“The powerful speech pause might be the most important public speaking technique you will ever learn. This secret is something that I’ve used for many years. Dramatic pauses are so powerful that they should be illegal.
In music, all of the beauty is contained in the silences between the notes. In speaking, the drama and power of the speech is contained in the silences that you create as you move from point to point.”
As a trainer, I usually pause as a way to subtly let people know that the information I just gave them, might be something they want to write down. But, it can be very effective as a way to do many of the things suggested in the video.
Do you use pauses when presenting?