You’ve probably always been told to project confidence and certainty when you’re speaking from the stage. But if you want to truly connect with your audience, a little vulnerability in your speech can go a long way.
Links: Probably the best-known writer and speaker on vulnerability is Brené Brown. If you want to explore more on the subject, check out her book Daring Greatly.
You might also like my blog post on how to know if you’re approaching vulnerability effectively — and authentically.
Music: “Upbeat” by Jon Luc Hefferman, used under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial license