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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 258) – Sophocles

“Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.” — Sophocles Photo courtesy of shakko Advertisements

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David Blaine and the magic of a preposition

David Blaine is my favourite magician. I first saw him on television years ago doing tricks for people on the street. Since then, Blaine’s career has morphed into performing such death-defying feats as shooting himself in the mouth or holding … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 257) – Dorothy Parker

“Of course I talk to myself. I like a good speaker, and I appreciate an intelligent audience.” — Dorothy Parker

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The life-changing magic of tidying up your presentations

As I write this post, my wife and I are approximately three weeks into a massive effort to tidy up our home. This is no ordinary, annual clean-up; this is a methodical full-on assault to go through all of our … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 256) – Jim Rohn

“Time alone is really essential, to get away and contemplate, think, and wonder.” — Jim Rohn Photo courtesy of Ramine5677

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