Fake it ’til you become it.

Watch Amy Cuddy’s presentation on body language. She delivers a compelling argument for changing your posture.
If you don’t have the 20 minutes to spend watching it, just find two minutes to strike a power pose in private before your next speaking engagement. Think Wonder Woman stance, or Usain Bolt crossing the finish line. For two whole minutes. Amy Cuddy’s study says that your testosterone levels will increase by 20% and your cortisol will decrease by 25%. This is a good thing. Assertive, calm, comfortable and less stress reactive. I’ll take some of that, please.