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Major Mistakes Ep 03: The Day Before

Major Mistakes Ep 03: The Day Before
It’s the night before your next big speaking event, and you’re thinking “Uh, oh, I wonder if the stage is going to be slippery because I’m wearing new shoes?” Or “Oh, shoot, I wonder if the lights are going to be too bright and I won’t be able to interact with the audience because I won’t be able to see them?”

Watch this video and learn a couple of important techniques you can use in your practice right away in this Major Mistakes Tip.

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Major Mistakes Ep 02: The Week Before

Major Mistakes #2: The Week Before
Feedback can be powerful and it can also be paralyzing. Be sure that you’re asking for the right feedback at the right time.

Watch this video and learn a couple of important techniques you can use in your practice right away in this Major Mistakes Tip.

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Major Mistakes Ep 01: The Month Before

Major Mistakes #1: The Month Before
Look, if your event is a year from now, you’ll wish you had two years. If your event is a week away, you’ll wish you had two weeks. It doesn’t matter. Work with the time that you do have and make it count. So make a plan and execute against that plan because when you do that you’re going to be amazing on stage.

Watch this video and learn a couple of important techniques you can use in your practice right away in this Major Mistakes Tip.

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Rehearsal Rituals Ep 05: Writing Out Talks

Should you write out every word of a Talk you are going to give?
In a short form Talk of 18 minutes or less, you are against the clock and don’t have time to wander.
If you want your ideas to have the most impact on your audience, having a roadmap of where you are going is critical.
Click to watch this video for insights into how writing out your Talk can serve you in this Rehearsal Rituals Tip.

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Rehearsal Rituals Ep 04: Practice with Audience

When you practice, do you need a real audience or not?
There are circumstances when you really don’t want and audience and other times an audience can benefit you.
Be careful though and click to watch this video where you will learn an important mistake to avoid in this week’s Rehearsal Rituals Tip.

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Rehearsal Rituals Ep 03: Practice Planning

Do you really need to plan for your practice?
Yes you do!

Yet what does it really mean to plan out your practices and how do you do it?
Click to watch this video and learn some effective strategies in this Rehearsal Rituals Tip.

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Rehearsal Rituals Ep 02: How Long and Often to Practice

I am often asked: How long do I really need to practice? How often does it really need to be? If you want to be an outstanding speaker, you should develop a practice ritual that you do every day.
Click to watch this video for a deeper dive into this Rehearsal Rituals Tip.