You’ve probably heard of the line stipulating that a big portion of communication is non-verbal. You’d probably agree that your body language, eye contact, hand gestures, and tone of voice all provide texture to the message you are trying to convey and, in many ways, contribute to its impact. Have you ever noticed that no
Have you ever been at a stand up comedy show and as you’re enjoying the show, you get this urge to participate and put in your two cents? Here’s a piece of advice, DON’T DO IT! Let the person on stage do their thing and get through their material. However, this urge to partake in
So, I Googled: “is it normal to be nervous about public speaking” and this is what Google told me; “It’s normal to get nervous about public speaking. When you stand up in front of people and open your mouth, you’re making yourself vulnerable. Public speaking involves risk. So, aiming for zero fear is unrealistic.” At that
I think we all know what to do and the process to follow to attain the ideal version of ourselves. So why don’t we? I think it’s because we go easy on ourselves and we are oft-forgiving when it comes to our shortcomings. The concept of accountability is not relevant if it doesn’t actually keep
Think of people as books. Don’t be afraid of the library, each person is a walking book. If I’m ever in a crowded place such as an event, I get a high from trying and meet new people. They say that some of the best conversations you’ll ever have will be with a complete
We often hear about perfection; The trainer will tell the trainee that “practice makes perfect” as if it’s an attainable endeavor. The thing is that there is no such thing as “perfect”, it has and always shall remain a figment of our imagination. So why do let it paralyze us to the point of inaction?