A big thanks to Dr. Amanda Kirane for inviting me to present a hands-on bootcamp-style Public Speaking & Confidence Workshop for her UC Davis General Surgery Residents at their UC Davis Chapter’s Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) meeting. Location: UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA. Date: Aug 2, 2018.
You take action – even when you’re not ready! You take action – even when you’re scared shitless! You take action – even when you do NOT have all of your ducks in a row! You take action – even when you’re not sure of the outcome! “Fake It ‘Til You Make It” is facing … Read more
While standing in front of the Be Yourself On Stage workshop audience, Jennifer told me she felt very awkward with her arms in a neutral position – casually down by her sides. Then I turned to the audience and asked, “How does she look?” Everyone in the audience said, “She looks normal.” What’s awkward for you comes across … Read more
Watch Glenn Gould’s body language when he’s playing piano: he throws his hands up in the air he sways his head to-and-fro he looks like he’s muttering to himself he looks weird And he’s brilliant! I’m sure some people think he’s overly dramatic, even cartoonish, but Gould is smart enough – and self-aware enough – … Read more
This is a very specific use-case in building self confidence for introverts who are non-native English speakers (ESL), who are getting their education and experience in politics in the United States. Initial requests focused on building confidence speaking in front of groups and co-workers, staff meetings, classroom settings and on the phone. Self confidence when dealing with … Read more
Body Language – Speech 5 in the Toastmasters Competent Communicator Manual – Reid Walley