Public Speaking

how to be a better presenter

How to Be a Better Presenter in 9 Easy Steps

How did that TED Talker do it? How did she entertain me and change my ideas so quickly and easily? I was swept off my feet by her charisma and easy style. The time passed so fast, and I was hanging on to her every word. Now I’m a believer in what she’s selling! What did she do that won …

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how to be yourself

How to Be Yourself

So you have a presentation coming up and you’re feeling a bit nervous. Or you have a job interview and you’re really wanting this job. Where do you turn? What do you do to present yourself well and to make a great impression? Just be yourself! The worst advice ever! How many times have you mentioned that you were nervous …

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how to report to the ceo like a genius

How to Report to the CEO Like a Genius

You made it! You’ve had a successful career so far, and now you report to the CEO! There have been ups & downs and plenty of challenges, but you’ve worked hard, and here you are. Reporting to the CEO. But somehow, the CEO doesn’t understand everything you tell him. And he wants you to talk faster and get to the point, …

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how to speak up in meetings

How to Speak Up in Meetings–9 Systematic Steps

It’s happened to you, hasn’t it? You’re in a meeting, with brilliant ideas floating around your mind, and they don’t come out. Maybe you didn’t say anything at all. Or perhaps you did, and it didn’t come out the way it sounded in your head. I want to make this clear straight away. The process of drawing conclusions in your …

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This 5 minute Trick from the Navy Seals Will Make You an Incredible Presenter

I’ve just learned that my relaxation techniques are also used by Navy SEALs to remain calm & focused! I feel validated! If the Navy SEASLs are doing it it must be highly effective! Here’s the deal: we need to stay calm & focused in most areas of our lives. And it’s becoming increasingly difficult to do. It was hard ten …

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how to stop upspeak

How to Stop UpSpeak

Upspeak or uptalk (2 terms for the same thing) are getting lots of press lately. Some people are being “criticized” for using it. Some people are feeling discriminated against for being criticized for using upspeak. Either way, if you want to be perceived as a confident, believable person, you’ll want to learn how to stop upspeak. Because upspeak is when …

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how to not be nervous before a presentation

How to Not Be Nervous Before a Presentation

Guess what? It’s completely normal to be nervous before a speech. Actually, it’s genetics! We are genetically programmed to be fearful of strangers & groups of people. Not so long ago, the chance of strangers trying to do you some harm was very likely. We hung out in tribes. Other tribes were competition. Yeah. So fight or flight is the …

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how to make your voice gorgeous

Hate the Sound of Your Voice? Here’s How to Make it Gorgeous!

Do you cringe when you hear your voice on a recording? Do you avoid listening to it at all costs? What does your voice sound like? Is it squeaky and thin? Have you ever said, “I hate my voice?” The sound of your voice impacts every relationship and conversation you’ll ever have. And it’s not a permanent characteristic! The vast …

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Voice Improvement will take you far

Is Your Voice Good Enough for National TV?

It’s what I do, day in and day out. I help people have incredible communication skills And a very big part of that is our peaking voices. Most people don’t know that they can improve their speaking voices. But you can. You can make your voice so magnetic and authoritative, yet warm. The impact improving your speaking voice has on …

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how to make presentations interesting

Your Presentation is Boring

An amazing client of mine sent me an e-mail the other day while she was at a conference. “Ugh! These speakers are so boring!” I hear this a whole lot. Speakers have a hard time maintaining the audience’s attention, let alone getting them to follow their call to action. One is dependant on the other. You must keep their attention before …

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