HOW TO GAIN AND RETAIN
AUDIENCE ATTENTION
Ask questions
State facts
Use stories
Use quotations
Burst of humour
ASK QUESTIONS
Very simple
Rhetoric but light in nature
Can be out of context
Should elicit a quick response
STATE FACTS
Impressive, startling or
shocking
Related to the context
E.g.:-”our company’s market
share has gone up by 50%”
USE STORIES
Short
Understandable
Closely related to the context
USE QUOTATIONS
Strong and effective
Well known
Use sparingly
E.g.:-”action is eloquence”- Shakespeare
BURST OF HUMOUR
Appropriate
Should not embarrass
anyone
Avoid sexual, political,
cultural and ethnic issues
RETAINING
Appear knowledgeable
Positive body language
APPEAR KNOWLEDGEABLE
Present relevant points
Be unambiguous
Do not contradict yourself
POSITIVE BODY LANGUAGE
Employ effective voice modulation
Measured enthusiasm
Radiate confidence
Maintain eye contact
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  1. 1. HOW TO GAIN AND RETAIN AUDIENCE ATTENTION
  2. 2. Ask questions State facts Use stories Use quotations Burst of humour
  3. 3. ASK QUESTIONS Very simple Rhetoric but light in nature Can be out of context Should elicit a quick response
  4. 4. STATE FACTS Impressive, startling or shocking Related to the context E.g.:-”our company’s market share has gone up by 50%”
  5. 5. USE STORIES Short Understandable Closely related to the context
  6. 6. USE QUOTATIONS Strong and effective Well known Use sparingly E.g.:-”action is eloquence”- Shakespeare
  7. 7. BURST OF HUMOUR Appropriate Should not embarrass anyone Avoid sexual, political, cultural and ethnic issues
  8. 8. RETAINING Appear knowledgeable Positive body language
  9. 9. APPEAR KNOWLEDGEABLE Present relevant points Be unambiguous Do not contradict yourself
  10. 10. POSITIVE BODY LANGUAGE Employ effective voice modulation Measured enthusiasm Radiate confidence Maintain eye contact

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