Audience participation ideas

Speak Schmeak

It's easy for people who are shy to sit back and wait for the more outgoing members to speak up. I've started meetings with icebreaker-type questions like, "What's the oldest item of clothing you're wearing?" Adults will go to great lengths to avoid embarrassing themselves, so it's important to cultivate trust and a safe environment. Tags: Training Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Adult Learning Principles Resources