How To Not Be Crap At Public Speaking
Recently I watched a friend do a presentation that turned into a car crash! He is world class in his field but he lost the audience, big time. People were too polite to leave but the tension in the air was awkward and not a single person in the room had any interest in his message.
Every joke was met with silence. It was painful!
He came to me afterwards and with raised eyebrows that acknowledged he stuffed it. He was no fool. He knew he had bombed. “Where did it go wrong? I must have missed something? What happened?” he asked me.
I probably didn’t realize how much I knew about presenting until I found myself rattling off my observations.