Tag Archives: creativity

Lessons from a Stunning Three-Minute Stop Motion Film

I recently rediscovered this brilliant—and it is brilliant—three-minute stop motion film commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Olympus PEN camera. I first came across it in 2009, the year in which it was released. According to the people who made … Continue reading

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25 Ways to Make a Point

One of the many public speaking resources that I consult regularly is an email newsletter from J. A. Gamache, an internationally acclaimed bilingual (French and English) speaker who finished 3rd in the 2001 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking.  In … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Ukulele

Creativity and passion in a most unusual package. Continue reading

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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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Analysis of a speech by Sir Ken Robinson

It’s time for another TED Talk, and this one by Sir Ken Robinson is one of my favourites. Robinson is an internationally recognized leader in education, innovation, creativity and human resources. His latest book is entitled The Element. As Robinson states: … Continue reading

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