In this post, we’ll discuss when—and when not to—use a podium. Along the way, we’ll suggest a few tips to help bring you out from behind the podium and deepen your connection with your audience.
Like, What Are Whisker Words? Have you ever had to sit through a presentation in which the presenter’s speech pattern is riddled with so many “uhs” and “ums” that you lost focus on the message and started an “um” tally? Not everyone thinks about this habit in the moment, but now that we’ve mentioned it, you’ll no doubt begin to realize that filler phrases such as “like, um, uh, y’know, so, wait” have become colloquially rampant in our culture.