With a few exceptions, people who are great speakers have become so thanks to experience.
They say that Warren Buffet used to grant the time it took for the elevator to go up to the floor where he had his office so that the candidates could explain their investment ideas.
It is difficult to keep the attention of your listeners during a presentation. In fact, you can lose your interest completely in the first few minutes if you start by saying one of the following three sentences.
Nerves when talking face to face with someone are very common and worry a lot of people. What to do?
“Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words.”