By Featured Speaker Ric Morgan Every one of us has one or two, or a bunch of monkeys on our backs that represent nagging problems we personally have with life. They are difficult things for us to deal with, usually born out of habit or some deep psychological problem, and […]
Category Archives: The Power of Body Language
55 percent of communication is visual. Think about that. People are getting more of your message from your eye contact and body language, than they are your words. So your gestures are very important in public speaking. Your gestures can communicate authority, passion and confidence; or they can communicate insecurity, […]
By Featured Speaker Nancy Daniels One of the requirements for dynamic speaking, whether it is at the lectern or just in normal conversation, is to be expressive when you talk. This is known as color and refers to your vocal variety, facial expression, and body language. All three elements work […]
Here is the third and final installment of excerpts from For the Love of Public Speaking, a 27-minute introduction to Toastmasters I produced during a Television Production Workshop at Santa Rosa Junior College in 1994. This week I cover “Presentation.” The information in this video is targeted to people who […]
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 speaker is to look so natural with your movements and with what you say that no one even notices that […]
One of the best ways for authors to sell more books is to speak. Book readings, presentations based on content or research for your books, or even on your author’s journey are all good topics that fans and potential reads want to hear about. In this post, you’ll find five presentation tips for authors that will help you make the most of those speaking opportunities.