Author: Alexander Schneider

  • Top 10 Methods for Successful Q&A Sessions

    Top 10 Methods for Successful Q&A Sessions

    Delivering right answers in your Q&A session will not only engage your audience, but also demonstrate your expertise, and help to elevate your talk and reinforce your credibility as a speaker. Despite all the advantages, even seasoned Speakers find Q&A part of the event nerve wracking. The unpredictable and surprising questions during Q&A evoke anxiety and even fear in them. One wrong move and you may lose the reputation and credibility you’ve worked hard to build as a speaker.Here are top 10 foolproof methods prepared by our team after consulting with experienced coaches. After reading this article you will be optimally prepared to facilitate a successful Q&A session.

  • 5 Online Discussion Benefits That Improve Your Student’s Thinking

    5 Online Discussion Benefits That Improve Your Student’s Thinking

    Have you ever tried to let your students discuss in the classroom? Then you may be familiar with the positive effects this has on them. But what about online discussions where the students are not physically present?There are five distinct benefits that online discussions have on your students.

  • How to Choose the Best Icebreakers for Your Online or Hybrid Event [Including 10 Examples]

    How to Choose the Best Icebreakers for Your Online or Hybrid Event [Including 10 Examples]

    You are in charge of a hybrid or online event, and you want to start it as interactively as possible? Icebreakers are perfect for beginning the show with a bang.Some people have a negative picture of overdone icebreakers. That is because of bad icebreakers that do not add value. We prepared a few Dos and Don’ts that help you produce perfect icebreakers. This way, you’ll be able to use only the most entertaining and fitting icebreakers for your event.

  • How to Improve Engagement in Your Events: Audience Response Systems

    How to Improve Engagement in Your Events: Audience Response Systems

    Imagine your audience hanging on your lips, following your every word. Getting such an engaged audience is not an easy feat. But alas, there is a whole category of software to help you out: Audience Response Systems (ARS). In the following six minutes, you will learn what Audience Response Systems are, how they help boost engagement in the crowd and how you can use them yourself.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Online Polls: Benefits and Best Practices

    The Ultimate Guide to Online Polls: Benefits and Best Practices

    Are you thinking about using polls for your events, workshops, or social media? Are you not sure how to use them properly and get lots of engagement? Fear not! This guide will show you the benefits of online polls and demonstrate use cases. It also discusses eight best practices and tips that make your polls as engaging as possible.

  • How to Make Audiences Love Your Trainings

    How to Make Audiences Love Your Trainings

    You value the people that come to your training, events, talks, and seminars. But they don’t necessarily know that. Not to worry: You can make your audience love your event by showing that you value them. If the people in your audience feel valued, they are way more likely to come back for more or recommend you to friends and colleagues.Here are five methods you can try out immediately.

  • Five engagement methods that work in your online events

    Five engagement methods that work in your online events

    How do you keep your crowd active? Every online event is initially the same: People turn their cameras off and let their attention fly. There is no single silver bullet. But, we collected five methods that engage your audience to help you find the best method for your event. Try them out to find out what works best for you!

  • Engaging workshop audiences: Five games you can try online

    Engaging workshop audiences: Five games you can try online

    You’ve seen it a thousand times. Your online workshop goes on for quite some time, and your audience’s attention is starting to dwindle.Reclaim their attention easily:Utilize the intimate setting and play a game with your participants. Bring back their attention and lighten the mood.

  • Audience Engagement – Craft an active live audience online. [Five tools for your event]

    Audience Engagement – Craft an active live audience online. [Five tools for your event]

    Keeping the attention of an audience is pretty hard. Keeping the attention of an online audience is almost impossible when you do not make a conscious effort.Good thing there are several trusty tools that you can put in your Awesome-Audience-Toolbox!

  • Chair Yoga — A memorable, engaging activity for any workshop

    Chair Yoga — A memorable, engaging activity for any workshop

    It’s the second hour of your all-day workshop. You take stock of your audience and notice that the first people are drifting away. Some are not looking at their screens any more. Others are asking about things you just explained. Get their attention back quickly: Revitalize the audience with some exercise!