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Stage Presence: It’s in the Body

Stage presence can be a mysterious term. We often hear that someone has an “amazing presence.” But what does that actually mean? It’s not necessarily being flashy. I’ve been to enough open mics to know that the guy jumping around … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Happiness: Stop It

I wrote yesterday about the concept of mental models. Here’s a talk that does a great job explaining how our mental models affect us: I love this talk because it dives right into challenging fundamental assumptions. That’s where the real … Continue reading

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The Ugly Non-Truth of the Mental Model

Like all relationships, the relationship we have with performing can change and grow. It’s not fixed. The “oh my God, I’ve got to get up and speak tomorrow” anxiety isn’t a fixed way of being, even if it feels like … Continue reading

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