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PROFESSIONALS WHO
SPEAK MUST
PRACTICE
Winging it
only flies if
you’re a bird

Susan Trivers – The leading voice on growth ...
Without practice
you risk being…

An
unorganized mess

Nervous
and fearful

Embarrassed by
your performance

© Susan Trive...
High Performers
Practice
Professionally
© Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
It’s not difficult to swing a bat. But it’s hard to hit a pitch.
Top hitters practice batting every day for decades.

© Su...
Top tennis players
…
Whether it’s a practice match or a hitting session, they are committed
to every shot and in between s...
Golf tour pros practice by using props to check their
alignment, their ball position, their swing plane, their putting
pat...
Cooking and baking contest winners practice
seriously: they create recipes reflecting the current
trends in flavors, style...
America's top rose lovers cut the prettiest blossoms off their
best plants and travel to the national rose show. They lovi...
For the first time in my dressage showing career, I practiced
this test more than 50 times in advance of the show.
Joey an...
• Pros practice, practice, practice
• In order to perform exceptionally well under
pressure and outsize expectations

• Yo...
Susan G. Trivers, The Leading Voice on Growth and Opportunity
Consulting, coaching, facilitation, speaking

Contact: Trive...
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Winging It Only Flies if You're a Bird--Professionals Must Practice

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Inspiration inside! Professionals of every kind know that successful performances depend on being well-prepared and practiced. That goes for you too. Whatever your work, if you're being paid for it, you're a professional. Learn from the pros about the extraordinary value of practice.

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  1. 1. PROFESSIONALS WHO SPEAK MUST PRACTICE Winging it only flies if you’re a bird Susan Trivers – The leading voice on growth and opportunities 703-790-1424 susan@susantrivers.com www.susantrivers.com
  2. 2. Without practice you risk being… An unorganized mess Nervous and fearful Embarrassed by your performance © Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
  3. 3. High Performers Practice Professionally © Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
  4. 4. It’s not difficult to swing a bat. But it’s hard to hit a pitch. Top hitters practice batting every day for decades. © Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
  5. 5. Top tennis players … Whether it’s a practice match or a hitting session, they are committed to every shot and in between shots, they bounce and stay on their toes at all times. © Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
  6. 6. Golf tour pros practice by using props to check their alignment, their ball position, their swing plane, their putting path. Their coach provides another set of eyes to check them. Winning takes practice and a lot of work. © Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
  7. 7. Cooking and baking contest winners practice seriously: they create recipes reflecting the current trends in flavors, style, accessible ingredients and presentation. And they taste, taste, taste. © Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
  8. 8. America's top rose lovers cut the prettiest blossoms off their best plants and travel to the national rose show. They lovingly groom their precious blooms for hours in a frigid hall in order to contend for the highest honor: the Queen of Show. © Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
  9. 9. For the first time in my dressage showing career, I practiced this test more than 50 times in advance of the show. Joey and I earned our highest score ever! © Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
  10. 10. • Pros practice, practice, practice • In order to perform exceptionally well under pressure and outsize expectations • You are a professional who speaks • Others are expecting you to perform under pressure and outsize expectations. • It is time to practice, practice, practice Leave winging it to the birds! © Susan Trivers 2014 All rights reserved
  11. 11. Susan G. Trivers, The Leading Voice on Growth and Opportunity Consulting, coaching, facilitation, speaking Contact: Trivers Communications Group 703-790-1424 www.susantrivers.com susan@susantrivers.com Subscribe to Susan’s News: Inspire, Inform, Influence Follow me on twitter @speakandgrowbiz Connect on LinkedIn Susan Trivers, Expert on Growth and Opportunity
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