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How to Handle Nervousness when speaking in front of Groups with Julie Mac

Today we are discussing a topic that affects many of us – Handling nervousness. Our guest speaker, Julie Mac is a stress expert and is speaking on How to reduce those nerves when speaking –

So do you find yourself sweating and feeling sick in your stomach when you think about speaking in front of people?

Do you have a fear of forgetting yours words?

How about, do your hands start to shake and your mouth goes dry?

Julie is going to explain why this happens, and what we can do to reduce those nerves when speaking.

Julie has spent the last 10 years successfully assisting hundreds of people in overcoming fears, anxiety and a multitude of adversities. She believes that once we understand how we inhibit ourselves through self-imposed limitations, then we can enjoy a successful, happy and healthy life.

Julie is a therapist and speaker. She is currently studying to complete her qualification as a registered psychologist.

She is the leading Australian expert in Stress Management and her clinics are on the Central Coast and Crows Nest in Sydney.

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How to Maximise Your Impact on Video with Tim Stackpool

Our guest speaker today is Tim Stackpool . Tim is a media skills Professional trainer with extensive experience in television and radio. Tim is going to be giving his advice on “Maximising Your Impact on Video”.

Video is becoming more and more important in the way that businesses market their business. I was speaking to a Gen Y friend who was quite clear – she liked video included in presentations – its seems like the future generations will be expecting video in many places.

We see so much television and movies that it appears straight forward until we actually stand in front of a camera.

Getting that great impact and personality on video really helps with connecting with your audience.

Using a well written script keeps the audiences attention – when you start to write it – it can be hard to know where to start

Becoming aware of some of our mannerisms is uncomfortable – but they can be obvious on camera. How straight forward to get up and present in front of a camera? Tim’s going to explain…….

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From Broke to Top Franchisee in Australia in 2 Years with Phil Preston

The Speakers Practice – Fortnightly Friday Forum has guest speaker – Phil Preston – an Engagement Strategy Specialist speaking on the topic of Shared Value. Phil details this amazing example of a business in Queensland, Australia that by using the Shared Value approach in the local community built a thriving business from literally being liquidated.

If you are interested in adding value to your community along with growing your business – this is a fabulous discussion that will give you ideas and methods to grow your business.

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How to Reduce those Nerves when Speaking

The Speakers Practice has invited Australian Business owners to submit articles on the topic of the Presentation Skills in the workplace. Contributors are experts in their industry , discussing aspects and giving advice concerning presentation skills in their field of expertise.

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Julie has spent the last 10 years successfully assisting hundreds of people in overcoming fears, anxiety and a multitude of adversities. Julie is a therapist and speaker. She is currently studying to complete her qualification as a registered psychologist.

Julie is the leading Australian expert in Stress Management and her clinics are on the Central Coast and Crows Nest in Sydney.

Handling nervousness – How do we reduce those nerves when speaking ?

So do you find yourself sweating and feeling sick in your stomach when you think about speaking in front of people?

Do you have a fear of forgetting yours words?

How about, do your hands start to shake and your mouth goes dry?

In this video, Adrienne McLean is interviewing Julie Mac for our Friday Forum – Julie explains why some of us have these symptoms, why it happens, and what we can do to reduce those nerves when speaking. There’s some valuable ideas and approaches that we can all implement.

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From Broke to Top Franchisee in 2 Years!

The Speakers Practice has invited Australian Business owners to submit articles on the topic of the Presentation Skills in the workplace. Contributors are experts in their industry , discussing aspects and giving advice concerning presentation skills in their field of expertise.

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Phil Preston , a Strategic Engagement Specialist.
Phil is a former investment manager, responsible for researching and analysing $40 billion of investment exposures, and has since set up his own strategic engagement practice. He was invited to become a member of the first global practitioner network that specialises in helping businesses create shared value strategies

Phil’s work centres on community engagement. He helps busy people balance their work and home life and do something meaningful in their community. And he helps businesses go beyond donations and volunteering and finding ways of improving their financial returns and, at the same time, making a positive impact on the world. This is what we call ‘shared value.

This discussion covers how a business in Queensland went from Broke to the Top Franchisee in Australia in only 2 years. This is an incredible feat – it was done by implementing the “Shared Value” approach whilst promoting the business approach by speaking. Here’s Phil Preston discussing with Adrienne McLean how it all happened.

There is some real take home approaches that built the business by speaking