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Inserting filler words, using the wrong tone

Filler words and sounds are sabotaging your ability to project commitment. It projects that you are unsure of yourself.

Indicating that there's more to the information: When the tone of voice is always going up at the end of the sentence, it proposes that there's more information you want to get across. It makes it sound like you're unsure of yourself.


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The three components of confidence

They are:

  • Your speech
  • Your body language
  • Your clarity of thought.


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Executive presence

Executive presence

Executive presence is when a person projects that they know where they're going and that they're willing to take their listeners with them.

It requires that you speak with confidence.


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Speaking too quickly

Speaking too quickly

Speaking too fast can sabotage your executive presence.

A person could mistakenly think that you want the conversation to be over. However, you may really be nervous or try to prove that you are smarter than them.

But speaking at a nice pace can project that you are...


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"Try not to be a man of success, but a man of value." - Albert Einstein

NYC Speech Coach Paul Geiger explores how to speak with the right authority.

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