Boring to Bravo
Proven Presentation Techniques to Engage, Involve, and Inspire Your Audience to Action
90-plus practical tips for engaging and interacting with an audience. Drawn from her extensive experiences as a nationally recognized speaker and master facilitator, Kirstin Arnold's proven techniques will help you transform any presentation into a powerful, interactive experience.
With this user-friendly guide, you will learn how to take a collaborative approach to the communication process so that you can connect and converse with the members of any audience. Arnold's powerful audience-centered "Interactive Insights" cover the spectrum of practical presentation techniques:
- Setting an interactive tone before you start
- Using Twitter/text messaging to engage your audience
- Involving audience members with a specific task
- Personalizing your language for your audience
- Making eye contact--even with a large audience
- Taking polls and running Q&As
- Recovering from humor that falls flat
- Facilitating conversation
- Creating accountability for action to occur after your presentation
Kristin Arnold has the experience, the wit, and the foolproof methods to take your ho-hum presentation to the next level. By incorporating just a few of the authors tips, you will dramatically improve your ability to engage, involve, and inspire your audience to action. Read and use Boring to Bravo and your audiences will demand an encore. Bravissimo!