Three quick tips for improving your connection with your audience

Three quick tips for improving your connection with your audience

I posted the last time on the importance of the voice for an empathetic connection with your audience.  Of course, speakers who want to up their game will work on all possible ways of improving that connection; connecting with an audience is a goal all speakers want to achieve. And it can be tricky.  Becoming […]

Making Business Relationships Work

In two previous posts I discussed some preliminary work I’ve been doing on the life cycle of a business relationship. I posited that the first stage, pretty clearly, is the relationship-establishing or deal-killing friend-or-foe analysis. In other words, neuroscience tells us, the first thing that people do when they get together is decide do I feel […]

The Fifth Step to Brain Mastery

The fifth step in brain mastery involves focusing in on certain aspects of your body language and others’ behavior to increase your success rate as a leader and a colleague in your organization – or indeed, in your personal life.  Sandy Pentland, of the MIT Media Lab, has studied what he calls “honest signals,” meaning […]