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Breaking Down Mel Robbins' TED Talk: How The 5 Second Rule Can Change Your Life
Discover the life-changing insights from Mel Robbins TED talk on mastering the 5 Second Rule to propel your success and productivity.
Logos Explained: Examples of Logical Appeal in Effective Speaking
Finally, it's time to examine logos examples. In these speeches, speakers appeal to reason, logic, and truth. 
How to Build a Story Bank from Ravi Rajani
"Stories come from insignificant, seemingly insignificant micro moments which can be transformed into micro stories which eventually graduate to making the story bank.”
Ethos in Action: Appeals to Character and Credibility in Public Speaking
Today we’re continuing our series digging into the three modes of rhetorical appeal popularized by Aristotle with a closer look at ethos, which Aristotle describes as an “appeal to character.”
Connecting Emotionally: Pathos Examples in Public Speaking
If you’ve been struggling to connect emotionally with your audience and need some pathos examples to inspire you as you work on your signature talk, this is the article you’ve been looking for! 
Rory Vaden's Advice on How to Unlock Your Mission
If you’re struggling to get through the wall and to reach the point where you’re known as a speaker, here’s Rory’s first step for unlocking your mission.
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Top 10 Professional Speaking Conferences You Should Know About
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If you love to travel, you want to know how to make it the best experience possible. Here are 9 tips for speakers to make your travel better.
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To succeed as a female motivational speaker, check out these 6 tips from successful female speakers on how to deliver your message.
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Interested in getting started with public speaking? Here are 4 things to know about public speaker training.
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