Discover how to get the audience to interact with one another-and the speaker!
- Discover the basic needs and expectations of every audience
- Incorporate pre-session questionnaires to create more relevant activities
- Understand why the client's meeting planner may hold the keys to success
Karen Lawson is president of Lawson Consulting Group Inc., a consulting firm specializing in organization and management development. Her clients include Kodak, DuPont, Prudential, Citibank, and SmithKline Beecham. She was president of the Philadelphia chapters of both the National Speakers Association and the American Society for Training and Development. She is the author of four books, The Art of Influencing, Improving On-The-Job Training, The Trainer's Handbook, and Improving Workplace Performance Through Coaching. She is co-author with Mel Silberman of 101 Ways to Make Training Active and Twenty ActiveTraining Programs Volume II. Dr. Lawson has taught at Temple University and SUNY-Binghamton, and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Delaware.
|Series:||Essence of Public Speaking Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.53(w) x 8.45(h) x 0.58(d)|
Table of Contents
1. Demographic Influences and Challenges.
2. Audience and Speaker Attitudes, Value Systems, and Style Differences.
3. Audience Needs and Expectations.
II. INVOLVING THROUGH SEEING.
4. Using Visuals -- Low Cost to High Tech.
5. Speaking as a Performing Art.
6. Creating Word Pictures.
III. INVOLVING THROUGH DOING.
7. Audience Participation.
8. Interacting with Your Audience.
9. Handling Questions.
10. Dealing with Problem Situations.