One Speaker's Pet Peeves

Nagging problems can affect the quality and success of a presentation — and it's the responsibility of meeting organizers to protect speakers from them. So what are my pet peeves? Here's the short list:

Room and Audience Size Mismatch

Meeting planners can't always match the size of the room to the size of the group, but they can control how the room is arranged. Don't provide chairs for 500 attendees if only 300 will be there. If your room is larger than needed, don

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