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Terry Gault

Pete,

Before I became a presentation coach and trainer, I was an actor for 20 years. I know that I could not do the work that I do today at the same level without that experience. In effect, I had a 20 year head start.

Actors learn how to use behavior (movement, their voice, gesture) and their thoughts to help tell a story and convey a character. With that experience I learned that identity is quite fluid.

I tell clients in my workshops, the question I want you to ask is not, "What is my style?" but "What do I want my style to be?" Not "Who am I?" but "Who do I want to be?"

Acting will certainly help experienced presenters tap into new creativity and expression. I also have suggested that clients get singing, improv or movement training. All would help you learn to use your "instrument" in new and exciting ways.

Great post!

Jeff

I think that this is probably the best public speaking advice I have heard in quite a while. One day I may have the guts it takes to do it.

Jeff

I think that this is probably the best public speaking advice I have heard in quite a while. One day I may have the guts it takes to do it.

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it's true, acting classes builds up professional confidence that will help you to become a better speaker. Like myself, i used to be a shy-type person but because of acting classes, i am now at full confidence and ready to face the audience.

-peter

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Like myself, i used to be a shy-type person but because of acting classes, i am now at full confidence and ready to face the audience.

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