When presenting, authenticity reinforces your authority and develops trust between you and your audience. But how can you maintain authenticity when relying on notes or a script? Vanessa is joined by actress, Anna, to discuss the importance of authenticity in speaking. Anna provides insight from her acting experience to speak on maintaining authenticity while reading from a script. Vanessa brings in expertise from Anett Grant’s Fast Company article titled “Do These 4 Things to Appear Authentic in Your Presentation” to provide tips on projecting authenticity. Although a script is a useful tool for important presentations, Vanessa and Anna explain how coming off “too scripted” can alienate your audience and dilute your message.