Archive | Engaging audiences

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How do you engage the audience – or how do you stop them from falling asleep?

How do you engage the audience – or how do you stop them from falling asleep? Let’s think about this another way – what keeps you listening and engaged in a presentation? Take the content, i.e what and why the presenter is saying what they are saying:  Is the content: Something that interests you? Is […]

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How to give the best presentation – ever

I attended an event where I heard one of the best presentations I’ve heard for a long time. It wasn’t a professional speaker. It wasn’t very long. And it wasn’t especially professional. But it did three things: It engaged me from the get-go and I never once lost attention The speaker reached out to me […]

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Ditch the lycra and focus on your energy – how to deliver more dynamically

Oh my! It started with the loud pulsating music, followed by dancing girls, followed by lights, flashing images…and that was before the speaker had even arrived on stage. To be fair, they made a valiant attempt to keep up the expectation of that build up and for the next two hours bounced, strode, jumped and […]

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