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4 Craig Valentine on Stage

20 Ways to Ruin a Speech

This post has a strange title because I’m sure your objective is not to ruin your speech. However, if you understand some of the ways we ruin our speeches, you can avoid making these mistakes and take your speeches to greater heights. Here are 20 ways speakers ruin their speeches. Some of the points have […]

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4 What Is The Quickest Way To Connect With Your Audience?

The quickest way to connect with your audience is to share your failures, flaws, frustrations, and firsts. Why is this? Lots of people don’t care for motivational speakers because they are used to hearing the kind that think a motivational speech should consist of bragging about their successes and then telling their audience members, “You […]

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Why Every Speaker Should Have a Failure File

The quickest way to connect with your audience is to share your failures, flaws, frustrations, and firsts. Why? Because most people have failed, they have flaws, they’ve had frustrations, and they’ve attempted something for the first time. In other words, they can relate. Plus, your failure intrigues us because we want to see how you […]

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