Professional Speakers Who Collaborate with Their Audience are a Notch Up

ByBill Belew

Professional Speakers Who Collaborate with Their Audience are a Notch Up

Dynamic Presentations

Dynamic Presentations

Canned presentations are out. The professional speaker needs to raise his/her level a notch or two or more.

No longer can a speaker show up with a presentation that s/he has delivered elsewhere and just plug it in to a new audience.

No longer can the professional speaker just tweak the nouns, interchange a few illustrations and be ready for his/her next audience.

The speaker needs to be able to change/adapt the presentation for the audience as close to the moment they go on stage as possible. And, if the speaker really wants to be on top of their game, they need to be able to make adjustments DURING the presentation.

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That’s right. Tweaking the deck up to the moment that the speaker goes on stage (or as close to that moment as possible) is a given. Being able to adjust the deck, get immediate feedback from the audience and change directions DURING the presentation is definitely a NOTCH up … and not just during the Q & A.

Call it dancing with the listeners or collaborating with the audience.

But how can that be done? Or can it?

I have ideas. I will share in future posts. How do you keep your presentations dynamic? I’ll show you mine if you show me yours. 😎

 

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Bill Belew, PhD, MFA, MSc also has a very interesting career. Bill spent a half dozen years in the US Navy climbing the enlisted ranks and making the jump to Lieutenant where he served as a Surface Warfare, Communications and Intelligence Officer. While aboard ship, in the Navy, he sailed enough nautical miles to circumnavigate the globeAfter his military time, Bill spent nearly 20 years in the Far East – Japan, China, Russia and India where he taught university and created and grew his own language school throughout Japan and Far East Russia.Bill speaks to audiences of all size, countless times yearly. He has a network of 4000+ individuals who follow him in the Silicon Valley Bay Area to learn about Social Media/inbound/content marketing. He is a weekly guest on the Social Network Station broadcast to 90+ countries from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.More than 75,000,000 people have viewed over 125,000,000 pages in his network of sites.Bill is represented by 4 cruise ship agencies that send him, literally, anywhere and everywhere in the world, and is a principal of SpeakOnCruises.com

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