Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

Overcome common obstacles in t

Overcome common obstacles in the art of public speaking with confidence

Public speaking can be frightening, but with the appropriate tools, it can be transformed into an art of connection and influence. Professional speechwriter for government officials, business leaders, and athletes, Lauren Dominguez Chan of West Wing Writers, reminds us that the ultimate goal is to Read More...

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7 Reasons to sign your teen up for Model UN

Following the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, your child may be asking some questions about what exactly the UN is and how they can get involved in advocating for a better world through diplomacy. Fortunately, Model UN (MUN) programs in school are a perfect place for young adults to get Read More...

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Confidently contribute at your next work meeting with these 3 tips

With the introduction of various Covid-19 vaccines, we are beginning to catch a glimpse of the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. This may mean that some of us will be headed back to our arenas of employment to work alongside our colleagues “IRL." The adjustment from working at home to Read More...

Charisma is good, but what you

Charisma is good, but what your public speaking really needs is ‘presence’

Charisma is what we usually attribute to certain actors or politicians, who seem able to magnetize us from simply speaking. A charismatic person seems to intuitively draw people to like them - but there is a catch to this. After all, you have to remind yourself that your task as a speaker is to get Read More...

5 keys to delivering a more po

5 keys to delivering a more powerful presentation

You might think that a speaker should fully rely on spontaneity and effortlessness during a speech to come off as natural. If we pull back the curtain, this vision is actually far from reality. For example, it is well known that Steve Jobs - widely regarded as one of the most powerful business Read More...

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About to give a big speech? Here’s how to succeed under pressure

By now you’ve probably heard it a million times: public speaking is the most common fear amongst people. But with a few changes to your approach to public speaking, you can shake off the nerves that come with speaking before huge crowds and succeed under pressure. Without further ado, here are Read More...

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How to deal with the fear of speaking in public

Speaking in public is one thing, but imagine having to address Congress at the House of Representatives. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who recently became the youngest person in US history elected to Congress, admits it’s a nerve-wracking thing to do—not that you would notice it on Read More...