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3 Ways To Avoid A – Q&A Disaster

It’s the 7th question from the audience, and as you look out over the sea of onlookers, you notice even more hands are raised. You are bubbling over with inspiration from the speaker’s message and now she’s offering a “Question and Answer” session.   You’ve loved the answers so far, but you’re also excited to move on with the new knowledge …

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7 Practical Tools To Anchor in Confidence

In the world of “Presentation Perfection”, you start your presentation preparation weeks ahead…right? Gather sources Write Re-write Rehearse Video-tape yourself Gear up for a home-run presentation Or fret and worry it’s going to be a flop Unfortunately, we don’t live in La-La Land. It won’t go smoothly. Something always gets in the way. For me, my greatest weakness and resistance …

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How To Be A Gracious Amateur

In a couple of weeks, a group of women are joining me for Close the Confidence Gap in Asheville. Confidence is front and center for me.   What images and ideas arise when you think, “confidence?” Both arms raised in triumph? A well-dressed business person? A start-up entrepreneur who nails his pitch?   What is Confidence To You? For me, confidence …