TITLE

Six Ways to Lose Your Audience in the First Ten Seconds

AUTHOR(S)
Rotman, Ethan
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Legacy (National Association for Interpretation);Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article outlines some of the reasons why speakers lose their audience with their opening comment. According to the article good openings build a speaker's credibility and capture the attention of the audience. Among the surest ways to lose an audience is to admit and demonstrate one's unpreparedness and nervousness, to make meaningless statements , to put oneself's down and to tell the audience there is no reason to listen.
ACCESSION #
72452287

 

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