As presenters, we can learn a lot from actors who stand up to speak to hundreds of people each night. Patsy Rodenburg is a famous acting coach, and her idea of us having ‘three circles of energy’ describes how we use all have and use different ‘energy’, which in turn affects our actions and voice and ability to connect with people in different situations in life. For actors, she suggests that the ‘best’ energy we can display when on stage is often found in ‘the second circle’ –
Watch the video, and learn that to connect with your audience, focus on them, and be natural and open, we need to have our energy in the right place. That then affects everything else.