How can you use body language to be a better public speaker?

We always think of the mind telling the body what to do, but the communication goes the other way too, from the body to the mind. "How The Body Knows Its Mind" is about how our body and our surroundings affect how we think, learn, and behave. Simple actions can have big effects on our ability to learn, perform and feel our best – we just have to know what they are.

Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson once lamented that academics look upon their bodies as "a way of getting their heads to meetings." But as Sian Beilock illustrates in her brilliant new book, the rest of us are making the same mistake - not realizing the profound impact that our physical experiences have on how effectively we think, how we present ourselves, and how motivated we feel. In our quests to be more successful and influential, as well as happier and healthier, nothing has been so overlooked as the way we can use our own bodies and our environments to reach those goals. This book is life-changing. Read it now.
- Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. Associate Director of Columbia Business School's Motivation Science Center, author of Nine Things Successful People Do Differently
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Why do the smartest students often do poorly on standardized tests?

Linking body and mind closer than ever before, CHOKE provides counterintuitive revelations about intelligence and performance. Packed with practical advice about ways to not choke in high-pressure situations, this book will have you succeeding brilliantly when it matters most.

A wonderful exploration of what happens inside when you choke on the outside. Essential for anyone who has, or plans, to compete, and especially for those who have choked.
- Andrew Newberg, M.D., co-author of How God Changes Your Brain and Born to Believe
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