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You’re fourth on the program, waiting to go on. You’re miles away, mentally sifting through your presentation while you wait for the introduction.

Suddenly, you realize speaker number three has run past their allotted time and is now about ten minutes into yours. The Master of Ceremonies pulls you aside and asks you to cut your presentation short by twenty minutes.

High anxiety cuts in as your mind rifles through your slides, trying to figure out how you’re going to cut whole groups of them on the fly. A state of mind panic lurks in the shadows.

Yes, it’s happened to me—a speaker’s worst nightmare! Read More …