Knowing your Audience

Having spoken to various groups, this video has excellent suggestions for gathering information on the groups, but also delivering information that is appropriate to their needs.  Also covered is the importance of learning about the company or country cultures so as to not offend.

Knowing your Audience (4:42 minutes)

Tips on getting to know your audience include:

  1. Learn as much as you can before you arrive
  2. Understand why your topic is important to them
  3. Greet them at the door
  4. Use “Call & Response”
  5. Be personable

With advanced research, preparation, and practice you can give a presentation anywhere that meets and exceeds your audiences expectations.

Source: Toastmasters International


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