08 Mar

How Fear of Public Speaking Can Hold Back Your Career

Public Speaking FearIf you suffer from a fear of public speaking, you are definitely not alone. In fact, fear of public speaking often lands in the top five of the biggest fears that humans have. In some surveys, it even lands in the number one slot, with death coming in at a close second!

While some people may be able to get through life without ever having to stand in front of people and give a speech, career-minded people who seek to advance do not have that luxury. In fact, allowing your fear of public speaking to control your actions (or non-actions) can damage your career and make it next to impossible to be promoted. Speaking has become a necessary skill in today’s workforce, and the higher you go in an organization, the more presentations you are expected to give.

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09 Feb

51 Tweetable Public Speaking Tips

Tweetable Public Speaking Tips
Like so many precious jewels, good advice can also come in small packages.

A growing number of public speaking specialists are turning to the social media site Twitter to offer nuggets of knowledge that can help aspiring orators.

In just 140 characters, they tell us valuable things to make our presentations better.

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12 Dec

How to Completely Bomb During Your Next Presentation

Boring Presentation

There is a rampant epidemic among public speakers, and that is that far too many are giving presentations that audiences love. To make matters worse, these same presenters are not only entertaining their listeners but also giving them actionable steps to improve their lives and businesses.

To ensure you don’t fall into this trap, we want to present you with ways that you can absolutely bomb your next presentation so your audience is bored, annoyed, and uninspired.

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29 Nov

Want Beautiful PowerPoint Presentations? It’s Easy When You Follow These 7 Rules

Create Beautiful Presentations

It’s almost a miracle if a person can get through life without having to sit through one, let alone many, boring and ugly PowerPoint presentations. For most of us, these less-than-thrilling presentations are a part of our everyday lives.

What’s worse is when we are the very people who subject others to ugly PowerPoint presentations. But the good news is, you don’t have to create bad slides any longer, and you don’t have to be a professional designer to turn out some awesome looking presentations.

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03 Nov

Public Speaking: 7 Tips on How to Replace Fear with Confidence

Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

Selling is an art, and to be successful at it, you’ve got to be confident in yourself and your product or service. Since public speaking is essentially selling, it’s important for speakers to confidently articulate the value of their offer.

But nerves can throw a definite wrench into getting your brand story across effectively and ultimately reaching your business goals. If you want to not only manage your fear of public speaking, but completely replace it with confidence, follow these 7 tips.

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