentations Initiative (p2i). Here’s something I’ve been pondering: How do you know when you’ve given a great conference presentation? My ideas so far: People walk up to…

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A Good Presenter Adds to the Presentation as Opposed to Reading What I Could Read On My Own

A Good Presenter Adds to the Presentation as Opposed to Reading What I Could Read On My Own

I’m talking with my evaluation and non-evaluation friends to learn more about great presentations as part of the American Evaluation Association’s new Potent Presentations Initiative (P2i). I asked Herb Baum to reflect upon some of the best presenters he’s seen and heard. What makes these presentations…

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Building a PowerPoint Isn’t the Same as Building a Presentation

Building a PowerPoint Isn’t the Same as Building a Presentation

I’ve been interviewing evaluators and non-evaluators about potent presentations. I’ve enjoyed chatting with my husband about the good, the bad, and the ugly presentations that he’s attended for his government job. Since he’s not an evaluator, I’m always curious to see whether the lessons learned about…

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The Best Presenters Focus on their Audience

The Best Presenters Focus on their Audience

I’m on a voyage to learn more about great presentations as part of the American Evaluation Association’s new Potent Presentations Initiative (P2i). Here’s a guest post by my former supervisor, Isaac Castillo. Isaac is one of the most talented public speakers in the evaluation and…

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How are Great Presenters Similar to Great Storytellers?

How are Great Presenters Similar to Great Storytellers?

I’m on a quest to learn more about potent presentations. I started by interviewing my husband, a non-evaluator who’s attended dozens and dozens of required trainings for his government job. I wanted to hear more about the best and worst trainings he’s attended and see whether the…

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