Keeping audience attention is more important and more difficult than grabbing audience attention. A reader emailed me: “What can I do to keep the audience’s attention through the whole of my presentation. There are always people who don’t seem to be listening.” A...
Giving your first presentation or speech is daunting. I’ve worked with many new presenters and here’s the advice that has made the most difference to them. 1. Content is king Your audience is there for what you are going to say. Not how you say it. This...
The latest academic research on Twitter and conferences addresses the issue of “snarky tweets” during presentations. What should be the guidelines of what is acceptable and what is not? My own experience of tweeting during presentations at Presentation...
Twitter is now a reality at many conferences. Now the question is: should you display a live twitter stream on a large screen so that everyone (not just the tweeters) in the audience can see it? Having twitter on a large screen can enrich the conference experience....
Yesterday I had a skype conversation with Twitter follower Todd (@TJList) on how to include audience participation in a presentation. He’s presenting on getting through the economic downturn to an audience of small business owners. Here was his question: How can...
Got an important presentation coming up and:
You have so much content that you can't figure out what to leave out?
Don't know where to begin your design process?
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Can't figure out your theme?
Concerned you won't be engaging? Time is running out?
In this video-training series (plus workbook with transcripts) you’ll learn:
The three things you must know BEFORE you begin to tackle your fear of public speaking
Why the positive-negative thought classification doesn’t work for fear of public speaking
The two powerful self-talk tweaks that can make an immediate difference.
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