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How to Breathe to Stay Calm, Focused and Confident

Aug 29, 2021 by Gary Genard

Want to improve your calmness and focus for public speaking? Here's how to breathe to stay calm, focused, and confident. read more »

"Oops!" ― 5 Ways to Recover from a Brain Freeze in a Presentation

Aug 18, 2019 by Gary Genard

Had a brain freeze while presenting? Don't worry―your career isn't over. Here are 5 ways to keep your composure and get back in the game! read more »

The 5-Minute Exercise that Can Make You a Fearless Speaker

May 06, 2018 by Gary Genard

Do you know how to breathe productively for public speaking? This 5-minute exercise will slow your breath, calm you, and make you a more fearless speaker!  read more »

Breathing for Public Speaking: 3 Ways You May Be Doing It Wrong

Apr 10, 2016 by Gary Genard

Do you know how to use diaphragmatic breathing for effective public speaking? Here are 3 ways you may need to up your breathing game! read more »

How to Woo an Audience and Move People to Action!

Sep 27, 2015 by Gary Genard

Every day, the world provides riches that can improve our knowledge and skills as public speakers. We should always look beyond our profession, of course, for ideas and connections we can use. But ... read more »

Stressed Out Over Public Speaking? — Embrace It!

May 17, 2015 by Gary Genard

Is anything more stressful than giving a high-stakes speech or presentation? And is there another situation where you feel less equipped to handle that stress? read more »

5 Ways to Be an Extraordinary Speaker in 2015

Dec 28, 2014 by Gary Genard

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Six Magic Words for More Effective Presentations

Dec 07, 2014 by Gary Genard

Jack in the Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale had those five magical beans. But you can go Jack one better with six magic words that can help make you a giant in terms of public speaking success. read more »

Trust Your Intuition to Be a Better Speaker

May 04, 2014 by Gary Genard

Would you like to be fully present as a speaker―for your own comfort and confidence as well as meeting the needs of your audience? read more »

Focus and Mindfulness Exercises for Fear of Public Speaking

Feb 23, 2014 by Gary Genard

Fear of public speaking manifests itself in a number of ways. Nervousness and feelings of anxiety, of course, are often at the top of the list. (To reduce your nerves and increase your focus, ... read more »

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