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Shawn Dempsey

Web Developer, 7shifts in Saskatoon

Trust Yourself: Improving Your Public Speaking

PRESENTED ON MAR 01, 2018
IN SASKATOON @ VOL 2

Public speaking is a great way to grow.  Although it can be intimidating, Shawn Dempsey lays out some great techniques for how to compose a speech, gain confidence and practice your way to a mastery of public speaking.

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Michelle Thomé fully embraces the 20x20 format -- specifically, the numbering -- in her presentation on effective and efficient ways of speaking in public. (in Portuguese)

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BY MO NISHIYAMA
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 07, 2016

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BY ARAM MKHITARYAN
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Aram Mkhitaryan explores how technologies can be used to improve Government services and what are the new ways of organising and delivering information and services.

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Relational Presence: A Journey to Deep, Authentic Connection

BY ERIC ATWOOD
@ VOL 35 ON FEB 25, 2018

Eric Atwood was a severe introvert while growing up. He was shy and quiet like so many folks out there, but he experienced a change when traveling in New Zealand and finding Speaking Circles. He discovered new ideas and ways of establishing genuine connection with others, and he did this through training in speaking, but more importantly in listening. Tune in and hear Eric talk of his various discovers on his journey to better listening.

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How I Conquered Glossophobia

BY STELLA THOMASSEN
@ VOL 37 ON JAN 23, 2019

Have you ever heard of glossophobia? Our team member Stella Thomassen used to suffer from glossophobia - until something made her take all actions to overcome this fear. In this presentation, Stella tells us how she conquered her fear of public speaking.

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The Art of The Segue

BY KATHLEEN SOLDATI
@ VOL 35 ON NOV 08, 2018

The Art of The Segue; public speaking - presented by Kathleen Soldati.

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How to Become a Public Speaker

BY DOUGLAS KRUGER
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 21, 2019

Douglas Kruger is a full-time professional speaker on the business circuit, and the author of six books published by Penguin, one of which is titled ‘How to Make Your Point Without PowerPoint.’ He has earned the prestigious ‘Certified Speaking Professional’ designation from the National Speakers Association in America, and our own local Speakers Association has inducted him into its ’Speaker Hall of Fame.' Douglas Kruger, the only person ever to have won the Southern African Championships for Public Speaking, hosted by Toastmasters, a record five times. 

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Public Speaking Tips

BY C.J. MARKS
@ VOL 39 ON MAY 17, 2019

As a respected Toastmaster, TEDx presenter and presentation coach, C.J. Marks has some solid tips in speaking. In addition, he has coached the two most recent ECC All Japan Speech Champions. Empowering people and making them more confident and better speakers is what he does.

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BY BETH MCGORRY
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Beth McGorry tackles 20 slides she has never seen before and creates a lovely story on-the-fly!