Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges! Guest post by Lee Potts

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I was also responsible for giving each of them a quick visual check before they took the stage. The badges needed to come off because the stage lighting tended to reflect off the plastic holders and the flashing could be distracting for the audience. Remind yourself to smile and make eye contact. Two quick suggestions to start the list off: remember to leave the remote control at the podium for the next speaker and put your badge back on.

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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. Getting up on stage and speaking is a difficult and demanding thing to do. It’s also hard to know how what you are doing up there on stage is perceived by the audience. Stages have edges.

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