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The Increasing Popularity of Authenticity – Is it a Good Sign?

The Increasing Popularity of Authenticity – Is it a Good Sign?As each epoch rebels against the one before, it embraces a new set of cultural values ...
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“Just Be Yourself” is Bad Advice for Interviewees and Public Speakers“Just be yourself.” How many times have you been given this advice in the...
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How to Overcome Self-Consciousness

How to Overcome Self-ConsciousnessSelf-consciousness is one of the biggest barriers to putting yourself across. Worrying about what everyone else is t...
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Mind Your Mannerisms

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The Spotlight Effect and the Effect of the Spotlight

The Spotlight Effect and the Effect of the SpotlightWhen it comes to putting yourself across, it’s useful to bear in mind two contradictory spotligh...
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Public SpeakingPutting yourself across to a group of people can be a lot more challenging than relating to them one to one, but public speaking really...