Finding Flow When Speaking in Public

Find Your Voice and Your Words Will Flow

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Flow and Public Speaking What’s flow… and how can you apply “flow” to speaking in public? Well, let’s start with what it’s not. Flow is not… … worrying about the future and how you might fail when presenting a report. … agonizing about the past and how you didn’t live up to your expectations. … thinking about the present and how you are being judged for every word. … and, flow is not about being tangled up and overcome by…

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Genuine Presence: The Key to Speaking Without Fear

Genuine Presence: The Key to Speaking Without Fear

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The key to speaking without fear is learning how to be genuine and fully present in the moment. I find that many people are afraid of being themselves in front of others, often for fear of being judged. To deal with that fear, they anxiously focus on trying to figure out the perfect thing to say, or the perfect script and speaking techniques, when presenting to a group. “I have to know what I have to say,” “I’m going to…

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Stones representiong the Four Qualities when you Speak from the Heart: Reliable, Open, Competent, Compassionate

Speak from the Heart of Who You Are

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When You Connect to Your Essence, Your Voice is Pure and Powerful I think one has to first believe that within their own body/self/soul there is a core essence that is powerful, pure, and positive. But how do you find and connect with that state of being within? Several ways I have come to know this for myself have involved therapy, personal growth workshops, coaching, and, of course, Speaking Circles. I had to learn to open up, trust, and believe…

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Doreen Hamilton, Ph.D. || Presence: A Key to Essential Speaking

Presence: The 2nd Secret to Fearless Speaking

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To Be Present is to Be Free of Fear To be fully present, in the center of the now, is to be free of fear. It is when you think back to an unpleasant memory or when you look ahead at the possibility of being judged by others that the waves of fear begin to move through your body and start to crash upon the shores of your sense of self-confidence. You leave the present moment and enter a moment…

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Leadership Presence: How to Connect and Inspire by Doreen Hamilton, Ph.D.

Full Presence Leadership Training

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Learn to inform, inspire, and influence whenever you lead groups. In this interactive and experiential workshop, I will introduce the Leadership Presence model. With incisive guidance and coaching, in this training you will have the opportunity to design, structure, and lead the group in a workshop unit in your area of interest or expertise. Our work together will be built on a solid foundation of Relational Presence as we explore group attunement and authentic leadership. Saturday and Sunday, October 22-23,…

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The Essential Speaking Book

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Learn How to Speak Authentically in Any Situation Essential Speaking is about being open, present, and genuinely connected to others whenever you speak. My book, Essential Speaking: The 7 Step Guide to Finding Your Real Voice  is a practical guide that will lead readers to a deep confidence to speak authentically in any situation, whether in front of large groups or with just one other person. Full Presence and True Connection My approach focuses on full presence and true connection…

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