Tell the audience what you want them to do

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I do lots of public speaking as part of my job. I’d like to share one of my tips for giving engaging and impactful talks. Two caveats: This is a sort-of work post. In that, I’ll be discussing something I did for my employer – but they haven’t asked me to write this, nor have…

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Stand Up Comedy – Dealing With The Fear

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Terence Eden performing stand u comedy. He is holding a microphone.

I could hear the act before me getting uproarious laughs. I was stuck on the toilet panicking my guts out. Why was this happening? My job involves lots of public speaking – to strangers, colleagues, senior leaders, peers, and random people on the Internet. To small BarCamps and to thousands of people in a conference…

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