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Episode 030 -- Say Thanks and Building a Talk

By Bill Monroe

  2 Minute Tip: Say Thanks   When we conduct a successful presentation, audience members will often give us a compliment. When they do that, say, "Thanks. I appreciate that."   Don't tell them they're wrong, and don't deflect the compliment. Simply accept it with grace and thank them for their kind words.   Program Notes   2-Minute Talk Tips now has a Facebook Page. You can like us and comment on episodes on Facebook, if you prefer to interact there instead of this web site. Visit 2 Minute Talk Tips on Facebook today. 2-Minute Talk Tips now has a YouTube channel. Now you can read along with episodes by enabling closed captioning as you listen. You can visit use on YouTube here. This week, I join Jon Clarke on Caffeinated Comics on the Radio Misfits Network to talk about Star Trek: Discovery. Last week on 2 Minute Talk Tips, I talked about what speakers can  learn from the premier. This week, Jon and I mainly debate its awesomeness.   Post Tip Discussion: Building a Talk   Through a set of circumstances I was invited to give a short talk to a group of Physical and Occupational Therapists. This week I talk about two key lessons I learned while preparing the talk.   Say Things out loud to people Behold the power of Facebook   I also included a draft of the short talk I gave where I discuss achieving goal, an alien spaceship and neuroplasticity.     Call To Action   Was the talk valuable? Let me know in the comments below. Share this episode with a friend or colleague. Subscribe to 2 Minute Talk Tips in your favorite Podcatcher. Say, "Thanks," when you get a compliment. Don't get best...get better

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