Neutral: Begin in a neutral position with hands
at your sides
Open: Stay open minded to influence audience
Defined: clean and limited hand movements
Strong: Make gestures limited but use them to
establish you point strong.
Use of Space
A certain amount of space on the stage or floor is yours
by right and you should claim it.
Project power by the way you stand and move;
remember you a leader when you speak
Demonstrate confidence like a person who is at ease in
their own skin and with their place in the world
Show your listeners they can have confidence in what
you're telling them by commanding the space around
Don't overdo moving around, but don't minimize the
area through which you move.
When you deal with objects in a presentation,
from a remote clicker to a handout to the slide
screen itself, find a way to help the object
further your message and its impact.
That object is there for a reason; or there may
be more than one reason. Find as many as you
Audience members depend upon your facial
expressions to augment meaning
If you don't have an expressive face, go to the
mirror and work on creating a link between
what you are trying to express verbally, and
how your facial expressions make your meaning
as clear as possible
As part of your practice, give your entire talk
without a sound coming out of your mouth,
letting your face do all the communicating.
Voice is obviously a component of effective
Your voice is the most flexible communication
instrument you own
You should learn how to use your voice to
Many ways of vocal expressiveness indicates
meaning and intentions
Listen to speakers good and bad, and listen