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 How to transform a bored audience into a keen bunch of listeners

Give the audience a task at the start of any talk or lecture that’s going to last more than 5 minutes. For example, ‘Pick out the most important idea’, or ‘Prepare 3 questions you might like to ask the speaker’ or ‘How does this compare to your own experience (which we’ll discuss later)?’.

Your audience now has a focus from which to pay particular attention to the speaker, and the sense of a mission to accomplish. You’ll have a far more attentive group of participants, not to mention a richer set of contributions to the discussion or activity that follows the presentation.

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