Nathan writes. "I have been presenting for several years and still struggle to keep my audiences' attention. What are some tips that will help me overcome this issue?"
Nathan, thank you for your question. This is a concern that many people face and is something I am asked on a regular basis.
Audience attention and interest naturally drop during a presentation. It is greatest at the beginning and end of a presentation. How far the attention drops depends on the skills of the presenter. The challenge for presenters is to continue to engage and re-engage attention and interest throughout the presentation.
There are several techniques that skillful presenters use to engage the emotions and learning state of their audience members.
Tune in next week for the top 10 tips on audience engagement.
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