Fully engage your audience with your stories by putting them in the story. Help them see and feel the circumstances personally.
Imagine how your audience feels when they experience your story as opposed to simply hearing it.
When you tell stories in your presentations you will sell more, persuade more effectively and enjoy greater results from your presentations. You’ll also feel better about speaking because story telling is more comforting than giving a speech.
Most of us would rather tell stories than give a speech. Ask someone to choose between telling a story or giving a speech guess what they will pick. While public speaking gets high rating as a fear, storytelling does not.
Include stories in your presentation because it helps you deliver your message. Follow this simple formula to make stories work for you.
How do you manage when speaking to a tough and challenging audience? The first question might be, ‘How do you define a tough audience?” Is it tough when they don’t laugh at your jokes? Is that an audience that fails to actively participate in your group activities? It is a group of people who openly oppose your position and ideas? Are there a few disruptive people in the group who don’t want to play your silly games?