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Public Speaking Tip #23: Wearing a Hat

  Would you like to wear a hat during your next presentation? This week, I talk a little bit about wearing a hat when you get up to speak, including all the things you need to consider when selecting your … Continue reading

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The Power of Visual Aids

Picture this. The next speaker is announced and rap music begins to play. The speaker struts onto the stage wearing a faux fur coat, a broad-rimmed hat and dark sunglasses. Once he arrives at center stage, the music dies away … Continue reading

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Public Speaking Tip #10: Using props during a presentation

  Do you use props in your presentations? In today’s tip, I share a few pointers on how to use props. For example: As Jill Lublin suggests, when you are talking about your book, hold it up near your face … Continue reading

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Public Speaking Tip #6: Present Your Speech Well

Here is the second installment of excerpts from For the Love of Public Speaking, a 27-minute introduction to Toastmasters I produced during a Television Production Workshop at Santa Rosa Junior College in 1994. This week I cover “Presentation.”     … Continue reading

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