How to Handle Public Speaking Disasters Like a Pro Public Speaking

Hi brandon artisan for champion strategies we’re here with our ongoing public speaking course to help you out.

Maybe you are a first year teacher and your time in front of the children in your school will be coming up, or maybe you started last week, maybe you’re the first time manager supervisor of people who are looking towards you for their success, because when they’re, better You’ll get what you want.
Maybe someone told you that hey you’re, a great speaker, have you thought about it and then covet hit and now we’re all scurrying inside this box and it’s a little challenging to get your footing right now or maybe you would love to make communications a career.

There are some outstanding two-year four-year institutions and there are some organizations that just specialize on public speaking or maybe you’re, one of those folks that just loves to peruse through see what youtube content is out there and you have the discipline to practice on your own.

So, for whatever the reasons champion strategy is here to help you with our ongoing series about public speaking, so let’s just get right to it.

Today i want to talk about how to handle public speaking disasters like a pro, because i guarantee it.
If it hasn’t happened to you and you do it enough, it will.

I remember recently before the covet i was hopping on a plane to start the new year off, giving my first presentation of the year a little nervous flying there, but that’s to be expected just like anyone who wants to do a great job.
You have a little nervousness, but i was excited how bad could it be? It’s just starting off with a group of about 500 people.
That question was answered when about pathway through my two hour presentation right at the climax of an emotional story: the hotel fire alarm went off and everyone had to evacuate many of the attendees and myself raced down the same stairway to safety.

Others went different ways, though it would be great if every presentation went smoothly, but i’m here to tell you problems do occur, a difficult audience, technical issues or maybe you’re, just not at your best.
That day, the difference between a good presenter and a pro presenter is how well you handle an unfavorable or unfavorable situations.
What do you do when the technology fails? Many presenters rely on some form of technology, whether it’s a powerpoint presentation, a video or even a microphone when that tech isn’t working like it should it can totally throw off your game.

I’m also remembering speaking at an event where, after a successful sound check, the computer suddenly wouldn’t talk to the projector, then the microphone stopped work.

The best way to handle technical failures is to first have a backup plan.
If you typically use your computer to present, make sure you have a jump drive with a backup copy of your deck, which is what i did if your presentation is complicated and you need the slides to stay on track print out your slides and bring them with You from there composure is key; the audience will get uncomfortable only if they feel you’re uncomfortable technology fails, it happens, everyone knows it.

A pro takes it in stride.
Now, of course, being too calm has caused problems as well.

Once i remember someone accidentally turned out all of the lights in the room during my presentation, it was just me and my slides in the pitch dark for more than five five minutes.

What took so long for someone to turn the lights back on? They thought it was part of the presentation.
It was pretty good actually that day how we handled that one.
So what to do when the audience doesn’t seem to like you once i was sitting backstage waiting for my term to present and listening to the speaker on stage ahead of me, just like any good band or comedian would do it.

It wasn’t pretty out there.
The person before me was great, but the audience was was tough.
They were silent, every joke, she said flopped and when i walked out on stage right after her, i was met with the same serious demeanor in front of about a thousand people.

Awkward doesn’t begin to describe it.
Ideally, every time you give a presentation, the audience will be totally engaged.

They’ll, laugh at your jokes and give you a standing invocation at the end, but sadly uh reality.

This isn’t always the case.
Your audience might be too tired, too.
Warm or too hungover in a real sense, especially if it’s a morning presentation.

They may not want to hear what you have to say.
Maybe they’re angry at their boss for setting up the presentation on that day, whatever the reason there’s a little worse, standing in front of you when you’re looking back at people who really don’t want to be there now in those moments, be careful not to overcompensate.
There’s a reason: you’ve been asked to speak.

Why that person brought you there so be confident in that.
Stick with your message: do your thing and they can take it or leave it in the meantime, find a finley face, you’ll find a friendly face and there’s always at least one focus your attention there and before you know it, your speech will be done.
What to do when it all starts falling apart, the fire alarm goes off.

There’s a hectare in the audience, phones keep ringing, people are walking in and out when things just get crazy.
The best thing to do is just present and do your best preparation helps in these moments.

Gnoming, your material will also keep you from falling into man too.

As for my first event of the year once they assured us, it was actually a false alarm at that hotel.

We all walked back into the ballroom.
I turned my microphone back on and picked up right.

Where i left off.
No one would have known my life.
Flash before my eyes and when you handle many unknowns of speaking like a pro, they don’t know that about you either, but all of this comes with practice and preparation.

Now, if you found something interesting about this talk today, please come back again, we’ll have another one for you on the next event.
So once again, brandon hargerson president of champion strategies, as in always when we do part you go out and make it a champion day.

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