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August 27 2008 Self Development Newsletter

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I didn’t want to wait to share these two new articles on the Self Development site. Please read, enjoy and share your thoughts on our forum.

Presenting With Confidence

Self-confident communication can be learned. Even if you’d rather swim with sharks than get up to speak, you can learn to deliver a well-received presentation with complete confidence. The key to a self-confident presentation is preparation - preparation equals confidence.

Hearing Self-Sabotage

Self-sabotage is about making yourself uncomfortable with success. Hearing “signs” of self-sabotage means listening to your daily self-talk. Your negative self-talk about enjoying success and self-sabotaging success will go hand-in-hand. What are you saying to yourself about success?

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Here’s our “pearl of wisdom” question for this newsletter:

Only _______ percent of what you say is actually remembered by the listener.

a. 10

b. 50

c. 75

The correct answer is now posted on the Self Development forum in the thread entitled “What makes a good speaker?”

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Please enjoy this positive thought for the week:

“Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Author

I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

Please visit my website and print off your free copy of 15 “goals” quotes. Every now and then we all need a little motivation. Here’s the direct link: ENJOY!

Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!

Until next time, here's to your success,

Sharon Michaels, Self Development Editor

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