You Should Go Before Your Next Presentation

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No, I don’t mean go to the bathroom. Actually, you probably should…separate issue though. What I mean is that you should go to your special place. Do you have one you can take yourself to at a moment’s notice? A place that does not allow the intrusion of worry or fear? It’s a high-powered tool to have in your arsenal of life. The … Read More

Public Speaking: When Self-Awareness Is A BAD Thing

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  Mindfulness. It’s excellent to be able to observe yourself in the present moment. Or, be aware of the thoughts and sensations that pass through your flesh and bones, as they happen. Self-awareness is simply a must if you want to change bad habits and thought patterns. For instance, maybe you notice you’re being a lazy asshole when it’s workout time and … Read More

Whose Life Are You Living?

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  Do you know what it feels like to never take a chance? To never put yourself out there naked. Vulnerable. Afraid. I do. I don’t want to anymore. I’m sick of playing it safe. I want to live. I want to be me. I’m not a 9 to 5 guy, but I’ve been doing it for over ten years. Why … Read More

How To Transform Your Story Into An Actual Message

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  Now, today is the day that you learn how to turn your life stories into messages that can change lives. Remember last week when we talked about sifting through your life to find stories? If not, please do. I’ll just sit here and wait for you. No worries. My time isn’t important… Back yet? …still waiting. Great, you’re back! … Read More

How To Come Up With Topics To Speak About

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Listen or read! Or both. You decide!    I’m sure we’ve all asked ourselves at one point, “what can I possibly talk about that’s worth a damn?” Today I’m going to tell you why you’re worth a damn. And no, I’m not just saying that to make you feel good. I’m going to show you how you can find topics … Read More

What You Should Never Forget

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  There are times that I’ve forgotten my roots. Unfortunately, it happens.   What roots, you ask? The basic principles and fundamentals of public speaking that I labored to grasp. The ones that were necessary to shed my fear and improve as a speaker. It’s easy to get caught up in the fleeting nuances of life and forget to send … Read More

The 3 F’s of Fear

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  What we generally describe as “stage-fright” or the fear of public speaking, is actually much more specific. The fears can be broken down. One by one. And obliterated. Why do you think you are afraid to get up and speak in front of an audience? Most people know it’s scary, but usually have no specific reason why. It’s like skydiving–we … Read More

The Most Important Promise You Could Ever Make

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  Promises are important. The ones we make to our friends, our family, and even our pets are very important, and we should probably do our best to keep them. But what about promises to yourself? Ya, those…they are of killer importance, and they happen to be the most important promises you could make. So then, here’s the promise I urge you to make. Promise yourself … Read More