Presenting in a Non-Profit World (with Andy Goodman)
Show Notes – Episode #73
- Troy, Nolan and Sandy are joined by Andy Goodman, a sought out expert on storytelling, communications and presentation in the world of non-profits, NGOs and foundations. We talk about his history and focus on his book Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes for a fantastic hour of amazing presentation philosophy and talk about what to do – and what not to do – for presentations.
- Andy Goodman is author of 3 books; Storytelling as Best Practice, Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes, and Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes.
- Note: Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes can be downloaded FREE at the Goodman Center website (see below for link)
- The book identifies the “Five Fatal (Presentation) Problems”
- Reading slides
- Too long, too much info
- Lack of interaction
- Lifeless presenters
- Room/technical problems
- The book is divided into 5 sections:
- “The Sorry State of the Art” – Review of the survey
- “Building Better Presentations” – Presentation story structure
- “Improving Your Delivery” – Speaking skills
- “PowerPoint is Your Friend” – Science behind imagery, text and verbal communications
- “The Small Stuff” – Technical items, handouts, logistics, etc.
- Best advice from the conversation with Andy – do not end on Q&A.
Resources from this Episode:
- Andy Goodman, The Goodman Center
- Presentation Guild job listings
- 4K Video Downloader app
- MediaInfo video inspector app
- TROND Lamp
- Feedspot awards The Presentation Podcast as one of the Top 5 presentation podcasts for 2019! – Top 5 presentation podcasts for 2019