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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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Going Live: Tips for First Time Corporate Speakers

Recently published on SmartBriefs…8 tips for first time corporate speakers. You’ve been asked to speak at an upcoming business meeting and have learned that some important people will be in the audience. There is a lot riding on this. And … Continue reading

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Leveraging Your Production Company for Presentation Success

You are the keynote speaker at a high-profile conference. You have written your speech. You have crafted a strong, concise message. You have exciting and compelling media to support what you have to say. While you may think the stakes are … Continue reading

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Thinking Beyond the Presentation: Things We Don’t Think About

Is it enough to simply have a good presentation? Would a play have the same impact if there were no costumes, no amplification or lighting? What’s the difference between staging a play and preparing a presentation? In reality, very little! There are … Continue reading

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SpeakerQuote: Rehearsal is Key

“All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.”                           ~ Sean O’Casey, playwright Even if you’ve crafted a wonderfully compelling story, effectiveness as a … Continue reading

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SpeakerByte #56: Confidence Starts with Preparation

Preparation is the silver bullet that is sure to boost confidence when you step up to speak. It requires taking the time to understand your audience, giving thoughtful consideration in crafting your message, rehearsing your presentation (out-loud), as well as … 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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