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The 5 Awkward Truths About Professional Speaking

The 5 Awkward Truths About Professional Speaking | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
From professional speaker and television host Troy Dunn, five surprising truths about the “glamorous” world of professional speaking. As entrepreneurs hone their skills in presenting these points will likely ring true.
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Eight million people like public speaking? A fresh perspective on stage fright...

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Eight Ways to Prepare Like You're Headed for TED

Eight Ways to Prepare Like You're Headed for TED | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
By Steve Piacente, Creative Director Odds are you’ll never walk on stage and do a TED talk, bask in the glow of a standing ovation, and then sit back as your presentation goes viral. But maybe you will. Or maybe you won’t, but you’ll deliver plenty of other important presentations. Why not prepare like you were about to step before a TED audience? The following tips come from TED Curator Chris Anderson, and from the 30-year-old non-profit dedicated to “ideas worth spreading:”
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Prepare like the pros do!  8 ways to get ready for a presentation.

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20 Public Speaking Tips of the Best TED Talks

20 Public Speaking Tips of the Best TED Talks | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
Concrete ways to be a better speaker... and some great TED Talks, too!
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Simple ways to instantly improve your public speaking skills.
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10 Intentional Public Speaking Gestures

10 Intentional Public Speaking Gestures | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
Preparing to speak publicly can be very stressful. Just getting the content ready can drain you.

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Good tips, especially the one about looking at faces instead of notes.

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How to cure stage fright: The science behind public speaking.

How to cure stage fright: The science behind public speaking. | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
#Glossophobia|The fear of #PublicSpeaking, considered the greatets fear a person can have. Even greater than the fea…http://t.co/3qDp9ioRRq
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There's a scientific answer to explain those sweaty palms

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Executive Communication Coaching

Executive Communication Coaching | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
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Practice to feel more comfortable before an audience.

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How to give a persuasive presentations: A Q&A with Nancy Duarte | TED Blog

How to give a persuasive presentations: A Q&A with Nancy Duarte | TED Blog | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
Presentation expert Nancy Duarte, who gave the TED Talk “The secret structure of great talks,” has built her career helping people express their ideas in presentations -- and helping them get comfortable giving high-stakes talks in public.
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World Champion of Public Speaking Ryan Avery offers speaking tips - Oregon Daily Emerald

World Champion of Public Speaking Ryan Avery offers speaking tips - Oregon Daily Emerald | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
World Champion of Public Speaking Ryan Avery offers speaking tips
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Have you ever heard that if you imagine audience members in their underwear, public speaking is easier?
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Five New Ways To Handle Stage Fright

Five New Ways To Handle Stage Fright | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
Deal with your speech anxiety by thinking about it differently.
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Actress Moore: Slow Down When Speaking in Public

Actress Moore: Slow Down When Speaking in Public | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
By Carol Buckland, Executive Communication Coach Acclaimed actress Julianne Moore is providing a smart piece of public speaking advice in the wake of her recent Golden Globe win.
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Sage advice from someone who usually knows her lines ...

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This Is Why Your Voice Sounds So Frickin' Weird To You

This Is Why Your Voice Sounds So Frickin' Weird To You | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
Have you ever listened to a recording of your own voice and thought, "Whoa. Do I really sound like that?" Well, it's time to face the music. You really do.

As it turns out, there's a simple explanation for why your voice sounds so differ...
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An anxiety inducer you can now cross off your list ...

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Hall of Fame Media Miscue

When a candidate goes on live TV, it’s as much an audition as an interview, in that voters will be weighing whether he or she is the right person for the job. The contender wants to appear poised, personable and passionate, and to plainly state a reason for running and a vision for the future. It’s best to keep most answers short and to use simple language, possibly weaving in a relevant story where appropriate.
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Maybe it was stage fright ...

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Surviving Anxiety

Surviving Anxiety | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
I've tried therapy, drugs, and booze. Here’s how I came to terms with the nation's most common mental illness.
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How to Be the Best Public Speaker on the Planet - Huffington Post

How to Be the Best Public Speaker on the Planet - Huffington Post | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
How to Be the Best Public Speaker on the Planet
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Polls say people would rather be dead than speak in public. Seinfeld joked that a guy giving a eulogy would rather be in the coffin.
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Required watching for any TED speaker: The science of stage fright | TED Blog

One thing can strike fear into the heart of the fiercest warrior, the most powerful CEO and the smartest person in any given room: having to speak in public.
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KIMBERLY: How to Be the Best Speaker You Can Be - New York Jets

KIMBERLY: How to Be the Best Speaker You Can Be - New York Jets | Speech Anxiety | Scoop.it
KIMBERLY: How to Be the Best Speaker You Can Be
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Growing up, I was very shy and had glossophobia, the fear of public speaking.
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