Presenting virtual is weird but help is available
What is it about virtual presenting that can feel so unnerving? Pre-Covid, when we presented in person, we could rely on the audience response to confirm that our message was being received. In virtual presentations, however, we lack audience feedback. We no longer see body language. We often don’t see people nodding their heads (or nodding off if they are bored) and it is much harder to make eye contact. As a result, we feel like no one is listening. Unfortunately, this makes us even more anxious about speaking. And even worse, because we feel as if no one is listening, we speak as if no one is listening. In the article attached from Harvard Business Review can you find some tips that’ll help you in future presentations.
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