George Osborne + Chris Grayling = Geoffrey Howe

Max Atkinson

Conference's luke warm response to taxing booze I particularly enjoyed the delayed applause and below average 6 seconds of applause (for more on which see HERE & HERE ) for some of Mr Grayling's plans for clamping down on the booze culture. Not changes that will affect responsible drinkers.

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

Speak and Deliver

In Part I of this series, I talked about how to get Group Response. Time the Q&A to take place earlier in the speech, allowing you 5 minutes or so to wrap up. Before answering the last person's question, set the queue up again, if you believe you have time. Call Time-Out.

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