Audience Interaction is Easier Than You Think - Part III Q&A

Speak and Deliver

Worse yet, the last question (or, in the case of some audiences, sarcastic statement couched as a question) in your time allotment might be so far in left field, or elicit enough crowd response, the participant effectively gets the last word and the lasting impression, instead of your message. Time the Q&A to take place earlier in the speech, allowing you 5 minutes or so to wrap up. Use roving microphones (and roving assistants) to assure questions can be heard.

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