This speaker secret makes our list because I’ve experienced it far too many times.
For example, I’ve walked into a room where I’ve been assured that all the equipment and connections were tested, then I’ll hook up my equipment only to discover that it doesn’t work.
I’ve then had to go head-to-head with people who don’t even understand technology who insisted it was supposed to work and blame it all on my equipment.
Not only is this unnerving as heck, it is also a horrible way to build an effective relationship with the on-site people, and it threatens to make you look bad in front of the people who hired you.
Even worse, any distraction takes attention off your message.
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