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From Russia with Love

I recently returned from a trip to Novosibirsk, Siberia. I had been invited by Svetlana Komolikova, Director of the School of Rhetoric in Novosibirsk to fly out and give a three-day workshop on public speaking and presentation skills. It was … Continue reading

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A Groundhog Day Public Speaking Lesson

Happy Groundhog Day! For those of you unfamiliar with the occasion, it is a quirky little celebration observed in Canada and the United States on the 2nd of February. According to legend, if the groundhog (see picture) wakes up and … Continue reading

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Back in Business

I am pleased to announce that the blog is back to its former self. My thanks to the people at WordPress, especially The Sacred Path, for the great help. My apologies to everyone for any inconvenience. It was only the … Continue reading

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Experiencing Technical Difficulties

This isn’t a post about technical difficulties with your presentations. (I wish it were!) No, I am having technical difficulties with the blog. For some reason, the layout has become messed up with all the sidebar widgets pushes down to … Continue reading

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Reflections on Cincinnati

It has been a little more than two months since my last post. During that period my free time was focused almost exclusively on preparing for the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking that was held in Cincinnati, Ohio from … Continue reading

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Six Public Speaking Lessons from Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury was the heart, the soul, the very essence of showmanship. The lead vocalist and lyricist of Queen had one of the most incredible unique singing voices ever. And his singing talent was matched, step for step, by his … Continue reading

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