This is not the end for you. Not by a long shot. A good flat line generally happens several times in any professional life, even in the lives of those who end up as lasting luminaries in their field.

'Hall of Fame' professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger condenses the most important lessons he's learned about effective public speaking into just 5 tips. Douglas is a veteran of 15 years as a professional speaker, and has won the Toastmasters Southern African Championships for Public Speaking a record 5 times. See him in action, or sign at Sign up for his daily motivational video at

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