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Fact & fiction about body language 2: Does it matter what you wear or where you stand?

Max Atkinson

Unfortunately for him, there were members of the panel who had been informed by an image consultant to be wary of men who wear green suits to business meetings. The seriousness of the situation first came to my notice when I was invited to speak on a conference panel with an image consultant, whose company specialises in advising people what they should wear, and what colours suit them best. Are Lecterns and Tables Barriers to Communication?

Dear Speakers - James Duncan Davidson - James Duncan Davidson

Photos ( Zenfolio | Flickr ) Archives About Contact Dear Speakers By James Duncan Davidson on March 8, 2009 12:22 AM | 71 Comments Tagged: advice, speaking Last week, while shooting eComm 2009 in Burlingame, I started posting a set of thoughts on Twitter, all starting out Dear Speaker. If you dont make eye contact with your audience, you make it that much harder for them to connect to your message. Obviously, you should wear clothes that you are comfortable in on stage.

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

Though this list is geared towards one-hour sessions rather than panels and workshops, some of the same principles apply. Keeping the audience eyes’ on you rather than their laptops benefits both you and the audience. Side benefit: If you spill a beverage in flight, synthetic clothing always dries faster.) Make eye contact. It might be nice to place it on the lectern in front of you.

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