Grateful to those at the conference I'm attending who use the microphone instead of asking those of us with hearing difficulties to raise our hands if we can't hear. (& then half the time people speak up for a short period & then speak quietly again).
A gentle reminder that it's really not about whether one likes using the mic, or thinks one is loud enough w/o it, but rather about how one sounds to others, & there are lots of folks w/different levels of hearing out here!
@chendricks absolutely brilliantly said! When people don't use the mic it's nealry always about them not wanting to hear their own voice - or - mistakenly believing they are secretly a Shakespearian actor.
(there are some, an exception to the rule, who can really project, but they have mostly been trained to do it)
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