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Outstanding Trainers’ Presentations ~ 2013-1119


  • Tone of Voice should be full of
  1. Conviction
  2. Enthusiasm
  3. Confidence
  • Body Language should be
  1. Graceful
  2. Fluid
  3. Purposeful
  4. Move forward to connect
  • Body Movements should be
  1. Natural
  2. Spontaneous
  3. Meaningful
  4. Lively
  5. Precise
  6. Expansive
  • Body Posture should be
  1. Poised
  2. confident
  3. Comfortable
  4. Erect
  5. Relaxed
  • Body Image should be
  1. More formal than your audience
  2. Conservative enough not to shift focus to what you are wearing
  3. Respectful of the region/culture
  4. For Women: Dresses, skirt suits, and pant suits with accessories that should add, not distract
  5. For men: Matching belt and shoes, dark colors, white shirt and tie (in New England and the South), colored shirts okay for Midwest
  • Good eye contact
  • Smile; draw a smile reminder (smiley face) on every cheat sheet and transparency or wherever you keep your notes
  • Checklist before you begin your training
    1. Clothes – pressed? not too loud?
    2. Hair – neatly styled?
    3. Nails – neatly trimmed
    4. Shoes – polished? not scuffed?
    5. Makeup – conservative?
    6. Jewelry – is it quiet or noisy?

    CITE: Kagan, L. (2007). Dynamic Trainer! San Clemente. CA. Kagan Publishing Company



Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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