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Be a Sponge: "It’s Not Pause for Effect… It’s Pause So ______"

By Darren LaCroix | Master Public Speaking , Stage Time Articles , Toastmasters

Have you ever heard the statement about public speaking, “You must pause for effect?” What do they mean by that? Just to be dramatic? So? The more I studied the World Champions who came before me, the clearer I understood what speaking was all about. Speaking, when done properly, is a two-way conversation. The conversation […]

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Be a Sponge: Humor Lives Inside Your Characters

By Darren LaCroix | Funny Public Speaking , Sponge Articles , Stage Time Articles , Uncategorized

Do you wish you were funnier? Want more laughs in your presentations? Ever wonder why some speakers have amazing stories that are hysterical? When Craig Valentine and I were leading our Storytelling Boot Camp we talked about the fact that some speakers have amazing stories, and most speakers are secretly jealous of them. They’re thinking, […]

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