10 Ways to Grab an Audience’s Attention

Is your audience getting bored? Here are 10 ways you can grab their attention and get them re-enganged.

  • Ask a question
  • Vary your voice … volume, pitch and tempo
  • Slam the lectern … but only if it helps make your point
  • Move about … we are born to notice things that move
  • Tell stories
  • Share interesting, compelling and unusual facts
  • Mingle with the audience … I see Jill Lublin use this one all the time
  • Be enthusiastic … with your voice and your gestures
  • Share a relevant quote
  • Survey or quiz the audience … make them a part of your presentation

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Carma Spence, is author of Public Speaking Super Powers. She is fiercely committed to guiding women to Owning their Superpowers and turning their knowledge and interests into a profitable business. She is masterful at helping her clients see what is possible for them and supporting them on the journey from where they are to where they want to be, releasing the Mind Goblins of self-doubt, self-sabotage and second-guessing that keep them stuck.

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