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5 Steps to Conquering Public-Speaking Anxiety

5 Steps to Conquering Public-Speaking Anxiety

People most likely to suffer from speaking anxiety are those who care most about their careers. The reason is that overachievers are highly aware of the importance of presentation skills in climbing the corporate ladder and becoming successful.
The 7 Worst Speaking Mistakes Professionals Make

The 7 Worst Speaking Mistakes Professionals Make

How we speak -- tone, pitch and volume -- can go a long way in effectively communicating your startup's message.
What You Can Learn From Michael Bay's Embarrassing Presentation Mishap

What You Can Learn From Michael Bay's Embarrassing Presentation Mishap

'Transformers' director Michael Bay abruptly walked off stage in Vegas yesterday after his guest spot during a Samsung product intro became fraught with teleprompter issues.
7 Idioms Almost Everyone Gets Wrong

7 Idioms Almost Everyone Gets Wrong

The English language changes constantly, but sometimes it retains sayings that use words and meanings that have fallen out of favor. That leads to inadvertent mistakes.
How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Five tips to find your voice, tell your story and engage an audience.
10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

Looking for advice on how to amp up your public speaking skills? Here are a few tips from a pro.
5 Must-Know Public Speaking Tips for Introverts

5 Must-Know Public Speaking Tips for Introverts

Your fear of public speaking can hold you back. Try these tips to make it less intimidating.
How to Save Any Presentation From a Technology Meltdown

How to Save Any Presentation From a Technology Meltdown

Don't let a technology glitch or mistake ruin your next presentation. Here are four ways to save any presentation from disaster.
Your Fill-in-the-Blank Motivational Speech

Your Fill-in-the-Blank Motivational Speech

Select from the following answers for a rallying cry you can apply to any business challenge.
Tips for Delivering Kickass Business Presentations

Tips for Delivering Kickass Business Presentations

Keep these five important things in mind in order to overcome fear, keep organized and be smart and flexible when responding to questions.
Sound Advice: How to Make Your Voice More Effective

Sound Advice: How to Make Your Voice More Effective

How you articulate reveals a lot about your sincerity, credibility and confidence. Here are some tips to use your voice more effectively the next time you pitch your business or give a presentation.
What You Can Learn From Ashton Kutcher About Public Speaking

What You Can Learn From Ashton Kutcher About Public Speaking

The 'Jobs' actor's stirring acceptance speech at the Teen Choice Awards is earning him considerable respect among speechwriters.
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Media Interviews

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Media Interviews

How to sound natural, deliver a difficult message, and the phases you should never say.
Richard Branson on the Art of Public Speaking

Richard Branson on the Art of Public Speaking

The successful entrepreneur shares his advice for getting over fears of public speaking.
4 Storytelling Techniques That Can Help You Increase Your Sales

4 Storytelling Techniques That Can Help You Increase Your Sales

Incorporate these pointers from professional storytellers to elevate your sales skills.
How to Be a More Charismatic Leader

How to Be a More Charismatic Leader

Some people command attention when they enter a room. Here are five tips for the rest of us.
How to Project Confidence

How to Project Confidence

Four tips to help you appear confident and sell your ideas effectively.
5 Secrets to Producing Better Webinars

5 Secrets to Producing Better Webinars

If done well, webinars can drive sales and increase customer loyalty. Here's how to make yours stand out.
5 Foolproof Ways to Boost Your Public-Speaking Skills

5 Foolproof Ways to Boost Your Public-Speaking Skills

From pitching investors to wowing to potential customers, speaking before an audience is a key skill to acquire. Here are some tips.
This Is Your Brain on Fear (Infographic)

This Is Your Brain on Fear (Infographic)

A look at what happens inside your brain when you're afraid.
How to Conquer Stage Fright and Focus on the Positive

How to Conquer Stage Fright and Focus on the Positive

Change your state of mind -- and vanquish your fear of failure -- by asking yourself the right questions.
How to Stump: Storytelling Tips from the Campaign Trail

How to Stump: Storytelling Tips from the Campaign Trail

Entrepreneurs can learn a lot from Ann Romney, Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama and even Clint Eastwood about what to do (or not do) when standing in the spotlight.
What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Public Speaking

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Public Speaking

How can you go from 'public speaking isn't my thing' to full-fledged confidence? The Esquire guy helps you step up to the podium.
An Unconventional Guide to Public Speaking

An Unconventional Guide to Public Speaking

Entrepreneur's Esquire Guy columnist Ross McCammon offers his unique take on the art and craft of public speaking. Hint: No hula-hoops.
12 Ways to Become a Recognized Expert

12 Ways to Become a Recognized Expert

Getting quoted, giving speeches and writing articles are great ways to market your business.

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