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June: to TED or not to TED

I heard a funny comment from another TM Speaker’s Bureau: “Everyone wants to give a TED talk, but no one wants to give a 20 minute qualifying speech.”  As tough as a Qualifying Speech is, a TED talk is more demanding. One observation was: prepare to give the talk of your life. How are you going […]

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Jump-in Speaking Tips

June: Jump-In Tips

Again, I find myself watching America’s Got Talent for the judge’s observations on stage presentation, motivation and other creative tips. Plus, I’m a sucker for an emotional story for someone coming up from the streets. This night, they focus on a Hip Hop Contortionist dancer, Alonzo “Turf” Jones. He’s from the streets of San Francisco. […]

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