Afraid of Public Speaking? 7 Tips to Do It Well

By Margie Warrell / October 23, 2018 /

First thing’s first: Stop making it about you.

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TED Talks: ‘How to Speak So That People Want to Listen’

By TED / February 22, 2017 /

There are seven deadly sins of speaking, according to sound consultant Julian Treasure: Gossiping Judging Negativity Complaining Excuses Exaggeration Dogmatism It can be difficult to stay away from these conversation killers, but Treasure says there are plenty of ways to make sure you don’t lose your listener. In this TED Talk, he shares tips to…

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TED Talks: ‘Why You Should Talk to Strangers’

By TED / December 14, 2016 /

A simple hello might have no significant meaning, but it opens the door for making others feel significant. It lets people know someone was paying attention to them. It means people can connect by simply acknowledging the other’s presence. Stranger enthusiast Kio Stark is obsessed with these moments. Not only are the resulting conversations revealing…

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5 Ways to Speak More Powerfully

By Margie Warrell / December 2, 2016 /

“It’s been impossible for me to get a job,” the woman tells me, having just been introduced by a mutual acquaintance at breakfast. “There’s just nothing out there. Absolutely nothing.” Although I have no way to validate her situation, my strong sense is that it is not impossible and that there is something out there.…

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