“The New Opium of the Masses”

“The New Opium of the Masses”

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Opium. The use of a natural GMO-free psychological enhancer, Opium for example, to augment reality is a historically documented past-time. Some would even say it’s a universal human habit. Well, times do change and with it the substitute takes new forms, new context, new delivery systems. And it’s not always a natural substance or a legally compounded drug …[Read More]

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If you’re going to develop a habit, choose a good one.


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“Public Speaking vs Speaking in Public”

“Public Speaking vs Speaking in Public”

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Public Speaking and Speaking in Public are not the same thing. They are not to be confused. You can easily engage in the one, but strongly resist the other.

Knowing what you want to achieve in your personal and/or professional communication is the quickest way to accomplish it. In most instances, being a good Speaker can help you achieve your goals more quickly.

Articles in Fortune, Slate, Forbes, NY Times and hundreds of other publications, books, websites, DVD sets are all broadcasting that to you… and still you resist putting yourself in a position to learn the skills, the techniques to successful Speaking. Whyhead in sand

Public Speaking is a learnable set of Skills regardless of how you plan to use them. Don’t buy into the ‘hype’ of the natural born speaker…it’s not true.  [Read More]


Natural Born Speakers? No, actually,
Good Speakers are Trained.

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“Can I Avoid Looking Foolish When I Speak?”

“Can I Avoid Looking Foolish When I Speak?”

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Are you always worried about Looking foolish or feeling self-conscious when you speak out? In fact you may feel so embarrassed when you try, you don’t offer an opinion or an idea or a solution into any conversation. It’s a very common feeling, and statistics say 60-70% of Americans don’t even try to advocate, communicate, or educate in a group environment.

If you can identify with that issue, that feeling, but you would like to get over it [Read More]       

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It’s not a “fear of Speaking” it’s fear of embarrassment
and they are not the same thing.


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“A Natural Born Speaker?”

“A Natural Born Speaker?”

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The term “Natural Born Speaker” is typically used to describe a person who speaks easily & confidently in front of others. But is that a valid description of an accomplished Speaker? My experience tells a different story: Good Speakers aren’t “Naturally Born”, they’re really not.

In fact the general acceptance of this phrase can have severe negative implications for any that accept it as true.group speaker And those implications, statistics reveal, affect most of us. Primarily it’s a discouraging effect. Quite frankly, we are, all of us, ill-served by accepting the validity of this phrase and yet the majority of people do.

But if the phrase “Natural Born Speaker” isn’t justifiable, then what explains the general acceptance and usage of it? What is the payoff? [Read More]


 

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