IE GXMBA Public Speaking Skills manual.pdf

Voice breathing breathing is your source of energy to

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VOICE Breathing: Breathing is your source of energy to speak. Do deep breathing exercises hours before your presentation. If you find yourself short of breath, pause or turn the attention to your audience with a question. Volume: Adjust it to the size of the group. Vary your volume to achieve a dramatic effect. Tone: Exaggerate your highs and lows, as if you were telling a story. Speed: Accelerate and slow down from time to time. Speak at approximately 130 words per minute. Articulation: The larger the audience, the more precision you will need. Avoid mumbling. You can also exaggerate your articulation to emphasize a point.
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Speak & Span, Barrancos 42. 28290 Las Matas, Madrid T: +34916301191, M: +34609234393 13 Pauses: Use pauses before you start speaking and during your presentation. They add interest and make you appear powerful. Fillers: Avoid verbal garbage, like “ah - uhm”, “ eeem ”, “ well ”, “you know”, etc. It is distracting, and it reduces your level of authority.
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Speak & Span, Barrancos 42. 28290 Las Matas, Madrid T: +34916301191, M: +34609234393 14 NERVES: USE THEM TO YOUR ADVANTAGE
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