Nov 5, 2020
Own The Microphone Episode 10
Never Get Derailed by a Tough Question Ever
This week's guest on Own The Microphone is Kristina Swift,
started her own executive recruiting agency in 2019 in Scottsdale,
Arizona called Serendipity Executive Search. On this episode
Bridgett and Kristina talk about rowdy crowds that could derail
your presentation, how to prepare for public speaking, and how to
keep the audience engaged.
Guest: Kristina Swift
Facebook: Kristina Swift
LinkedIn: Kristina Swift - Serendipity
Leave your pride at the door if you want to be good
at anything especially when it comes to public speaking. If you ask
for help, you will get it.
Kristina Swift remembers seeing a speaker and their
presentation got completely derailed because the audience would not
settle, and she found herself in the same situation a few years
ago. Make the audience stop talking, wait for them to pay attention
before moving on with your presentation.
If you are prepared and you know you'r content, you
have practiced, you have anticipated questions and audience
reactions, the presentation will go well.
How to with with someone that may be asking an off
Some things that Kristina Swift does to engage the
audience and keep the presentation interesting.
Bridgett McGowan: "The more people know
about you outside of work, the more they connect with you, and the
more they connect with you, the more they like you."
Have a clear objective and message for whatever it
is you are delivering, and close with something they will remember
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