The cold reader must set the scene for the client, manage client expectations, and elicit client cooperation.It is vital that the client has full confidence in the professionalism and ability of the psychic or medium and this can be encouraged in various ways, for example: The particular style of presentation must suit the kind of reading offered by a cold reader.
They are also employed by playwrights who need to hear their play read aloud for the first time by actors, and as such they form an initial integral component of the collaborative creative theatrical process, which may or may not include the eventual production of the play itself.
(Public performances of cold readings also serve as entertainment in their own right, particularly in the context of community theater,) Many actors and other performers and public speakers take classes and practice at length to improve the quality of their cold readings.
These responses can often give away how the client is feeling about what you are saying.
In this way it is generally quite easy to tell if you are on the right track, or completely wrong.
Especially when fishing, you can gauge the accuracy of your statements by observing carefully how the client responds.