Working In The Bush

When working in remote areas, there is often a lack of facilities and technology. I sometimes have to present in a workshop or shed, with poor seating and layout, no lighting control and a “boeredag” sound system. This can be a real challenge, but it keeps it FUN and exciting for me. I got some good advice from a fellow speaker, Wolfgang Riebe, who said: “Do the best you can with what you have. Don’t make life difficult for the organisers. Your job is to show up and deliver a knock-out presentation”.

Like here, where I am presenting in a tractor shed on a farm.   

 I find what lacks in the form of facilities and equipment is more than compensated for by the people. The organisers and the audience are so grateful that I am there for them that they bend over backwards to help me. 

Give me these people any day, rather than an extravagant, high tech conference venue, where I am made to feel as though they are doing me, the speaker, a favour, by allowing me on their stage and giving me a lapel mike!

 

 Be safe – the SIMPLY SMART way,

Jürgen

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