Make sure the next time YOU stand up and speak – it feels good!
Mirko Jens Luebke: Make sure the next time YOU stand up and speak – it feels good!
The most powerful person in the room has the most relaxed breathing pattern.Standing up and giving a speech is uncomfortable to many of us.
It is that particular moment we look at the audience and the audience looks at us.
Feelings of judgement are colliding with anxiety.
Caroline Goyder – a voice coach - recommends during her TEDxBrixton speech in November 2014 to go under the bonnet and to find your confidence deep inside of you. In an entertaining way she unveils the rather technical secrets of confidence:
- Level of practice
- Control of diaphragm
- Air – the way we breath
She further explains in greater detail that voice is an instrument requiring practice and controlling diaphragm and breath can create confidence from within. The Romans understood that inspiration and respiration have the same root. All speech is outbreath and all in-breaths are thoughts. What we think during our in-breath determines how powerful and convincing our thought will be transported with the outbreaths. If you would like to learn more about it, we recommend: