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VIDEO: SpeakingTall Does DIY Crafts

So, I know this has nothing to do with speaking, but I thought I would share a quick video I made this weekend. We recently purchased a t.v. stand and I needed to spruce it up with a bit of … Continue reading

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How to Tell Someone to Sit Down and Shut Up

I need your help on this one. Recently, I booked a presenter for a symposium. This individual was one of several speakers. After sending several emails prior to the session, we were both under the understanding (or, so I thought) … Continue reading

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Speak Like an Oscar Winner: Two Public Speaking Tips to Practice Spontaneity

I found the Academy Awards to be a bit……..well, boring (and apparently, those checking their cell phones did, too). But, of course I soldiered through it so that I could write a post for my wonderful readers.  You’re welcome. In … Continue reading

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Take Charge of your Technology: 9 Tips to Help Avoid a Disaster

I just recently did a presentation that went totally wrong. So, wrong, that I scrapped the entire thing and just went Old School – without the PowerPoint.  I just relied on my good ‘ol voice and charming style. 😉 Technology … Continue reading

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Speak Like Adele: 2 Public Speaking Tips from a Soulful Singer

The Grammy’s were all about Adele last night. So, I thought I’d jump on the Adele train, too. Truthfully, I’ve been on the Adele train for a long time now ever since I heard her soulful voice a few years … Continue reading

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What are You Really Afraid of?

Fear. Since I am speaking more often – for work and with Toastmasters – I have noticed I see less fear when standing in front of a crowd of people (especially after having completed my 10th speech).  But still, that … Continue reading

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Speak Like Martin Luther King Jr: 3 Public Speaking Tips From One of the Greatest

There should be no doubt in anyone’s mind that Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of history’s most amazing speakers. He had the ability to capture a crowd and inspire the masses. His words still ring of truth even today.  … Continue reading

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