- How's your posture? Lifehacker offers a comprehensive look at posture and gives us one more reason why you shouldn't keep your hands in your pockets when you speak (it leads to slumped shoulders). If you spend way too much time sitting at a desk, you'll want to read this to counteract those bad-for-your-posture sitting sessions when you stand to speak.
- Got a frog in your throat? Vocal coach Kate Peters offers suggestions and remedies in one of her "who let the frogs out?" posts to help speakers with compromised vocal chords.
- What's in a face? Plastic surgeon Iain Hutchinson spoke at TED about his work saving the faces of people with severe facial deformities...and in the process of watching this video, you'll learn a lot about how faces and facial expressions move us, change our minds and influence what we think of the person speaking. A warning: Photos in this presentation show facial images that may be disturbing to some. It's a compelling talk that will help you better understand the impact of your own face on an audience.
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