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Listening: Your Number One Tool to Improve Your Communication Skills

Improving our communication skills is a challenge most of us face in our lifetime. If we want to function in human society, that is. If your closest buddies are the penguins you are studying in the Arctic, I guess you are excused. So how do we go about improving our communication skills? The number one way to improve your communication …

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16 Powerful Ways to Start Your Speech and Hook Your Audience

When you’re speaking in front of an audience, grabbing attention is everything. That’s why you should start your speech in a powerful way. How do you start your speech in a powerful way? There are multiple ways. Here I will show you how to grab attention, and keep it while delivering your points to the audience. Let’s dive into the …

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This 1 Tip Will Make You a Better Public Speaker

We are all subjective creatures, unable to truly see ourselves. When we are speaking in front of a crowd, we are particularly vulnerable and as such often become defensive. It is not easy for most people to admit to themselves that they have poor body language or sub-par volume control on their voice. What can we do to overcome this …

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What is public speaking?

Public speaking is the act of communicating to a group of people through speech, with the intent of informing, entertaining or influencing. What is public speaking and what do you need to know about it? It is basically a presentation in front of an audience, just like in elementary school. While it may cover various topics and take form in …

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How to stop being lazy and start writing

How do I stop being lazy, when I should actually be writing, you ask? In this article you will get some tips to stop porking around and start typing on that computer! Or typewriter. Whatever floats your boat. The trick to beating laziness is taking the first step, getting yourself on board with the system and rewarding yourself as you …

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9 simple tips to prepare and relax before public speaking

Going in front of a crowd to present something can be demanding, and you need to be on your A-game. Here are some simple tips that will make you feel great before your public speaking event.  #1 – Listen to music: If there is one thing that sure changes my mood, it’s music. Bad music can put a damper on …