First Impressions Count
So, having just watched the video above, you’ve already decided whether you like me or not. You did that within a fraction of a second of seeing me! You made that unconscious choice the moment my image appeared on your screen. You saw my body language and you made a judgement about how I looked!
There’s a part of your brain called the brain stem, or primitive brain, which makes snap judgements about everybody and everybody around you uses that part of their brain to make snap judgements about you; this brain stem decides whether you should approach someone or not!
How you communicate with your voice and body will have a significant effect on how your customers, clients and potential employers react to you ...... and this can be the difference between success and failure!
In fact, it’s how you deliver the words and how you use your body that will resonate with your audience.
When a well know U.S. President seriously declared, ‘I did not have sexual relations with that woman,’ body language experts listening to him almost fell off their chairs laughing!
Much of what is known about ‘non-verbal communication’ stems from the work of Dr. Albert Mehrabian, a natural scientist and psychologist. He concluded that human communication can be broken down into three distinctive areas: body language, tone of voice and spoken words - and most people are surprised to find that what is said carries less significance than the way it is said and how the body interprets the words.
Your body language should complement the tone of your voice and both your voice and your gestures will affect whether people want to listen to you, whether they trust you and whether you can motivate them to take action.
We offer Individual and group tuition in the following areas for those of you who want to unleash the power of your voice and significantly add value to your verbal and visual communication powers: