Is It Okay To Cuss Or Use Slang As A Public Speaker?

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 Most people naturally tend to talk to the audience as if they were talking to the Dalai Lama. They clean up their language. Not just holding back on “f-bombs” but also cutting out the “so-like-totallys” and any overt slang words or phrases. I can’t say that I disagree with this approach in principle. However, is it the best approach? And if so, … Read More

How To Use PASSION In Your Public Speaking

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Recently I’ve been thinking about how to elevate my speaking game and it seems that every week I get a new idea for how to do just that.  The latest one to cross my path was how to implement more passion. This is a topic I’m familiar with but I’ve since outgrown my original interpretation of what passion is. So, it’s time to reinvent. … Read More

When “Easy” Is Dangerous

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Procrastination is much easier than work, don’t you think? Let’s see…couch or strain my brain? Hmmm. Tough decision.  Let’s face it, we all procrastinate at least sometimes. But the one thing that makes procrastinating even easier, is procrastinating on something we perceive as being “easy.” Because, you know, we can finish it right quick.   A couple of personal experiences that … Read More

The TOP 10 GREATEST Speeches That Happened In My Lifetime

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We’ve heard about Martin Luther King’s I Have A Dream speech, Churchill’s Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat, Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!  All great, grand, wonderful, and all that good stuff. But, I wasn’t alive during that time. So instead of putting together a master list of historical speeches, I’m going to … Read More

You Have To Do This If You Want To Overcome Your Fear Of Public Speaking

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Do you really want to overcome the fear of public speaking? Like for real, for real? Or just kinda sorta wanna? Let me tell you a little secret: your chances of overcoming the fear of public speaking without speaking in front of a real audience is almost zero.Information alone ain’t gonna cut it. Then again, neither will “just do it” suffice. Unless … Read More

Tactical Talks TOP 5! The Best Public Speaking Articles On The Web – Vol. #12

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ROUND 12 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 tipsBuilding self-confidenceAnd anything in between…I’m looking for the interesting, the fascinating, the practical, and anything with worthwhile information to help you become a better … Read More

Stop Letting Your Critic Treat You Like Trash

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The fear of public speaking is very real. I’ve covered the fear extensively over the past couple years and this year won’t be any different. One significant reason that facing up to the fear (and eventually overcoming it) remains a hardcore adversity is a fierce internal critic. The inner judge varies in jerkishness from person to person, but in each of … Read More