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.

23 PowerPoint Presentation Tips for Creating Engaging and Interactive Presentations

SlideModel

PowerPoint presentations are not usually known for being engaging or interactive. So how do you go about avoiding a presentation “snoozefest” and instead ensure you have an engaging and interactive presentation? Tips To Making Your Presentation More Engaging.

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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 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.

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. Need more audience engagement?

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How to Engage Your Audience In Three Sentences or Less

Matt Eventoff

Lackluster openings bore audiences, but there is a way to begin your presentation that will make audiences take notice: skip the formalities and say something that immediately engages them. Imagine opening your presentation by immediately engaging your audience. The audience is seated.

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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.

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.

Tip for Finding Stories to Make Talks and Presentations Engaging and Compelling

Speaking Freely

Here’s a valuable tip for finding stories from your life that you can use to make talks and presentations more engaging and compelling. The post Tip for Finding Stories to Make Talks and Presentations Engaging and Compelling appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills. Both professional and personal stories can be used to illustrate ideas, make points and sell your services.

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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.

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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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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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.

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.

Engaging your Audience in The Epic Keynote with Sarah Hilton

Speaker Launcher

The post Engaging your Audience in The Epic Keynote with Sarah Hilton appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Sarah Hilton will join us and discuss how to interact with your audience to keep them engaged and wanting more. Today Sarah will share her secrets that will have you building momentum, increasing engagement and making a definite connection with your audience. . Engaging and beyond.

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.

The Cover Letter - Engage, Hammer Your Edge

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That's the beginning of engaging: You connecting directly to the hiring folks. A cover letter must be custom-made to engage.   Again, it's all about engaging.

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5 Tips to Transform a Boring Topic into an Engaging Presentation

SketchBubble

The post 5 Tips to Transform a Boring Topic into an Engaging Presentation appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. Presentations fall into one of two categories: they are either good or they are bad. Rarely is a presentation sort of… meh.

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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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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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Crafting Stories that Connect & Engage with Kelly Swanson

Speaker Launcher

The post Crafting Stories that Connect & Engage with Kelly Swanson appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Kelly Swanson is with us to share what she has learned about connecting and engaging to have more influence in business, through the use of one tool – strategic storytelling. Today’s podcast is brought to you by Accelerate Live 2018 which is a fabulous live event that we’ll be putting on in Toronto Sept 7-8, 2018.

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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!

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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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.

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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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?”

Hugh Hefner Engaged to Crystal Harris … Again

TJ Walker Interactive

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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.

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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Why You Should Never Be Late for a Speaking Engagement

Manner of Speaking

In fact, I had the honour of being the very first person to go to him for confession … The moral of the story: Never be late for a speaking engagement! The humorous story below is a slightly modified version of a joke forwarded to me by one of my contacts on LinkedIn, Daniel Bernstein. Thanks, Daniel! All public speakers should appreciate the humour. And, as is often the case, wrapped inside the humour is an important lesson.

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?

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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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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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?

From Webinars to Holograms, Rocking Your Virtual Engagements with Douglas Hall

Speaker Launcher

The post From Webinars to Holograms, Rocking Your Virtual Engagements with Douglas Hall appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Today’s podcast is brought to you by Accelerate Live 18 which is our live event which will be held in Toronto Sept. 7-9th. In Toronto, we are going to be doing deep dives on Sales and Storytelling – oh boy, I am excited about this one. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, […].

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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 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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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.

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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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Get Engaged

TJ Walker Interactive

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Chris Brogan’s Webinar Format Is Engaging and Interactive

Duarte Blog

News Video Brogan Chris Brogan engaging interactive KTC Nancy Duarte webinarI *heart* Chris Brogan , so it was such a treat to do this new webinar format with him sponsored by KTC. Chris is SUCH a likeable guy. Here he is playing with his Batman doll (ahem, and yes, I’m wearing Yoda ears).