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Use These 7 Exercises to Become a Public Speaking Pro

Having a good pitch can either make or break your business--so start honing those skills.<p>Your pitch serves as a gateway between every new person you meet and their contribution to your enterprise. Land the pitch, and you'll open the door to a bigger conversation that could lead to a new client, a …

Public Speaking

15 Ways to Become a Better Person

Here are 15 of the ways that I've been able to implement into my own life to become a better person.<p>Most of us want to be a better person whether at home, in the office, or just when we're out running errands. The problem is where exactly do you start?<p>I realized a couple years ago that I was a jerk …

The Master Orator: Osman Sultan's Public Speaking Tips For Execs

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p><i>As anyone who has listened to Osman Sultan speak can attest, the du CEO is a gifted orator. Since one of the requisites of being a great leader is (arguably) being a good speaker, we asked Sultan to share his</i> …

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Worried? Nervous? The distinction between anxiety disorders and "normal" anxiety isn't always clear.

Top 10 - 2 of 10: 8 Reasons Not to Worry

<i>This blog is the second most popular of all the blogs I have ever posted. Next week we will be revealing my number 1 blog.</i><p>Everyone wants to worry less. Few of us manage it. Here are eight reasons not to worry, together with ways to stop worrying that can really work.<p>First, however, let me be clear …

Richard Dawkins

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9 Ways to Think Like a Leader

Leaders think differently.<p>Many years ago, I had the opportunity to shadow the CEO of a major technology company for one day. That one day changed my life forever. Walking through the hallways of his company, hearing him interact on phone calls and watching him tackle projects and challenges was …

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

101 Inspiring Quotes From the Most Successful People in History

Whenever you're struggling to get things done, turn to this list of quotes for the inspiration and motivation you need to be the best you can be.<p>Inspiration can come from anywhere, but one of my favorite sources is inspirational quotes. There are several that have helped me stay on track throughout …

Motivation

3 Remarkably Effective Habits for a Happier, More Successful You

When you're happier at work, you're 31 percent more productive.<p>To be happy, you have to want to be happy. It is a personal choice. You can define your own happiness; it is OK. Going through life is easier when you embrace happiness and when you see life through a more positive lens. Not only that, …

Happiness

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

The Psychology of Procrastination and How to Avoid It

Paul is a productivity blogger who loves helping people improve their productivity so they can get more out of life. Learn more about how Paul works …

Procrastination

How to Make a Great First Impression

Six strategies for making a better first impression:<p><b>1. Stop acting and be your best self:</b><p>"Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal development. However, you can plus that by being your best self. During your next networking or social situation, just show up with the intention of being …

The 10 Mindsets of Highly Productive People

Everyone has a different idea as to what success means, but at the same time everyone wants to be successful. At Asian Efficiency we write a lot …

Time Management

10 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Life

You don’t need an overhaul to improve the quality of your life. Just a few steps can help to boost your well-being and make your days more …

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

20 Positive Thoughts on Life That Lead to Happiness, Success and Higher Productivity

If you thought, only genes determine your lifespan, you may be wrong. There are life lessons, which if learnt and adhered to, can add years to your …

Seven top tips for mastering the art of public speaking

If you’ve been watching the public debates and wondering why some politicians are such natural public speakers (and why some others aren’t), then let us enlighten you. First up, perfect the art of the soundbite<p>Whatever you think of her politics, Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the Scottish Nationalist …

4 Hacks to Eliminate Fear of Public Speaking

Calm your nerves for the big speech with these mind tricks.<p>With a few mind tricks, you can banish your fear of public speaking.<p>Our body responds to psychological stress in a similar way as physical stress, says Nancy Duarte, the CEO of presentation service Duarte Inc. That might manifest itself in …

Public Speaking

6 proven ways to calm your nerves before speaking in public

Unfortunately, it's very common. But when you care about an issue, you can't let nervousness or anxiety stop you from getting involved.<p>If you're on the PTA, you may be asked to talk about an upcoming fundraiser. At church, you may be asked to be part of the service or to teach a class.<p>Although you …

Public Speaking

Three tips for rocking the public speaking stage

<i>We asked a number of leading women who are speaking at the upcoming She Leads Conference what they’d like younger women to know about navigating</i> …

Jerry Seinfeld

10 Things to Stop Doing in Your Next Public Speaking Opportunity

Whether it’s only a verbal presentation to a few people or a TED Talk with cameras and a large audience, there are some simple things to remember …

TED Talks

Public Speaking: The Art of Selling Without Selling

Traditional sales tactics not working? Try a public speaking …

How introverts can conquer public speaking

While the idea of public speaking may tie your stomach in knots, self-proclaimed introvert Susan Cain proves that even for the most reserved, the …

Public Speaking
Public Speaking

3 Ways To Nail Your Next Meeting

Illustrated by Madelyn Somers.<p>This week’s Office Hours featured Sandra Fluke, an attorney and candidate for the California Senate. She has advocated …

Fear of Public Speaking and How to Conquer It

<i>*Rebekah Scheuerle [2013] is President of the Gates Cambridge Scholars Council and is doing a PhD in Chemical Engineering. Picture credit: Charles</i> …

Breathing Is the Key to Persuasive Public Speaking

Have you ever wondered why two people can say exactly the same thing in a meeting, but only one of them gets credit for it? Many times it’s the way we <i>sound</i> that makes the difference between whether or not we are actually <i>heard</i>.<p>We all know when someone sounds nervous or confident. Think about the …