|Anticipation: Building Up to Peak Performance
When you're presenting and the stakes are high, you need to be at your best. You can leave it to chance -- or you can take steps to prepare yourself for that big moment. Here are some tips to help guarantee you'll be ready when your turn comes.
The Voice that Captivates
Breathing: The First Step toward a Powerful and Captivating Voice
Your voice is an instrument you can use to gain influence, to win an audience, to make a powerful impression. There are exercises to help you use your voice effectively and make it work for you. The first step is to build the foundation of a good voice by working on breathing.
While You're Talking, What Is Your Body Saying?
By far, most of what we communicate is non-verbal. That means your body language is more important than you might think. When you're presenting, you may be saying one thing, but through your body language, you're communicating something else. Gestures, stance, facial expression -- all play a part in assuring a successful presentation.
Blast Off to Big Results: Openings Set the Tone
First impressions do count. You need to connect with your audience right away, grab their attention, and make an immediate impact. When you do, the rest is more likely to go smoothly. Learn the secrets of a strong opening that sets the tone and lets you move smoothly into the body of your presentation.
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