Just because working from home wasn’t enough of a challenge, you now routinely find yourself in front of your laptop camera trying to appear natural and confident as you present to the board, inspire your team, or practice your newly pivoted company’s on-line offerings. It’s likely not what you thought you signed up for.
In our recent Experts in Residence session, Communications & Creativity – Sandbox had the pleasure of inviting Jan Bailey and Shona Welsh of Ovation Speaker Training to deliver expertise on the top three on-camera tips to help you ACE your next online meeting. Leveling up your on-camera performance may seem like a daunting, maybe even annoying task, but what a difference it can make! Did you ever think how zoom fatigue can correlate with how we all perform on camera during our meetings? Yeah, it’s a thing!
Some of the main points covered include:
- Lighting & Camera Angle Tips and Tricks – when you look better, you feel better!
- How your environment can affect the way your present
- Try something different! Death by power point is a thing to be aware of – shake it up
- On-camera energy – tips & tricks to help you maintain and perk up your energy before and during the presentation
Jan Bailey & Shona Welsh
In their highly interactive workshops, OVATION speaker trainers have helped countless individuals transform their ability to connect to their audience and deliver authentic and meaningful messages with impact. Now, more than ever, communication with some oomph is an essential skill. At a time when our emotions swing from overwhelmed to irrational, our ability to communicate effectively follows suit and it can be hard to remove the anger, frustration or even fear from our voice, let alone from our message … and that can have all manner of consequences.
Jan Bailey BA, MAEd is a communication and speaking expert who has designed and delivered hundreds of workshops
internationally on public speaking, stage presence, on-camera presentations, and communication. Along with writing and
producing a ten-part career development series of books, Jan’s 27-year career has involved extensive on-camera experience
as a television host along with being a long-time professor of communications.
Shona Welsh, BA, MCEd, CHRL, CCC is a communication and speaking expert who has won numerous speaking, writing and
learning design awards. The author of several books and designer/facilitator of hundreds of international workshops in
speaking and communications, she has held international senior executive positions over three decades. She teaches
extensively about leadership, communications, and innovation with numerous universities and colleges.