Power Poses: Science or Snake Oil?

Power Poses: Science or Snake Oil?

Power Poses: Science or Snake Oil?   Have you heard of “power poses”? Between Amy Cuddy’s TED talk (one of the top 20 viewed TED talks of all time), her book called Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, numerous parodies and all the...
Don’t Let Mismatched Nonverbals Make a Bad Situation Worse

Don’t Let Mismatched Nonverbals Make a Bad Situation Worse

Don’t Let Mismatched Nonverbals Make a Bad Situation Worse   You know the feeling. You’re about to be the bearer of bad news. It could be at work—maybe you have to deliver a negative performance review, let your team know about budget cuts, or tell a client their...
Claiming vs. Violating Space

Claiming vs. Violating Space

Claiming vs. Violating Space One key ingredient for personal presence, as well as excellent public speaking skills, is the ability to claim space. When you claim space, you expand your awareness beyond your own personal space bubble, fill the area around you with your...