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6 Ways to Conquer Your Public Speaking Anxiety

How I went from terrified squeaker to conference speaker.

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I was the kind of kid who wanted to disappear (or feigned a sudden hiccough attack) every time my name was called to read out loud in English class. Even in my 20s at the finance firm where I started my career, I nearly fainted from nerves during a particularly technical (and if I’m…




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