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090 – Strive for Mediocrity (with Matt Abrahams)

“Strive for mediocrity”… is not the advice you’d expect from a Stanford professor, but it’s great advice. Alexa and Tyson tackle anxiety in communications, spontaneous speaking, channeling your message, and how to reduce the pressure of public speaking or speaking up with Matt Abrahams - professor of Effective Virtual Communication and Essentials of Strategic Communication at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Turns out, if you strive for mediocrity, you can achieve greatness. Listen up to learn more!   

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