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How you can speak with confidence?

  1. 1. How You Can Speak With Confidence? <br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  2. 2. “How to Speak With Confidence?”<br />Finer tips to speak with confidence<br />1. Break the pattern of negative habits.<br />2. Focus on your audience, not what they think of you.<br />3. Focus on your message for your audience.<br />4. Focus on the higher values for your audience.<br />5. Understand that the speech it’s for your audience, not you.<br />6. Speak for your audience, it’s not you.<br />7. Establish your credibility.<br />8. Earn their respect.<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  3. 3. 1. Break the pattern of negative habits.<br />The past Patterns of Negative Habits at work. These patterns are results of negative culture, behaviors and observations of others. Hence, the mind goes into a vicious Cycle of Beliefs. <br />One major cycle of beliefs is as follows:<br />”I’ve seen lousy speakers -&gt; the audience were bored -&gt; the audience insulted the speaker -&gt; the speaker was humiliated -&gt; therefore if I speak, the same will happen -&gt; it has happened before so it will happen again -&gt; the audience will be bored -&gt; they will humiliate me -&gt; I will be hurt -&gt; I don’t want to hurt forever -&gt; since I am so lousy therefore I shall not speak -&gt; why? Because I have seen lousy speakers -&gt; (Back to the beginning of the cycle)”<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  4. 4. Contd..,<br />As the cycle goes on, ever let the Beliefs to solidify and reinforce in to the mind as The Truth.<br />The Cycle of Beliefs will thus be practiced as Cycle of Behaviors. And over time, it becomes a Cycle of Habit.<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  5. 5. 2. Focus on your audience, not what they think of you.<br />Try to find out, what the audience want from you.<br />Try to find a way to fulfill that (viz., good explanations, examples etc.).<br />Try to prepare speech/presentation according to the taste of the audience.<br />Try to keep your speech/presentations up to date.<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  6. 6. 3. Focus on your message for your audience.<br />Be well prepared on the topic.<br />Try to gain a deep knowledge in the subject you are dealing with.<br />Be confident about the subject.<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  7. 7. 4. Focus on the higher values for your audience.<br />Learn to respect your audience.<br />Don’t try to underestimate audience, on their mistakes.<br />Be prepared to meet the high expectations of the audience.<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  8. 8. 5. Understand that the speech it’s for your audience, not you.<br />Use simple language.<br />Prepare with good and simple explanations.<br />Try explain with the help of examples.<br />Have a clear picture about the topic, so that you can easily understand the need of the audience .<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  9. 9. 6. Speak for your audience, it’s not you.<br />Craft your speech to their listening ears and curious sight.<br />Speak loud and clear.<br />Use simple language.<br />Provide satisfactory explanations.<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  10. 10. 7. Establish your credibility.<br />Dress appropriately for the situation. Casual clothes won&apos;t make you appear impressive in a formal group.<br />Show your confidence. If you make it clear that you understand your topic, the audience is more likely to believe you. Keeping good eye contact can show your confidence.<br />Pronounce all your words correctly.  Also watch how you phrase things.<br />Give evidence that supports what you&apos;re saying.<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  11. 11. 8. Earn their respect.<br />Respect matters – being liked should always play second fiddle to being respected; demonstrating leadership leads to respect.<br />Listen up – you can only figure out the needs of your audience by listening to them.<br />Pay it forward – sometimes it’s worth giving up credit for an idea if it streamlines the implementation process.<br />Style it up – the way you look and act makes a difference.<br />No mind games – show guidance but let people find their own paths.<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />
  12. 12. Thank you for your valuable time.<br />Department of Management studies,Pondicherry Central University<br />

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