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. When on a panel, dont look at your shoes.

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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. Make eye contact. I might use it at a home venue where I know it works. 20 tips for better conference speaking ~ 16 February 2009 ~ View from on stage as I’m preparing to speak at An Event Apart New Orleans 2008.

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How to Start Speaking at Events | chrisbrogan.com

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chrisbrogan.com Home About Speaking Rockstars Newsletters Contact Best Of How to Start Speaking at Events December 8, 2008 · Comments One day, I wasn’t a speaker at conferences, and then I was. And finally, I give people an email address where to contact me. Apolinaras "Apollo" Sinkevicius chrisbrogan @Ricardo - here's how I approach speaking proposals: I write them so compelling that the person HAS to contact me, even if they don't want to use me for the show.

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How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

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In the News Valley View Ventures Signs Pistachio Consulting Multimedia Gallery Portraits Speaking Candids Calendar ABOUT US Laura’s Blog Team Join Us Accounting RFP Clients and Disclosures CONTACT US Enterprise Contact Thank You Your Needs Just One Question What Does Twitter Disrupt? We’re used to having eye contact with our audience and using that eye contact and audience reaction to measure how well we’re engaging the audience.