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The Art of Persuasion and other High School debate secrets

High school debate secrets aren’t really secrets; they are skills that, if honed and nurtured, can result in winning. A debate is essentially an argument that is won or lost according to the rules and something that requires presentation and rebuttal … Continue reading

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Using PowerPoint or Keynote? Use wisely!

Computers have definitely helped public speakers with the most essential parts of the process for any event — preparation and presentation. Presentation software, most notably PowerPoint and Keynote, has enabled anyone with a little patience and work to prepare slide … Continue reading

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Improved Performance and Stress Inoculations

in·oc·u·late – To introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of (thefreedictionary.com) Our perception of what is “scary” or even “terrifying” can be purposefully changed, forever. Jumping out of an airplane could generally be described as such for the vast … Continue reading

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Following a plan and confidence building

Public speaking is a multifaceted art form. People take to the podium to preach, teach, influence, perform, entertain and sell. Each of those objectives has its own standards and practices and every speaker has their own style and identity. It’s … Continue reading

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Public Speaking App = Hungry Lion Repellant

Why do three out of every four people experience some anxiety when giving speeches? Are we all that afraid of hecklers? Or is there some primitive brain response when we’re the focus of a group’s attention? Do our primitive brains … Continue reading

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The Dark side of Outperforming the Competition

The dark side of outperforming your competition is like being in a bucket with a bunch of other crabs. It doesn’t matter if you are finding success in a business venture, gaining a lot of attention and buzz around your … Continue reading

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A Public Speaking App for Kids?

There’s no denying it: Today’s kids and teenagers are sailing past the older generations in terms of their technological knowledge and abilities. A child as young as three or four years old can master a computer mouse or a touch screen … Continue reading

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Hilarious and Completely Impressive. 4 Year Old Has Mastered Coach Brooks ‘Miracle on Ice’ Speech !

Body language. Facial expression. Inflection and emphasis in all the right spots. This kid is talented, and he’s only 4. Video is short. Enjoy! We hope you enjoyed that. We did. nice break from developing our iPad App for public … Continue reading

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Tricks of the Trade- ”Communication Hacks” with Co-workers

A “Communication Hack” is a dynamic change in the way people exchange information that gets some or even all of the parties involved to the desired end result quicker and with less effort (S.Evangelista) . A friend of mine, who … Continue reading

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How To Improve Communication Skills And Your Personal Style

Originally posted on Get Energized!:
Here are six tips for improving your communication style: 1. Knowing how to improve communication skills will come easier once you become aware of your own communication style. Each person has a unique way of…

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