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Public Speaking Tips That’ll Prepare You for Any Interview

Even Clark Kent needed to don a pair of tights and a cape to get up the nerve to confidently speak to people one-on-one, but a costume probably isn’t going to make a winning impression at your next job interview.

In lieu of gaining superpowers, Mashable’s Holley Murchison gathered five essential tips from the world of public speaking to help you put your best foot forward with potential employers.

Feel free to sport some Underoos under the suit, though, if it helps. #jobseekers #jobsearch

Here are five interview tips from the world of public speaking that’ll help you look just as awesome in person as you do on paper.

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Learn from Difficult Customers

Why We Should be Grateful for Difficult Customers | MyVenturePad

Even the most zealous advocate of superior customer service will surely agree there is a limit to how far we should be expected to go with the old “customer is always right” principle. Because, objectively speaking, sometimes customers can be quite unreasonably demanding, or just plain rude. But it’s not good business to allow our initial or even abiding sense of annoyance or indignation to waste what is paradoxically a gift to our business by passing up the learning opportunity.

Even the most zealous advocate of superior customer service will surely agree there is a limit to how far we should be expected to go with the old “customer is always right” principle. Because, object…

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Standing Out from the Crowd

Seth’s Blog: You don’t have to pander

The reason you don’t have to pander is that you’re not in a hurry and you don’t need everyone to embrace you and your work. When you focus on the weird, passionate, interesting segment of the audience, you can do extraordinary work for a few (and watch it spread) instead of starting from a place of average.

Merely giving the people what they want is a shortcut to banality, mediocrity and invisibility. The agency that gives its clients exactly what they think they want never deserves to win Agency of the …

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