Tag Archives: mental preparation

In The Red Zone & Ready To Score

In football, no matter how well you’re playing the rest of the game, it’s what happens when you’re in the red zone – those last 20 yards to the goal line – that’s essential to punching it in for the … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Combat Public Speaking Anxiety

If you suffer from speaker’s anxiety, you’re in excellent company. Fear of public speaking still ranks as one of the top — if not the number one fear — in the western world. Even seasoned speakers experience some amount of … Continue reading

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Swimming with the Sharks: 5 Lessons from Reality TV

Recently published on SmartBriefs…lessons from the TV show Shark Tank. I must confess to a guilty pleasure — I love the ABC-TV show, Shark Tank, which gives budding entrepreneurs a chance to realize their dreams with a business deal that could be worth … Continue reading

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Keep On Dancing

Recently, my friend Mary invited me to a dance exhibition at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Durham, NC.  The performances included dance professionals as well as students. Watching one couple in particular I was reminded that no matter what happens . . … Continue reading

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4 Steps to an Effective Presentation

When you speak in a professional setting, your biggest goal is to communicate your message as effectively as possible. Effective presentations don’t just happen they are planned and studied.  Here are a few steps to making your presentation effective: Be an expert. … Continue reading

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SpeakerQuestion: How do I tell a personal story?

From the platform to the boardroom, Stephanie Scotti answers your questions on engaging, involving and inspiring your audience. Have a question?  Submit it here and Stephanie will get back to you. Q:  When presenting, I share my personal story about … Continue reading

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