You’ve Lost Your Audience – Now What?

You’re feeling good, you’re well prepared, the room set up is just right, and you’ve launched into your presentation. BoringAudienceThen your heart sinks. You can feel the negative vibes coming from the audience.

They’ve tuned out. …Read more…

Fake it Till You Become it — the “Power Person” in the Room

The popular concept “fake it till you make it” dates to Aristotle who famously proclaimed that acting virtuous will make you virtuous.

But Harvard social psychologist Amy Cuddy has a new take on this old expression: “Fake it Till You Become it.”

Power Poses

In her TED presentation, “How Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are,” Cuddy gives examples from her research that faking it actually works. As she says, “…when you pretend to be powerful, you are also more likely to feel powerful.” …Read more…

What’s Your Body Saying Rather Than Your Mouth?

Did you know that during conversation, many of your body movements, gestures, and facial expressions (as well as other non-verbal signs) can tell a lot about you?

For instance, what mood you’re in, how you feel about the conversation, or even whether you’re trying to lie about something. And it happens whether you want it to or not.

Click to see Infographic.

The thing we’re talking about is called body language. And it bears significant power. All it takes to harness this power is to know the meaning of the signs that our bodies can send.

That’s where the infographic you’re about to see will come in handy. If you want to learn as much as possible about the essentials of body language—this is your go-to resource.

The infographic is divided into three categories.

The first one introduces you to the basics of body language and the most common signs.

In the second category, you’ll find the most frequent mistakes you should avoid. If you don’t want people to get the wrong impression of you—you’d better listen to the advice shared in this category.

Lastly, in the third category, you’ll go through all the possible signs and signals that someone’s trying to be dishonest. You’ll be able to spot lies with ease.

What are you waiting for? Check it out here!

Daisy Hartwell

Daisy Hartwell

Daisy Hartell is a long-time member of the Custom-Writing staff. Combining her knowledge of Linguistics with her distinctive writing style, Daisy is an incredibly productive and diligent writer. Since the company’s inception in 2006, has grown to become one of the leading providers of academic based papers.


Your Favorite Blog Posts From The Newman Group

lynda_carter_as_wonder_womanNext week we’ll enter our fourth year of blogging about topics designed to help you to become a more confident and polished speaker in presentations and media interviews. Guest authors also added their valuable perspectives.

You’ve helped guide us to the topics of most interest by your comments and the traffic each post generated. We’ll take this into account in planning our topics for 2015.

Drum Roll for the Top Three

Our tabulation revealed the top post by traffic: What is the Role of the Moderator in a Panel Discussion? …Read more…