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Tips: Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking

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Every great speaker has experienced fear of speaking in public at least once in their lifetime, just as every person will experience speaking in public at least once in their life. The fear is real. What is the fear of public speaking? There’s a term for that! Glossophobia is the very common fear of public speaking.  Statistics show that Glossophobia affects 75% of the population. -Career Contessa 

Here are some tips to help you ease the fear of public speaking. 

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Don’t Fit In, Stand Out

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People with disabilities thrive to “fit in.” It’s human nature for an individual to desire to be a part of something, to “belong.” Some would say to be “normal” is the goal. But what if I told you that the opposite is more rewarding? Don’t fit in; stand out!  

As a person with a disability, I spent most of my younger years wanting to fit in. It would be depressing if I couldn’t go to the beach with my friends because ...

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Using Your Personality Type for Your Job Search 

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There is no one else like you in the world. You have a unique personality that sets you apart from others. Personality refers to “individual differences in characteristics, patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving” (Encyclopedia of Psychology).  According to thebalancecareers.com, the general requirements needed to perform a job successfully may include: “specific skills, types and amounts of work experience, personal qualities, educational credential, professional certification, areas of knowledge, and others.” Let’s focus on personal qualities, ...

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Why You Should Meditate Before an Interview  

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The day has come; the time is NOW! You find yourself walking into a conference room, ready to take on a job interview. You’ve done your due diligence; you have prepared for questions that might arise during this interview. You are looking sharp. Nothing can go wrong, right? But suddenly, your nerves begin to take over. You’re feeling overwhelmed, fearful, and no longer confident. This anxiety happens more often than not. These emotions can cause you to lose focus. The ...

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How to Set SMART Goals in 2022 

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What goals did you set for 2022? Do you find yourself struggling to accomplish your goals? Or maybe you’re someone who didn’t make goals for the new year because you’re still trying to achieve your goals from last year. One thing that is certain, we’ve all recently experienced enough “different” to last us a while. Covid-19 has brought many changes upon the world. People are taking it one day at a time simply because they aren’t sure of what tomorrow ...

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10 Fastest-Growing Professions

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We are living in times where things are constantly changing. Change can be scary; it can make us feel uncertain. However, we hold the power to seek the good within the bad. One of the major changes happening now is in peoples’ professions. As we begin to heal from the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic, we start to notice the long-term effects caused by it. 

We all remember when unemployment skyrocketed. Companies big and small found themselves having to shut ...

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