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Living in Fear of Public Speaking


Although I have written and shared hundreds of posts on Beyond Adversity, not a single post deals with the topic of stuttering. I haven’t intentionally avoided topics related to stuttering, I simply could not find the right words — until today. I found the following video to be informative, humorous, inspirational, and worthy of sharing. You should watch the video even if you don’t stutter, sing, or talk in public.


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Thanks to Megan Washington for sharing her story at TEDxSydney 2014; TEDxSydney for allowing Megan Washington to share her story; Google for helping me find the story; YouTube for hosting the video; and all the people who made it possible to include the picture, video, and text in this post.

Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.