From TED.COM: Jennifer M. Granholm, former two-term governor of Michigan makes the case for empowering states to create jobs through a Clean Energy Jobs Race to the Top … and demonstrates Alpha Partner skills in the process!
She’s relaxed, confident, and has a commanding presence.
- High energy
- Downward inflection
- Short sentences with pauses.
- Conversational tone of voice
- Eye contact throughout the room
- Large, firm gestures
- Open body, neutral stance
- Personable, shares anecdotes & personal stories
- Uses humor
- Downplays mistakes
Note that she becomes more of herself, not less, as she steps into her full power.