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How to Make Speaking with Confidence into a Way of Life by Eric Stone

As a coach you are clearly in the business of empowerment. As I continue my journey working with people of all walks of life, professional and cultural backgrounds, it has become undeniably obvious that possessing good public speaking skills is now the “new must.” As far as I can tell it started to really pick up speed around 2003. Continue reading

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5 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating by Eric Stone

The public realm within which we deliver speeches, presentations or any kind of performance is an “open and highly visible realm.” It is very often what throws us off or creates anxiety, for we sense this high visibility but have not fully integrated it. Continue reading

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3 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating.

As mentioned before, speakers deal with performance issues. With the term performance comes the concept of staging, presence, experience and message. Performance skills are what make a speaker attractive to watch and riveting to listen to. Continue reading

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2 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating by Eric Stone

The public realm has different rules of conduct, as do all the various contexts we find ourselves in. The public realm is not social, personal nor intimate or office related. Being watched is a circumstance, hence the formidable power an audience can have on a speaker or communicator. Continue reading

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1 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating By Eric Stone

The public arena is a space or spaciousness, which needs to be filled with life and self-expression. It is empty without that filling. This is where the courage to speak goes. Continue reading

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THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF BELONGING

There’s nothing more relaxing, inspiring and attractive than a speaker who absolutely belongs in front of his or her audience. To belong is to match, to harmonize and to be a fully integrated part of the whole. Planting solidly in … Continue reading

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