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Create a speaker sheet to highlight credentials and results 1707 2560 I Need A Speaker
Create a speaker sheet to highlight credentials and results

To help promote yourself as a speaker, create a one-page speaker sheet. Sometimes known as a “one sheet,” it’s a…

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We would love to be your podcast guest! 1707 2560 I Need A Speaker
We would love to be your podcast guest!

We are thrilled to welcome new speakers all the time, and we love to hear their stories. Here are some…

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We’re seeking event planners for interviews 1707 2560 I Need A Speaker
We’re seeking event planners for interviews

It’s Free Membership February*, and we’re ramping up for a fantastic year! (Welcome to the dozens of speakers who joined…

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Public Speaking Lessons from Ted Lasso 400 400 I Need A Speaker
Public Speaking Lessons from Ted Lasso

Ted Lasso, the lovable coach from the hit show of the same name, is known for his inspirational speeches. His…

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Free Membership February Offered to Amplify New Voices 2560 1709 I Need A Speaker
Free Membership February Offered to Amplify New Voices

In August 2020, we launched I Need A Speaker for two main reasons. First, we wanted to amplify new voices.…

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Grab opportunities to improve your skills; registration now open for public speaking workshop 2560 1920 I Need A Speaker
Grab opportunities to improve your skills; registration now open for public speaking workshop

A friend told me that her college-aged son joined his university’s golf team, even though he’s only played a few…

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The show must go on 2560 1707 I Need A Speaker
The show must go on

“The show must go on” is a saying that’s typically associated with theater. Some sources claim it originated in the…

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Moving targets make you easy to miss 2560 1709 I Need A Speaker
Moving targets make you easy to miss

Years ago, while the BBC was interviewing a woman on live television, her child interrupted by toddling into the room.…

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Wow! That’s impressive! 1920 2560 I Need A Speaker
Wow! That’s impressive!

In Dale Carnegie’s famous book, Public Speaking for Success, he shares tactics on how to make figures more impressive. We…

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Answer questions before they can be asked 2560 1707 I Need A Speaker
Answer questions before they can be asked

When your presentation content raises questions, your audience will begin thinking more about the questions and less about what you’re…

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