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Public Speaking Tips on Hand Gestures & Body Language

Public Speaking Tips on Hand Gestures

Wonder what to with your hands when you’re giving a presentation?

public speaking hand gesturesSteve Bavister, who is a trainer with communication skills company Speak First. Steve demonstrates the best (and worst!) options for holding your hands and gesturing so that you look confident and professional and get your message across clearly.

Youtube Video: What to do with your hands when you’re presenting!

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4 Essential Body Language Tips from a World Champion Public Speaker

A great presentation takes more than smart preparation and execution of verbal skills. Body language is just as important, and the 2014 Toastmasters International world champion of public speaking Dananjaya Hettiarachchi reveals his four best tips.

Gestures and Body Language

If not used properly, gestures and body language can be distracting and detract from the message of your speech. Learn to hone your speaking skills by channeling nervous energy into purposeful movement.

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Effective Business Presentation Tips

“Effective Business Presentation Tips”

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Here are some tips to do an effective business presentation as stated in the article “The Art of Making Business Presentation written by Rupal Jain:

1. Decide your Goal and Topic of Presentation

2. Analyze the Audiences

3. Decide the Form of Presentation

4. Identify the Audio-Visual Aid required

5. Know the Venue and the Equipment

6. Rehearse the Presentation

7. Avoid Information Overloading

8. Effective Body Language

9. Preparation of Handouts and Assessment Form

10. Be a Good Active Listener

Check out the full article as below.

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The Art Of Making Business Presentation
By Rupal Jain

As rightly stated by M.K. Sehgal and Vandana Khetarpal in Business Communication, “While it is one of the easiest things in the world for some people to stand in front of a group of people and to talk, there are many who look scared and ready to rush for a cover at the sight of an audience. The difference in the categories may arise, not from the difference in their knowledge content but from the difference in their Attitude. Even an experienced speaker in the beginning of his speaking career, might have faced the problem of “nervousness”, “butterflies in the stomach”, “increased heartbeats”, “shaking legs”, “shaking voice” and “forgetfulness” which are most obvious signs of nervousness which badly affects the Business Presentation. A Presentation is delivery to a small knowledgeable audience with a concrete, clear and preciously defined purpose.

Here are some guidelines to do a successful Presentation:- Continue reading

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