In This Chapter
Understanding the muscle of your performance tools
Improving audience attention with your voice and body
Knowing how to eliminate five vocal habits
Adhering to key principles of good body language
Using your stage to connect with your audience
Doing warm-ups before your presentation
Perhaps you’ve sat through a presentation where the presenter spoke in a slow, monotone voice, his only movement to advance to the next slide. Or conversely, the presenter seemed to be speaking in ALL CAPS as he ping ponged from one side of the room to the other. One style had you reaching for coffee, the other for some motion sickness medicine. Either way, the presenter failed to achieve his goal of drawing you in and inspiring you to change your thoughts, beliefs, or behaviors.
A well-crafted message is a critical component of your ...