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Five Ways to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking

Jan 19th, 2015 Work

Being able to speak in front of others to deliver information is a critical business skill. You may be called upon to do this at some point in many different professions, or public speaking may be a regular part of your job, or you may be considering public speaking as an independent business venture. Social phobia vs. Glossophobia vs Introversion Introversion is a personality type,…

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Four Tactics For Surviving The First Five Minutes Of A Social Interaction

Jan 17th, 2015 Life

At a clinic I worked at, I noticed someone new in the medical records room. I asked if she was new there, and she said yes. I introduced myself, and there was an awkward silence. I waited about 10 seconds and said “it’s customary to state your own name when someone else tells you there’s”. Typical introvert directness. By definition, Introverts are not shy. Shyness…