1. Apologise for your slides If you have to apologise to your audience for too many words on your slides, because the font is so small the audience can’t read it, or because your slides are confusing – change them before you get to the stage. 2. Go overtime When you take more than yourContinue reading “3 things you should never do in a conference presentation”
In the average yoga class, people arrive on time, know why they’re there and are willing to follow instructions. Pretty basic. So why aren’t business meetings like this? It’s more likely participants arrive late, are unsure why they’re attending and become easily distracted. Here are three tips for setting ground rules that lead to an efficient meeting that runs on time. Set boundariesContinue reading “It’s your meeting: you set the rules”
When Engineers Australia asked me to run a workshop called “How to run great meetings” I thought I’d draw on my experience as a civil engineer. But it turned out yoga teaching offers a lot to learn about managing groups. The workshop booked out. This is part 1 of what we learnt.