Your Public Speaking “Toolkit”

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  I recently read this blog article listing 10 confidence building tips for public speaking. The interesting thing I noticed is that some of them seem more relevant to constructing a speech rather than building confidence. Whatever, still good tips! But, the last one ignited some of my brain synapses: Create Your Toolkit You know how sometimes you come across something that you’ve been doing, but … Read More

Public Speaking Presents: The Currency of Confidence

Matt KramerConfidence, Uncategorized1 Comment

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  Confidence can be gained from public speaking. A whole lot of it. It’s built by persistently putting yourself in the spotlight, or put another way, throwing yourself to the starving wolves as often as possible. There’s no doubt that you’ll gain confidence with public speaking as your tool. But, these new found guts, are they only good for public speaking? … Read More

Your OWN Story: Authenticity Reigns Supreme

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Have you ever listened to someone give a speech or tell a story that just didn’t feel authentic? It ain’t pretty. Why would a presenter choose to tell made up stories or deliver information that they just aren’t qualified to give? An example would be if I re-told a story that I heard from someone else but substituted myself as … Read More

Reading Your Audience

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Have you ever seen an audience member with a stone-cold face? Expressionless and even borderline indignant? This is quite common. And while the title of this post is Reading Your Audience, another title that would work is Don’t Read Too Much Into Your Audience’s Expressions. Seeing faces like that instantly makes you think that they are not enjoying your speech or … Read More

Tactical Talks – The Beginning!

Matt KramerMotivation, Uncategorized2 Comments

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  First off, let me start out by telling you who this website is NOT for: It’s not for people who are perfect. It’s not for those who are oblivious to their internal thoughts and fears about public speaking or any other challenges that stretch their comfort zones. It’s not for those mythical souls who don’t fear public speaking…or claim … Read More