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Would people tell you if you sucked?

Speak Schmeak

Anonymous evaluations If you've never had your audience fill out evaluations, they're worth giving out now and then. Here's a compilation of responses from speakers about how they deal with a negative evaluation.

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Are you misleading your audience with your titles?

Speak Schmeak

In that instance, I had a client who had gotten quite a few negative evaluations after her conference seminar. When I analyzed her evaluations, I noticed that many of the negative comments were from audience members who had come expecting a different seminar.

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Speaking Science: Why do I blush at the start of a speech?

The Eloquent Woman

The goal of cognitive behavioral therapy, sometimes called CBT, is to change patterns of inaccurate or negative thinking so that a person can respond more effectively to challenges.

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How do You Handle the Haters?

Speaker Launcher

But awhile back one of my audience members was sending me some pretty negative vibes. If you get a negative evaluation, look for a lesson in the criticism, if there is none, move on.

TGIF, Negativity, and Optimism

The Communication Blog

It could have been lots of things: a cliché response that one says on Friday rather mindlessly, an expression of relief that the work week is over, a negative evaluation of life at work, or perhaps a comment to assure me that he had a life beyond work. It conveys a negativity that is just not productive and not what employers are looking for. I didn’t care how much money they brought in because negativity kills optimism and belief in the future.”.

Margaret Thatcher and the evolution of charismatic woman: Part I. Cultural and vocal challenges

Max Atkinson

Nor is it just a matter of there being negative associations with high pitched voices, as there are positive associations between lower-pitched female voices and attractiveness, 'huskiness' and 'sexiness'.

Would people tell you if you sucked?

Speak Schmeak

Anonymous evaluations If you've never had your audience fill out evaluations, they're worth giving out now and then. Here's a compilation of responses from speakers about how they deal with a negative evaluation.

Three bad handshakes to avoid

Speak Schmeak

We found that men had firmer handshakes than women did, on average, but we also found that women who had firm handshakes tended to be evaluated as positively as men are. Download audio here.

Three bad handshakes to avoid

Speak Schmeak

We found that men had firmer handshakes than women did, on average, but we also found that women who had firm handshakes tended to be evaluated as positively as men are. Before I go reinventing the wheel, I'd like to point you to a blog post by Rowan Manahan about handshakes.

5 ways to stop repeating the same mistakes

Speak Schmeak

But you also have to evaluate yourself honestly and find ways to build on the skills you already have and keep improving, or else you will stagnate. Use anonymous evaluations There are differing opinions on evaluations , and I've gone back and forth on the practice myself.

On the death of Margaret Thatcher: notes on the evolution of charismatic woman

Max Atkinson

Nor is it just a matter of there being negative associations with high pitched voices, as there are positive associations between lower-pitched female voices and attractiveness, ''huskiness'' and ''sexiness''.