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6 Ways Speakers Own the Room

Laureate Connect

Have you ever heard a speech and wondered how the speaker managed to do such a great job? The audience seemed genuinely interested on the subject and gave their attention to the speaker through the entirety of the speech. He owned the room. You felt connected and interested. Maybe it was the way he was dressed, or the words he used when he spoke, or perhaps how he seemed to know so much about the topic. Anyhow, you were engaged. How did he manage to keep the audience’s attention? Good speakers are made, not born. To help you become one, here are 6 things you can do in order to own the room the next time you have the opportunity.



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