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"Visual aids scare me!" How to embrace visual presentations

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One response came from Gail Colborne Gustin , who said " Have the opportunity to work more with visual aids. There's a lot about speaking that scares people, and if you're not familiar with visual aids--from slides to props--you can certainly imagine what might go wrong.

5 things speakers should ask the meeting planner

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(Editor's note: Jennifer Collins is the president and owner of The Event Planning Group , one of the Washington Business Journal's top 25 meeting and event planning agencies in the Washington, D.C. workshop on dynamic speaking skills , March 2 and 3 in Washington, DC.

Reviewing those use-or-lose-the-lectern lessons

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Her gestures all can be seen over the top of the lectern, and you should practice to be sure you do the same. It makes her seem much more approachable, and it suits her friendly speaking style--important if you are sharing a technical topic like chemistry with audience of non-technical people.