Learn How to Develop Confident Body Language
Stories make Connections & Build Interest with your Audience.
Rob Harmon will Tell a Story in this TED presentation. Rob’s story involves him, but it’s not about him. If you’re not using Stories yet or you’re not sure how to incorporate them into your Events, then read on.
Tell a Story and you can win over the Hearts, Minds and interest of your Audience. More importantly, the Story or Stories you share will generate audience attention. It’s what some Speakers call a “Hook”. Keep in mind that your original, Personal Stories will be the most interesting to your Audience. And that’s why… [Read more…] about Tell a Story
Confident Conversation is a Learnable Skill: Participate. Advocate. Communicate. Educate.
The diabolical Pandemic of 2020/21 seems to be sticking around resulting in lifestyle and Work-style Changes. With change often comes new Challenges & Opportunities. If that resonates with you consider this: statistically, about 75% of Americans say their #1 Fear is “Fear of Speaking.” But, when I first started to follow “Fear of Speaking” stats in 2011, the % was around 45-50%. What happened? I don’t believe that people are more “fearful” now. I think the sampling & collection of the stats is more comprehensive. Whatever the reason for the uptick, if you’re in that 75±% you are limited in what you can accomplish by the Fear of Speaking! Reality is that most of the people I’ve seen come thru my Workshops in the US & Japan get over the Fear enough to Contribute to Conversations. And a pillar of my Workshop philosophy is: every verbal communication is a Conversation. You see, I deal with it regularly with some of the…
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Influence a Global Community
Ilona Szabó de Carvalho does Speak to a Global Community about their concerns when she did Speak to a Brazillian Community about drug use, abuse and more. Ms. De Carvalho is a Drug policy & Public Security specialist from Brazil… but she wasn’t always a Social Activist. You’ll discover in this TED talk, that she was working at her chosen career in Banking when she made this decision. Consequently, she left all that behind to follow the path of a new challenge. And what did she choose?
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Desktop, Clip-ons, Mobile phones: Mic’s are everywhere.