Why and how to use Zoom Chat

Why Should You Use the Chat in Zoom

George Torok Communication skills, Insights, Virtual presentation, Zoom Meetings Leave a Comment

The chat encourages people to think. What could be a higher form of engagement than that? The chat offers you as the meeting leader or presenter benefits that you can’t enjoy in a live presentation. You will tend to get a higher percentage of your audience actively contributing because there are those who prefer not to speak up but find it easier to write a short chat. It feels safer to chat then to speak.

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use rhetorical questions in your presentation

Use Rhetorical Questions in Your Presentation

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Use rhetorical questions during your presentation to better engage your audience. This technique is simple and powerful. It’s surprising that more speakers don’t make better use of this technique.

This works especially well, when delivering detailed technical information. That means this is an effective technique for engineers, scientists, economists, IT experts, and other technical specialists.

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Find your stories

How to Find Your Stories

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How and where can you find stories to support your messages?

These stories are not the ones you tell to entertain your friends. These are stories to help you reinforce a point.

Tell your stories in conversations, meetings and presentations to be more effective in conveying your messages. You might wonder, “Where can I find my stories?”

The short answer is “All around you.”

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Tell your presentation story

Presentation Secret: Tell Your Story

George Torok Communication skills, Insights, Presentation Tips, Story telling Leave a Comment

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.

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