Monthly Archives: July 2012

Avoiding slips of the tongue

Particularly when we’re speaking in public, slips of the tongue are something most people prefer to avoid. Here are a few suggestions for keeping them to a minimum: Prepare a talk that’s easy to deliver. Convoluted sentences and tricky constructions … Continue reading

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It’s not about you, it’s about the audience

Being a speaker in front of an audience carries with it a degree of power – power that must not be abused.  Sadly, not everyone sees it this way. A friend sent me the link to this article, by a public speaker … Continue reading

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Set yourself up for success, not failure

Following on from my last post, about not letting our confidence be dented by events and circumstances beyond our control, I wanted to draw attention too to the danger of setting ourselves up for failure. The reason I haven’t posted … Continue reading

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