NOTE: This episode of the podcast has a video component because I want to show you the distracting body movements. Your body movement during your presentation has the ability to strengthen the impact of your message … or it can be a serious distraction. One of your goals as a […]
Category Archives: The Power of Body Language
For a speaker, confident body language is very important. But how many of us truly know what we are saying with our bodies? Here are some tips to show how confident you are when you’re at the front of the room. Body Language Tip #1: Smile “Smiles say a lot […]
Before I get on with this subject, I want to make sure we are the same page. The difference between an introvert and an extrovert is how we recharge our energy. An introvert recharges by having alone time and loses energy in a crowd. An extrovert is the opposite, being […]
Everyone is fallible … even public speaking superheroes. Sometimes we make mistakes because we don’t know any better. Sometimes because we are tired or jaded. And sometimes because we simply forget. Whether you are giving a lecture, conducting a business meeting or performing a sales presentation, you might want to […]
Part 4 of 4 videos from Carma’s WMA presentation On October 22, 2013, I was one of three panelists sharing information about speaking in front of an audience at the Western Museums Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting in Palm Springs, California. In this excerpt from my part of the presentation, I […]
One way to communicate your message is through body language and gesture while you speak. In this excerpt from a workshop for teens about public speaking, I share some tips on how to do just that. To review: Keep your hands out of your pockets Use interesting, non-traditional […]
A demonstration speech is an educational or promotional presentation that explains a process, activity or product. It walks the audience through the keys points so that, after the presentation, they can repeat the process or activity or know how to use the product.