“If we understood the power of our thoughts, we would guard them more closely. If we understood the awesome power of our words, we would prefer silence to almost anything negative. In our thoughts and words, we create our own weaknesses and our own strengths. Our limitations and joys begin in our hearts. We can always replace negative with positive.” -Betty Eadie
Communication is the lifeline of organizations, the calming element to turbulent negotiations, the essential antidote for conflict and the glue that holds together interpersonal relationships.
Our bodies are continuously sending signals which are received as communication messages. We can choose to be more purposeful in the body signals we send to make our communication more effective or we can allow our bodies to send involuntary signals that can undo our communication effort.
The Emotional Intelligence Components of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationships management are key success factors in business and in life. These factors are key drivers of success, productivity and effectiveness both at work and life in general.
How can you open your public speaking session with a powerful, captivating opening that will hold your audience’s interest? How can you grab and retain the attention of your audience?