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How to attract the attention of your audience

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Do you have to make a presentation for your business tomorrow? Or do you make presentations on a regular basis? Either way your presentation skills can do with some "self improvement"

Implement this QUE-tip (Quick, Useful, Easy Tip) on how to really attract the attention of your audience and watch them sit up and take notice the moment you begin to speak (wink!)

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How to attract the attention of your audience

  1. 1. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Quick Useful Easy Tips
  2. 2. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Presents…
  3. 3. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Frequently Asked Question: How do I attract the attention of my audience?? Do you have that problem too? Well…
  4. 4. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Have a great attention- getter! But did you know…
  5. 5. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved …there are at least 10 basic attention- getters? You could…
  6. 6. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved State a startling fact You could even … Tell a joke or funny story Use a quotation
  7. 7. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Talk about why you’re speaking Compliment the audience Use a gimmick How about if you…
  8. 8. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Refer to a relevant point in the past But my favourite… Stress the importance of the topic Tell a human-interest story
  9. 9. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Ask a provocative question! It works like this…
  10. 10. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved So you’re speaking to an audience of women between the ages of 24 – 45 and you begin by asking: “Well Ladies, does size really matter?” You WILL get the immediate and complete attention of your audience! But…
  11. 11. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved You have to make sure that it ties in with the rest of your speech. No way around this! So you follow the question with: “Of course it does! As teachers and trainers, you stand on your feet for at least 6 hours a day and you don’t want to stand around in shoes that are not the right size.” Can you see how this works?
  12. 12. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved There you have it! How do you attract the attention of your audience?? Have a great attention-getter… And the provocative question just might work for you! If you like this tip…
  13. 13. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Get more help with public speaking 1. Download your FREE copy of “Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking & Talk Your Way to The Top! 2. You must add the “Fast & Easy Steps to Mastering Public Speaking” handbook to your library 3. Learn more about Public Speaking in my great articles at Ezine.com 1. Book a Solutions Slot and get fast, reliable help with your specific public speaking problem
  14. 14. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Thank you for watching And watch out for more… Quick Useful Easy Until next tip…
  15. 15. ©Impact Training & Development Services All rights reserved Credits… www.impacttrainingservices.com These QUE-Tips were created by: Lorna Barrow of Impact Training & Development Services 18, 10th Avenue Newton Terrace Christ Church Barbados

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