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The power of silence in public speaking

Have you ever experienced a time warp? You have if you’ve felt you were being silent for too long during a speech. For the speaker, silent moments often appear longer than they do for the audience. In this video excerpt … Continue reading

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Punctuation and the Public Speaker

Last week, in my Long Beach Writing Examiner column I honored National Punctuation Day with a post about paying attention to punctuation. You can read it at Paying attention to punctuation. Then yesterday, a friend sent me this image:   … Continue reading

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