Speak Schmeak: Does your audience say you made their day?
From Lisa's blog:
"On a recent teleseminar, one of my participants mentioned that his audiences are frequently attending for CEUs, and that they weren't pa... (Story)
Why not make your presentation the best possible experience for them, anyway? So that when they leave they say, "I'm really glad I came."
Take the time to make the little things count. Craft an engaging opening. Wrap up with a strong closing. Incorporate audience interaction. Tell stories, use analogies, make it interesting. Connect.
Do all the things you do when your audience wants to be there. Make it fun for yourself and for them, too.
Give them an experience that erases the ho-hum attitude they walked in with, and replaces it with: The whole trip was worth it."