Some really good thoughts around how to ask for, and give feedback in this article from @smashingmag. Giving some time for quiet ideation after a presentation can be super helpful before talking. Especially when combined with something like FigJam notes.
This bit is one that a lot of people (including myself) struggle with.
"When it goes sideways, try using a refocusing statement — a statement which addresses the misinterpretation, reestablishes focus on your goal, and asks open-ended questions to ensure clarity"
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