Join Laura Bergells for an in-depth discussion in this video Developing great body language, part of Public Speaking Fundamentals.
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I get asked about body language quite a bit.…Rather than get into the specifics of every possible posture, for the most part…you are better off not to thinking about your body language.…You don't want to become self-conscious.…Instead, practice speaking from a place of confidence.…When you emotionally connect with the words you are saying, your body…naturally knows what to do.…If you are having trouble finding your confidence, I have four other insights…for you to help discover more professional body language.…First, you will want to adopt a confident posture.…
Stand up straight. Make eye contact with the audience.…For an extra boost of confidence, find a few audience members who seem to like you.…Look to them for support throughout your presentation.…Their positive energy can help you feel more upbeat.…Secondly, avoid doing anything with your body that's distracting.…With novice speakers, fidgeting is a huge issue.…Tugging at your hair, stuffing hands in your pockets, toying with jewelry: all…
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- Identifying your audience
- Developing credibility
- Introducing an agenda
- Exploring five strong opening techniques
- Developing great body language
- Understanding room dynamics
- Handling questions and answers
- Getting feedback<br><br>
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