There’s a considerable amount of conflicting advice floating around the internet regarding how to give the “perfect” presentation:
- Use a visual aid.
- Don’t use a visual aid.
- Speak loudly so everyone can hear you.
- Speak softly, so people have to lean in and really pay attention.
- Start off with a story / quote / statistic / question.
But what if instead of one “right” way to give a presentation, there were several? The following SlideShare from 24Slides lists six types of presentation styles, used by people such as Steve Jobs and Al Gore. Which category do you fall into, and most importantly, which style do you think is most effective?