Always Keep Your Cool

A recent Republican debate spotlighted one of the “No-Nos” of public speaking and interviews. Never lose your cool! In this particular instance, Newt Gingrich took exception to a question from CNN reporter Wolf Blitzer. It became the lead story for several news outlets. Watch the CNN replay (below) and imagine how much better Gingrich would have fared had he answered Blitzer in the manner he eventually did; which resulted in a clam (Presidential-style) response from Mitt Romney who defused the question while reinforcing one of his own speaking points — something you should always strive to do!


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