The pause requires self-discipline and self-confidence. To master the pause, you must become comfortable with both silence and uncertainty. Silence can feel discomforting for the speaker. Strangely, the pause might generate uncertainty for the speaker.
Start building rapport early in your presentation and reinforce it throughout your presentation. To establish stronger rapport with your audience, use these 10 rapport-building techniques during your presentation.
When you handle their questions with authority you appear more confident, credible and competent. This is the test of your knowledge on the topic and your commitment to the message. The way you handle the questions can make the difference between a successful presentation and a waste of time.
When was the last time you introduced the guest speaker? Would you like to do better the next time? You may need to introduce a guest speaker for your company, trade show or association event. Here are some tips and techniques to help you handle the job like a pro.