10 Insights on Public Speaking, from actress Laura Mathis

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Hear the full interview at www.33voices.com/interviews/publi…keep-it-personal Laura Mathis is a working actress, published author, and CEO of Spotlight Legal. Born and raised in Canada, Laura earned her BFA in Theatre and Drama Studies from the University of Toronto, and an Acting Diploma from Sheridan College of Ontario. She has over 20 years’ experience in theatre, film, television and voice overs. Laura was the star of the popular Canadian television series Distant Roads and has performed in countless commercials across North America. She has also been cast in numerous films and industrials. Laura has worked extensively in voice-over work, namely for Yahoo and Whole Foods, among many others.

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  • Public Speaking: Make it Personal we help you discover smarter ways to think, grow, and live.
  • This presentation consists of 10 highlights from the interview with @MoeAbdou, founder & host of 33voices.
  • Laura Mathis Laura Mathis is a working actress, published author, and CEO of Spotlight Legal. Born and raised in Canada, Laura earned her BFA in Theatre and Drama Studies from the University of Toronto, and an Acting Diploma from Sheridan College of Ontario. She has over 20 years experience in theatre, film, television and voice overs. Laura was the star of the popular Canadian television series Distant Roads and has performed in countless commercials across North America. She has also been cast in numerous films and industrials. Laura has worked extensively in voice-over work, namely for Yahoo and Whole Foods, among many others. @TheLauraMathis
  • 1 Being perfect is exhausting; Just being yourself all the time is enough.
  • 2 Those who speak from the heart always ignite the emotions of others. Breathe...
  • 3 Your fear of speaking in public is triggered by your brain. recognize it and acknowledge your greatness instead.
  • 3 Your fear of speaking in public is triggered by your brain. recognize it and acknowledge your greatness instead.
  • 4 The only way to prepare for a presentation is to duplicate the entire experience to the finest detail. youre insulting your audience if you dont.
  • 5 When you give yourself permission to be vulnerable and share your personality, youll leave a lasting impression.
  • 6 You have 10 seconds at the beginning of your presentation to win over the audience; keep it personal.
  • 7 The middle of your presentation is about engaging your audience. get them involved or lose them.
  • 8 To make your ending memorable, leave your audience with the answer to the question, why what you said matters? make it the new normal.
  • 9 If you sense a change in your voice inflection during a speech, its likely nerves. Take a deep breath.
  • 10 If youre serious about making an impact on the world, be willing to be misunderstood.
  • REALLY REFLECT... How closely did your last presentation/ speech truly resemble your personality?
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