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Maestro Doug Lawrence presents...

The Presentation Mini Class Series

Weekly tips for all of those who perform in front of audiences.

Enjoy each class and send your comments to Doug (ask Doug to be your friend and send him messages about the series or ask questions - he wants to know what you want to learn.)


Presentation Mini Master Class #34

"Masculine Vs. Feminine"
Get in touch...

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Presentation Mini Master Class #33

"Mind Your Research"
When Google is not enough...

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Presentation Mini Master Class #32

"The Iceberg Principle"
Always know more than you talk about...

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Presentation Mini Master Class #31

Controversy Breeds Confusion
Keep red flags for school crossings—keep your message clear and digestible...

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Presentation Mini Master Class #30

3 Ways to skin a cat or start a speech...
There's always more than one way...

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Presentation Mini Master Class #29

What to do if you forget what you came to talk about...

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Presentation Mini Master Class #28

Like a third grader...
Make sure people understand you more than they're impressed with you.

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Presentation Mini Master Class #27

Don't miss an opportunity...
Speakers become speakers by...well, speaking!

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Presentation Mini Master Class #26

"Bite Your Tongue!"
Moisture is the speaker's best friend...

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Presentation Mini Master Class #25

Never talk about what you don't know about...

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Presentation Mini Master Class #24

Is this thing on?
Never step up to a microphone without making friends with it first!

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Presentation Mini Master Class #23

Beware the Smirk
Your face reads more clearly than your words

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Presentation Mini Master Class #22

I'm a little uncomfortable...
How to do with less

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Presentation Mini Master Class #21

Try to keep it real!
Your media coach might not be your best friend.

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Presentation Mini Master Class #20

"The 'Cold' Opening"
How to get everyone's attention before they're ready to give it!

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Presentation Mini Master Class #19

"Silence Is Golden"
When you talk, are you also listening?

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Presentation Mini Master Class #18

"The Humble Country Lawyer Syndrome"
Watch your disclaimers closely!

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Last updated by SingerLink Aug 10, 2010.

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