Keep Them Intrested

Keep Them Intrested - Watch out for staying in a monotone...

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Professional Development Seminar I ©2010 Florida International University Page 1 of 1 Now you've got them interested I keep them interested what we talked about building rapport with your audience. Cruise Lines example Enthusiasm indicates you know your stuff. Even if you’re not, act it Words make a difference. Get rid of qualifiers or disclaimers Imagine giving your talk to a friend at Starbucks. Stay away from lecture style. Don’t belabor points. Keep things short. If they have questions, let them ask. People don’t remember a lot of what is told to them in presentations but they remember the stories. Try to anchor a story to a point you are making
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Unformatted text preview: Watch out for staying in a monotone talk. That doesn’t mean robotic. Let your voice capture the emotion and the message. Forget what you learned about eye contact. It’s simple, look at their eyes/faces. Let your hand movements be natural. Keep palms open when possible. If not sure what to do with hands, use “hand lock” position. Body movement should also be natural and purposeful. Watch out for repetitive movements. They distract audience Asking questions about specific parts of talk, keeps them on their toes and keeps them involved. Keeping Them Interested...
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