I'm so excited to bring this to you. I came across this video just the other day when Olivia Mitchell tweeted a video of Tim Washer avoiding a presentation disaster through the use of improv humor. That's a great video as well.
I'll set the scene and give my thoughts after the jump. This video features John Coleman, an MBA/MPA student at the Harvard Business School who is tasked with delivering a 7-minute venture capitalist presentation as part of the school's first annual "B.S. Contest" (Yes, that stands for bull shitake) sponsored by the Harvard Business School's Public Speaking club. The trick, though, is that he's NEVER seen the PowerPoint. He doesn't even know the "product" he is pitching until AFTER his introduction (which is unfortuantely cut off). In his case, his product is Robot Vending Machines - whatever that means. I like it better than the 2nd place presenter's product - Removable Mustaches. The class presentations are part of the Harvard Business School's Public Speaking club. The lessons are plentiful.