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Rebecca P Murray
Churchhill Downs
The other day, I shared with my mother how ‘nervous’ I felt before a recent high-stakes presentation. She was genuinely surprised to hear this and remarked, “YOU? Nervous? The Confidence Lady?” I laughed and replied, “I ALWAYS get nervous. That’s how I know I’m ready.” And it’s true. “If I weren’t nervous,” I said, “I’d...
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Rebecca Murray Audio Technician
When it comes to winning over an audience, there are many factors involved. But certainly, one of them is how you sound. For the sake of this article, I'm not referring to pitch, speaking rate, diction, or vocal inflections, all of which are important to address, but rather how your voice sounds as it's projected...
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I’ve always said that I learn so much more in moments where things don’t turn out as I’d hoped or anticipated.  These moments of ‘defeat’ have shown up as feelings of shock, anger, sadness, disbelief, self-doubt, and shame; a smorgasbord of negative feelings that can take a while to sort themselves out. However, over the...
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I can still recall the first time I saw The Sound of Music. My dad took me to see it at our local movie theater.  I sat spellbound as I was swept away through music and story. My future was clear. I wanted to be Julie Andrews. The next day I hopped over our back...
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How do You Improve Your Virtual Image? Having a stellar virtual image is no longer optional. Professionals in all industries and niches must view their digital presence as a cornerstone asset in their life. These days, the way people perceive you or your company image often plays a significant role in whether they choose to...
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