Even though Ben Goldacre wasvery informative and was ableto hold the attention of theaudience, I felt he could havebeen more entertaining. I felt asif he held my attention by givingme facts that concern my livelyhood, I paid attention more forthe information than the actualtalk.
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I Learned that usingfacts is a useful wayof conveying amessage, however,no sort ofentertainmentwithin your talk maycause you to losesome of youraudience.
Sir Ken Robinson • Funny • Use of facts • Storytelling • Held the attention of the audience very well • Stood still the entire time
Ben Goldacre• Use of facts• Storytelling• Held the attention of the audience through concerning facts• Made great use of his space
My advice would be to study the TED commandments and try to include alittle bit of everything in your talk. Be funny, tell interesting stories, and usefacts.
Joel Osteen is one ofmy favoritepreachers, hismessages havealways spoken to mein some way. Everysermon he preacheshe begins with a joketo capture theattention of hisaudience.
During his sermon heuses facts andstorytelling tomaintain hisaudiences attention.He makes great useof the stage and hismessage alwaysconnects with eachindividual listening.
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