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The Pin Drop Principle: Captivate, Influence, and Communicate Better Using the Time-Tested Methods of Professional Performers by G. Riley Mills, David Lewis

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Glossary of Terms

Acting As If

A technique used in acting or life that takes advantage of your natural mental and emotional responses to posture and behavior to impose a feeling of confidence or security

Active Listening

A concept pioneered by psychologists Carl R. Rogers and Richard E. Farson that puts forward the idea that listening is not a passive activity but requires energy and effort

Adaptive Unconscious

A set of mental processes influencing judgment and decision making

Articulation

The formation of clear and distinct sounds in speech

Attention Span

The length of time a person can devote to an activity before their mind wanders

Beat

A term first coined by Constantin Stanislavski that signified a transition for an actor from one moment ...

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