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Increasing Confidence In The Ability To Present and Strategies to Improve Communication Skills Through Body Language


Communication skills are the most important in today's life to stand out in the crowd. People will like those people who are extroverts and are ready to talk and communicate a moment's notice. …

Communication skills are the most important in today's life to stand out in the crowd. People will like those people who are extroverts and are ready to talk and communicate a moment's notice.
Introverts, no matter how intelligent, will not stand a chance to showcase their talent unless they learn to communicate with people openly. This presentation deals with some of the aspects which every person has to deal with and how he can overcome some of the difficulties faced during the initial phases.

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  • 1. Countdown
  • 2. Welcome to communication skills
  • 3. Part 1 Achieving Confidence In The Ability To Present Part 2 Use of Body Language And Vocal Deliveries
  • 4. ACHIEVING CONFIDENE Achieving Confidence In The Ability To Present
  • 5. CONTENTS Introduction to confidence and presentation Relation between confidence and presenting ability Using confidence as a spring-board to success Advantages of being confident in all aspects of life Tips for building confidence Factors responsible for limiting self-confidence Closing remarks on confidence building
  • 6. CONFIDENCE Confidence is generally described as a state of being certain either that a hypothesis or prediction is correct or that a chosen course of action is the best or most effective.
  • 7. PRESENTING Presentation pans various areas in social setup. It is an art of communicating your thoughts and feelings through the use of words and gestures. Although presentation can make use of many media to convey the message effectively, it is basically to interact with the audience through a mutually understandable language.
  • 8. Relation between confidence & presenting Confidence is the key factor in being successful at any endeavor and presentation or speaking is no different from it. It is like a self-fulfilling prophecy wherein a confident person is destined to be highly effective & successful, and a person with low self-confidence is bound to fail miserably.
  • 9. Confidence leads to success Confident PersonLow-confidence Person A confident person always tries to achieve his goals and achieves them too. On the other hand a person with low confidence doesn’t even set goals and therefore the question of achieving never arises. His failure is as obvious as night & day.
  • 10. Advantages of being confident Confident Person
  • 11. Tips Preparing For The Journey Accelerating Towards Success Setting Out
  • 12. Preparing for the journey Look at what you have already achieved. Think about your strengths. Think about what’s important to you, and where you want to go. Start managing your mind. Commit yourself to success.
  • 13. Setting Out Build the knowledge you need to succeed. Focus on the basics. Set small goals and achieve them. Keep managing your mind.
  • 14. Accelerate towards Success Make the goals a bit bigger, and the challenges a bit tougher. Increase the size of your commitment. Extend the skills into new but related arenas.
  • 15. Factors responsible for limiting self-belief
  • 16. Understand Yourself Self - Confident Low Self Confidence Doing what you believe to be right, even if others mock or criticize you for it. Governing your behavior based on what other people think. Being willing to take risk and going the extra mile to achieve better things. Staying in your comfort zone, fearing failure and avoiding taking risk. Admitting your mistakes and learning from them. Working hard to cover up mistakes and hoping nobody notices. Waiting for others to congratulate on your achievements. Extolling your virtues as often as possible to as many people as possible. Accepting compliments graciously. “Thanks, I am pleased you recognized my efforts.” Dismissing compliments off-handedly. “Oh, that work was a piece of cake. Anyone could have done it.”
  • 18. Part 2 – Use of Body Language & Vocal Deliveries Use of Body Language And Vocal Deliveries
  • 19. Contents Introduction to body language and vocal deliveries Cues through our body language Body language regarding personal space and gaze DOs and DON’Ts of body language Improving Your body language How to read others’ thoughts through their body language Using voice/pitch to manipulate attention Rehearsing for that perfect speech
  • 20. Introduction to body Language Body language is a form of non-verbal communication which consists of body postures, gestures, facial expressions and eye movements. Humans send and interpret such signals subconsciously.
  • 21. Vocal Deliveries Vocal delivery is the use of voice or speech to convey one’s thoughts, feelings, opinions etc to others through a medium(language) which can be comprehended by all the parties concerned.
  • 22. Know what you are conveying unconsciously Human communication consists majority of body language and paralinguistic cues while only a small portion of it consists of the words themselves. Body language may provide clues as to the attitude and state of the mind of a person.
  • 23. Body language for personal space and gaze Every individual has different personal space where he is comfortable interacting with others. It is the physical distance between two or more individuals. When this space is evaded every person reacts differently. Strangers Known People Known People Different people look at others differently. Some people glance at others, some stare at others, some appraise others and some don’t look at all. Stare Appraise
  • 24. Check Your Body Language DOs DONTs Keep good distance between you and others and allow them space. Getting too close physically evading the other’s personal space. Stand straight/tall with shoulders and neck upright. Slouching on either sides and/or leaning. Keep smiling. Scowling or looking stressed and not responding to friendly gestures. Look in the eyes without staring. Looking down or somewhere else. Shake hands firmly. Shaking hands until they crush or backing off before the minimum time. Keep neutral position regarding arms and legs. Crossing arms and/or legs.
  • 25. Improving Your Body Language Postures Head & Gaze Correct Hand Hug Dominator Cold & ClammyCrusher Queen’s Fingertips Perfect Hand Shake
  • 26. Read thoughts through body language
  • 27. Voice/Pitch blend to grab attention If the speaker starts reducing his voice he is trying to grab attention of the audience towards some important/secret matter. If the speaker increases his voice/pitch he is trying to instill enthusiasm, alertness, optimism etc in the listeners. If the speaker pauses for a moment while speaking, he is trying to put across the point more effectively and also trying to attach importance to it.
  • 28. Rehearsing for that perfect speech Rehearsing in front of known people Rehearsing in front of mirror Rehearsing at the empty auditorium/venue
  • 29. Thank you THANK YOU Brought To You By –