I've been told that I explain technical things well to non-technical audiences. I learned long ago that communication skills were as -- if not more -- important than intelligence, and it turns out that I'm not the only one who feels this way.
Pablo Picasso was one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century. His paintings are among the most recognizable of any great artist that has lived. However, Picasso was not just known for his art; he was also know for his wit and pithy sayings.
Bothered by negative thoughts? Clearing your mind of them could be as simple as writing them down and physically throwing them away, according to a new study, published in the journal Psychological Science.
Vehemently disagree with the authors comment that it takes little time to prepare a presentation but strongly agree with his other points. jt
"Many of has have heard the statistic that talking in public is people's number one fear. Not only is this feeling normal, it is good – necessary in fact. Yes, the fear of public speaking increases our heart rate and breathing, and ...
"Words account for only 7% of all communication." That's one data point that has been kicking around forever. The translation is simple: your personal brand is screaming so loud that people can hardly hear a word that you are saying....
Do you think think that when you were really nervous when giving a presentation that the audience picked up on it? Actually we give others too much credit. Other people can’t read your mental state as well as you think.