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Barack Obama began his journey to the White House under impossible circumstances. The odds were stacked up against him, but every single time he got on the podium to speak, he swayed the hearts of people his way. He made public speaking look easy. 

However, if you’ve ever stood in front of a crowd to speak, you know that public speaking is no easy feat. That said, there are a few techniques that Barack Obama’s speeches can teach us about speaking in public.

Unlearning a few bad habits is a part of the process, but it is for the better.