Sharon Sayler

Member: Video Tips 21 – 30

Video Tip #21 – Make Sure Bad News Doesn't Stick to You

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Consider yourself one location and the listener another and predetermine possible alternate locations within a larger area to gesture toward when referring to negatives or bad news. Choosing a gesture location in advance is important, because negatives have a way of contaminating the things and people with which they come in contact.

Video Tip #22 – Establish Rapport with Those Hard "Get-to-Know" People

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When someone is "hard-to-get-to-know, consider standing beside them and talking out into the front of both of you. The side-by-side conversation works great for those tough to talk to teenagers to, ever notice how they will talk while you drive them to soccer practice?

Video Tip #23 – Go Visual with Important Information

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Making a visual representation of your message increases the long-term memory of your listener.

Video Tip #24 – The Listener Will Follow Your Eyes

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If you want the listener to look at a flip-chart or PowerPoint you must look at it too. Listeners follow your eyes before they follow a gesture.

Video Tip #25 – #30 Coming Soon

 

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