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How To Crush Your Fear Of Public Speaking As An Introvert

In this article I’ll show you how to crush your fear of public speaking as an introvert.  First I’ll define the term introvert and dive into some myths associated with it. Then I’ll explain what causes fear of public speaking for introverts, and finally, how to overcome that fear. What Is An Introvert The term […]

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Finding The Right Team Building Activities For Your Remote Team

In this article, I’ll go over 9 virtual team building activities for your remote team. When done properly, team building can boost creativity, communication, innovation, and trust. When team building is part of company culture, employees are more engaged which impacts the bottom line. Team building is not a one-size-fits-all model so I’ve broken it […]

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What Is An Online Public Speaking Class Like?

In this article, I will answer the question: “what does an online public speaking class look like?” Online virtual meetings are becoming the backbone of organizational communications. With so many companies like Zoom, Cisco, or Citrix developing the technology, professionals like you are looking for resources to learn how to be effective in such virtual […]

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7 Ways To Get People To Participate In A Virtual Meeting

Think back to your meetings this week. How many of them were productive? And how many of them got the group participating?  I don’t know about you, but I’ve ran and sat in plenty of meetings where people were on their laptops and not engaged. It felt like a waste of time.  Getting people to […]

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8 Tips To Make You Effective In Virtual Meetings

Now more than ever, it’s critical to be effective in virtual meetings. More and more professionals use video conferencing applications each day and it’s important that you use the technology well so that you can stand out and get the right visibility. Here are 8 tips to make you polished, professional and effective in your […]

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The #1 Secret of Highly Persuasive People: Future Pacing

    I believe that you can be more persuasive. Especially when armed with storytelling, strong language patterns, and confidence. I use this Magnetic Speaking Blog to address all of the above, and today, I want to focus on “persuasive language patterns.” Specifically, “The King” of all language patterns: Future Pacing. It’s a pattern I […]

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How To Copy The Public Speaking Masters

Watching a good speaker can be “good” or “bad” for you. It all depends on how you watch that speaker. If you look at a good speaker and say to yourself “I can’t do that!” or “Oh, I can’t be like that!” then you are reinforcing a belief that you are not a good speaker. […]

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Four (4) Keys To Public Speaking Credibility

  When I first changed careers ten years ago from a pharmaceutical engineer to a professional speaker, I thought that I had no credibility as a professional speaker (because I lacked the background and relevant experience). As a result, I started to brag about myself to overcompensate – but as you probably know that rarely works. […]

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4-Pillars of Public Speaking Confidence

  When confronted with public speaking fear or anxiety – working on your most valuable asset – your confidence- becomes essential. Your confidence is the foundation of your delivery skills and content. It doesn’t matter if you know all the content in the world or if you are practiced in all the delivery skills possible, […]

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Take a Presentation From Good To Great By Setting Boundaries

  One of the simplest, fastest, and easiest way I know to take any presentation to the next level is to “elegantly” set boundaries and rules during your introduction. Boundaries and rules will tell people how to behave while you are speaking. If you don’t tell your audience how to behave, then they will do […]

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