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The logistics of your public speaking program include all the details related to timing, the room setup, audio visual, location, venue – even the parking arrangments. Questions about Public Speaking

Should I stand behind the podium (lectern) when I speak?


lertern or no

This is a common question. The first point is that the piece of furniture that speakers often stand behind is a lectern not a podium. A podium is a small stage that you stand upon while a lectern is a high desk upon which lecturers place their notes and stand behind.

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