Presentation Barriers: Physical
MARCH 23, 2010
The speaker must keep pace with the scrolling text and that makes eye contact with the audience challenging and likely fleeting. Minimize the teleprompter barrier by knowing the speech well enough that you can make eye contact with the audience beyond just darting glances. PODIUM. In one of my recent presentation skills training classes, a participant asked my opinion about using a podium, asserting that he felt a podium conveyed authority.