Most established speakers prefer not to use a lectern. This is because it creates a divide between you and your audience. Be brave and step out from behind the lectern. You are the most important visual aid in your presentation, so make sure people can see you.
When you are using a lectern, do not be tempted to rest your hands on either side of it. They will become stuck to that lectern and you will find yourself incapable of moving.
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