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. Once the seats are filled, get the venue staff to add a few more at the back. Tags: Staging B-Stage Hubble Space Telescope non-verbal communication podium Presentations stage theatre-style seating U2

Dear Speakers - James Duncan Davidson - James Duncan Davidson

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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How to Start Speaking at Events | 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. Put me on the podium and it takes lots of focus (does not help that I need to be mindful about my accent). When asked to quote my fee, I close my eyes, breathe deeply, multiply by three and say the number.

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