Connecting with Senior Audiences

In this episode of the Podium Project podcast, host Trevor Currie and producer Karen Ward discuss the best way to talk to and connect with senior audiences – as in executives not citizens!

Listening notes:

  • 0:42 – Trevor asks Karen about her experience meeting with and speaking to senior audiences. Karen talks about the importance of brevity and freshness.
  • 1:58 – Trevor talks about the importance of sharing your recommendations or most important points first when speaking to executives. Don’t make them wait for the most salient content.
  • 2:46 – Karen shares a few suggestions for connecting with senior executives and how you might communicate ideas in a fresh way.
  • 7:02 – Trevor talks about why we often feel trepidation when we sit down with an executive or present to a senior audience.
  • 8:10 – Trevor offers some suggestions for how best to connect with and present to senior executives.
  • 10:29 – Karen asks Trevor what we should never do when presenting to senior audiences.

About Trevor Currie

Trevor is the Founder of Podium Consulting, a presentation skills company that helps business leaders become stronger, more influential communicators. Trevor is the host of The Podium Project podcast and regularly shares speaking tips and insights with the Podium Club and on Twitter @trevcurrie.

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