Unformatted text preview: all about you s It is more important to make a lasting impression than to give a perfect presentation Treat every presentation or speech as a learning experience and not as a final judgment s “The speaker who never makes a mistake probably isn’t speaking much.” Key Ideas from “It’s Not Your Mouth…” r Stance, gestures and eye contact are all essential to effective presentation r Think openness by removing physical barriers that can break the connection and create distance r Animate yourself by using gestures and moving around r It’s all learnable. Key Ideas from “Seeing Them with Their Clothes On” r The skills necessary for “presenting” well are the conversational skills you already possess r You do not need a separate, distinct “speaking persona” r The audience is not your enemy...
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course SPCH 230 taught by Professor Pellechia during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '08