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How to Fight Procrastination And Be More Efficient

In this article, I’ll deal with perfectionism, time management, procrastination and how to defeat it, whether you’re preparing a speech, a presentation or any kind of work. The Art Of Waiting For The Very Last Moment Ah, procrastination. The avoidance of work that must be done, tasks that must be completed, things that must be accomplished, until the last minute. Until it’s too late, sometimes. I guess we’ve all been guilty of that, although to a varying degree.

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What is the Difference Between a Speech, a Presentation, a Lecture and a Talk?

Speech, presentation, lecture, talk. Not only them, but also TED talks, symposiums, seminar, keynote, PhD/master defense, and a few others. These terms are often used interchangeably, even on this blog. They are not the same though. They have a lot in common, as they are all different forms of public speaking, bu they have a few distinctive features. What are they? In today’s article I will try to answer this question.

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What Is The Curse of Expertise And How To Escape It?

Preparation is key. No matter what kind of presenter you are, no matter how much experienced you are, no matter how much you master your topic, the more you prepare, the better your speech or presentation will be. And yet, sometimes, you spent a lot of time preparing, you worked a lot on your content, about something you have a lot of expertise in, and when you present… It flops.

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Why Introverts Can Be the Best Public Speakers

Introverts, by definition, are quiet, reserved people that don’t like to be the center of attention. They don’t talk a lot; quite the opposite, in fact. They don’t like crowds, and prefer being alone, or with a small number of close friends. It’s not they are shy. They just tend to be drained by too much social interaction. Extraverted people, on the other hand, tend to be more comfortable with tons of people.

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What Is Introversion?

OK, important article today. Everybody knows the term introversion, but very few know what it actually means. In this post, I’ll do my best to clear the confusion and misconceptions. I know tons of people who think they are not introverts, while they definitely are. I know way too many people who call themselves “shy” while they are just introverted. I’ve even heard kids diagnosed “Asperger” by there parents, while I’m pretty sure they are, once again, nothing but introverts.

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How to Make a Great Elevator Pitch?

So, you are at an important networking event in your field of expertise. Maybe it’s a symposium, maybe a conference, or some important event organized at your company. Maybe you’re defending your PhD today. Maybe you even went out of town for this. Heck, it might even be in a foreign country. No matter what, this is the day. You will be talking. You prepared for days, weeks, or even months.

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