Many others have offered different categories of emotions. Instead, the goals of a persuasive speaker are to: Why Evoke Audience Emotions at All?
The previous two posts can be found here and here. Rosling pointed out the key elements of slides with data. But once the data had been displayed on the screen, Rosling would either use the computer mouse or walk over to the screen with a long stick and explain the axes, key subsets, trends, etc.
He would also pose rhetorical questions about the data so that the audience could better understand its relevance.
Make the data meaningful for the audience. Explain key aspects of a chart or graph and put things into context.
In the clip below, Rosling uses 10 rolls of toilet paper to explain his projections for population growth. The result is both humorous and effective. Simple is effective; simple works. Rosling had a wonderful sense of humour that ran throughout his presentation.
I wish that I had kept track of the number of laughs that Rosling got during his presentation. As interesting as it was, it was also filled with some great humour. For example, when talking about the success of the Gapminder software that has made his presentations so famous, Rosling acknowledged that the software was developed by his son.
He then said that in Sweden where he is from they have a patriarchal society, so as the father, he is entitled to half of the credit. Rosling received a glowing introduction that highlighted his international celebrity.
Soon after he began speaking, Rosling commented on his fame, saying that he had an extremely high fame to impact ratio … because he had had little impact. Later, he asked a question and few people knew the response. Near the end, he highlights the paths taken by China and the United States and it is very interesting.
And then Deng Xiaoping turned to the right. It builds rapport with the audience and helps keep the energy level high.
It is OK to poke fun at yourself, but be careful when it comes to others, especially when they are in the audience. Much depends on how well you know the audience, the nature of the humour and the context.
Rosling spoke passionately about the subject. For all of his humour, Rosling was dead serious about the subject matter.How not to be ignorant about the World Ola Rosling & Hans Rosling show simple rules of thumb for dismantling global misconceptions and beating chimpanzees.
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Hans Rosling presented a fantastic talk at TED. The delivery was inspiring, the mood was electric, and it was all about statistics.
Yes, statistics – a topic most often associated with dry and boring presentations. Communication, in General. The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. — George Bernard Shaw.
If you cannot - in the long run - tell everyone what you have been doing, your doing has been worthless. by Hans Rosling with Anna Rosling Rönnlund Ola Rosling.
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