Remove Eye Contact Remove Lectern Remove Podium Remove Venue

Bridging the Gap

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

We all know how important nonverbal communication is to presentations - facial expressions, tone, eye contact and so forth. In these situations the best a presenter can do is come out from behind the lectern, and throw as much energy as you can into your delivery. Once the seats are filled, get the venue staff to add a few more at the back.

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. Nor do I think that hanging at the podium for dear life looks good either.

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