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Public Speaking Pack

My new Public Speaking worksheets are now up and running. More than 20 pages of tips, ideas and starters for delivering that killer speech – with confidence. Every student should be equipped to speak publicly and confidently before they leave high school – it is such a necessary skill in the workplace and in life.…
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November 7, 2017 0

Winner Winner

Always a great challenge participating in speaking competitions and it is such a great feeling being successful. Judging can sometimes be a mystery, but the important thing is to participate and enjoy the experience. Congratulations to all the participants and thank you to Berwick RSL for your hospitality.


October 31, 2017 0

Speaking Competitions

Speech contests are all about personal growth and tonight I’ll be participating in two competitions at the Berwick RSL – Table Topics and International Speech Competition. Should be an exciting night, and at least I can say that I am participating, even though I may not win! Plus you get to hear some great speeches.…
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October 30, 2017 0

Induction

The on boarding process is so important for any new team member. It is essential for the team leader to devote at least the first week to any new team member’s induction so that the standards and expectations are set from the very beginning. Induction should normally follow the sequence of whole company history, values, beliefs, and…
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October 30, 2017 0

Back to School

Quoting for bulk back to school deliveries is in full swing, and we are getting close to the due date for any deliveries in December. Any school that needs a delivery in December, need to have their order in by end of October. Get exciting – and very busy


October 28, 2017 0

Anyone Can Use a Speechwriter

  It is more important to be an effective speaker than to deliver a perfect speech.  The best public speakers typically give more value to effectiveness in communication than they do to perfection. When they make a mistake, their reaction will be to carry on with their speech regardless; unless, of course, the mistake impacts the…
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October 28, 2017 0

Nailed it

2500 words on a topic that I was not familiar with Keynote speech to be delivered by the CEO of a Software company to an audience of prospective buyers 23 hours notice Speaker unknown, company unknown, topic unfamiliar DONE Everyone happy? Absolutely. Thanks to Frontier Software for the opportunity.  


August 11, 2017 0

Compering gives you special access

If you are the compere of any event, your access to behind the scenes activity is an eye opener. I have yet to meet any keynote speaker, confident speaker or even a practiced speaker who does not have some nervous moment before they enter the stage. They all do. It may not show once the…
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July 27, 2017 0

When Will I Learn?

I have recently had to learn another lesson, and again the learning is about me not being able to suppress my ego. I had decided to visit another speaking club – a neighbouring one – and enthusiastically participated in the activities of the night. Impromptu speeches, short contributions, brainstorming exercises and so on. At one…
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June 14, 2017 0

The feeling you have when you are asked to compere a major conference

What a buzz! The pit in your stomach turns in to a knot but how proud are you to be considered for the compere of a major event? The mind races and the fears kick in at the same rate. You think of all the things that need to happen, how courageous can you be? how will I…
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June 9, 2017 0