Join Laura Bergells for an in-depth discussion in this video Dealing with technical mishaps, part of Public Speaking Fundamentals.
Once I showed up to speak to an audience of three hundred and there was no microphone.…Another time the remote wouldn't advance my slides. And still another time, the…projector bulb blew up in the middle of my speech.…Technical mishaps happen.…It's how you deal with the mishaps that will reveal your level of…professionalism and confidence.…Here are three pro tips to help keep you cool when you feel let down by…technology or equipment failures.…Number one: when it comes to presentation technology, over prepare. Use a…checklist to make sure you have everything you need to present, including…backups. Show up early and test everything.…
I can't count how many times event coordinators have told me that they would…provide absolutely everything--computer, remote, projection system--only to find…an item or two that simply didn't work.…If you can, pack some of your own items. Bring your own laptop and remote for example.…Even if you don't need them for your presentation, having them on hand gives you…
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- Identifying your audience
- Developing credibility
- Introducing an agenda
- Exploring five strong opening techniques
- Developing great body language
- Understanding room dynamics
- Handling questions and answers
- Getting feedback<br><br>
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