Is your audience suffering an engagement drought?

Speak Schmeak

For speakers, there are also many, many ways to achieve your goal of engaging an audience. There is always a way to engage your audience that will fit with your style and your personality. And yes, you can combine audience engagement techniques - in fact, it''s better if you do.

How to Master Audience Engagement When You Present

Duarte Blog

Don’t panic, but if you want to engage your audience in a presentation, you have about 30 seconds to make it happen. Over the years, Duarte’s studied thousands of effective presentations that have kept audiences engaged, engrossed, and even on the edge of their seats.

When is your next public speaking engagement?

Manner of Speaking

It doesn’t have to be a TED Talk or a formal presentation at a conference. It could be a five-minute status report on your project at the next team meeting; it could be saying a few words about a colleague … Continue reading → Motivation Leonardo da Vinci Nike public speaking

October 12for12 Challenge: Increase audience engagement

Speak Schmeak

Build your "confidence muscles" with monthly challenges designed to help you get out of your comfort zone and build confidence in a variety of settings that will prepare you for your upcoming speaking engagements! Now, for our tenth challenge: Increase your audience engagement.

How to Master Audience Engagement When You Present

Duarte Blog

Don’t panic, but if you want to engage your audience in a presentation, you have a little less than 9 seconds to make it happen. seconds—if you don’t get listeners engaged that quickly, there’s a good chance you’ll lose their focus to their phone, laptop, reading materials, daydreams, etc.

Frank Sinatra Demonstrates Audience Engagement Effortlessly

Speaking Freely

The post Frank Sinatra Demonstrates Audience Engagement Effortlessly appeared first on Speaking Freely. The great presentation guru Garr Reynolds wrote a blog post in which he shows a video of Frank Sinatra singing “You Make Me Feel So Young.”

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Engage: How to avoid becoming a human tranquilizer by Paul B. Evans

PowerPoint Tips

The post Engage: How to avoid becoming a human tranquilizer by Paul B. Content Delivery audience engage I came across this short video by Paul B. Evans and thought it provided practical yet inspiring advice for speakers. What do you think?

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How to Engage an Audience When You Might Be Losing Them [Infographic]

Duarte Blog

Engaging with your audience can be difficult. The post How to Engage an Audience When You Might Be Losing Them [Infographic] appeared first on Duarte.

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Making science engaging

Speak Schmeak

If only every science presentation could be so engaging! Here is a video that I enjoyed -- yes, for the fascinating behind-the-scenes explanation of a space toilet, but also for the speaker's excellent delivery. The speaker is Canadian astronaut Chris Hatfield.

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4 ways to move people from attention to engagement

Speaking about Presenting

The task is not to grab attention, but to actively nurture the attention that you have and transform it into engagement. Here’s the difference between attention and engagement: If your audience is attentive you can pour information into them. Engagement is more valuable than attention.

Using Twitter to Enhance Audience Engagement

Professionally Speaking...

And when you think about it, educators have much the same aim as we presenters: to keep the audience interested and to encourage involvement and engagement with the topic. Both are concerned that the audience will be more distracted rather than more engaged.

Top Tech Tools to Build Audience Engagement

DeFinis Communications

Imagine having an audience truly engaged from your first word to your last, because you know without a doubt that you’re delivering the information they find most useful. While some people may think that having technology front and center during a presentation (aside from PowerPoint™) would be too distracting and hard to manage, there are technology tools that make engagement much easier. Need more audience engagement?

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Contribution: the key to authenticity, engagement, & meaning

Presentation Zen

Or a student completing a presentation that actually engaged the audience and taught them something important.

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Engage in the Power of Negative Thinking

More than PowerPoint...

Instead, I try to spend some quality time every day engaging in negative thinking. Engage in a little negative thinking. I’m a cheerful person. And I don’t like positive thinking. It makes me cringe. For me, it’s a joyful meditation. What’s the worse that could happen?”

18 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

Here are the tips and tricks I’ve learnt on how to conduct an engaging webinar: 1. In the webinar that I attended on giving engaging webinars, Ken Molay made the point that your voice conveys your presence.

How to Engage the Audience When Your Data is the Story

Presentation Guru

How can presenters keep an audience engaged when going over large sets of data?

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4 ways to move people from attention to engagement

Speaking about Presenting

The task is not to grab attention, but to actively nurture the attention that you have and transform it into engagement. Here’s the difference between attention and engagement: If your audience is attentive you can pour information into them. Engagement is more valuable than attention.

16 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

Here are the tips and tricks I’ve learnt on how to conduct an engaging webinar: 1. In the webinar that I attended on giving engaging webinars, Ken Molay made the point that your voice conveys your presence.

How to Master Audience Engagement When You Present

Duarte Blog

Don’t panic, but if you want to engage your audience in a presentation, you have a little less than 9 seconds to make it happen. seconds—if you don’t get listeners engaged that quickly, there’s a good chance you’ll lose their focus to their phone, laptop, reading materials, daydreams, etc. Over the years, Duarte’s studied thousands of effective presentations that have kept audiences engaged, engrossed, and even on the edge of their seats.

If You Really Want To Engage Your Audience, Kill The Exercises!

Presentation Guru

But do they really work to keep the audience engaged, or are they just a distraction? At one point or another, most of us have been involved in some sort of exercise during a presentation.

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Curling with kisses: How a teacher engages the audience

Speak Schmeak

She named the lesson 'Curling With Kisses.'" ~ Daily Sound Remember your junior high school science teacher, toiling away to come up with activities and experiments every day to make science fun and engaging? Was it a powerful and engaging activity?

Curling with kisses: How a teacher engages the audience

Speak Schmeak

She named the lesson 'Curling With Kisses.'" ~ Daily Sound Remember your junior high school science teacher, toiling away to come up with activities and experiments every day to make science fun and engaging? Was it a powerful and engaging activity?

Hugh Hefner Engaged to Crystal Harris … Again

TJ Walker Interactive

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Practical Audience Engagement Ideas For Public Speakers

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Do they lack audience engagement ideas ? Do you lack audience engagement ideas? Set a deliberate intention to engage your listeners. Engagement starts with your desire to engage. Understand the different levels of engagement.

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"Speak to Engage: 7-Step Shortcut to Public Speaking Success" starts October 4

Speak Schmeak

Yes, you can give engaging presentations -- presentations that compel your audiences to take action, presentations that persuade your audiences to buy, presentations that take your audiences from apathetic to motivated -- and you can do it with ease and with confidence!

5 Easy-to-Use Solutions to Boost Your Audience Engagement

Presentation Guru

The key to a good presentation isn’t knowing all the facts. It’s not even putting all the facts into a shiny, pretty PowerPoint or whizzy Prezi document. Practice, and cracking a few jokes will help, but that’s not all of it either.…

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How To Speak So You Engage Your Exceedingly Restless Millennial Audience

Presentation Guru

“If the stereotype of Gen Y is one who is spoilt, irresponsible and immediate gratification based, Benjamin Loh defies all that!”

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Engage through Storytelling

Duarte Blog

Story has played a significant role in all cultures but its adoption into professional cultures has been painfully slow. That’s because it’s easier to present a report instead of a well-crafted presentation that incorporates stories.

Is Your Company Socially Engaged?

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Is Your Company Socially Engaged?

How to design your talks to engage an audience without resorting to nudity

Kate's Voice

When I saw my first business presentation 18 years ago, I was afraid that, in my attempt to apply my performing arts skills to business, I had fallen from grace into a pit of darkness and boredom.

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Effective communication – engaging

Pivotal Public Speaking

The goal of effective communication should be for listeners to say, “Me, too!&# versus “So what?&#. Jim Rohn. audience in public speaking quotations communication

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Get Engaged

TJ Walker Interactive

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The need for connection & engagement in education

Presentation Zen

As scientists and other specialists learn more about how our brains work, for example, many of the traditional instructional methods used for the past 100 years (or more) seem to be out of kilter with how human beings really pay attention, engage, and actually learn something.

How to Keep Your Audience Engaged with Compelling Presentation

SketchBubble

The post How to Keep Your Audience Engaged with Compelling Presentation appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog.

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Make a fool of yourself to reduce stage fright and be a more engaging speaker

Speaking about Presenting

And that’s part of the reason why he’s one of the most engaging conference speakers today. Being willing to make a fool of yourself will have you less scared of speaking up and make you a more engaging speaker when you do.

70% of Workforce Not Engaged (Gallup)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you didn't feel the counter person at the fast food joint was engaged in serving you, your gut was probably on the money.   The new Gallup poll found that 70% of employees are not working to their potential.   Here is that report. They are simply disengaged.

Thought Leadership - The Bottom Line Of Influence Is Engagement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What sells ideas, causes, brands, political candidates, products and services is engagement. The bottom line is the quality of engagement. They knew that gave them a shot at engaging the readers they needed to reach.

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Pre-Valentine Fun - Rupert Murdoch/Jerry Hall Engagement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At age 84, media tycoon, Rupert Murdoch ,  is getting hitched again. His future wife will be former galpal of Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, age 59. This is a nice kickoff to the Valentine season of love.

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Public Speaking – You Can Think on Your Feet to Engage Listeners

Speaking Freely

The post Public Speaking – You Can Think on Your Feet to Engage Listeners appeared first on Speaking Freely. Sandra Zimmer shares how she guides you to think on your feet and speak in the moment, creating brief but compelling public speaking talks that make people say, “Wow!” ” At Self-Expression Center, Sandra facilitates an 8-week public speaking program. Her Thinking on Your Feet class title is now called Group Speaking: Fast Track Program.

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"Law & Order True Crime" - Why Lyle and Erik Menendez Aren't Engaging Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fans of Edie Falco sigh watching her struggle to portray Leslie Abramson in the Menendez murder defense. Given the weak script and inept production of "Law & Order: True Crime," she has little to work with. The side story of being a new mother only distracts.

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