Audience Engagement Delivery Presentations Strategy Tips

10 Ways to Interact With Audience Members While You Present

10 Ways to Interact With Audience Members While You Present

Presentation expert Clif Atkinson tells a great story about a 2009 education conference where two speakers got very different reactions from their audiences. The first speaker started off with interactive exercises, he was entertaining, and overall, he was a hit. The second speaker launched in with a more traditional powerpoint, and he… didn’t go over quite so well. […] continue reading

Audience Engagement Presentations Tips

How to Really Craft Audience-Centric Presentations

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There’s a saying, “people don’t care what you know until they know how much you care.” That’s excellent life-advice, and it can also help you when you’re trying to write an audience-centric presentation. If you put the effort into considering your audience (a.k.a. “care”) you can give people information that truly matters to them. If […] continue reading

Audience Engagement Delivery Presentations Tips

The Secret to Writing a Call to Action in A Persuasive Speech

A well constructed and delivered presentation changes minds and ignites action. Yet, there’s a key part of a presentation that doesn’t get mentioned enough—the call to action or CTA—and, a clear CTA creates a critical turning point in your presentation (or any other form of persuasive communications too). The call to action which comes right […] continue reading

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