Hi. Winnie Griggs here, with the next installment in my posts about speaking engagements. So far we’ve covered why book speaking engagements, dealing with butterflies selecting a topic, creating a speaker resume, finding speaking venues and pitching your program. Today we’re going to talk about understanding and meeting expectations.
Understanding the expectations surrounding you and your presentation is a key factor in pulling off a successful speaking engagement. There are two kinds of expectations you need to understand and manage – facilitator expectations and audience expectations.
Let’s look at them one at a time