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Beside toastmasters, what are other ways to improve communication and public speaking skills? Books, podcasts...?

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Casual conversations with lyft and Uber drivers, head to a bar and make conversation with bartenders and patrons, go to meetup. Force yourself out there and it will become less awkward.

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Have deep understanding of the subject matter. Confidence will show through. There are many excellent talkers in our industry that get shredded regularly. Clients are getting sharper.

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Exposure therapy

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Read to improve vocabulary, but nothing beats practice.

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Talk to yourself at home / in the hotel. I do it a lot and it helps me to condense my thoughts into bite sized chunks that are easy to convey

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Improv classes!!

Practice practice practice! Volunteer to speak at conferences and public events

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