Put audiences first to deliver persuasive talks

What do you want your audience to be talking about after your talk?

When I’ve worked with speakers, from beginners to TED-alumni, I ask this question. The best presentations are the start of a conversation. Sometimes it’s immediate in a Q&A session. Mostly however, you’re giving a talk to influence conversations that your audience has and/or those they engage.

What do you want those conversations to be about, having delivered your talk?

For some ideas on how to influence that chat, that inspiration, that action, read more here.

Spoiler alert: you need to put audiences first.

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