Stories – Take Your Audience Along – Show Don’t Tell

One of the most valuable coaching tips I received as a TEDx speaker is to show, don’t  tell, my stories   The Coach   I shared in a previous post my experience as a TedX Camarillo speaker,  I mentioned we … Continue reading

Hand Gestures when Speaking

Hands are an important part of body language when speaking. In his book titled, Nonverbal Communication,  the leading Californian researcher Albert Mehrabian claims facial expressions are almost eight times as powerful as the words used. That words only count for … Continue reading

Why Toastmasters Part 2

Why Toastmasters? The foundation for public speaking success in is in the Toastmaster club experience In Why Toastmasters part one I shared my take on how it is Toastmasters changes lives – ending with the fact that in the corporate environment it is … Continue reading

Hand Gestures While Talking

Hand Gestures Speak Volumes While Talking Hands talk too! The way we use our hands while presenting will affect how our message is received. Here are three POWERFUL messages conveyed by hands: 1) Pointing: Pointing is a hand gesture best … Continue reading

Body Language

Quote by Emerson that speaks to body language: What you do speaks so loud I can't hear what you say.

Body language conveys 55% of your message   What you do speaks so loud I can’t hear what you say. – Ralph Waldo Emerson  Ralph Waldo Emerson’s quote says it all.  Our body language can overpower our words. Does your … Continue reading

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