Join Laura Bergells for an in-depth discussion in this video Introducing your agenda, part of Public Speaking.
Most people won't even attend a meeting unless they know the agenda. I know I won't.…But when is the best time to introduce an agenda?…The most effective way is actually well before your presentation.…Your agenda needs to have the purpose of the presentation, what will be…discussed, who will be participating, and how long it will last.…For most business meetings and presentations, make sure your audience has this…agenda in writing before you present.…
For this video, you saw the title and the length of the presentation before…you decided to view it.…Well guess what, that's the agenda.…You already know what topic I'm discussing, the learning objective, and the…length of the video.…If I started by saying "In this video we'll cover how to introduce an agenda,"…well that would be redundant.…I'd risk losing your interest and attention almost immediately.…In most cases, if your audience can see a written agenda before your…presentation, you don't need to introduce it.…
You can simply refer to it during your presentation to help keep everyone on track.…
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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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