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Archive for April 7th, 2011

It’s Better to Be Prepared than Good – The Importance of Rehearsal

I don’t think I should have won that one specific speech contest.  There was another contestant who I thought had a better speech.  She was more vulnerable with the audience.  She pulled in our emotions.   She talked about a subject that is more relatable to the audience.  She used great word choices.  If you look at content, hers was clearly better than mine.  Yet I won the contest.  Why?  Because I was better prepared.

My friends and family will tell you I’m a very competitive person.   …

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