In today’s time-starved, relationship-diminished world, audiences:
– crave attention and connection with each other whether they meet virtually or in person. And we continue to:
– Want ready-to-use ideas
– AND be entertained.
These goals are often at odds when preparing a presentation that will make people rave about one’s program long afterwards. Consequently, successful presenters need gut instincts-based insights into how to grab and hold their audiences attention. Here’s some:
1. Getting specific sooner
Since vivid, specific details prove the general conclusion, not the reverse (yet most educated adults are talking longer to get to the point, and are inclined to use generalities more than their literally-minded children who are full of great word pictures)