One Speaker's View on What Not to Do

Professional speaker Peggy Duncan lists her least-favorite things that clients do

1. Send me a bunch of separate e-mails with important information instead of creating a complete speaker packet, deadlines included.

2. Ignore the pre-meeting information I send, including my equipment and room layout needs, forcing me to reset the room when I arrive.

3. Print a program description without building in time for me to proofread it.

4. Ask for a speaker introduction—then lose the copy. Or add your own thoughts to my introduction without telling me. One of

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