Thursday, March 10, 2011

Is poise connected to practice in public speaking?

A while back, I asked readers of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook "If you could improve one thing about your public speaking, what would you focus on?"   Tina Laue said, "Inner poise and self worth. Also actually rehearsing a little more and flying by the seat of my pants a little less!"

Which begs the question:  Is poise related to practice, in public speaking? I think Tina is on to something, or at least, knows what she should be doing to feel more confident about her speaking and herself. Here's what  I think practice can do to help you develop a poised, confident delivery:
What do you think? Is practice helping you develop poise as a speaker? Do you share the same goals? Let us know in the comments.

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