Own the Stage like a Rock Star

Public Speaking Tips: Own the Stage Like a True Rockstar

It’s one thing to master the art of speaking fluently, which for us is truly such an awesome soft skill to have. But it’s another thing to connect with the audience in a way that will make them want to listen to what you have to say. This, my friends, is what we call stage presence.

The thing with stage presence is that a lot of people think that a person is either born with it or not—if it doesn’t come intricately, then your dreams of being a public speaker is as good as doomed. But this is certainly not true. You see, stage presence is a skill. Meaning, like communication skills, it can be learned and improved through time and practice. So don’t fret just yet! We have here some expert tips and tricks to get you started in strengthening your stage presence.

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Force Energy

Embrace Your Inner Jedi. Speak Using The Force.

“For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us.”
– Yoda

Why is it that when some characters like Jar Jar Binks speak, we get mildly irritated; but when characters like Yoda says something, everyone’s all ears?

Why is it that we feel more stirred by Supreme Leader Snoke speaking through his hologram than by General Hux addressing his First Order contingents?

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Inspire Like Steve Rogers and Tony Stark

Inspire to Action! The Steve Rogers & Tony Stark Way.

Marvel Civil War! The battle lines are drawn and you’ve probably chosen your side.

Captain America (aka Steve Rogers) and Iron Man (aka Tony Stark) are battling it out in cinemas all over the world this very moment.

I’ve caught the movie and it’s freakin’ epic – well-paced storylines, brilliantly executed teases & secret revelations, and swashbuckling action scenes that draw your exclamations, cheers and fistpumps. Go watch it!

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Presence

Why Having Presence is Important While Speaking

We all have that friend who exudes presence every single time.

He (or she) may very well be the loudest and the most boisterous in the room.
But sometimes, he (or she) can also be the most unassuming, yet somehow very noticeable person in the crowd.

So, what is Presence?

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