Public Speaking and Body Language: An Eight-Part Series

Written by Brad Phillips @MrMediaTraining on July 8, 2012 – 6:12 AM

Do you ever give public speeches? Present to your colleagues? Pitch potential new clients?

In this in-depth, eight-part series, you will learn the most critical body language elements for public speakers. The series is chock-full of practical tips that you, your clients, and your colleagues can implement immediately.

Below, you’ll find the eight topics for the series.

Part One: Energy

Part Two: Tone

Part Three: Eye Contact

Part Four: Gestures

Part Five: Posture

Part Six: Voice

Part Seven: Interacting with PowerPoint

Part Eight: Where to Stand

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Comments (5)

  1. By Marc R. Enriquez:

    Looking forward to the series, Brad!

  2. By Brad Phillips:

    Thanks very much, Marc! I’ve rarely put this much work into a blog series before, but I’m happy with the finished product and hope you find it useful. I appreciate you taking the time to visit the blog!

    Best wishes,

  3. By Steven H.:

    Very important topic. We always focus a lot on nonverbal communication. It is so overlooked and yet can make or break a speech. I was writing recently about how even kids should be taught nonverbal communication skills.

  4. By Brad Phillips:


    Thank you for your comment. Regarding children, I’m also fascinated by the subject of autistic children, some of whom have a difficult time reading body language. I like to think that all of the social science we have available to us can help kids and families who struggle with that issue.

    Best wishes,

  5. By David Fieldman:

    Brad, many thanks for this very impressive and concise series. I have been training senior executives in Asia for the past 22 years and find many of the ideas you express and expound upon require slight adjustment for the local cultures. Nonetheless, even with that, the audience leaves exhilarated and asking for more. I also combine audio and video recording of the presenters in order for them to view their performance at their leisure either at home or at work. The great majority find this a superb way to increase their professionalism never loosing sight of the skills they learned through your method. Many thanks for the enormous amount of amount of effort you contributed to this series, and of course, for making it available to those of us fortunate enough to find your blog.

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