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Having trouble connecting emotionally with a speech you’re writing or rehearsing? Maybe it’s because you’re trying to speak to the whole audience instead of just one person.

This episode, here’s why you may want to take a leaf from TV cop shows — and zoom way in.

(Note: This is episode of the podcast includes mild profanity: The word “bullsh*t” is used several times.)

Music: Theme: “Good Times” by Podington Bear (

Incidental music by Lee Rosevere ( including “Looking Back,” “Lost Days,” “Hold Music” and “Here’s the Thing.” Used under a Creative Commons license.

Photo: Annie Spratt on Unsplash