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On the attraction of being Republican, Part 1

One of the most humiliating moments of my life:

COM 334, Public Speaking, my freshman year of college as a townie at SUNY Fredonia. I was introverted to the point of morbid silence and definitely felt like the kids in my college classes knew about secret stores where they were shopping for clothes and getting their hair cut. 1,536 more words

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Preparing for Your Conference: For Presentations in Literature, Language, and the Humanities

I continue to receive feedback regarding my guide for how to draft and submit abstracts for successful placement on a range of conference panels on literature, language, and the humanities. 3,097 more words

The World’s Most Common Fear

In this clip, comedian Jerry Seinfeld jokes about how widespread the fear of public speaking is. It is true that public speaking, or glossophobia, is almost always present on lists of top ten phobias. 425 more words

Peter Orszag

"Who are you?"

-Monday 20th October 2014-

“Who are you?” asked Maggie Roux, our guest speaker for the day. Maggie is one of my lecturers this year and was now giving an enlightening talk on self presentation and employability. 580 more words


My First Experience @ Toastmasters

There is always a first time to everything. To me, THE first time is almost always intriguing, yet terrifying. For some of you who had read my previous post, I had gone to town in search of a… 379 more words