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Don't revere your audience

Speak Schmeak

I recently worked with a client who speaks on a very sensitive topic. She said she felt she should be more reverent. particularly like Courtney A.

So What's the Right Way to Use PowerPoint?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Readers of this blog will know that I often take on PowerPoint (and its cousins) as detrimental to speech giving.    It’s probably time for a corrective blog, especially after my “Imagine there’s no PowerPoint” spoof of last week.    Let’s be clear.    Slides, done right, can greatly strengthen a presentation. 

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Don't revere your audience

Speak Schmeak

I recently worked with a client who speaks on a very sensitive topic. She said she felt she should be more reverent. particularly like Courtney A.

The language 'surfacing' from James Murdoch at today's Leveson Inquiry

Max Atkinson

At about 1.00 today, I was asked by a leading Scottish newspaper to write a 400 word piece on James Murdoch's performance at today's Leveson Inquiry - deadline 6.00 Tight though this was compared with the usual deadlines I work to, I agreed. Then, at about 4.30 But I can never resist the chance to collect examples of how and how not to do it.

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Rahm Emanuel: Raising Status through Stillness

Green Room Speakers

Watch last night's CNN interview with Rahm Emanuel: Notice the way Rahm Emanuel sits straight up in his chair, barely moving.