Bad At Public Speaking? It's Not Your Personality, It's Your Presentation

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Forbes | Bad At Public Speaking? It's Not Your Personality, It's Your Presentation 
Sims Wyeth | FEB. 21, 2017

A few months ago, I got a call from an executive at a large architectural firm. He said a speech coach had made him feel like he needed a "personality transplant." 

He said the coach was fixated on correcting not only his mannerisms, but his temperament — his shyness, hand gestures, facial expressions, vocal inflections — and had little to say about the content or structure of the presentation he was working on.

It is true that distracting body language can undermine a good presentation, but it is rare… READ MORE