Body Language Daily Hacks

Body Language Daily Hacks:

By Patricia Stark
1- Use your space! – Your body language shows how comfortable you are in your own skin and in your situation. When you stand and sit tall, and expand your arms or legs outward or upward (crossing your legs with ankle over thigh like the number 4 or stretching an arm out over a chair to your left or right or crowned up over your head)  it shows that you are not afraid to maximize your presence and interact with the space and those around you.  When people are not comfortable they implode. They minimize the space they use by slouching, and sinking into themselves. They sit or stand demurely, closing their bodies off from others by clasping their hands, rounding their shoulders, keeping arms and legs close to take up less space...

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Calmfidence™ Tip of the Day – Two Things You Should NEVER Say Before a Speech or Interview

“I can’t wait for this to be over!”  “I’m too nervous to do this!”

When your self-talk or outward talk exclaims, “I can’t wait for this to be over” a domino effect begins to take place.

  • You will talk too fast. Nerves make most people go faster than they should any way, but once your main goal is to “get it over with” your speed can increase dramatically.
  • This will not only make you seem more nervous to the audience but they will miss most of the content you are firing at them because they can’t keep up with your pace.
  • Wanting to “get it over with” will also make you forget the whole point of a good presentation- giving your audience something of value, helping them understand and benefit from your information.

When you declare “I’m too nervous to do this” to yourself or to others you’r...

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PSC’s Client’s from Elite SEM on the Today Show

Congratulations to clients Ben Kirshner, CEO Elite SEM, and Zach Morrison, President Elite SEM, on their terrific segment on the Today Show this morning! It was such a pleasure helping them prepare for this segment on Millennials in the workplace with Al Roker.  Elite SEM is FORTUNE’s Best Workplace for Millennials, MASHABLE #1 Best Tech Companies to Work For, ENTREPRENEUR Best Company Culture, CRAIN’S #1 Best Place to Work in NYC

“Patricia helped cure my fear of public speaking. I wish I met her when I was a teenager! It would have helped me so much more in my professional career. She provided me many tips and tricks to help me get over my fears of speaking in front of large groups and audiences and during interviews...

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