By Jordan S
In a recent interview, Michael Caine said:
Powerful people never make gestures, because they don’t have to attract your attention – they’ve already got it. […] And they speak slower because you’re not going to stop listening.
Mastering the pause is one of the most powerful tools in public speaking. Most individuals are afraid to pause during a presentation, because of nervous energy. By practicing this important technique, it will feel more comfortable and gives you the ability to grab and keep the attention of the audience. Use pauses before you open your presentation, for dramatic effect, after asking a question, or to prevent from using filler words. Visit the website or the youtube page to find more helpful and easy to use tips to improve your public speaking.