Franklin Roosevelt’s advice to speakers – Be sincere; be brief; be seated sums up the essence of public speaking. Be … Continue reading Speaking Mantra – Be sincere;be brief;be seated
“ Everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes”- Andy Warhol. I had my fifteen minutes of fame last Thursday, 20th … Continue reading My fifteen minutes of fame !
A catchy poster ad for Chicago Public Library !Here’s another quote I saw in my hostel library long ago ! … Continue reading A persuasive poster for a library !
Maybe when you die,You come before a big bearded manOn a big throne, and you say,“Is this heaven ?” And … Continue reading Perspective
I feel a one hour lecture will not convey the meaning as effectively as this picture. I am reminded of … Continue reading Never Give Up !
Last Sunday (March 9), our Toastmasters Club, Smedley Speakers Society celebrated International Women’s Day with a 3 minute speech contest … Continue reading What Women Want
I am a member of a trainers forum mailing list and saw a post by Krishnan Subramanian (firstname.lastname@example.org), who sends … Continue reading A ready reckoner for travellers !
Here are some rib tickling speech openers that I have used and survived ! If I am able to get … Continue reading Speech Openers…..
उश्त्रनाम विवाहेशु गीतं गायन्ति गर्दाबाहा! परस्परं प्र्शम्संती अहो रूपम ! अहो ध्वनि ! This is a song in Sanskrit which … Continue reading Giving feedback – The CAMEL – DONKEY syndrome !