If you want people to hear your voice, you need to listen to yourself first.
Watching yourself on video can be a great way to improve your speaking and presentation skills, if you focus on the right things. Use this 5-point checklist for where to focus when you watch yourself on video.
Part of my process of continuous improvement in my stand-up comedy and other speaking is to record my sessions and listen to them back. Here are 5 things I listen for in the recording.
Get up on stage? No problem. Spotlight? Love it. Talk to people? Yes, please. Five minutes? Now I’m panicking. Here’s what I’ve learned about crafting a “tight five.”
Stand-up comedy is teaching me a new way of living and being that I had never before contemplated.
Over the past decade of attenting personal development seminars, I’ve learned that “the reason you think you’re here is not the reason you’re here.” We often go into something with one intention, but we get something very different out of it.