Tag Archives: Communications

The Rules for Being Amazing

Some time ago, I wrote a post about leadership lessons from my friend and former colleague, Robin Sharma. Robin is one of the foremost authorities on leadership and the author of several international bestsellers. Robin has just put out a … Continue reading

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Accept Applause but Don’t Expect It

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. This post is part of … Continue reading

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The Atomic Method of Creating a PowerPoint Presentation

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. This post is part of … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 73)

Quote from Carmine Gallo in “The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs” Continue reading

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A Public Speaker’s Checklist

A checklist of 50 things that public speakers need to remember before their presentation. Continue reading

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Preparation vs Procrastination

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. In this blog post … Continue reading

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Two Slides You Can Lose

Much has been written (in this blog and elsewhere) on ways to improve the quality of slide presentations by, for example, reducing the number of words on a slide, using good visuals, going easy on the bullet points, turning the … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 51)

“Eloquence lies as much in the tone of the voice, in the eyes, and in the speaker’s manner, as in his choice of words.” – François de la Rochefoucauld

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Five Tips for Writing (and Speaking)

Five tips from author Kate Mosse about writing a novel that are also useful for improving your public speaking and presentation skills. Continue reading

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Speaking with Passion

As Garth Reynolds says, when delivering a speech, being passionate about your topic is one of the most important things you can do. Continue reading

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TED – Ideas Worth Spreading

To become adept at public speaking, we need to practise.  However, we can also improve our skills by watching and learning from other speakers.  Today’s post provides you with a great resource to do just that: TED. TED (which stands for … Continue reading

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