Video Review: Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are by Amy Cuddy, Reviewed by Speaking Coach Geraldine Barkworth. Low power poses involve wrapping oneself and making a person as small as possible. Some inspiration: Are schools killing creativity? November 25, 2017 - Dom Barnard. It’s presenting your authentic best self. Those of you who have read my book Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing your Personal Impact, published in 2014, will know that it begins with my story of my traumatic brain injury leading to my lifelong interest in body language and the deep connections between body and mind. They tend to be more assertive, confident, and more optimistic. Feel like you can’t recover from a major setback? Browse the library of TED talks and speakers, 100+ collections of TED Talks, for curious minds. We dissect and analyze and judge people, and in particular we scrutinize pub... Amy Cuddy bought a showstopper dress to wear for her talk at TEDGlobal 2012. Human behavior is a riddle. Let these talks help you in walking into your workplace with your shoulders back and head held high. These talks are full of useful tips, tricks and advice that can help you land the job you’re after. 2. Just One Question Episode 39: Nick chats to customer service expert, author & speaker Scotty Werner, Why Leaders Want to Go Back to the Office. She specializes in the behavioral science of prejudice, presence, and power. Sign up here. Module 17: Speech Videos and Resources. It has to do with social psychologist Amy Cuddy's research into "power poses." TED.com translations are made possible by volunteer translators. James Duncan Davidson/TED I really enjoyed Amy’s TED and PopTech talks. Most of the research on posture and public speaking has focused on two aspects of body language that seem to offer opportunities for improvement with relatively little work. Cuddy’s 2012 presentation “Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are,” is the second most-viewed TED talk ever, with 19 million views to date. In these talks, speakers share psychological studies—from asking kids to wait to eat marshmallows to planting false memories through a single word—that offer possible solutions as well as surprising new twists. Discover the 5 key body language techniques of public speaking. Being the new person is never easy. Amy Cuddy wasn’t supposed to become a successful scientist. Quirky, fascinating talks about the design of practical things we all need, whether we know it or not. Have a great weekend! The issue, of course, is that Amy Cuddy gave a truly spectacular TED talk on the topic—and, of perhaps greater relevance, became famous. Social psychologi... For all those days you've ever checked the clock and thought, "Where did the last hour go? First of all, there’s all the study of what Amy Cuddy calls “power poses.” The idea is to stand up straight, or to take up more space […] Amy Cuddy on Presence. It is used at a career readiness and confidence workshop monthly hosted by Flourish Wilkes Barre. We see tremendous value in what she’s made accessible to the public: the ability to use our body to effectively change our state of mind. Back in 2012, social psychologist Amy Cuddy gave her first TED talk on body language. These talks go beyond the basics, offering insightful advice on how to think about our work lives. Bookmark the permalink. 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Amy Cuddy is a former Harvard professor who’s done some research that could change the way you feel about public speaking — and yourself. Amy Cuddy’s wonderful book, Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to your Biggest Challenges, published in 2015, begins with a story of her traumatic brain injury leading to her lifelong interest in body language and the deep connections between body and mind. As a side note, it’s a stellar presentation and definitely worth the watch. So I was thrilled to read Presence, because in it Cuddy clearly spells out the importance of both affirmation and strong body language to creating presence, which is what she calls the happy confluence of confidence, comfort, and expressiveness in the moment. It’s not having to think about how the other people in the room are grading you, or categorizing you, or ignoring your contribution. For example, if I happen to be feeling a bit nervous before going into a presentation, I like to affirm, “I have done my homework. 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