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Gestures and Body Language
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How to Use Your Body and Gestures Effectively When Presenting

You may spend hours writing and practicing your presentations and creating clever visual aids to support your speaking appearances and win over your audiences. But the most powerful aide you have is something far less contrived. It is simply your body and the way it moves and the authentic messages...
Speaking Mistakes
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9 Speaking Mistakes that will Kill your Presentation

The number one speaking mistake that will kill your presentation is to deliver an address that is not relevant to your audience. If you are invited to address an event and the organizer gives you basic information like topic, time and location, what do you say when they ask if...
Convince Audience
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How to Convince your Audience that your Point of View is Valid

Of all the reasons you stand before microphones and address an audience, persuading people to take up your cause is one of the toughest. For inspiration, take lessons from some of the greatest persuasive speakers of all time who convinced people to make major commitments from going to war to...
Explain Complicated Concepts in a Speech
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How to Explain Complicated Concepts in Your Speech

The average human being’s ability to process information is astonishing. In this digital age, a social media user is apt to absorb 285 pieces of content every day, and be exposed to as many as 1,000 digital links. If we are puzzled about something, we “Google” it and find a...
Public Speaking Rules
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7 Unspoken Rules of Successful Public Speaking

  Everyone has opinions on how to develop and deliver an engaging speech. And while many public speakers share some great tips, the majority leave out some hidden but powerful rules of successful public speaking. If you really want to be an effective and successful public speaker, you’ll need to...
Public Speaking for Leadership
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Why Public Speaking is Important for Leadership

  When we think about leadership, we usually picture political leaders who stand at podiums rallying crowds to support their causes; or athletes who spur their team to push their limits and try harder; or executives who develop strategies to help their colleagues edge out the competition. Leaders wear many...
First Time Presenter
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Simple Presentation Ideas for First-Time Presenters

  You’ve studied hard, achieved expertise in your field, and are building a solid reputation for yourself and your innovative ideas. The one thing you haven’t done is achieved a comfort level in public speaking. Now you’ve been asked to be a presenter at an upcoming event. You want to...
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