Category Archives: Delivery

The Potent Simplicity of Donald Trump

As election year 2016 rolls along in the United States, we can no longer ignore the very real possibility that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for President. I did not think that American politics could get much more bizarre, … Continue reading

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No, the title of the post is not a typo. Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch is the name of a village in northwest Wales. At 58 letters, it is the longest officially recognized place name in the United Kingdom and one of the longest in … Continue reading

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A phrase to avoid on stage

Actually, it’s several phrases, but they all amount to the same thing. Over the years, I have worked with many students in MBA and Executive MBA programmes across Europe. In one of my classes a couple of years ago, a … Continue reading

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“So” what?

The word “so” can undermine your credibility when you speak. Continue reading

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A Musical Way to Beat Stage Fright

You have to speak in front of an audience. Perhaps you know the people, perhaps you don’t. Perhaps it’s a big audience, maybe it’s not. It doesn’t matter, because all of a sudden, the heart beats faster, the palms get … Continue reading

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