Intemidating fight talk
Get your facial muscles moving a few minutes before you have to get up and talk.
Try squeezing your face together, crunching all your features up into the middle of your face–then release them. Once you get the muscles stimulated and you practice making faces, you’ll discover over time that when you concentrate on what you’re saying, you won’t actually have to “emote”–your face will naturally convey more feeling. They also know how and when to pause for dramatic effect.
In fact, many speakers aren’t even conscious of when their facial expressions fall slack.
So wearing a blank expression is just a habit of yours.
Years ago, in fact, a client approached me for help making better connections with his audience.
Being Physically Intimidating Being Socially Intimidating Community Q&A Intimidation is making others feel fear, nervousness, or inadequacy in order to gain social standing or produce a desired outcome.
Although it is seen as a negative quality in many interpersonal interactions, it can be helpful in sports, business, and other competitive environments.