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Bite Your Tongue: More Ways To Improve Your Presentations

 Don’t overwhelm the audience. Be entertaining but use moments of silence, soft speech, and slow cadence. Any performer will tell you the trick to a really great performance is to make the audience come to you. The more you go after them, the more you push them away. When people watch Steve Jobs, they think they know what he’s going to do, but he titillates them until they can barely stand it and makes the audience come crawling to him.

[godsart copied this from a list of 8 presentation tips - this one really stood out to me. I plan on passing it along. I can post the others later, if there's interest]
Tags: presentation skills, silence

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