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Pro Tip To Speaking Confidence

A Pro-Tip to Build Your Public Speaking Confidence

Which is more important Confidence or Competence? They are both equally important! To be a successful presenter, you can’t have one without the other. If you have competence but little confidence, then you will never be comfortable enough to share your ideas and gain visibility. If you have confidence and little ability, then despite your […]

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7 Unbelievable “Fear of Public Speaking” Statistics

Fear of public speaking statistics Public speaking fear (Glossophobia) is a form of social anxiety disorder (SAD). There is a lot of misinformation out there about this fear and the number of people suffering from it. Don’t freak out! Labeling your fear of public speaking as a social anxiety disorder does not make it a […]

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The Magical Transitional Phrase Every Presentation Needs

    Good transitional sentences and phrases are simple, elegant and clear. They help your audience follow you from one point to the next one. In today’s article, you will learn the “Summarize and Switch” transition phrase. You will learn the same phrase I use in most of my presentations, keynotes and training. It’s by […]

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Building rapport With clients and Your Audience Using Your Story

  You know the feeling… You are presenting at your organization at 5 pm, and all you get is a dazed and apathetic look from your tired audience. If you are like me, their reaction bothers you a little.  How do you inject some life into them? How do you give meaning to the projects […]

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Want To Chiasmus like Kennedy?

Chiasmus pronounced: kīˈazməs/ I hate the word, but I love the power it holds. I once had a nightmare about a chiasmus.  I was in class, and every time I said “chiasmus” out loud, somebody would respond with, “bless you.” I said, “I am not sneezing.  I want to teach you about a powerful rhetorical device used by […]

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Conference Speaker: Why Female Professionals Shy Away From The Spotlight

Mary was invited to be conference speaker on a prestigious panel at a high profile conference. Initially, she attempted to turn down the opportunity, but her manager forced her to go to represent the company. Mary became a client of mine, and unfortunately, I see many women like Mary every month. Why do competent, smart, […]

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3 Simple Weapons of Mass Persuasion To Be Used in The Next Presidential Debate.

For some, the next presidential debate between Hillary and Trump  is going to be a “dog and pony show.” For me, the debate will be a battleground where weapons of mass influence will be deployed and tested. It’s both exciting and scary because a lot is on the line. Every candidate has to bring their […]

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How to Overcome Fear of Public Speaking: Three Ways

People often ask me How I (Finally) Got Over My Fear of Public Speaking. The short answer is that I have not. The fear is still there but I have it under control. Now, I speak on a national scale at conferences and coach the biggest names in the corporate world. I give my clients […]

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How to Nail Your Next Job Interview Presentation

    What would you do if your next job required you to give a Job interview presentation? Do you know how to prepare? Do you know what to say? Do you know what to talk about? You have to start thinking and preparing for it before it happens. Because the higher your position in […]

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What Can You Learn About Presentation building From Standup Comedy?

“I have a big presentation coming up…What do I say?” “Where do I start?” I hear this statement-question a lot. The question part stems from a sense of overwhelm about the presentation process and is usually one question hiding many issues in the background. If unpacked then the question might be: What should I say? […]

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