3 tips to keep the audience engaged

July 2009
Administrative Professional Today;Jul2009, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p3
The article offers tips on how to prepare a PowerPoint presentation according to communications coach Carmine Gallo. It suggests that the presentation should have a visual-verbal balance effect to the audience. It should be organized in 10-minute intervals by inserting video clips, raising questions and engaging the audience in an activity where they are required to think and write. The audience should not scrimp on food.


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