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Got Moxie? All About the “It Factor”

It’s like the wind, knocked out of you. Atrophy permeates your ever muscle, vision tunnels inward—especially under the spotlights. And speaking? Forget it! You’re too worried about breathing. They say a fear public speaking is the most common phobia. But speaking isn’t so much the fear; failing to speak is. You forget your lines. Your [...]

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Public Speaking Training 101: How to eXcite Your Audience

Now, through our public speaking training 101 series, you’ve written your speech, varied your voice, and mastered your breath, so let’s talk about the rest of your physicality. So…how do you “X”cite your audience? Believe it or not, you’ll be using the same techniques that actors use. You can bring show business to your [...]

By |2019-03-17T10:22:51-08:00|All About MOXiE, Presentation Skills, Public Speaking|Comments Off on Public Speaking Training 101: How to eXcite Your Audience

You Don’t Have to Memorize Every Speech. Here’s When You Should Use a Teleprompter App

Stage fright attacks even the best of us. Standing in front of thousands of people, it is easy to succumb to the biological factors that zap our memory and rob us of confidence. The anticipation of being on stage makes almost everyone with a heartbeat nervous. In fact 75% of the US population has [...]

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Public Speaking Training 101: Breathe Deeply to Speak Powerfully

Industry leaders, great speakers, influencers, those with public speaking training—some people just do things differently—whether it's innovating, performing, planning, or breathing. Yes, we do literally mean breathing. Did you know that the difference between being viewed as powerful or timid lies in your breath? In fact, in our decades of experience in public speaking [...]

By |2019-03-11T11:28:16-08:00|All About MOXiE, Public Speaking|Comments Off on Public Speaking Training 101: Breathe Deeply to Speak Powerfully

Public Speaking Training 101: Mastering Your Voice, Your Guide to Vocal Perfection

“M,” for “Move your mouth.” Doesn’t Everyone Move Their Mouth When They Speak? Yes, of course, usually—just not enough for clear, efficacious communication. Move Your Mouth is the most hilariously obvious advice I give all my clients who take my public speaking training. MOVE YOUR MOUTH! I love this advice because it is such [...]

By |2019-03-05T07:02:16-08:00|All About MOXiE, Public Speaking|Comments Off on Public Speaking Training 101: Mastering Your Voice, Your Guide to Vocal Perfection