It’s important to learn how to talk with confidence and effectiveness, regardless of your profession or job responsibilities. You may succeed in your current position and in your future profession by speaking with confidence.

In both your personal and professional life, learning how to communicate with confidence is a game-changer.

The point is that while most people attentively consider what to say and dress during significant occasions, they neglect to consider the most crucial aspect—how they sound! For your first impressions, how you sound is important.

You may start putting your speaking abilities into practice at work by taking the time to research ideas that will help you sound great. In this article, I will talk about ways how to make people sound great.

  1. Give yourself time to prepare what to say

Preparation is always the key to having a successful presentation of ideas. Give yourself enough time to practice, prepare, and think about the idea or message that you want to convey to your listeners. This will help you gain more confidence. You can write your ideas, outline them and rehearse your presentation a few different times.

  1. Maintain eye contact

To help you gain your confidence and look sound great even though you are feeling a bit nervous, you must maintain eye contact. You usually do this in front of your audience or in large group meetings to show that you focus on them.  One technique if you can’t control being shaky and to help you concentrate, look at the wall directly behind your audience. You should also steady your eye contact with short breaks when you’re speaking to one person only.

  1. Allow the other person to initiate the conversation in silent moments

To avoid saying unrelated topics to your authentic idea, practice being silent for the meantime after your speech. This can help you interact in the conversation with your audience.

  1. Embrace your weakness

You need to embrace your weaknesses if you want to sound great, especially when you are giving a speech in front of groups or sharing ideas. This entails accepting failure and the ability to grow from it. You may ease your worries and gradually boost your confidence when speaking in the workplace by doing this.

  1. Be yourself

Speaking with confidence requires letting your individuality shine through. Also, it makes conversations flow more smoothly, which might help you connect with your audience while giving presentations.

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Leana Jan Candoleta

Leana was an administrative officer in a dialysis center. She has extensive experiences with all administrative tasks, including scheduling, information and billing. Having held positions in the medical and business field, leana is able to tailor her skills to meet the needs of various patients and clients. she has increased her efficiency in her skills and roles and became an effective employee in her company. As a senior Administrative Officer, she has helped the company earn millions when it comes to medical transactions. Leana graduated from West Visayas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Development Communication. After she graduated, she worked as an English Tutor in a Foreign School as her first job. She also served the community for a year and three months wherein she gained more experiences in her career record. She was also a holder of Civil Service License. During her college years, Leana was a member of Gawad Kalinga and Philippine League of Development Communication. After 5 years of working, she decided to shift to another career which is teaching. She took up the course Teacher Certificate Program in Phinma-University of Iloilo. She balanced work, school, social life and a mother. She did this to create a bigger future for herself and for her family. Leana is also a member of a non-government association in Iloilo City wherein her passions and hobbies can be shown off to other group members. Leana is a very passionate and goal-achiever person. She will do anything to be on top and be the best among the rest to reach for her better future. She is now waiting for the Licensure Examination for Teachers and hoping that she will pass it.