If you find yourself at a business network meeting or a party where strangers surround you, don’t be unnerved. Take a couple of deep breaths before entering, give yourself a short pep talk and tell your-self that you feel fine, composed, properly dressed and as attractive as everyone else in the room. Tell your-self-you have as much to offer conversationally as they do.
According to Anne B. Freedman – There’s no universal agreement on whether or not to say “Thank you” when you’re finished your speech. Many professional (paid) speakers do thank their audiences at the end. Toastmasters International, a leading public speaking leadership organization, advises member speakers not to say thank you; it contends the audience owes you, the speaker, a thank you, with its applause, especially if you are not being paid for speaking!
The koala is a tree-dweller that makes its way through the eucalyptus forests of eastern Australia. Although the koala resembles a stuffed teddy bear; it is not a true bear. Next to the kangaroo, it is the best-known marsupial, and although is has a somewhat comical appearance, with soft fur, shaggy ears and a shiny black nose, this gray, pouched animal adorns the national crest of Australia.