Join Laura Bergells for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting feedback, part of Public Speaking Foundations.
Most of us feel defensive when we hear criticism or get negative feedback,…but feedback can be one of the greatest gifts in helping us to become better speakers.…Over the years I've received helpful feedback and I have received not-so-helpful feedback.…How can you tell the difference?…There are two indicators of a helpful review: truthfulness and specificity.…Let's take a look at each.…The first indicator of worthwhile feedback is its truthfulness.…If you receive written feedback that reads "Don't stand in front of your slides;…it's distracting" and you later recall that you stood in front of your slides,…that can be valuable feedback.…
You'll learn not to do that again.…On the other hand, if you receive feedback that reads "all the misspelled…words on your slides made you look really unprofessional," and you don't have…any misspelled words,…well, there isn't a whole lot you can do with that.…It says more about the reviewer than it does about you.…If your performance critique is truthful, you can learn from it.…
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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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