Tag Archives: Bill Gates

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!

When I was boy, one of my favourite movies was The Wizard of Oz. Back in the day, there was no streaming on demand, so you had to wait until it was shown on television. With few channels available, that usually … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 120)

“What I do best is share my enthusiasm.” — Bill Gates Photo courtesy of European Parliament

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Ten Tips for Using Props in a Presentation

In my previous post, I looked at some of the ways in which a prop can add some real value to a presentation. In this post, I want to give some suggestions when it comes to using props. To this … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Devices: Epistrophe

This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Epistrophe (also known as Epiphora) Origin: From the Greek ἐπιστροφή (epistrofi), meaning “turning about” or “upon turning”. In … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Speech by Bruce Aylward

I have a special interest in this TED Talk for two reasons. First, the talk is given by Bruce Aylward, a fellow Canadian and one of my colleagues at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. Bruce is a physician … Continue reading

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