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Handling the Question and Answer Session

I sat through a pretty good business presentation this morning Columbia, MO’s 1 Million Cups club. If you happen to be a new business entrepreneur, and there is a 1 Million Cups club in your area, I strongly suggest you attend. … Continue reading

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The Impromptu Speech for Business and Politics

I believe it was Grover Cleveland who said that there was never an impromptu speech for which he was not prepared. Yet I have watched politicians and business types freeze up when asked to give an impromptu speech in a … Continue reading

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6 Rules of Getting Over Speaker’s Anxiety

If you believe that professional speakers are not nervous when they step in front of a new audience, you are greatly mistaken. In fact, the fear of speaking in public is so great that some would rather have a tooth … Continue reading

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Persuasion – For the Business, Sales and Political Professional

The difference between an informational speech and a persuasion speech is a Call To Action. It is unfortunate that so many call-to-action statements are wishy-washy. Part 1 of “Persuasion for Business, Sales and Political Professionals”  

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Where is your Mommy Voice?

[This article has been selected for DeFinis Communications’ “Top Presentation Strategies for Women” Blog Carnival. You can enjoy even more posts from other exceptional bloggers at http://www.definiscommunications.com/blog/blog-carnival-top-presentation-strategies-for-women.] We have three basic “voices” in our lives; our happy voice, which is a … Continue reading

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Handouts – Now there’s the pixeled rub.

Should I or shouldn’t I? When? How? Why? These questions are all connected to an interesting issue brought up within LinkedIn’s “Speaker’s and Panelists” group. Wendy Blomseth of InBeaute Photography asked a simple question, “Have you emailed your handout to … Continue reading

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