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Photo Diary 1: All of Me

I am no stranger to public speaking. I have spoken from countless platforms from the steps of commencement at The University of Texas at Austin to the TEDx stage at Syracuse University, but every time I’m asking to give remarks I’m just as nervous as the first time. 474 more words



You hear your name called. It’s time. Sweaty palms, you’re nervous, walking up stairs onto a stage, there is a microphone with a podium waiting for you. 676 more words


Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 221) - Norman Vincent Peale

“I give the same mashed potatoes for each speech. I just change the gravy.”

—  Norman Vincent Peale 7 more words

Public Speaking

Wicked Wednesday-Surprising Skills

Hip, hip, hooray! The winner of yesterday’s contest is Jody Schwoerer. Jody, please email Jessie at jessiecrockett.com to make arrangements to collect your prize! 652 more words

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5 Steps to Acing Your Interview Presentation

As if a job interview isn’t stressful enough, now you’ve been asked to give a presentation as part of the process. Seriously?

Well, considering that an interview is a chance for your potential employer to fully assess your abilities, it’s no surprise. 83 more words

What?! An Extra 24? Hey Februrary.

This post is the definition of late. We are 9 days into Black History Month and this post should have been delivered 4 days ago. I just realized that there could be layers to this statement but there’s enough commentary (too much) circulating about blackness after a certain superstar decided to stray from her nonthreatening lyrical roots and get more in touch with her actual roots. 481 more words



How many of you are nervous, anxious, or just playing scare when you come up here to speak raise your hand? Well guess what ladies and gentlemen that is totally normal! 546 more words