Attention versus Engagement
Olivia Mitchell is a presentation trainer based in New Zealand who writes a blog called Speaking about Presenting [http://www.speakingaboutpresenting.com/].
In a post titled 4 Ways to Move People from Attention to Engagement Olivia writes that you have people’s attention to begin with; the next step is to try to engage them so that they want to hear and learn more.
Olivia says this about the difference between attention and engagement:
If your audience is attentive, you can pour information into them.
If your audience is engaged, they are sucking that information from you.
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