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5 Steps to Conquering Public-Speaking Anxiety

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The public humiliation over freezing up on stage at the Consumer Electronics Show may not be the worst thing movie director Michael Bay has to deal with. If he suffers from public speaking anxiety - as millions of people do - the meltdown …

3 Tips To Combat A Fear Of Public Speaking

In 1889, Mahatma Gandhi, who was then a young lawyer, got so nervous during his first time in front of a judge that he literally ran out of the courtroom. For years, "the awful strain of public speaking" stopped him from speaking to groups, even at dinner parties and once, even, at the meeting of a …

How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sooner or later, if business is going well, you'll be asked to speak about your product or service publicly. For most of us, that is a terrifying proposition.<p>Even as a young child, I was afraid of public speaking. I can remember sitting …

How Businesswomen Can Learn to Speak Like Pros

In 2012, leadership consulting firm Flynn, Heath, Holt collected feedback on 1,100 female executives, examining over 7,000 surveys in total. This research was inspired by a recurring problem that the businesswomen they coached had - an inability to make themselves heard during meetings. Many of the …

10 Public Speaking Habits to Avoid at All Costs

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>A habit is a routine way of thinking, feeling, or behaving, which tends to occur unconsciously, explains Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc. and author of <i>Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results.</i><p>"For instance, in golf, no …

Public Speaking Secrets From the Top Stars of TED

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>You’re in the middle of a room with 5,000 people staring at you waiting for you to speak.<p>What’s coming up for you?<p>Are you shaky, nervous and unsure of yourself?<p>Are you prepared, alive and ready to leave the audience inspired?<p>Everyone starts out in life …

Learn to Love Public Speaking

I’ve never been great at public speaking and have tried to avoid it in the past. But as my company grows and becomes more influential in the community, I am invited more and more to host events. I hate cancelling because I don't want to hold my company back. How can I improve my public speaking …

11 Public-Speaking Pointers

A successful speech should always end with a standing ovation--here's how to get yours.<p>This story appears in the October 2008 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>When I started public speaking in the mid-1980s, I was deathly afraid. It's taken me 20 years to get comfortable. I hope many of you are …

9 Public-Speaking Lessons From The World's Greatest TED Talks

Depending on your perspective, 2006 was either a really bad year for public speaking or the start of a world-changing transformation. In that year the famous TED conference began streaming 18-minute presentations from the world’s top minds for free. Today TED talks are viewed more than two million …

Five Reasons Why The Fear Of Public Speaking Is Great For You

Jerry Seinfeld made a great joke based on a simple observation:<p>“I read a thing that actually says that speaking in front of a crowd is considered the number one fear of the average person. I found that amazing – number two was death! <b>That means to the average person if you have to be at a funeral,</b> …

Why Public Speaking Scares You And How To Overcome Your Fear

Jerry Seinfeld once joked that for most people, the fear of public speaking ranks higher than the fear of death: “This means to the average person, if you have to go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.”<p>For Jane Praeger, a New York City media and presentation coach, …

Joel Osteen: 7 Keys to Successful Public Speaking

As the second subject for Oprah’s Next Chapter on OWN, she chose mega-church pastor, Joel Osteen. Few people give weekly talks or “presentations” to as many people as Osteen. His Lakewood Church in Houston attracts 16,000 for each sermon on Sundays. He reaches millions more on television in more …

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This Homeland Security Employee Is Preparing for a Coming Race War

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>You see, DHS employees, even those with office jobs like Kimathi's, have to get outside activities …

Here's Why We Should Shut Down The Department Of Homeland Security

In the wake of the incident, the head of the Secret Service resigned. But the Service is an agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the head of DHS, Jeh Johnson, did not resign. Indeed, he said very little about it, presumably to evade responsibility. So what is the purpose of …

House Homeland Security Chairman: ISIS Is Waging a Propaganda War, and Lone Wolves Show ‘They’re Winning’

Representative Michael McCaul, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said that the attacks in Canada and New York City last week by …

Homeland Security Orders Increased Security for Government Buildings

Homeland Security has ordered increased security at various U.S. government buildings in Washington, D.C., and other major cities and locations …

Government immigration workers’ union says Obama’s amnesty plans would harm national security

The head of a union representing 12,000 federal immigration workers is warning that President Barack Obama’s plan to expand legal status for millions of illegal immigrants would do serious damage to the national security of the United States.<p>Ken Palinkas, president of the National Citizenship and …

Homeland Security Steps Up Security at Federal Buildings

DHS Secretary Says Recent Attack in Canada Drives ‘Precautionary’ Move<p>WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security is increasing security at federal buildings as a result of growing concern over lone-wolf terrorist attacks such as last week’s shooting in Ottawa.<p>Homeland Security Secretary Jeh …

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