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The Secrets of Public Speaking

Public speaking is an everyday act of forming a thought, then quickly organizing and delivering that thought in a powerful, engaging way. So says Elizabeth Nelson, the new Communication 110 director in the Department of Communication. So why do we often dread speaking publicly at work, even when it’s understood ¬†speaking well leads to promotion, defuses problems and reduces stress? Fret not.¬† NC State’s Bulletin got expert advice from Nelson that we share here: The Secrets of Public Speaking.