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June 10, 2022
4 Ways to Keep Speakers On Topic
“A rogue speaker can damage an event or company's reputation. There's no full-proof way to stop this, but there are ways to minimize the chances of this happening.”
– Vincent Alonzo
What do you do if your speaker goes off the rails? Let’s say the speaker goes off script and says things that don’t align with your company? What questions do you ask of the speaker to prevent this from happening?
The speaker was very famous. Not Hollywood famous, but well-known in the corporate world as a much sought after keynote. But soon after the presentation began, he went off topic and didn’t follow his PowerPoint document. Instead, he began to plug his book and continued to do so for the rest of his time on stage.