Don’t think of answering questions during a presentation or meeting as a stressful time. Instead, be prepared to let your subject matter expertise and personality shine.
Try to remember these 5 tips the next time you find yourself in a Q&A setting:
- Pause and take a breath
- Answer the person and not just the question
- Respond – do not react
- Don’t start the answer with – “that’s a good question…”
- Bring the focus onto your key message
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