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Aug2017

How to Present to a Tyrant

August 2017|Nerves, Practice|

By Joey Asher Category: Practice And you think you have a tough boss? Consider the poor Amazon engineer that gave a presentation to CEO Jeff Bezos only to have him say, “Why are you wasting my life?” Bezos is notoriously difficult in meetings, according to “The Everything Store, Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon,” a fascinating new book by Brad Stone. According to Stone, Bezos berates employees with “Jeffisms” like, “Are you lazy or just incompetent?” and “Do I [...]

Aug2017

Public Speaking Tip from Bruce Lee

August 2017|Tips from Celebrities|

Category: Tips from Celebrities "Simplicity is the key to brilliance." Those are the words of martial arts legend Bruce Lee. While he may not have been speaking about public speaking, he certainly could have been. Great speakers focus on doing just a few things well: keeping the message simple, telling stories, and speaking with passion.In our workshops, we help you learn how to express yourself with simplicity and connect with the audience. We focus on two areas: How to organize a [...]

Aug2017

Negative Moods Might Make You a Better Speaker, Study Says

August 2017|Other|

Category: Other It’s been one of those weeks. You’re feeling low. You’re burned out. You’re ready to give up and become a professional fisherman. And you’re certainly not looking forward to giving that presentation tomorrow to the board of directors. At least you can take heart in knowing that you may be about to give the best presentation of your life.That’s one surprising implication from a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology. According to the study, [...]

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