The Mindful Presenter

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Recently I’ve been researching and practicing mindfulness. Not to be confused with the traditional image of mediation , being mindful is simply training your mind to focus on one thing while staying grounded in the present.

When it comes to presenting, being in the present is critical. We all make mistakes, and making them won’t necessarily ruin a presentation. Success or failure depends on how we handle our mistakes. Continue reading

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Power Through the Corners

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One of the things that separates driving enthusiasts from daily commuters is that enthusiasts know how to take a corner.  While most drivers ride the brakes or coast through the entire curve, a skilled driver is on the gas just after hitting the apex.  A similar thing can be said about skilled public speakers. Continue reading