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1 Way to Short-Circuit Presentation Nerves

Winner or Loser? It all depends on how you edit. At The Speaking Intensive℠ the most common answer to the question: What do you like least about speaking? is Nerves. One way to help short-circuit presentation nerves ... AVOID THE LOSER EDIT. Urban Dictionary...

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The Third Rail of Business Presenting

In more normal times a Presidential Award would be an impressive credential - pure and simple. Yet when the speaker’s introduction specified his award came from “President Barack Obama,” the man in the row ahead folded his arms and angrily said: “He just lost me!” Had...

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Can You Hit The Reset Button While Presenting?

Knowing how and when to hit the reset button is an often over-looked skill that is critical to the craft of public speaking. Have you ever sat in an audience where the speaker wasn’t connecting - not because the content was off, but because the speaker’s energy level...

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How to Present Successfully to Multi-Generations

Google “How to Present to Multi-Generations” and you’ll see a results list containing loads of information on managing, engaging and motivating. In financial services and other industries, mastering the challenge of successfully presenting ideas, concepts and data in...

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2 Strategies for Managing Nerves When Speaking

There are two types of speakers in this world: those who get nervous and those who are liars.  ... Mark Twain At The Speaking Intensive℠ one of the first topics we work with is how to manage nerves when speaking. While we explore many different strategies, this blog...

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