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Stand or sit, and why does it matter?

Speak Schmeak

However, there are a variety of formats for what can be considered public speaking, such as leading a meeting, making a sales call, participating in a panel or round table discussion, or speaking to individuals at a networking event. At conference tables, on panels, and in other small venues, it can be considered awkward to stand when speaking. Are you on a raised stage, or are you at eye level with the audience?

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Stand or sit, and why does it matter?

Speak Schmeak

However, there are a variety of formats for what can be considered public speaking, such as leading a meeting, making a sales call, participating in a panel or round table discussion, or speaking to individuals at a networking event. At conference tables, on panels, and in other small venues, it can be considered awkward to stand when speaking. Are you on a raised stage, or are you at eye level with the audience?

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Dear Speakers - James Duncan Davidson - James Duncan Davidson

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Photos ( Zenfolio | Flickr ) Archives About Contact Dear Speakers By James Duncan Davidson on March 8, 2009 12:22 AM | 71 Comments Tagged: advice, speaking Last week, while shooting eComm 2009 in Burlingame, I started posting a set of thoughts on Twitter, all starting out Dear Speaker. If you dont make eye contact with your audience, you make it that much harder for them to connect to your message. Obviously, you should wear clothes that you are comfortable in on stage.

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

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Though this list is geared towards one-hour sessions rather than panels and workshops, some of the same principles apply. Keeping the audience eyes’ on you rather than their laptops benefits both you and the audience. Side benefit: If you spill a beverage in flight, synthetic clothing always dries faster.) Make eye contact. I might use it at a home venue where I know it works.

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