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

Speak and Deliver

Part II covered Inter-Audience Interaction. Even if you aren't allowing Q&A, it is likely going on right in plain sight, on a Twitter backchannel or through inter-audience texting. It risks someone in the audience going off-topic, or worse, sounding smarter on a topic than you do.

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The all-in-one on ums, and how public speakers can fix them for real

The Eloquent Woman

You can call it a first aid, fix-it-up kit if you want, but I get enough repeated questions about ums, uhs and other unintended speech disfluencies that I'm packing up all The Eloquent Woman's wisdom on ums and putting it here in one place for you.

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Cultural Email Differences – Do they exist? 4 Considerations….

SpeakerSue Says...

Immediately calling someone by their first name, in the USA, is almost expected. Take the time to type Hi, Hello, Good morning. Wasting another’s time is disrespectful. Take the time to organize your thoughts before you write so that you can make it easy for the other person to follow you. Write conference call times in their time zone rather than yours. Provide your skype address the first time. Know your audience and their culture.

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Cultural Email Differences – Do they exist? 4 Considerations….

SpeakerSue Says...

Immediately calling someone by their first name, in the USA, is almost expected. Take the time to type Hi, Hello, Good morning. Wasting another’s time is disrespectful. Take the time to organize your thoughts before you write so that you can make it easy for the other person to follow you. Write conference call times in their time zone rather than yours. Provide your skype address the first time. Know your audience and their culture.

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George Osborne + Chris Grayling = Geoffrey Howe

Max Atkinson

Whether this was the result of poor scripting, poor delivery or because the such down-market drinks didn't resonate with the audience is a matter for conjecture. And we’ll make sure for those of you- those parts of the country with traditional producers that we protect local traditional products But we'll call time on the drinks that fuel antisocial behaviour. (1

Claptrap 9: Broadcasters' bile and SDP sulks

Max Atkinson

When Shirley Williams tried to 'call time', at the end of the allotted four minutes, she was shouted down by party members. This is the ninth in a series of posts marking the 25th anniversary of the publication of Our Masters' Voices and the televising of Claptrap by Granada Television.

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