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Interview: Growing Into A Leader

Date: October 15, 2016

Over a period of 30 years, Guy Richardson has been developing and leading High Performance Teams. Uniquely, he has worked in one of the elite armies of the world as well as one of the world’s most celebrated international sports teams. We had the opportunity to speak with him about his personal background and what

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Believe In Yourself

Date: October 12, 2016

Here at Shapiro International, we encourage confidence and a strong sense of self-worth. In order to be successful, it all starts from within – not your education or professional experience. So today, we’re sharing how you, and other speakers around the world, can believe in yourself. Ways To Believe In Yourself It’s an automatic response

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Interview: This Inspirational Speaker Is Full of Experience

Date: October 7, 2016

If you’re looking for an inspirational speaker but have no idea who to hire, we have a special article for you. Captain William Wells has been a professional speaker for 12 years and a former member and Vice President of the Professional Speakers Association. Amongst his years as a captain and marine commercial pilot, he has many inspiring

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Interview: Diane Youdale Talks TV Appearances and Inspiring Audiences

Date: October 2, 2016

We got to interview speaker Diane Youdale. If you think you recognise her name, you probably do from the infamous show, Gladiators. But other than her TV appearances, Diane is a presenter/broadcaster, choreographer/creator, fitness professional, educator and psychotherapist. She shares her experience of being on TV and how she helps to deliver inspiring talks to worldwide audiences. Hi

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Presentation Tips For Speakers

Date: September 28, 2016

Whether you’re already a showstopper in the speaking world, or are ready to develop your skills, this article is for you. To create a killer presentation, you have to be saying the right words, at the right moment, at the right pace, with the right actions. Needless to say, it can all get a little

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Controlling A Nervous Voice

Date: September 21, 2016

We’ve all been there. Being shocked by the number of people in front of us, knees shaking and eyes bulging. When it comes to opening your mouth, waves of trembles come out. Here’s a mind-blowing conundrum: You’re not the only one who begins a presentation with anxiety. It doesn’t mean that’s how it has to

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Conference Speakers 2017

Date: September 16, 2016

2017 Conferences Around The World If you are a conference speaker and already planning your 2017 diary then here are a few suggested conferences you might like to apply to speak at What better way to meet fellow keynote speakers from around the world than to spend a few days on the high seas? Entrepreneurs Cruise Conference

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Holding The Power In The Room

Date: September 16, 2016

There are two different types of speaker: one who is influential and has all eyes on them and the other who is forgettable and doesn’t influence anyone in the room. Holding the power in the room is tough when you’re not feeling confident, so we always suggest learning your material cold before proceeding. Aside from

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Body Language Tips In Public Speaking

Date: September 7, 2016

You can script what you’re going to say in a speech, but controlling your body when you’re nervous is a whole other story. As speakers, we are not only judged on our utterances, but appearance too; it’s the human’s natural instinct to judge what we see. Here are some body language tips to keep your

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Interview: Meet Rally Driver Penny Mallory

Date: September 1, 2016

Penny Mallory is a keynote speaker who mixes presenting TV shows, motivational speaking and performance coaching. Penny spent time as a TV precision stunt driver, playing both ‘Nicole and Papa’ in the iconic Renault Clio commercials. Her story is unique and we had the privilege to speak to her about transforming her life from the

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