Practice, Practice, Practice…more than just your presentations!

You’ve heard the trick to making a good presentation is practice, and then more practice, and then a little more practice. You probably believe that advice, too, and most students actually do practice, at least for the really important presentations.

But, did you know that you’ll SELDOM give any presentations for the first year of your career?

On the other hand, you’ll go to multiple meetings every single day. That’s where your most important communication will be happening, and you should start practicing those key skills while you’re still in school. Be Ready!

Here are Business Insider’s list of top non-verbal communication skills to practice, along with links to the research that explains why the body language is so important. Pick one, practice until you’ve got it, and then move on to the next. By the time you graduate, you can be an interview rock star!

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