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Make no apologies

“It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.” – P. G. Wodehouse My previous post was all about apologies … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 14)

“Find the message first and the words will follow.” — Cato

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Preparation

There is an old public speaking joke: If you want me to speak for 30 minutes, I’ll need two weeks to prepare.  If you want me to speak for an hour, I’ll need one week to prepare.  If you don’t … Continue reading

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