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Slooww Dowwnn

Public speaking is the single biggest fear for most people – people tend to list public speaking as more frightening than death. When most people get in front of a group, nerves tend to shift your brain into overdrive and your speed increases without you being consciously aware of it. And when experts speak to non-experts, their speed tends to start the rate at which they usually speak to other experts, which is way too fast for the rest of us mere mortals who are trying to comprehend what the heck you’re talking about. So give us a break already and slooww … doowwnn.

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