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Turn your death by PowerPoint talk into a conversational one.

Posted to Gurteen Knowledge-Log by David Gurteen on 26 May 2019



Turn your death by PowerPoint talk into a conversational one.
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Knowledge LetterAppears in the Gurteen Knowledge Letter issue: 227
Posted DateSunday 26 May 2019 17:33 GDT
Posted ByDavid Gurteen
LinksConversational Conferences 

Most conferences are a series of PowerPoint talks interspersed by the occasional panel discussion.

The audience gets a little time to ask questions, and they get absolutely no time to reflect or interact with each other besides in the coffee breaks or over lunch.

Not allowing time for conversation is a missed opportunity for conference delegates to engage with the contents of the conference and learn from each other.

It is a missed chance for the delegates to become participants rather than an audience. It need not be this way

If you are a speaker, it so easy to turn a traditional talk into a conversational talk. Here's how.

If you are interested in Knowledge Management, the Knowledge Café or the role of conversation in organizational life then you my be interested in this online book I am writing on Conversational Leadership
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