• A Futurist’s Guide to Audience Engagement

  • Apr 19 2022
  • Length: 26 mins
  • Podcast
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A Futurist’s Guide to Audience Engagement

  • Summary

  • How to surprise, delight and engage meeting and event attendees

    Traditional presentations generally too long, too dull and fail to hold an audience’s attention. It takes a little creativity — and lot less time — to effectively capture and hold people’s attention, according to Scott Steinberg, a global consultant, speaker and futurist. Listen in to his conversation with Northstar’s Loren Edelstein to learn how to surprise, delight and educate and educate meeting attendees in 15 minute-increments.

    Listeners will learn:

    Why our attention spans are shorter than ever (2:30)

    How to design presentations that are shorter, highly engaging and memorable (3:20)

    How to shrink content and add elements of surprise to engage virtual attendees (8:00)

    The importance of storytelling — even if you’re making it up (9:25)

    How to coach speakers to break out of traditional presentation styles (10:30)

    Ways to break down a longer presentation into short segments (13:00)

    Questions to ask when hiring a speaker (14:20)

    Other ways to use speakers and thought leaders during your program (17:00)

    Using the “Pop Future” method to make complex concepts simple, fun and attainable (18:25)

    How to think like a futurist (23:20)

    Why the future of meetings looks bright — and hybrid (25:20)

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