“Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself. Self-mastery is the hardest job you will ever tackle. If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. You may see at one and that same time both your best friend and your greatest enemy-by stepping in front of a mirror.”
– Napoleon Hill
If you want to appear confident and convincing before giving a presentation, follow the mirror technique recommended by Claude Bristol.
When people felt dejected about the circumstances they faced, Bristol made them stand before a full-length mirror and had them take a good look at themselves. He made them look into their own eyes and tell him what they saw. When people look at themselves, their dejection slowly transformed into cheerfulness, and the positive words they utter with conviction help transform their attitude. Continue reading