From the arts to athletics, the basics of great communication skills run universal through all disciplines.

Arthur Joseph, founder of the Vocal Awareness Institute who has coached chairmen of boards and celebrities on public speaking, says achieving mastery is fundamental to becoming a great leader. In this Google Hangout, Joseph walks us through the basics of achieving mastery by, for example, being mindful of stature vs. posture. Each exercise is designed to shift behavior and make us consciously aware of our leadership presence, or lack thereof.

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