Vaman Kamath is the founder of Confidence Architects, a communication skills training company. Vaman has conducted several communication workshops for managers and executives at IBM, Brocade and Zynga, in India as well as the U.S.
To learn more, visit confidencearchitects.com.
What You’ll Learn In This Mentor Chat
According to various studies, over half the impact you make as a speaker comes from your non-verbal communication skills, such as your hand gestures or your posture. If you want to be a more effective, confident, and influential speaker and leader, for that matter, it’s important that you learn to master all of your communication abilities, the verbal as well as the non-verbal or body language.
In this Mentor Chat, communication skills expert Vaman Kamath talks to us about:
At 1:00 – What is non-verbal communication? Why is it such an important piece of communication?
At 3:07 – How does non-verbal communication relate to confidence?
At 7:10 – The 4 elements of confident body language: Eye contact, posture, gestures and voice (tone and modulation)
At 18:55 – How does the communication style of women affect how they are being perceived in the workplace?
At 21:00 – How can women communicate more effectively and confidently?
The Mentor Chat
Check out Amy Cuddy’s Ted Talk on Body Language here.