Recently I had a request about how to “open” a very important, so I thought you maybe others following thewick may have missed this post
“Excellence in presenting is not just informing or sharing technical knowledge. One must make a unique and emotional connection that rises above techniques or delivery style so that audience expectations are met and exceed” Mark W. Hardwick, Ph.D.
Your first task as a presenter is to set a positive and enthusiastic tone for the meeting. To accomplish this task of rapport building you need to introduced every participant and agree on some “rules of the road” for interacting. Llike, saying their names before making a comment and putting their cell phones on mute etc. Next briefly highlight the purpose for the meeting. For example, say: “The goal of the meeting today is to share and problem solve “best practices” for the Transplant Team to positively impact the recovery of patients. This beginning process needs to be completed within 90 -12o seconds of starting the meeting. If you start too slow…
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