If you aren’t getting the influence, results or progression you want in your career perhaps you may need to pay more attention to your “impact” and confidence within the business. Do think you have personal impact when you are presenting or speaking in business meetings? The truth is you probably don’t know unless you’ve had specific feedback on it. So here are some thoughts on personal impact and how it relates to our unofficial, rarely spoken about “status”.
Having personal impact is about creating a strong positive impression on others so they pay attention and listen to you when you speak. Human nature drives us to follow (and trust) high impact or “high status” individuals, so if you want to influence and persuade – avoiding unconscious low status behaviours is a good idea.
Here are top 7 tips to help you increase your status when giving a business presentation at work or speaking in a corporate meeting.
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