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| | PUBLIC SPEAKING ADVICE AND COMMENTARY
MAY 7, 2012 How to Handle Q and A
How do you handle Q and A? The traditional way is to take the first 45 minutes of an hour to talk, and then stop, saying, "I'd be happy to answer your questions now." " What happens? You handle a few good questions, and then the session starts to run out of gas. Result?
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MAY 7, 2012 Do you turn down speaking gigs because you're not "the expert?"
In the recent post Do you talk yourself out of speaking--or say yes to opportunity? was exploring the suggestion I've heard that qualified women speakers refer invitations on to men or otherwise turn down speaking gigs they might have taken. don't think they necessarily believe they know more or will do better.
| | SPEAKERSUE SAYS...
MAY 7, 2012 Are your site inspections losing the business?
My son and his fiancee kindly invited me to join them as they visited several locations for their upcoming wedding. Because I’m always there as “SpeakerSue” and everyone is on best behavior, I never get to experience a “real” site. It’s better that way!) Sales people don’t ask the right questions.
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MAX ATKINSON Putin, Pomp & Circumcision
| MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012
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| MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012
Looking for some fresh ideas on how to get “in” with speakers bureaus? Trying to figure out what meeting planners really value in their speakers these days? And speaking of meeting planners, are they really your target audience?). These are just a few of the questions and topics that David Newman, founder of Do It! MORE >>
- "Mad Men" - Megan grows up, just like Sally
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