The Fastest Way to Lose Your Audience No volume no audience! When the audience has to work too hard to hear you they will eventually give up. I continue to be amazed by bad sound systems at schools, churches, hotels, corporate auditoriums, and community events. Or the soft spoken speaker who thinks that because they…

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Two Things You Should NEVER Say Before a Speech or Interview “I can’t wait for this to be over!”  “I’m too nervous to do this!” When your self-talk or outward talk exclaims, “I can’t wait for this to be over” a domino effect begins to take place. You will talk too fast. Nerves make most…

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Body Language Daily Hacks 1- Use your space! – Your body language shows how comfortable you are in your own skin and in your situation. When you stand and sit tall, and expand your arms or legs outward or upward (crossing your legs with ankle over thigh like the number 4 or stretching an arm out…

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Do you swallow your words when you speak? Have you ever had dry mouth? It’s awful right? Your throat gets scratchy & irritated and you might even have to cough. Not so good during a speech or interview Too much saliva is also bad. You’re gonna have to swallow and that’s also tough during a…

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Are You a Fast Talker? Most folks speed up when they are nervous or when that excited adrenaline is pumping. Plan for it and consciously open your speech or conversation at a slow pace. This will set the tone for the rest of your talk. If your intention is to just “get this over with”…

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Body Language Calmfidence® Many women sell themselves short with this Body Language mistake. Nothing will minimize your presence more than bad posture. Often times we are subconsciously making ourselves smaller and giving our power away when we implode into ourselves with rolled shoulders, chin down, arms and hands clasped demurely in front of us. This…

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5 ways to OWN your day with Calmfidence® 1-You snooze you loose! But why? It’s so toasty and warm and I just need 5 more minutes! When you hit that snooze button you are telling your subconscious I’m not ready, I don’t want to tackle this day. You literally start your day by putting things…

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15 Tips for Successful Public Speaking, Job interviews & Auditions So, you have a *big* public speaking gig, job interview, or audition coming up. The last thing you want to do is stress, feel anxious and for your nerves to take over. Here are 15 tips that are sure to increase your Calmfidence®️, ease your…

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Spice up your Calmfidence® Ahhh, the Fall is finally here!  Crisp weather, beautiful foliage, and warm spices.  One of my favorite spices this time of year is cinnamon.  Whether it’s in the form of a new Bath & Body Works hand soap or candle or using it in a new recipe for Thanksgiving, cinnamon is a spice…

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Don’t Get Cheeky The biggest problem with cheek chewing is the more you do it the more you are compelled to do it as your tongue feels the rough patches and little pieces so you once again feel the need to bite at in an attempt to smooth out the inside of your cheek. Because…

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