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Be Ready For Speaking Success

April: Ya Gotta Be Ready!

  A speaker friend called to ask if I had video clips of my Networking presentation.  I didn’t. I hadn’t edited out my favorite short clips from the video I took. It was not a fun feeling. It reminded me of what a lady once told me: “You have to be ready when it hits.” So […]

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coworking - death to networking

Death to Networking

(this is a reprint from my JerseyJellyWeek.com blog, which applies to folks here). Yeah – there – I said it.  Traditional networking gives me the hives for all the wrong reasons (as if there’s really a good hive reason), and personally I think it’s walking on its last leg. Before you attack me, even though you […]

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brainstorming the power of a team

October: Power of a Team

 Yes, the Bureau really is the best three hours in Toastmasters. The brainstorming/networking caps it off. I learned a long time ago you can’t do a speaking business alone. There’s too much to it. It takes a team. Even a contest speech takes input from others. Here’s an example: At a previous Bureau meeting, Michelle […]

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Are you a speaker? Announce it!

July: Announce It – You are a Speaker!

Are you a public speaker? o Yes   o No   o Sort of  o Soon I would like an answer to that question, because … One of the first steps on your path to becoming a public speaker is to call yourself one. A lady I worked with many years ago, Susan, was getting more  into her […]

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