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A Speaking Formula I learned From Robert Kiyosaki (Rich Dad Poor Dad)

The author of the book “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” Robert Kiyosaki is legendary. His compelling communication style made him an international bestseller and kept him at the top of the New York Times Best Seller list for over six years. You can learn a lot from him about public speaking. In this article, you will learn […]

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3 Steps to Introducing Yourself as a speaker: (Without Sounding Like a Jerk)

Introducing yourself is one of the hardest things to do in a presentation or a networking setting. I know It’s awkward… You want others to know, like, and respect you without sounding mushy, cheesy or braggy. You see other presenters talk about themselves so elegantly and you wonder: how the heck do they do that? […]

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A Unique Way To Start A Presentation and Capture Your Audience’s Attention

  So how do you start a presentation effectively? Good question because every time you get up to speak in front of a group of people, you have a monumental task ahead of you: Getting their undivided attention! Gaining your audience’s attention is not easy because you have to compete with powerful opponents: daydreams, cell […]

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How to Build up your Confidence and self esteem in Less Than Five Minutes a Day

I know that you are smart and competent. Now answer this: What would you be able to do if, also, you had unstoppable confidence? I know the answer: You would do anything you wanted in your life, career, and business. I hear this all the time from clients. Today I will share with you a […]

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4 Business Storytelling Lessons From The Wall Street Journal

  Below are 4 lessons about business storytelling that you can learn from the Wall Street Journal. Most importantly, you will learn how to create a customer success story that highlights the benefits of working with your organization. I’ve seen clients apply the lessons below to tell customer stories in the SAAS, networking, biotech, and non-profit […]

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4 Things that Can go Wrong with your Presentation and how to Handle Them

  … When you think your presentation is going well Murphy’s law strikes again! Murphy’s Law states that ‘anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.’ This seems to be especially true when you consider public speaking. Speaking in front of others is already a frightening experience, and when things start to go wrong during […]

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The 2-Step Formula For Starting An Engaging Presentation [Video]

The 2-Step Formula For Starting An Engaging Presentation (notes) You only get a few seconds to make a positive first impression. Make your first impression count using this 2-step formula. Step 1: Pattern Interruption Your audience comes to your presentation distracted. They have other things on their mind. You need to interrupt their thoughts and […]

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Here’s What Your Finger Length Reveals About Your Speaking Personality [Fun]

  Research indicates that you can tell a lot about a person just by studying their hands – specifically the length of their index vs ring finger. The length of the ring finger is determined by the amount of testosterone a fetus is exposed to during the second trimester of pregnancy This exposure has direct […]

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The Top 9 Characteristics of Effective Public Speakers

Public speaking can be terrifying, but when you care about your career progression you need to find a way to get your voice out. Public speaking is how you can share your ideas with a large number of people, stand out from the corporate crowd, and get visibility in your field. Unfortunately, if you’re public […]

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How Long Does It Take To Master Public Speaking?

I get asked all the time: How long does it take to Master public speaking? If I don’t have time to explain I say: It takes a very long time and lots of practice. If I have time to explain, then I say: It takes about 10,000 hours of deliberate practice. However, to advance your […]

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