Enhancing Energy and Increasing Audience Engagement: 3 Essential Nonverbal Forms of Communication

Enhancing Energy and Increasing Audience Engagement: 3 Essential Nonverbal Forms of Communication

Freedom from the podium! Picture two speakers: the first is standing in front of you, just steps away and as they move across the stage making a point you can feel their energy, consistent with the message they are making. The second speaker is further away. You can see their shoulders and their face, but

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7 Methods for Improving Public Speaking Success Through Effective Practice

7 Methods for Improving Public Speaking Success Through Effective Practice

Practice, practice, practice. Everyone knows that practice is important. To “flip the fear” of public speaking, practice is essential. Even more essential, is specific, positive practice that builds on strengths and boosts confidence. In the book Influencers, Patterson et al. (2008) describe methods for deliberate practice, building on the concept originally outlined by Anders Erickson.

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