How to Answer a Question Flood

How to Answer a Question Flood

Sometimes, a listener will ask a presenter a long, jumbled flood of questions, opinions, and concerns. The longer their question, the more stressful the moment can become for everybody in the room.  (more…)

How to Grab an Audience’s Attention With a Question

How to Grab an Audience’s Attention With a Question

Questions can be a powerful way to open a presentation. Good questions instantly engage your listeners and draw them in. Here are some tips to start strong. (more…)

For Jamie – How to Introduce the Person Doing the Presentation Conclusion

For Jamie – How to Introduce the Person Doing the Presentation Conclusion

In this video, I answer Jamie’s question about how to introduce the next speaker if the speaker is the person who will be doing the presentation conclusion. (more…)

How to Respond to Hostile Questions

How to Respond to Hostile Questions

Presenters sometimes get easy, softball questions after presentations but not always. It seems like there is always at least one person who asks a prickly or hostile question. (more…)

Presentation Expression for Directing a Question to a Team Member

Presentation Expression for Directing a Question to a Team Member

What to say if during a team presentation, you don’t know the answer but one of your teammates does. (more…)

5 Worst Ways to Start a Presentation

5 Worst Ways to Start a Presentation

There is an art to opening presentations that takes practice. While no one best way exists to grab an audiences’ attention, experiences show us that some ways are clearly better than others. (more…)