It’s a terrible myth that when giving a talk or being part of a meeting, the main activity needs to be listening. How boring. We say nay. The recent digitisation of the meeting and event has meant that your audience can and should do much more than just listen.
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.
Keeping your audience’s attention is hard enough, now that they are online you’ll need to adopt some new techniques to keep them invested.
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.