Tag Archives: gestures

A Winning Oscar-Winning Speech

A great example of how to give an acceptance speech in one minute. Continue reading

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The Power of Gestures

Effective speakers understand the power of gestures. Good gestures can add emphasis to an important point. They can be used to help explain a complicated concept. They can turn a speech into drama. As I have said previously, we should not … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Speech by Shukla Bose

Shukla Bose is the founder and head of the Parikrma Humanity Foundation, an extraordinary nonprofit that runs schools for poor children in urban India. Parikrma is transforming education so that these children can have equal access to the best opportunities. Parikrma manages … Continue reading

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A Charlie Brown Christmas: Linus’ Speech

We can learn an awful lot about giving a good speech from Linus. In “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, Linus delivers a 45-second speech that is full of insight into great public speaking and presentation skills. Continue reading

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Gone Walkabout

I have a number of friends from Australia (or “Oz” or “the Wonder Down Under” as the Aussies call it).  I have also had the good fortune to visit that great country.  If you know any Australians or have heard … Continue reading

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