In this video, you'll learn how to keep your composure, stay on point, and finish strong, even when you're faced with a difficult situation. The four tips to keeping your composure include ways to use your body language to help you command a presence regardless of the climate of the discussion.
- It's so easy to be composed when you have an audience…full of champions rooting for you,…but what happens when the dynamics change…and you have unhappy group members?…Keeping your composure is the key to moving through…a difficult situation,…rebounding and finishing your discussion strong…and on point.…We've discussed how to handle tough audiences…and the different ways to address your audience…with talking points and tactics.…But what about your body language,…and keeping your composure so that you're still…commanding a presence?…Everything you do on stage or in a meeting setting,…from your eye movement to how you position your feet…and your shoulders will give signs of a commanding presence…or a weak presenter.…
There are four tips you can practice…so your body language matches your verbal cues…and what you say and how you look coincide naturally.…First, physical positioning.…Don't close off your body to the audience…no matter how unruly they get.…When you're faced with a difficult situation,…stand strong with your feet straight on…
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- Recall the two-step process for understanding your audience.
- List the five steps to neutralize the negative.
- Summarize the characteristics of the five types of people in an audience.
- Recognize the importance of keeping your composure.
- Determine the most appropriate action to take if you are unable to answer all the questions at the end of your presentation.