Join Laura Bergells for an in-depth discussion in this video Developing personal credibility, part of Public Speaking.
You are standing up in front of a group to speak.…You only have a few seconds to convince your audience that you are…worth listening to.…How do you develop personal credibility so quickly?…Often you can earn credibility before you even open your mouth.…Many presenters rely on an introduction to earn credibility.…You see this technique often in show business and in conferences.…An MC will introduce a performer with a little hype or a moderator will read a…speaker bio outlining experience, education, and other credentials.…
If you don't have a colleague to help develop third-party credibility, you are…going to have to do it yourself.…But you can't simply start reading your bio or bragging about…your accomplishments.…Rather, you are going to build credibility in a few seconds by demonstrating both…confidence and competence.…Let's start by talking about confidence.…Since you only have a few seconds, this is mostly achieved by displaying…three non-verbal cues.…First, dress to inspire confidence.…
The key is to dress appropriately for the audience in front of you.…
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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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