The Merhrabian Myth

This was recently sent to me and though the animation is excellent and the company producing it innovative. The message is debatable

Youtube Animation

The Mantra for most presentation skills coaches – As a percentage of importance – Words 7%, Tonality 38%, Body Language 55%

It purports to show that most communication is non verbal. This animation debunks the theory.

However, arguably the reality is somewhat different, words are important, but congruency, authenticity and credibility are essential.

What we say, how we say it and how we look whilst we’re saying makes the difference between just giving a speech and influencing, exciting and motivating others to take action.

Today we need to more than good talkers we need to be Master Influencers

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