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Will Rogers and the Shoemaker’s Kids

Will Rogers, that most famous of Oklahomans, was once asked if he could speak for five minutes at a luncheon. “No problem,” said Will, “when do you need me to do it?” “Tomorrow at noon,” came the happy reply. “Gosh, I’m sorry, but it would take me at least a week to prepare a 5-minute […]

Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking

Don’t shy away from a networking group because they ask you to do a presentation. Q: As a management consultant with a training background, I have no problem interacting and doing a 10-minute presentation when asked to do so in the networking group I belong to. I have a colleague, however, who is terrified to […]