Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #12 (of 101): 5 Tips to Create a Powerful First Impression

101 Tips to Successful Paid/Public Speaking
  [caption id="attachment_315" align="alignright" width="160" caption="First Impressions Count - Make 'em Powerful!"][/caption]   "I'm sorry, I'm not really used to speaking in public.. so please bare with me..." "Hello!  Can everybody hear me in the back...? We all heard such borring and no-impact openings... Never open with similar openings: check your VA equipment in advance and never start with an apology (unless you knock over someone's hot coffee in your way to the lecturn and it lands in their lap; or if you step with your high heel on someone's foot... you get the gist :) ) The way you start your presentation, PLUS the way you look and carry yourself, will often set the tone for how you'll be perceived throughout your presentation.  At times you can recover from…
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This Week’s Resources for Speakers, Coaches, Consultants, and Other Solo Professionals

Resources
Here are a few resources for you - Enjoy! http://graceandcharmacademy.prfessor.com  - generate residual income!  Upload your courses – video course, eCourse, teleClass recordings, etc. – and get paid for it.  It works best if you drive some traffic to your page…  It’s another credibility booster, as the search engines will find you providing your courses here as well… Contact Natasha Rubin at nRubin[at]theGiftedAssistant[dot]net   [don't forget to replace the stuff in the parenthesis]  www.Kunaki.com – CDs on demand – they’ll even ship to to customers I just ha d to mention Kunaki one more time, it's just so important for us speakers (coaches and other solo professionals).  You simply upload your mp3 and they'll create a professional looking audio product for you.  Make sure you'll check them out  They have very friendly…
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