Nerves and Energy When Speaking in Public
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So, Rodel smiles, which is always good news.
Now, the great news for all of us is that often when we're nervous, we do something which looks like a smile. And so an audience cannot tell the difference between someone who's really excited and someone who's really scared. It looks exactly the same.
So if you're slightly nervous, that's actually good. Because that usually gives you that extra little bit of energy to actually communicate. And so what we pick up is there's a person who's alive.
The bigger the distance between you and the people you're speaking to, the more things need to be done.
You see, if I was being filmed, and you saw this part of me, just my upper body on a monitor, you should be able to tell by the pace and the emphasis, I'm clearly speaking to a fairly large room.
If I go up to Nathan, and I speak to him like this, I come across as a bit peculiar.
It's way over the top for a one-to-one, but what more typically happens is, I'm talking to Nathan. Did you see that on TV last night, it was very interesting wasn't it? I'm just going to do a training, I'll be back in ten minutes. Hi, everybody. It's lovely to see you all here today. Today, I'd like to talk to you about a really, really important subject.
So we take a normal everyday voice and we use it in front of the audience. it's not enough.
So the bigger the physical gap, literally, between you and the people you're talking to the more things need to be emphasised.