Did you know modern statistics state that you have 60 seconds or less to capture your audience’s attention? You’ve might have heard it before, but maybe not in terms of presentations. It’s crucial to understand the importance of grasping an audience’s attention in the first moments of a talk. Your opening lines set the tone for your overall performance, so a great opener will prepare and intrigue the audience and ensure that your message is effectively received. So, how do you enchant an audience right off the bat? Here are 5 methods that we have found work the best for beginning a presentation.