Tag Archives: Art

10 Lessons from Jim Carrey for Public Speakers

I recently came across the six-minute film, Jim Carrey: I Needed Color. It is a beautifully shot and wonderfully told story about Jim Carrey’s fascination with art, particularly painting. The movie shows a side of Carrey with which many people … Continue reading

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Be an Original, not a Fake: Lessons from the World of Art

Phillip Mould is an eminent English art dealer and historian. His specialty is early British art and portraiture. He writes and broadcasts about art, is internationally recognized in his field and owns a respected gallery in London. I recently came … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 91) – Pablo Picasso

“Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.” — Pablo Picasso

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Desperately Seeking Inspiration

It’s a shame that so many presentations fall short of the mark because they are just so uninspiring. We all know the feeling: The speaker ascends the podium; there is a moment of anticipation, of excitement; the first slide flashes … Continue reading

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