The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

Present like a pro

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In today's episode, Benjamin and I discuss the 14 presentation tips that really work. We speak about:

  1. Be clear on your goals
  2. Have a strong start
    • Start with a story, conclusions, then introduce yourself
    • Enter the room or stage with confidence
    • Story on GBA training
  3. Speak to Ethos, Pathos and Logos
  4. Establish a powerful position
  5. Make eye contact
  6. Smile
  7. Never lean back when sitting - better stand up
  8. Dress appropriately
    • Avoid anything distracting
    • Appear confident
  9. Position your camera
  10. Use pauses intentionally
  11. Variation of the voice
    • Loud and soft
    • Pitch
    • Speed
  12. Use wide gestures to increase your word choices
  13. Using visual effectively
    • They support the presenter, not vice versa
    • No sentence
    • Few words
    • Pictures
    • Figures
    • Rarely tables
    • Use bullet points sparingly
    • Less is more, and then you don’t need to look at the slides
  14. Have a powerful end.
    • Story and conclusions and call to action

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About this podcast

The podcast from statisticians for statisticians to have a bigger impact at work. This podcast is set up in association with PSI - Promoting Statistical Insight. This podcast helps you to grow your leadership skills, learn about ongoing discussions in the scientific community, build you knowledge about the health sector and be more efficient at work. This podcast helps statisticians at all levels with and without management experience. It is targeted towards the health, but lots of topics will be important for the wider data scientists community.

by Alexander Schacht and Benjamin Piske, biometricians, statisticians and leaders in the pharma industry


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