Panic at the podium

A few of us started bandying about some public speaking highs and lows and thought we’d share them. If there’s a lesson to be learned I think it’s something about a back-up plan! I was in the middle of a meticulously scripted researcher scenario using live internet at an important meeting when the internet went …

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Gold star

When I was a kid, I lived for the gold star. I was an excellent student, but had poor social skills. Actually, I had excellent social skills, too, but I didn’t save them for the playground. My third grade teacher made a deal with me; if I managed to get through a day without talking …

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