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Level up your public speaking skills

The best speakers online and in person are the ones who know what to leave out, rather than what to put in. This feels risky as you may have many technical points you want to share, but you must decide what is essential to be heard.

When acting master Sanford Meisner said, “An ounce of behaviour is worth a pound of words”, he was imparting his wisdom to acting students. But he could have framed this thought for anyone in the business of influencing others or changing outcomes though the medium of public speaking.

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