Public Speaking Techniques for Staying in Control: Effective Recovery From Interruptions
Pivotal Public Speaking
DECEMBER 11, 2011
For many presenters who haven’t had public speaking training, interruptions like these destroy their concentration, the mood they have set, and their overall impact. By learning these public speaking techniques to stay in control. The biggest question they are asked is: “How can I control my public speaking fears?”
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Get the best public speaking tips on the web. If you plan on making any comments to specific people in the audience or about the location of the presentation, now is the time to do it. Anything you say at this point should be personalized and/or localized and broadly understood. And you know what? I really am thrilled to be with them.
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