Getting naked in your next presentation means having the courage to really expose yourself, and your ideas.
Check out the video, to learn how to turn your emotions into action. Are you ready to get naked?
Don’t let that picture fool ya! Warning: This may not be the video you were expecting:
Have you ever watched a presentation and thought to yourself, “I wish that she would just cut through the crap!”
In politics, business and relationships, what we want is honesty. But, like the song says, Honesty is hardly ever heard.
Breaking through the noise requires the courage to tell your most authentic story. And, that story can sometimes leave you feeling exposed, open and vulnerable.
Exposed, open and vulnerable: That is the metaphorical equivalent of getting naked.
Yet, when it comes time to influence, to persuade and to inspire, you have to know that authenticity is on your side. Emotions are not a source of weakness, but a source of connection – when harnessed correctly, and used to your advantage. Wouldn’t it be great if delivering a presentation felt authentic and natural, instead of contrived, uncomfortable and phony? The secret to delivering a message with ease (and authenticity) doesn’t involve taking your clothes off. But you do have to strip away the layers around your story, and be brave enough to express yourself completely.
Will you have the courage to say what’s on your mind, when the stakes are high? Not in a way that makes the truth hurt, but in a way that truly expresses your thoughts, your ideas and your emotions.
Getting naked in a presentation isn’t about taking your clothes off.
Getting naked in a presentation is about getting down to your humanity,
and having the courage to deliver the toughest message of all: