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Patrick Stewart: A lesson from Shakespeare and Star Trek

I do not consider myself to be a Trekkie, but I was a big fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation. It was the second Star Trek series and the only one that I watched from beginning to end. The … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 229) – Lou Holtz

“All you need is something to say and a burning desire to say it. It doesn’t matter where your hands are.” — Lou Holtz

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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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A Good Tip, Hands Down

Have you ever been empty-handed in a conversation at a cocktail party? No drink or plate of undercooked canapés to hold? Did you suddenly become acutely aware of your hands? So much so, that you were not sure what to … Continue reading

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