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January 24, 2020

Work The Room Before The Talk

From San Francisco lawyer and author Jeena Cho:

This took a lot of practice but it’s incredibly helpful. Before you take the stage, walk around the room, shake hands, and connect with your audience members. When I gave the talk at Clio with 500 plus people, I walked to the very back row and introduced myself. I wanted to feel as though there was someone I knew, a friendly face sitting all the way in the last row when I looked out into the sea of people. I also connected with people sitting in the first five rows so there would be people I could make eye contact with during the talk.

See other tips from Cho.