Engaging Your Audience
One of the biggest issues for events is engaging the audience. So many people are at the whim of their mobile phone but it really is not about the audience, it is about the presenter or host being better at what they do.
Here are some resources and ideas to help you engage YOUR audiences better.
- Alvin Stone from the University of New South Wales wrote a great article on the Myth of Gold Fish Attention span
- Lisa McInnes-Smith TEDxMelbourne presentation which includes her squatting technique. The 8 min mark has the pain!
- Bobby McFerrin using the audience to show how we have Expectations and how they can be met
- Dr Josh Packard talking about engaging audiences and what the research in to the decreasing number of people attending church shows us in the event space