Learning to Track Your Audience WHILE Speaking?

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Learning to Track Your Audience WHILE Speaking?

If you're a presenter, trainer, speaker or a wanna-be... do you feel or think that you talk too much?  Do you think you're too verbose?  If you're in sales, have you ever spoken beyond the optimal closing moment, and maybe even lost the sale?  If so, this is evidence you're not keeping BOTH output AND input channels open while training or speaking.  (i.e. listening and watching, while you're talking).

In other words, while you're talking, you may have shut off your awareness of how your audience is responding.  If you need to "pause" your speaking in order to reconnect with where your audience is at, I invite you to read and absorb this message:  You're only opening one communication channel at a time -- output VS input.. instead of both concurrently.

This skill is not only possible, it is absolutely trainable, and I know multiple ways to get you to open both channels at once.  Please take advantage -- consider joining my "Speaking Ingeniously" course which is the course in which I condition speakers how to do this.

Not being able to listen and watch while you talk and behave... is a major block for most speakers, between just being "good" -- and reaching for deeper excellence as a platform communicator or coach or trainer.   If this is one of your obstacles, I can help you excel in this area (and more).

Before attending my "Speaking Ingeniously" course, though, do what you can on your own to improve in these areas.  Make a point of beginning a short presentation with the intention of keeping track of audience responses as you raise points.  The challenge is to be able to acknowledge and use the responses that you receive without stopping or slowing your train of thought, or losing your place.   Most people find they can make a little progress on their own.  

The nature of great training, however, is that we construct experiences for you that enable you to use both input and output, concurrently, easily and naturally, without losing track of what you're saying to others, yet still being able to adjust your communication strategy on the fly.