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5 More Tips to Beat Fear of Speaking

1) Think of it as a conversation For some reason, just hearing the words speech and presentation seems to create fear and anxiety in most of us. But almost everybody can carry on a conversation. So think of your ‘talk’ as just that, a conversation with more than person. If you were talking to your […]

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5 Tips to Beat Fear of Public Speaking

We succeed when we behave in line with the rewards we want, rather than the things we fear – even though facing our fears can often be, well, frightening! Everyone, no matter how fearful we may be of public speaking to begin with, can defeat that fear and reap the rewards of being a good […]

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There’s Something in the Air

Steve Jobs launches the MacBook Air in 2008. Masterful… A baker’s dozen worth of tips based on this presentation here. Notice his: passion, enthusiasm, use of props, simple visual aids, no script, love of the product, ease on the stage, use of the space on the stage, pauses for applause, etceteras. He was unbeatable with […]

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Where It All iStarted with Steve Jobs

A young Steve Jobs introduces the  first iMac computer in 1998. Hmmmm. Notice any similarities between this and his  MacBook Air launch presentation 10 years later?  

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Visualize This with David McCandless

Data journalist David McCandless mines information on the Internet and transforms it into powerful images that mean something. Calling them graphs and charts just doesn’t do them justice… These are no ordinary PowerPoint decks oh no! McCandless “scrapes” data from the Internet and uses it to create visuals that actually MAKE SENSE. Now there’s a […]

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Steve Jobs at Stanford

Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford University commencement address comprises a series of lesson-filled stories from his life. Interesting content, but not up to par on the delivery… or at least not in my opinion…

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