Quick and Easy Tips for Speaking in the Virtual World
The pandemic of 2020 has thrown us into a virtual world ruled by a myriad of challenges for which we were never prepared. Maybe you’ve been speaking in person for quite some time and doing well. How hard can it be to transfer your speaking to the virtual world? It can be very hard. The virtual world puts a number of restrictions on your speaking and also provides a number of advantages.
In this talk, Frank DiBartolomeo will describe the various virtual communication methods (they’re not all video platforms), describe the pros and cons of virtual communication, and provide numerous, practical, and immediately usable tips to enhance your virtual presentations.
It is challenging enough to speak in person. However, when your speaking is in the virtual world, it behooves you to think of ways to stand out in your virtual event!
About the Speaker:
Frank DiBartolomeo is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel. His expertise as an engineer and technical leader has led to a variety of Leadership assignments as a practicing program manager and senior systems engineer including assignments at the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Pentagon and, as a contractor, the Deputy Lead Engineer on a 300-person national security program.
Frank is also an award-winning speaker, presentation and interview skills coach, and seminar leader. He has developed and honed his extensive public speaking abilities over his 40-year career, both in military service and as a contractor. Frank has significantly influenced military, U.S. Government, and industry leaders in their decisions of national security importance.
Because of his outstanding work in the field of public speaking and leadership, in 2002, Frank was awarded Toastmasters International’s highest individual award - Distinguished Toastmaster.
He formed DiBartolomeo Consulting International (DCI), LLC in 2007. The mission of DCI is to help technical professionals to inspire, motivate, and influence their colleagues and other technical professionals through improving their presentation skills, communication, and personal presence.
Today, Frank will describe the various virtual communication methods (they’re not all video platforms), discuss the pros and cons of virtual communication, and provide numerous, practical, and immediately usable ways to enhance your virtual presentations.
Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support: Series Silver Sponsors Fairfax County Economic Development Authority and MillerMusmar, CPAs.
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