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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 255) – Mark Brown

“Our stories are the key to connecting. They don’t have to be sensational; they just have to be sincere.” — Mark Brown Advertisements

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Own your speech

Recently, I was working with a group of people over a couple of days to help them improve their public speaking skills. For one exercise, I asked them to give a short (5-minute) speech on something that they cared about. The first … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 254) – Warren Bennis

“Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult.” — Warren Bennis

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 253) – Dale Carnegie

“Practise, practise, PRACTISE in speaking before an audience will tend to remove all fear of audiences, just as practise in swimming will lead to confidence and facility in the water. You must learn to speak by speaking.” — Dale Carnegie

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Like Riding a Bike

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. I love cycling. And living … Continue reading

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