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Overcome Fear and Stress - 3 Foods That Take the Edge Off of ..

What if you could overcome fear as easily as eating breakfast? Not possible, I would have thought, until I followed a musician friend's recommendation to eat a couple bananas a few hours before a ..
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Analyzing Great Speeches How to Write Your Own Gettysburg ..

Do you know the name Edward Everett? Neither did I until recently. He was the principle speaker at the dedication of the Gettysburg cemetery dedication. Before President Lincoln gave the Gettysburg ..
(June 19, 2008)
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What to Wear For All Public Speaking Occasions

When you walk into a room, everyone immediately thinks something about you. Hopefully they're thinking something good. Getting off on the right foot is crucial to establishing rapport. Proper attire ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Constructive Criticism How to Evaluate Speeches So That the ..

Consider the difference: “You're so. . . bland" verses “I couldn't quite feel your enthusiasm. " Despite the popularity of harsh comments by television hosts, such comments don't serve ..
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Organizing a Motivational Speech Persuade People to Do What ..

Once I gave a speech to a group on caring about the world and people around, doing things like picking up trash and making things look neat in public spaces where apathy usually reigns. I'd given ..
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Audience Analysis Using Keywords (Shibboleths) to Build Rapport

Have you ever encountered someone you just could not please, no matter what you tried to do for them? I did for one of my first times in college. One professor just would not give me the grade I ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Storytelling and Public Speaking 5 Tips to Captivate an ..

"So there I was, alone, staring into the panther's feral eyes. . . " If you're selling panther repellent to a group of outdoor enthusiasts, your story may have just made the sale. Statistics are ..
(June 24, 2008)
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Public Speaking Job Opportunities 3 Ways to Make Money With ..

Public speaking is my main source of income. But not in the typical fashion. What if you could work just a couple of hours a day and make the same or better than you do at your day job now? I do, and .
(June 24, 2008)
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Public Speaking Masters 4 Things We Can Learn From Winston ..

Winston Churchill wasn't known for beating around the bushes. When he had something to say, he said it. When he had something to do, he did it. Churchill's leadership played a large part in inspiring .
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7 Ways to Get and Keep an Audiences Attention

Ever felt as if the stage curtain got more attention during your speech than you did? We'll never speak under ideal conditions: the air conditioner will break, audience members won't want to be ..
(June 26, 2008)
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Meaning in Public Speaking 5 Things We Can Learn From Ralph ..

Ralph Waldo Emerson is one of the most respected orators and most-quoted speakers in the history of North America. Not bad for a man who once said he hates quotations (see Journals, 1849)! Of course, .
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Public Speaking Masters Ambrose Bierce, Public Speaking, and ..

Ambrose Bierce has been dead for almost one hundred years - or so we think, because he disappeared traveling with rebel troops when he went to Mexico during the Mexican Revolution to get a first hand .
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7 Ways Playing Music Will Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

What, you say you can play the guitar but you can't speak?! Poppycock! Music is a form of communication, and if you can play an instrument, you can speak. You already have the most relevant skills. ..
(June 29, 2008)
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3 Ways to Use Letter Writing to Improve Your Public Speaking ..

Public speaking. . . uggh! If this is your response when you find out you'll be giving a speech, this article is for you. While you might not be great at public speaking, you're good at something, ..
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7 Ways Internet Addiction Can Improve Your Public Speaking ..

You're reading this article online, right? How did you get here? Probably by reading a couple other items, clicking a couple links, and voila! you're here. That's called surfing the net, aka ..
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Public Speaking What to Consider in Choosing Your Venue

Imagine reaching the climax of your presentation, only to have it disrupted by a live iguana falling off of a cupboard! This actually happened to a friend of mine, and illustrates the importance of ..
(June 30, 2008)
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Best Ideas For Persuasive Speech Topics

Need persuasive speech topics? Here's some things to consider in writing your persuasive speech. A good topic should be: Controversial. Either in opinions or in actions. What I mean is this: You ..
(July 11, 2008)
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5 Things Public Speaking Can Teach You About Marketing

Can you recite not just the first line, but the entire Gettysburg Address from memory? Do you cry when you hear Washington's Farewell Address? Would you rather be a professional speaker than a ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Wedding Speech Tips Submitted by You, the Readers

You have a wedding speech to write - but what will you say? Here's some tips submitted by people like you who have been to weddings and seen not only the good, but also the bad. Remember that ..
(July 23, 2008)
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6 Ways to Effectively Use Images in Presentations

Have you ever seen the PowerPoint background that's so flashy you can't focus on the speaker? An image that splits apart the text block so that you can't follow the sentences? Images can either ..
(June 26, 2008)
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Public Speaking Masters - 4 Things You Can Learn From Ursala K .

Ursala K. Le Guin is a best-selling science fiction author. She has published well over 40 books, along with hundreds of short stories, poems, and essays. If anyone knows how to use words, she does. ..
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