there’s ONE rule when it comes to public speaking at an event that we seem to be forgetting… It’s particularly worrisome in online events because your audience can just walk out the door when they’re done!
Are you a corporation that is considering or has already cancelled a conference amid the COVID-19 crisis? If so I think there are three questions that you have to answer before you do.
There’s something about online presentations these days that has got people thinking that it’s ok to sit while giving your speech, pitch or keynote address. It’s not ok.
In times of crisis, powerful communication and visual leadership is needed more than ever and it’s still possible to achieve this even if not all huddled together in a single room.
A lot in the world has changed, and a lot has stayed the same. We still need to make those sales numbers, and we still need to rally the troops, those slides ain’t gonna present themselves! The problem is that from what I’ve seen, most people’s presentation skills on zoom are up there with 1990 PowerPointers. We can and must do better.