When to Sit or Stand in a Conference Room Presentation

Man with paper in a conference room presentation.

Sit or stand when presenting in a conference room?

Too often presenters sit during their presentation because they feel more comfortable. They feel like they can “hide” a little and not put themselves fully out there.

Other times presenters stand and make too much of a point with their body language.

Choose wrong and you’ll miss the mark with your audience.

Two Key Questions When Presenting in a Board Room

Knowing when to sit or stand isn’t about your personal choice and preference. It comes down to asking two questions:

  • What are you trying to accomplish?
  • How do you want to make your audience feel?

Techniques for Presenting in a Conference Room

In this video, I’ll show you how techniques for presenting in a conference room that will help you know when to sit, when to stand, and when to do a little of both.


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