Is this thing on?

Have you ever been to a presentation in which the presenter struggled with using a microphone?  Maybe their voice faded in and out, or there was background noise, or maybe you were distracted by the presenter’s own discomfort? Here is some helpful tips so that you can avoid some of the mic pitfalls. As a presenter there are generally three microphone (mic) types that you may encounter: the podium mic, the handheld mic, and the wireless lapel mic (sometimes referred to a lavalier mic). The least favorable type from an audience engagement perspective is the podium (lectern) mic.  The podium is a visual/physiological barrier between you and your audience and… Read More

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