The Art of Chitchat.
All too often, we presenters fall into the trap of trying to think of something clever or enlightening to say to our audiences. But what if we took the focus off our own brilliance and shifted it to learning more about our audience members?
A perfectly delightful article at Washington Post online gives us insight on how to do just that. The article is titled, "The Rich Resonance of Small Talk: A Primer on The Fine, and Undervalued, Art of Chitchat".
A short read, with valuable tips on how to communicate by listening
, rather than by incessantly talking, presenting, or speechifying.