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Liz Reyer: Introvert should look at speaking opportunity as chance to advance

Q: In my job, I often create detailed presentations for others to present. I've been told that if I'm to advance in my career, I need more visibility and that I should push to do more of the presentations myself. I am basically an introvert and I am not comfortable in front of groups, although I have a very good grasp of the information in the presentation. I've even had some presentation training. In addition, the people currently presenting the information likely won't willingly let me take over, as they appreciate the visibility, too. What should I do?

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Casino CEO bets on new slots

PHILADELPHIA - Eric Pearson, chief executive of the 483-room Valley Forge Casino Resort in suburban Philadelphia, is going on a shopping spree, buying 60 new slot machines to accompany a $6 million refurbishment of the hotel.

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He keeps athletes and regular folks in the game

LOS ANGELES - The gig: Plagued by severe back pain, Bill Schultz didn't like his options - surgery, potentially addictive painkillers or suffering in silence. Schultz not only found an alternative, but he also wound up turning his idea into a thriving business. Schultz, 58, is the founder and president of Alignmed, a Los Angeles-area company that makes shirts, vests, bras and other products for people with chronic back pain.

Miami Beach

They took on the tobacco industry — and won

Miami Beach lawyers Robert Grover, Norman Ciment, Marvin Weinstein and Sherwin Stauber have accomplished much in their 53 years on both sides of the bench, including winning the first — and only — secondhand smoke case against a tobacco company.

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Florida Panthers' Jonathan Marchessault gets first career hat trick

Florida Panthers' Jonathan Marchessault talks about getting first career hat trick in the 7-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks Saturday night, March 25, 2017, in Sunrise, Fla.
Florida Panthers' Jonathan Marchessault gets first career hat trick 1:10

Florida Panthers' Jonathan Marchessault gets first career hat trick

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Miami Hurricanes quarterback Evan Shirreffs on competing for the starting position

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Miami Hurricanes quarterback Malik Rosier talks about motivating the team