Presentation Summit 2019: Conversation with John Rahmlow

Created: Wednesday, June 26, 2019, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:45 am



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John Rahmlow
  
John H. Rahmlow is an internationally known expert in presentation design and delivery. He is currently an Online Retirement Education Consultant (aka webinar specialist) for The Vanguard Group. In this role, he conducts hundreds of webinars a year and assists with the development and maintenance of the presentations he (and the other members of his team) delivers. He has earned two law degrees (JD and LL.M. in Taxation) and currently holds a number of financial services licenses and designations. John is a member of The Presentation Guild where he started and leads the book club.

In this conversation, John talks about the Presentation Summit, being held in San Antonio, TX this year from October 6 to 9, 2019.

Geetesh: You are delivering a session at this year’s Presentation Summit called Buzzword Bingo. What is this session all about, and what do you want attendees to take away with them?

John: The Buzzword Bingo session will look into how buzzwords are created and how they can impact the perception of the presenter using them. When used properly, buzzwords can help build credibility and help convey the presenter’s message. When used improperly or when overused, they can have the opposite effect.

I want attendees to leave the session with an understanding of the importance of the language that they use when presenting and how that language can help or hinder them in getting across their message and getting the audience to take the desired action.

Geetesh: John, if there’s one tip you can share with Indezine readers about how you can be a better presenter, what would that be?



John: Presenters who focus on their audience, and care about their audience, tend to be more effective presenters. When you focus on what the audience needs and how you can help them achieve that goal, while empathizing with them, you will naturally connect with them more easily.

If you connect with your audience, you improve your chances of achieving your goals. I try to focus on what I can give to my audiences rather than on what I can get from them.

What is the Presentation Summit?

Presentation Summit 2019

For nearly two decades, Rick Altman has been hosting the Presentation Summit, a highly popular event that is geared towards users of PowerPoint and other presentation platforms.

Indezine.com is the official Media Partner for the Presentation Summit.

Date: October 6 to 9, 2019

Location: Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, San Antonio, TX, United States

Register now!

      


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