Bruna Martinuzzi is a facilitator, keynote speaker and coach, focused on leadership and presentation skills development.
A brief, well-crafted story that is relevant to your topic is one of the most potent ways to maintain the attention of your audience. But the story must be kind.
Metaphors are one of the most powerful weapons in your arsenal as a presenter. In today's fast-paced world of communication, a well-thought-out metaphor acts as a shortcut to meaning.
We like to see a person who is cool under fire, but not dead cold for the duration of a speech. Know the difference.
Emotional leakage refers to emotional information that we pass on to others through our body language. These micro-expressions may be fleeting, but audiences are able to detect them.
Being a little nervous when you present means that you really care.... Audience members see this as a signal that you are solicitous of their esteem—there is a graceful humility in this—you care enough to want to do a great job.
Practice self-compassion. A habit of self-criticism breaks your spirit and prevents you from showing up as your most secure self—whether it is for a presentation, a meeting, or a social event.