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how to rehearse your presentations

Ready! Set! No! Not Quite Yet!


One of the biggest mistakes people make when it comes to presenting is delivering their talk without rehearsing. They believe, “I know what I’m going to say, so I’m all set.”


But for those who want to engage, persuade, and inspire others, rehearsing is part of their preparation. And with all things being equal, they wouldn’t skip this important step.


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Be as Professional on Zoom Meetings as You Are in Person


We’re spending more time on Zoom than we could have imagined. It’s not only a new format for many of us, but it’s a whole new animal — one that’s difficult for some to tame.


In this episode are seven easy-to-implement tips that will make you as professional in a virtual meeting as you are in a face-to-face meeting.


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How This Simple Shift Benefits Your Audience


In this brief episode, you are going to learn how you can quickly differentiate yourself from other speakers, more effectively engage your audience, and have your audience understand the benefit from listening to you.


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10 Public Speaking Myths Busted


Some public speaking myths have been around for years. I have no idea how they continue to be perpetuated. Hopefully, this episode will help bring these myths to an end … at least for those who listen to it.


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Transitioning to a Full-time Speaker With Clint Pulver


Leaving a steady, secure job behind and transitioning to being a full-time speaker can be a nerve-racking undertaking, but it’s well worth the effort and stress. That … from someone who has successfully made the move, Clint Pulver.


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Catapult Your Speaking Career With a Book With John Jantsch


Whether you are beginning your speaking career or are a veteran, writing a book on your subject may be one of the most advantageous tings you can do to showcase your expertise. In this episode, John Jantsch and I discuss how writing a book could affect your speaking career. As you’ll discover, it’s a daunting undertaking, but can be well worth your time and effort.


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Public Speaking Is a Work in Process and in Progress With Joey Coleman


Public speaking is a craft — a craft that no one really masters. It is a constant work in process, and for those who work at their craft, it is also a work in progress. Award-winning speaker and best-selling author Joey Coleman shares how he has shaped his craft and how it has shaped him. And we can all learn from his experience and perspective.


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Sima Dahl Shares Her Thoughts on Confidence, Communication, and Personal Brands


Speaking is a demanding profession. Developing your skills to the top of your game can be arduous and challenging. Sima Dahl shares her journey and discusses its rewards. Her advice is encouraging and easy to follow.


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Learn how Scott Ginsberg Built a Brand in an Unlikely Way


What happens when you wear a nametag 24/7? Even to bed? Just ask Scott Ginsberg. In the beginning, it was just a gimmick to make friends. But soon, his crazy idea didn’t seem so crazy.


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Have Your Customers Build Your Speaking Business With Jay Baer


We all know how beneficial word-of-mouth marketing is, yet only 1% of businesses have a word-of-mouth strategy. This is because many of us believe that being competent in our professions inspires people to talk about us and our businesses. Oh, if only this were true. Jay Baer, Hall of Fame speaker and author of the best-selling “Talk Triggers,” explains how you can use talk triggers and other tactics to grow your speaking business.


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Being Driven Can Overcome Many Challenges With Suzanne Evans


Is being a speaker one of your goals? You’ll want to listen to Suzanne Evans, president of Driven, Inc., share your experience and advice to up-and-coming and established speakers alike.


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Hone Your Skills With Master Storyteller Dr. Ivan Misner


Storytelling has the power to educate, entertain and connect with your audiences. It’s also an art — an art to be studied, practiced and polished. Whether you are an entrepreneur, executive or salesperson, sales person, telling well-crafted stories helps you make an emotional connection.


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How to Identify, Sharpen, and Champion Your Most Important Points With Joel Schwarztberg


In this episode, Joel Schwartzberg explains how too many people confuse a point with a title, a topic, an idea, a theme, or even something much less. A point is something more. It’s a contention you can propose, argue, illustrate, and prove. A real point creates a position of value. Joel not only clarifies what a point is, but he also shed light on how to determine if what you’re saying is a point or if it falls short. If you want to more effectively reach your audiences, listen to what Joel has to say.


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What Really Matters When It Comes to Serving Your Audience With Bob Burg


Every speaker, whether new to the craft or an experienced veteran, has opportunities and challenges. In this episode, Bob shares how he got started in the speaking business, the biggest challenge he faced on his way to becoming a captivating and purposeful speaker (odds are that you face the same challenge), and his biggest piece of advise he can offer to up and coming speakers.


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