Confidence

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Totem Talks Episode 10: Developing Gravitas

What is Gravitas? And how on earth do we develop it?

In the latest episode of Totem Talks, Mark Smith & Helen Frewin discuss several key components to Gravitas, or that notion of your own ‘gravity’ or authority – sharing how you bring this to life through calm confidence, keeping it together under pressure, being personable and having credibility.

We also touch upon the physical aspects like the tone of voice someone uses, how they use silence, their posture and pace. Showing us how we can use our bodies to have great impact with our colleagues and clients.

To get in touch with Helen’s voice coach follow this link!

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Gravitas: How to Prepare

How do you engage and influence people?

Creating great first impressions, using charisma, holding a client’s attention and delivering clear messages are fundamental elements of gravitas. But did you know that this is a skill you can develop?

In this video, we’ll look at three key elements you’ll need to consider when developing Gravitas: Passion, Purpose and Story.

These three things are the foundation to developing a broader range of micro-behaviours that develop ‘gravity’ or authority, through calm confidence, keeping it together under pressure, being personable and having credibility.

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