I’ve been on both sides of the equation. I have wanted to use the fast-forward button to skip to a certain part of a presentation and I imagine that some people have wanted to use the fast-forward button on me. What am I talking about? Keep reading!
In a recent post by Tony Burns on the Speaking about Presenting blog [www.speakingaboutpresenting.com], Tony asks the question: “Does your audience want to fast forward you?” Do people want you to skip to the good stuff, the meat of the information and leave out the rest?
Here are 3 suggestions so people don’t want to press the fast-forward button on your presentation:
- Don’t give too much background in the beginning.
- Not everything is rocket science. Don’t spend a lot of time on the easy stuff.
- People know the problem. They want solutions. Try to give them what they want.
Read the full post at: www.speakingaboutpresenting.com/content/audience-fast-forward/