I normally introduce myself by my first name.
“Hi, I’m Aja.”
Cue the smile and handshake.
However, after looking at this SlideShare, I’m never neglecting to include my last name again.
“Hi, I’m Aja Frost.”
You can see the difference—even just on the page, the second introduction seems more powerful and confident.
Take a look at the other 16 ways powerful people speak differently. You can bet I’ll be doing all of them.