I was in the Emergency Department of a hospital a while ago and was watching the staff. Various people were repeatedly coming up to them and asking how much longer they would have to wait. A man who had been
Last week, I was in a meeting when the lady next to me admitted she was deathly scared of speaking. The statement reminded me of how afraid I used to be and I told her I knew exactly how she felt.
Hand control and how you give a hand shake can tell people immediately what kind of person they believe you to be. A recent example are some of the many handshakes President Trump has been photographed giving to various leaders.
When you engage with senses, you make it easier for people to imagine themselves in the situation you are describing and it can have great appeal to a listener, drawing them in. Any sales associate, speaker, trainer or teacher wants to immediately
Have you ever been told you should make eye contact with your audience? When I first started to speak in front of audiences, I truly believed I was making eye contact. I was wrong. People told me I was talking above
Have you noticed that this upcoming TV season has many new and returning comedy series? Why is that? Undoubtedly, when there are tough times, we turn to comedy for relief in some obvious and some more unusual ways. A
Have you ever talked to yourself in a self-deprecating manner or found yourself worrying about something in the future that may never happen? We’ve all done it. “What if I should fall asleep and miss my flight?” “What’s the point of
Look at what your life is like now, the friends you are surrounding yourself with, your character, your place in the world. Now think of your personality, the characteristics you admire and want, e.g. a positive attitude, confidence, being healthy, ambitious,
Rate Your Stress It’s important to acknowledge that all stress, worry, depression happens to everyone to a greater or lesser degree. Whether it is at work, at home, in a relationship, due to the loss of a family member or