Some people are very comfortable making presentations to small audiences. However, they may become anxious when they face the prospect of presenting to a very large audience. It’s the same presentation, isn’t it?- and the audience is only people, just more of them.. So, why the anxiety?
Let’s look at the obvious difference: the size of the audience. A smaller audience can seem more intimate, more accessible, and more manageable. It is also probable that you actually know or have some relationship with the members of a small audience. It may be a more informal session, with participants from your own organization. Plus, if you fall on your face, there are only a limited number of witnesses to your misery.… Read the rest