How to write better follow-ups to your seminars and training sessions

If you read my recent article “How to write better F2F seminars and training sessions” you’ll know I dangled a carrot – about how to make your messages stick in participants’s minds, rather than get dribbled away by time, stress, cluttered brain syndrome and more.

Writing better follow ups to seminars and training

Geography permitting, you could set up a semi-social networking group, or (if appropriate) an internal social group, consisting of the original live events’ participants and a few other key individuals.

It doesn’t matter how interested people are. It doesn’t matter how dramatic and fascinating the content is. It doesn’t matter how much you pay a famous keynote speaker to whip them up into a frenzy and get them dancing all the way out to the parking lot shouting the company tagline.

They forget. [Read more…]

Live seminars: deadly boring, or dead exciting?

Live seminars: deadly boring, or dead exciting?A while back in a forum I contribute to, someone posted the following question (I have shortened the original, but the content amounts to the same).

“We are hosting a series of live seminars – 4 hours long, all presentations, with different speakers and a number of partners who also participate. I have been given the job of organizing the event as well as writing any presentations that need scripting. [Read more…]