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Rethinking Stress: Breaking Down Kelly McGonigal's TED Talk
Explore insights from Kelly McGonigal's TED Talk as we dive into stress transformation techniques for peak performance and health.
How to Write a Professional Bio – and 6 Great Examples
Today we'll talk about why your professional bio matters, share a rough template for your bio, and share six professional bio examples for several situations that might be applicable to your own needs.
Say Cheese! How to Level Up Your Brand with Professional Headshots
Level up your personal brand and make a lasting impression with professional headshots. Here are a few tips to make that happen!
How to Write a Successful Children's Book
Discover how to write a children's book that captivates young minds. Dive into character creation, storyline crafting, and the path to publishing success!
Crafting a Message That Inspires: 7 Tips for Giving a Motivational Speech
Here are seven tips for how to give a motivational speech that you can start applying right now.
Ready to Level Up Your Career? Here's How a Career Coach Can Help
If you're ready to grow professionally, a career coach can be a helpful guide to achieving success.
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3 Lessons From Amy Porterfield on Building An Online Audience
Have you ever wondered if you’re speaking to the wrong audience?
3 Lessons From Sara Murray on Building Successful Habits as a Speaker
Authenticity and relationship building are key to successful sales. Here's why.
3 Lessons From Shane Sams on How to Prepare A Killer Talk
Recently, Shane Sams joined us to discuss the art of preparing a killer talk. Here are his top 3 pieces of advice.
10 Things They Don't Tell You About Speaking
Let's find out what they don’t tell you about speaking. These are 10 surprises speakers often encounter when they’re launching their business.
How to Make Effective Use of Body Language as a Speaker
Today we'll dig into how body language can make a difference for public speakers–both during your talk and during your interactions offstage.
How to Create Effective Speaking PowerPoint Presentations
How do you create effective speaking PowerPoint presentations? Today, we’ll go over when, why, and how to use slides in your talk.
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