I’ve always enjoyed using what I call the “Startle and Wrap” method to get my audience’s attention because it does 3 things:
- It makes them confused
- It leads to curiosity
- It hooks them in because they want to clear up their confusion and satisfy their curiosity.
Take a look at how you can use the “Startle and Wrap” method to grab your audience’s attention within the first few seconds of your speech.
What example(s) do you have of a Startle and Wrap?
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