Here’s a fun TED talk that serves to remind us that it’s not just what you say in your presentations that determines how successful you are, but that your posture matters, too. We’ve all heard that our physical appearance shapes how an audience perceives us and that much of our communication is non-verbal. What’s really intriguing about what Amy Cuddy has to say is that making an effort to change our posture can change the way we feel about ourselves as well.
Try giving it 20 minutes to watch the whole thing. The end makes a memorable emotional impact.