"How do you wean yourself from the lectern?" 4 ways
The Eloquent Woman
JULY 30, 2014
"How do you wean yourself from the lectern?" Leaving the lectern and making a closer connection with the audience was among my recommendations. Lecterns accomplish many things, from providing a platform for your notes and technology to hiding most of you from the audience, useful if you''re in fight-or-flight mode. It''s far easier to sense audience reactions, make eye contact and engage the audience if you''re liberated from behind the bench, so to speak.