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Checking out Public Speaking course by Ankur Warikoo

 After having dreadful defeat with my first Presentation with O-Rings. I felt there is a strong need to work on this skill of Public Speaking. A quick Google Search and BuzzSumo and Answer The Public came to a great use in find out what others are searching and what solutions content writers have for them and who are the Influencers in this area. But I found only one true shortlist. Olivia Mitchell from speakingaboutpresenting.com (domain name sounds naive though). She writes and helps introverts with Public Speaking. Although I'm not sure of here methods yet, since her blog posts are superficial, out of the three posts I read not a single one has a solution to the problem. 

Continuing with Ankur Warikoo's course on Public Speaking (How to Speak Effectively), it is really really vague. Although he do have some top level pointers like Story Telling is key to any presentation, Structure is important for any presentation, he mentioned a little about Nervousness but nothing on how to tackle it. He talked about how you should not ramble just after the video where he rambled about Story Telling for complete 8 minutes. He suggests to Write, Yes, Physically or Digitally to learn to put your thoughts in a structured manner. He suggested to maintain a Blog and that's when I remembered This long abandoned blog of mine. And he wants this Blog Writing to be regular. He suggests record what you speak and listen to it after a week, but son of a bit** doesn't say how long should I speak or how many times should I do it. And never say no to any speaking opportunity inside or outside. It could be toasts in a family or at work. Just Volunteer. Kick up a conversation with a random stranger. Hunt for Speaking Opportunities!!!  

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