Can you practice authenticity? This segment offers insight on the value of practicing gestures until they become natural.
- [Pete] And I'd love to get your take … when it comes to these matters, … to what extent do you think about this from a perspective … of okay, in this sentence I will use this hand gesture … as opposed to thinking about the underlying emotion? … And I guess I'm thinking about, … again, you might call it like method acting … in terms of, okay, I'm really going there emotionally, … and thus, naturally, my voice and my hands … are going to do those things cause they correspond … to the associate emotion versus ah, … make sure to widely spread your arms in this moment. … I guess, I see pros and cons to both approaches, … and I worry, I think maybe, that if I overdo it … in terms of listing out, you know, … this gesture at this phrase, … that it could come across as a little bit like, … you just sort of doing a show, Pete, … you don't actually like feel these things. … And so, I don't know. … What's your take on that one? … - [Guest] I'm so glad that you brought that up … because it is real consideration, …
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