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How to Deal With Last Minute Nerves Before a Presentation

May 30, 2023

It’s natural to feel nervous before speaking in public. However, if you allow your nerves to go unchecked, they can build up and lead to tension in the body, making you feel even more anxious and even panicked right before the presentation begins.  In this Public Speaking with David Murray podcast, Murray shares a technique for dealing with last minute nerves.

Effective Training Tools & Techniques

An effective training session requires more than just a polished presentation. In this Toastmasters International Podcast, Gavin Meikle, a trainer for 25+ years, compares the mindset of a trainer vs. speaker, and reveals his favorite training activities.

How To Add Humor To A Speech

 Creating effective humor that will work in a speech can be a real challenge. The good news is that this can be done. This Accidental Communicator post provides a 10-point checklist for adding humor to a speech.