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Five Ways Public Speaking Benefits Entrepreneurs 658 443 I Need A Speaker
Five Ways Public Speaking Benefits Entrepreneurs

By Tricia Richards-Service With entrepreneurship, success often hinges not just on the quality of your product or service, but also…

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What I Learned Hosting the Hot Lunch Jam 618 618 I Need A Speaker
What I Learned Hosting the Hot Lunch Jam

By Tricia Richards-Service When I was an undergrad, I was involved in every club and organization related to communications and…

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Toasting to Forever: A Guide to Delivering the Perfect Wedding Toast 662 443 I Need A Speaker
Toasting to Forever: A Guide to Delivering the Perfect Wedding Toast

By Tricia Richards-Service It’s Valentine’s Day, and we couldn’t resist posting about love … and speeches. If you’ve been given…

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12 Essential Questions Speakers Should Ask Event Planners 318 228 I Need A Speaker
12 Essential Questions Speakers Should Ask Event Planners

By Tricia Richards-Service Are you gearing up to take the stage at an upcoming event? Whether you’re a seasoned speaker…

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How to Write a Compelling Presentation Title 668 375 I Need A Speaker
How to Write a Compelling Presentation Title

By Tricia Richards-Service Your presentation title serves as the initial point of engagement for your audience, setting the tone for…

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Don’t Make This Rookie Mistake 318 312 I Need A Speaker
Don’t Make This Rookie Mistake

By Tricia Richards-Service One common mistake that new speakers often make is neglecting the importance of pacing and pausing during…

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Five Things to Do the Night Before Your Presentation 670 441 I Need A Speaker
Five Things to Do the Night Before Your Presentation

By Tricia Richards-Service Here are five things speakers should consider doing the night before a presentation to ensure they are…

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Situations Change. Deposits Shouldn’t. 670 449 I Need A Speaker
Situations Change. Deposits Shouldn’t.

By Tricia Richards-Service Today I was talking with Sybil Stewart, a speaker, advocate, and TEDx organizer. We were discussing how…

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Sometimes You’re Better off with More Than One 650 508 I Need A Speaker
Sometimes You’re Better off with More Than One

By Tricia Richards-Service It’s true. Sometimes you’re better off with more than one. And it’s not just bowling pins, days…

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Know the Destination Before the Journey Begins 672 445 I Need A Speaker
Know the Destination Before the Journey Begins

By Tricia Richards-Service Several weeks ago, I was contacted by an HR representative and asked to deliver a workshop on…

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