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“I Don’t Floss”

By Darren LaCroix | Master Public Speaking

by Darren LaCroix, WCPS, AS, CSP Before you jump to conclusions, hear me out. It’s not what you may be thinking. Sometimes little moments from our youth, seemingly random, strike us; they stick. This was one of those moments. One of my mom’s closest friends, Sharon, lived across the street. She was like another mother […]

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Right Now, Again

By Darren LaCroix | Stage Time Articles

How do you prepare for those big moments of anxiety and stress? What would help you be your best in the most crucial moments? In sports they refer to this as being in the clutch.  Someone needs to be the go-to person at the critical moments when everything is at stake. Many professionals can perform […]

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Your Big Break

By Darren LaCroix | Stage Time Articles

Will you be ready when your big break comes? Seriously. Will you? If you got the call for that dream presentation, would you be 100% excited, or would part of you panic? In the mid-1990s at the beginning of my speaking career, long before the World Championship of Public Speaking contest, I was speaking anywhere […]

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Your Speech Goes Viral?

By Darren LaCroix | Stage Time Articles

“Did you hear about the opera-singing grocery store clerk in Massachusetts? Wow! He’s amazing. It was on the news.” While enjoying holiday time with family at my sister’s house, the story came up on the local news. Gilly Assuncao, 23 years-old and from Brazil, delighted customers in Watertown, MA, while working at Russo’s. He gained […]

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