Reading your audience


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Reading your audience

Every speaker needs to continually pull the audience to sample their mood, patience, and understanding of your topic, basically to take their temperature. You can do this in a few different ways. Look for visual clues, ask the audience, or bring a friend. I will cover those methods and then I will suggest what you can do to improve the presentation. Let's talk about the first method, looking for visual clues. As you deliver, scan the audience to observe how they're reacting to your message. Their subtle clues can help you out.

Now here are some definite signs that things might not be working out too well: whispering, excessive Use of mobile devices, doodling on the handouts--you'll have to walk around the audience to notice this--glossy-eyed stares and confused looks, giggling, or eye rolling, or anything else that shows distraction. As you can see, it's not just about noticing if people are bored or confused. Your audience might be distracted by something you said or any...

Reading your audience
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Reading your audience provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations

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