TEE 035: Eliminate Crutch Words – Linda Yates

Linda Yates Have you ever noticed how politicians use crutch words? In episode 35 of The Executive Edge Podcast – Linda Yates will share how you can eliminate crutch words in your presentations and every day speech. Crutch words are also referred to as filler words or verbal tics.

Some of the highlights from this episode are:
- What are crutch words?
- How to recognize what words to eliminate
- Why it’s important to get rid of filler words
- Confident speaking increases your ability to lead
- Political candidates who have struggled with crutch words
- How we start picking up other’s crutch words
- Tips on how to change
- How to ask for feedback
- How to connect and build rapport with your words
- Resources to use

You can deliver polished presentations! All it takes is recognizing how to eliminate crutch words.

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

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