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Five Lessons from the 2015 Miss Universe Mix-up

If you were looking for an awkward television moment to close out 2015, Steve Harvey has handed it to you on a silver plate. At the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant, it came down to the final three contestants: Miss Colombia, … Continue reading

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Toronto in solidarity with Paris

My daughter Kristen was moved to draw this after the terrible events in Paris.

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Join me for a live interview

This Tuesday, 12 May 2015, I will be interviewed on Google on Air by presentation design expert, Timo Sorri. The subject is public speaking, business presentations and the second edition of our one-day seminar / workshop, Master the Art of … Continue reading

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“The Power of Public Speaking”: An Interview

Dukascopy Bank is a Swiss online bank that provides trading services, particularly in the foreign exchange marketplace. One of its subsidiaries, Dukascopy TV, broadcasts taped and live shows about business matters on the Internet. Recently, Dukascopy invited me to stop … Continue reading

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Thanks a Million!

In the past couple of weeks, this blog reached two milestones: five years since the first post was written; and 1,000,000 visits. Even as I write this post, the numbers do not seem real. My sincere thanks to everyone who has supported and … Continue reading

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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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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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