Category Archives: Psychology of Public Speaking

Arnold Schwarzenegger and little victories

I am currently in the middle of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s autobiography, Total Recall. It is a fascinating read that offers great insights into the focus, drive and work ethic of the man. Schwarzenegger is not perfect, and he has made his share of mistakes, … Continue reading

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A brain hack for your next presentation

The brain is a fascinating organ, the most complex in a person’s body. As much as we have learned about the brain in recent decades, there are still so many things that we do not yet understand. I have been … Continue reading

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A lesson from “American Psycho” on comparisons

An important lesson from American Psycho. Continue reading

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Get excited before your next speech

Giving a speech or presentation can be stressful. Even seasoned public speakers get butterflies in their stomachs prior to stepping on stage. Most people deal with the pressure by trying to calm down. They sit quietly, take deep breaths and tell themselves, silently or aloud, … Continue reading

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