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Eye Contact

Eye Contact
(Day 21, Speaking Palooza 2019)

In the past, I was terrible with eye contact. For a long time, I wasn’t even aware of it, but at some point, I realized that I rarely did it. I watched people’s lips instead. Once I was aware, I started to work on it, a little here or there. However, when I started speaking, I knew I needed to work harder. I knew why, like I know why I need to eat vegetables. But actually doing it was another thing. It’s scary to break a lifetime of behavior.

I recently had an experience that made me realize HOW important it was and it created a mental shift in this area.

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Episode 70 Julie Friend

Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast, Episode 70: Julie Friend

This episode of the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast features Carma’s interview with Julie Friend, a strategic business advisor with Gemstone Partners. Podcast Highlights Length: 11 minutes, 34 seconds Julie Friend believes in putting in rehearsal and preparation time for her presentations. Given that her topic is data privacy security […]

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Episode 35 Laurel Clark

Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast, Episode 35: Laurel Clark

This episode of the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast features Carma’s interview with Laurel Clark, a teacher, author, and speaker. Podcast Highlights Length: 15 minutes, 11 seconds When Laurel Clark was a child, she was very shy and quiet. However, through the prodding of her friends and her position with […]

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Top 10 Ways to Butcher Your Presentation and How to Avoid Them

Top 10 Ways to Butcher Your Presentation and How to Avoid Them

By Featured Speaker Arvee Robinson 1. Getting there late. Walking frantically into a room full of people who have been waiting for you to arrive can be an embarrassing situation. Unless you are a magician, you might as well turn around and leave. It would take a miracle to get […]

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