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Jerry Seinfeld summed it up when noting that the #1 fear people have is public speaking, followed by death at #2. “That means that to the average person if you have to be at a funeral, you would rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy.”

Nobody has more speaking engagements than full-time comedians.

Your material is solid, your PowerPoint slides are in order, and “umms” and “aaahhs” are a thing of the past. You’re an authority, and you’re ready to show it. But there are still some pitfalls along the way, and if you’re to be an effective presenter, here are some things to avoid for maximum effectiveness.

“Actions speak louder than words.” — It’s a phrase we’ve all heard time and again. But when thinking about it in terms of public speaking, it takes on a different kind of truth. Actions bring your talk to life, engage your audience, and establish your authority.

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How to avoid some basic speaking pitfalls
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April 12, 2014 - By Mette McCall

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