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Public Speaking: Boy, Did I Screw Up!

Public Speaking: Boy, Did I Screw Up! | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
There are many ways to “fail” at public speaking, and I recently proved it by neglecting to tell an audience of fifty avid literature fans that I have copies of my novel for sale. Jeesh!!!
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The Mark of a Champion

The Mark of a Champion | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
It has been just over two weeks since my last post, an unusually long (and unacceptable) time for me. However, I had a reason. The past several weeks found me very busy preparing for the Toastmaste...
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Solve Presentation Problems With This Stolen Trick

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Because I teach Pitching the Perfect...
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Toastmasters for Professional Development | Small Business Storyteller

Toastmasters for Professional Development | Small Business Storyteller | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Toastmasters is the single greatest tool to help you develop professionally.
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Corporate Presentations: Telling Stories : Corporate Eye

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Telling stories can improve corporate presentations and make them memorable; guest post from Andrew Brammer, Toastmasters International...
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10 Simple Tricks for Improving Your Communication Style - On Careers (usnews.com)

10 Simple Tricks for Improving Your Communication Style - On Careers (usnews.com) | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Do you know how to effectively communicate during an interview?
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Tech Trends: Leave the Laptop Behind

Tech Trends: Leave the Laptop Behind | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Hate lugging your laptop to presentations? Check out cool apps that let you leave the laptop at the office.
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Web Ink Now: Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking

Web Ink Now: Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
I've been to something like one hundred conferences and corporate events in the past several years as I travel the world delivering keynotes and running seminars. I've seen a few great speeches. Sadly, most speeches I see are not very...
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Using Visual Metaphor for Business Concepts

Using Visual Metaphor for Business Concepts | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Use a visual metaphor to convey your business concepts. Here are some simple and useful examples to set you thinking in the right direction.
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Finding Your Voice - Blogging Like a Girl

Finding Your Voice - Blogging Like a Girl | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Practice.  Ok, not so helpful.  You know that to be good at pretty much anything you need to practice.  Let me elaborate. Think back to when someone tried to convince you to join her latest diet...
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5 Body Language Errors that Will Sink Your Presentation

5 Body Language Errors that Will Sink Your Presentation | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Want to be a dynamic speaker? You'd better understand body language! Here are 5 classic errors to avoid.
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4 Dangerous Myths that Will Hurt Your Public Speaking

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When it comes to nervousness about public speaking, we can be our own worst enemy. Here are 4 dangerous myths you should avoid!
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HugSpeak: 7 Steps to Building Confidence As a Speaker

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To tide you over, here’s "7 Steps to Building Confidence as a Speaker", based on the journey Regan and I’ve shared over the past few years.

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The Public Speaker : How to End a Speech :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

The Public Speaker : How to End a Speech :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™ | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Get The Public Speaker's take on how to end a speech. Learn the dos and donts on ending a speech.
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Communication is about Perception :: NorthumberlandView.ca :: Tips On Talking

Communication is about Perception :: NorthumberlandView.ca :: Tips On Talking | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it

Who needs public speaking training? Everybody. Because everybody speaks. Even people who usually work on their own, like scientists, artists or accountants, speak to others at some point. Whether you’re in business, government or a profession, your most valuable tool for success is your ability to communicate effectively.

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How to Grow Your E-List through Public Speaking and Business Friendships

How to Grow Your E-List through Public Speaking and Business Friendships | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
  Written by Ken Lizotte Public speaking is considered a potent business development vehicle.
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Getting Past the Fear with Toastmasters

Hear Trisha's testimony on getting past the fear with Toastmasters International.
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Stop Presenting, And Start Engaging

Stop Presenting, And Start Engaging | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Face it. Your meetings and presentations are boring. It's easy enough to blame PowerPoint. But that may not the problem.
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Fear of Public Speaking Sucks

Fear of Public Speaking Sucks | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Fear of public speaking is a hard experience to unravel. On the one hand, it’s totally irrational, and originates in the pre-verbal part of our brain that’s there to keep us from getting eaten by wolves.
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Want To Be A Better Public Speaker? Do What The Pros Do - Forbes

Want To Be A Better Public Speaker? Do What The Pros Do - Forbes | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
For leaders at all levels, being an effective public speaker is essential for success. Here are some tried-and-true tips from the pros to help you raise your game.
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Influence with Black Slides | Decker Blog

Influence with Black Slides | Decker Blog | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
May is PowerPoint abuse awareness month* and to kick it off, here’s the number one PowerPoint rule that can transform the way you present information to...
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What is left unsaid is often more powerful and poetic

What is left unsaid is often more powerful and poetic | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Biljana Scott: Implicit communication is vital to diplomacy – as we can keep our options open while not causing offence...
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Coffee humor jokes

http://www.LaughAndLetGo.com Need a laugh? Do you like coffee? You'll love this humor. These jokes and funny vies are about us serious coffee drinkers. Coffe...
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Laurent's Thought of the Week: It's Not What You Do: It's How And Why You Do It

Laurent's Thought of the Week: It's Not What You Do: It's How And Why You Do It | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it

A few years ago, the mayor of our town had a big project in mind: He wanted to build a multipurpose park complete with soccer fields, volleyball fields, tennis courts, water games, etc. All the plans had been drawn, and work was ready to start as soon as the project was approved at a council meeting.

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WATCH: Tap Out Your Fears! Episode 2: Fear Of Public Speaking

WATCH: Tap Out Your Fears! Episode 2: Fear Of Public Speaking | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
How much more success, joy and fulfillment could you experience if you felt more comfortable sharing yourself -- and your gifts and talents -- with more people...? Let's tap out any fear of doing so!
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