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  1. Jenn Downs is Still Standing Up | Ladies in Tech

    This week we welcome freelance UX consultant, Jenn Downs to the show. Jenn shares what she’s learned since her first talk and how she got started speaking. (She even wrote an article about it, too.) She tells us how important it is to watch yourself on video even if it sounds like the hardest thing ever, and how she got over her fear of public speaking to get up on stage.

    About Jenn

    For the past 6 years, Jenn Downs swung her way through the jungle at MailChimp from support to tech writing to UX Design Research. But in January of 2014 she was bitten by the entrepreneurship bug and left MailChimp to start a family business. She is now the Business/Tech Manager for Carpenter Koby Downs in Atlanta. Never one to only do one thing at a time, Jenn is also a freelance UX and email marketing consultant and a mentor for Code for America. Outside of being web nerd, Jenn is also a songwriter and plays bass and guitar in a few bands in Atlanta.

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-jenn-downs/

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  2. Kevin Hoffman has a Weight Training Program for Nerves | Ladies in Tech

    Kevin Hoffman joins us on the show this week and talks about how a job as webmaster sparked his speaking career! We talk about Kevin’s first conference experience at the IA Summit and how that opportunity came about. Kevin also shares with us when he gets nervous and how he uses rehearsals, habits, and exercise to help conquer those nerves and other public speaking tips. - See more at: http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-kevin-hoffman/#sthash.wVhjA6gX.dpuf

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-kevin-hoffman/

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  3. Steph Hay Ignites a User Riot | Ladies in Tech

    The fantastic Steph Hay joins us and shares stories, advice, and laughs! We talk about "user" vs "member" and how dialect in talks can affect your reception. Steph shares advice from a speaking coach as well as bonus advice from Jared Spool - a public speaking pro. We talk the importance of creating story arcs and how that can draw people in. Plus, Steph tells us about CrossFit and how to deal with terrible pictures of you on the interwebs. Lastly, we’ll chat about finding people who want your brain. Not zombies. Promise. All in under twenty minutes!

    http://ladiesintech.com/steph-hay-ignites-a-user-riot/

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