How to tell if your audience isn’t bored to death

There is an incredible amount of inertia associated with any audience. It can be extremely hard to make them laugh, sing or even offer you a smile every now and again. Steely gazes look up at you and you have no idea whether you’re boring them to death. But take heart, if they’re not fidgeting,…

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How to Engage Your Audience

Make Them ONEIn the beginning of your presentation or indeed any performance, the audience are all individuals with their own thoughts and feelings.“I don’t like the colour of that backdrop”“On no! I’m sitting behind a tall person”“The journey here was horrendous…”“These chairs are uncomfortable, I can’t sit in it for three hours!”Your job, as a…

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Empathy is everything…

Not having it.I remember once seeing a performance of ‘Henry V’ . There was one particular actor whose presence would command your attention. His every word would have you holding your breathe for more. Unfortunately he wasn’t playing the lead role. The guy who did play Henry just didn’t have that same quality. Thus he…

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Get stage presence

Say you were sitting in an audience and I were to walk onto a stage what would you see? A petite, India woman with a winning smile. Your first impression of me would be decided very quickly. On what ? Perhaps the way I entered, did I seem hurried to you? Nervous or at ease?…

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