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Kamala Harris Needs To Spend Some Time At Toastmasters

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“We’d like you to give a speech.” That statement sends many people into panic mode. As Jerry Seinfeld once explained:

According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.

But then you have the people like Kamala Harris who are perfectly willing to speak in public but are utterly incompetent at it. It doesn’t have to be that way. I know that personally because giving a good speech is a learned skill that I mastered. Kamala would benefit from a “Public Speaking 101” class.

When my pet-sitting business took off, I was asked to give two speeches at an annual conference for professional pet sitters. Not wanting to talk word salad gibberish, I immediately joined Toastmasters. With the support of seasoned Toastmasters members, I improved my public speaking skills. I also discovered that I enjoyed it, viewing public speaking as entertainment.

A year after starting at Toastmasters, when I gave my first 90-minute speech, a respectable paying audience of 50 people attended. Two days later, nearly 300 paying guests showed up at the same conference to hear my second 90-minute presentation. I was animated, self-assured, took questions, and enjoyed myself.

Biden, Harris, and word salads

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