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Week 15: Oral Presentation Techniques (II)

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The 10 Worst Body Language Mistakes People Make While Giving Presentations. YouTube/TED Comedian Eugene Cordero pretended to be disastrous presenter “Colin Robertson” at TED2012.

The reason why i choose this article is because i believe that in order to present a good presentation, we need to avoid the mistake. So here are some of the mistakes that i have found and found it interesting. :) enjoy – ck97_

You can prepare an excellent presentation for your colleagues or clients, but none of its messages will matter if you distract your audience by looking noticeably uncomfortable or awkward on stage.

The 10 Worst Body Language Mistakes People Make While Giving Presentations

Ten Tips on Using Body Language When Delivering a Speech. Today’s post features some valuable advice about your body language when delivering a speech or presentation.

I found the tips on stepping backwards creating a negative feeling and stepping forward creating a positive feeling useful. Other than that I like how tip 4 shows that moving from your waist up only at key points of the presentation enhances credibility and authority and the way the body language hand gestures should be natural. – qixyqix

It comes from my friend, Douglas Kruger.

Ten Tips on Using Body Language When Delivering a Speech

Douglas, who hails from South Africa, is a speaker, author and trainer. In his three-minute video below, Douglas demonstrates several simple but powerful techniques that you can use to enhance your message the next time you are on stage. Great advice, Douglas! (My only complaint is the lighting!) 1. 2. 3. 4. 10 Powerful Body Language Tips. The effective use of body language plays a key role in communication.

10 Powerful Body Language Tips

Here are ten tips for powerful body language I’ve learned during the past two decades of coaching teams around the world: 1. To boost your confidence, assume a power poseResearch at Harvard and Columbia Business Schools shows that simply holding your body in expansive, “high-power” poses (leaning back with hands behind the head and feet up on a desk, or standing with legs and arms stretched wide open) for as little as two minutes stimulates higher levels of testosterone—the hormone linked to power and dominance—and lower levels of cortisol, a stress hormone. Try this when you’re feeling tentative but want to appear confident. In addition to causing hormonal shifts in both males and females, these poses lead to increased feelings of power and a higher tolerance for risk. 2. 3. 5. 18 Ways to Improve Your Body Language. There is no specific advice on how to use your body language.

18 Ways to Improve Your Body Language

What you do might be interpreted in several ways, depending on the setting and who you are talking to. The 5 Key Body Language Techniques of Public Speaking. Of all the communication skills available to you as a public speaker, how important is body language?

The 5 Key Body Language Techniques of Public Speaking

The answer: as important as any single element of your speeches or presentations! From job interviews to high-stakes appearances, audiences are judging you according to what you show them. To build your credibility, presence, and influence, download my free cheat sheet, "5 Secrets of Powerful Body Language. " The 5 Key Body Language Tips for Public Speaking Consider that the most important visual you can show an audience is yourself. At The Genard Method of performance-based public speaking training in Boston, body language is a key element of all of our executive speech coaching and team presentation training. 1. You should begin in a neutral position with hands at your sides (it may feel awkward at first, but it looks fine). Barack Obama's 3 Best Public Speaking Tips.

Awesome video! Great using of gesture, voice, and focus, it can modulate speech to a specific audience. – chiaweiphotoalwayspawn
Good tips to help on doing presentation. Uploaded by klein. – klein_ong

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The tip of crossing your arms is very useful as I tend to do that a lot. Avoiding contact is also one of the common mistakes that I often make when presenting. This is important as presenting in such posture or manner will make the audience feel uncomfortable and makes for a bad presentation. – qixyqix

9 Body Language Tips for Presentations. When you’re giving presentations, you want to be several things: ConfidentMeasuredApproachable Unfortunately, our body language is often: NegativeRecklessClosed Whether it’s because of a fear of public speaking, or we simply are unaware of the cues we’re giving off, our body language says a lot about us.

Pretty in depth on how we should present ourselves while doing presentations, along with examples of the common mistakes we make. – jaspzx
This article has tips on what we should be doing with each and every key part of our body during a presentation and helps us realise what kind of image each action portrays. – kishchoy

My goal in this blog is to help you identify the chinks in your own body armour, before showing you how to appear more confident, more measured and more approachable.

9 Body Language Tips for Presentations

Body Language Do's & Don'ts. Powerful Presentation Skills: Body Language. The 9 Greatest Body Language Tips for Presentations.

Don't be the first to look away when in eye contact as it will make you appear that you are shy. Don't stare at someone for too long, it will make u look creepy. Recommended timing is about 5 - 10 seconds and be sure you make eye contact with everyone in the group. It's important as it makes audience feel that they should pay attention to what you're trying to convey instead of reading off the screen. – jiawei
Control your hand gesture, observe your posture, what the appropriate amount of eye contact is and what your posture can reveal about how people look at you. – ahmeiliya

10 Powerful Body Language Tips.

Talking calmly will is essential when presenter is trying to be authoritative. By walking around and looking into the eyes of the audience will help in interacting with the audience. We must also stand straight to show the audience that we are confident. – ck97_
Being confident and keeping calm helps to make a good presentation. The usage of open hand gestures and walking around helps to make the audience participate more. I found the tip on pausing and breathing slowly to make a hard question seem easier especially useful as we tend to fill up silent spaces with "err" and "umm" which shows that you lack confidence. I also learnt that a smile is also a powerful tool and it makes your audience feel more comfortable. – qixyqix
What I like about this entry is the point number 2. It's important to keep a smiling face when presenting with the audience as you can engage with them rather than showing a dull face which makes your audience not interested in your presentation. – sureshhey
Having confidence and keeping calm is the basis of being able to present well and perform the other aspects of having good body language during a presentation. This would be very noticeable throughout the entire presentation, be it in the presenter's usage of gestures, posture or manner of speaking. – kishchoy
To be able to think properly, pause and breathe in.. Look at audience in the eyes while you are answering. It makes a hard question seems easier. – jiawei