Body language, as part of the non-verbal communication, plays a significant role when it comes to forming audience's impression about you as a speaker. There's a lot more to it.
Sweaty palms, racing heart, fired up cheeks, rush of adrenaline, dry mouth, a suddendly blank mind with not knowing what to say next – sounds familiar? Don't worry, around 97% of people have experienced glossophobia – fear of speaking in public.
Thinking is good, it is necessary and obviously the process of thinking plays a very great role in personal and professional aspects of living. But, overthinking is overwhelming. Overthinking deserves a lot of attention in our lives, and in everything we experience, mostly for its impact in our emotional state of being.
Personal branding is the process of consciously creating the person you are meant to be. It is taking an active role in the direction of your life and making the most out of what you’ve got to offer. Personal branding gives you the opportunity to define yourself for yourself. It is an ongoing, conscientious effort to show the world your best, most authentic self. Check out the Top 10 Benefits of Personal Branding.
Jeremy Donovan, an author of the book called „How to deliver a TED talk“, said a very interesting thing: he said that he tend to lose himself in the rules of public speaking experts, losing sight of what's really important – authenticity and honest conversation with the audience, whishing the audience well. However, there are some rules you should keep in mind in order to get your message through to the audience and these rules shouldn't be taken for granted.
We all want to stand out from the crowd and make a difference in the world. The purpose of personal branding is to help you figure out who you are as a human being and what sets you apart from every other person on this planet. Crafting a personal brand identity, gives you the opportunity to create an image and reputation that celebrates your individuality.
Finalizing our series I’d like to ask you a simple question: do you feel a drive for life? Take your time with the answer – till the end of the article.
Today nearly everything that surrounds us is programmed. Starting from even the microwave and numerous appliances in our homes. So maybe it is time not just play a game, but make one?
Going to the doctor is most logical thing we do when we are ill. If healthy, but want to be even healthier, fitter we would probably go to the gym. Why should we treat our mind any worse than body?
"The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving."