Tactical Talks TOP 5: The Best Public Speaking Articles On The Web – Vol. #10

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ROUND 10 OF SCAVENGING BEGINS! Each month I will scour the interwebz looking for the best articles on public speaking.I’ll be looking for topics like these:Overcoming the fear of public speakingPresentation tipsBody language and other technical speaking tipsAnd anything in between…I’m looking for the interesting, the fascinating, the practical, and anything with worthwhile information to help you become a better communicator. … Read More

Tactical Talks TOP 5: The Best Public Speaking Articles On The Web – Vol. #9

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ROUND 9 OF SCAVENGING BEGINS! Each month I will scour the interwebz looking for the best articles on public speaking.I’ll be looking for topics like these:Overcoming the fear of public speakingPresentation tipsBody language and other technical speaking tipsAnd anything in between…I’m looking for the interesting, the fascinating, the practical, and anything with worthwhile information to help you become a better speaker. … Read More

Is Public Speaking Fear Too Much To Handle For Most People?

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The past several weeks I’ve been uninspired.  Procrastination has been my top adviser. Not really sure why. Perhaps it’s that life is and will always be a goliath-sized roller coaster full of ups and downs.  Straight up…I’ve been contemplating whether or not this is the right path for me. Is there enough interest? Are there enough like-minded individuals that can … Read More

Dear Matty Public Speaking Advice + 3 Simple Steps To Prepare For Your Next Speech When You Don’t Have A Lot Of Time

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I’m sure you’ve heard of Dear Abby, right? If not, look it up. It’s an advice column for just about all things life. I’ve decided to do my own version called Dear Matty (should be enough to keep the copyright attorneys at bay).   Except, to keep it in line with Tactical Talks, the questions and advice will primarily deal with public … Read More

Tactical Talks TOP 5: The Best Public Speaking Articles On The Web – Vol. #8

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ROUND 8 OF SCAVENGING BEGINS! Each month I will scour the interwebz looking for the best articles on public speaking.I’ll be looking for topics like these:Overcoming the fear of public speakingPresentation tipsBody language and other technical speaking tipsAnd anything in between…I’m looking for the interesting, the fascinating, the practical, and anything with worthwhile information to help you become a better communicator. … Read More

This Is What I Call The Speech Contest Hangover

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The past four weeks we’ve gone on a journey! The Toastmasters speech contest Journey to be exact.Now that the contest is long gone, what now? Fair question.  Today I’m going to share with you how I felt after the contest ended. I call it the contest hangover, but don’t get it twisted. Don’t confuse it with an alcohol-induced hangover, the opposite in fact.   Simply … Read More

Toastmasters Judgement Day: My Final Speech

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**Be sure to check out PARTS 1, 2, 3 of the speech contest journey** And now we’ve arrived at the District contest. Judgement Day! This is the last contest before going to the the big dance—the Toastmasters International Convention. That’s where the semi-finals and the finals go down.No pressure :/The preparation leading up to this level was intense. Apart from practicing my … Read More

My Experience In A Toastmasters Speech Contest – PART 3

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**Check out PART 1 and PART 2 of the speech contest journey** Fierce competitors. Check. More audience members. Check. Larger venue. Check. More pressure. Absolutely.It had all the ingredients to send a guy to a psychiatrist.First, let me take a step back to the early morning. I was feeling the usual anxiety knowing I’d be competing later that day. I expected … Read More