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Oct 2, 2018

2-Minute Tip: Act as If

 

When you are nervous, or think you don't see,m confident, don't tell yourself not to be nervous or just be more confident. That rarely works; it usually just makes things worse. Instead, think about other speakers you know who don't appear nervous (they might actually be). How do the act? Can...


Sep 25, 2018

2-Minute Tip: Be Alive

 

When giving a talk, focus less on scripted words, especially those scripted by someone else. Speak instead from you mind, from your heart, and from your soul. When you do that you can fully engage the ethos, pathos, and logos you need to make a compelling argument.

 

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Sep 18, 2018

 

2-Minute Tip: Thread a story through your talk

 

Figure out how to tell a story in your talk. Story telling is a powerful tool and is a great way to engage your audience from the moment you step in front of the crowd. Don't stop at opening with the story, though. Weave that same story through your talk and keep coming...


Sep 11, 2018

 

2-Minute Tip -- Know You can do It

 

The first thing to know about a talk is that this IS something you can do. You can get out on stage. You can move around deliberately to make the points that you want to make. If you're not comfortable with eye contact, that's fine. You can come up with a solution.

 

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Sep 4, 2018

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2-Minute Tip: Focus on how you make your audience feel

 

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