Speaking tip: BE BRIEF ! Like a preacher who was popular with his congregation explained his success as the result … Continue reading Speaking tip: BE BRIEF !
Communication is a dicey business. http://digg.com/tools/diggthis.js Unless what you think, say and what the others understand are aligned, communication can … Continue reading Intent – Content – IMPACT
Recently I used this anecdote to amplify my point about the need to be agile and move swiftly by anticipating … Continue reading Make your move…. NOW !
http://digg.com/tools/diggthis.jsI recently spoke to a group of Insurance sales professionals in Dubai. All high performing achievers. And strangers except their … Continue reading Speech Openers specific to Insurance Professionals
Last Friday I was the Emcee at my Toastmasters club and opened with these lines.“When our President Jindow Joseph asked … Continue reading Yet another Speech Opener
I recently spoke to an audience at 12.45pm. Lunch buffet was being laid out in the adjacent room and with … Continue reading Pre-lunch speech opener !
I spoke on “Unleash your Humor Quotient” at TEDx Dubai as the last speaker.Here is the video link http://vimeo.com/19594461 I … Continue reading My Talk on ‘Unleash your Humor Quotient” at TEDx Dubai
Doc Blakely, a Toastmaster and celebrity humorist gave a rousing start to his speech with ” a professional speaker should … Continue reading Doc Blakely’s Speech Opener !
There seems to be some sanctity attached to the number three – I came,I saw, I conquered ; Liberty,Equality,Fraternity;Brahma,Vishnu,Maheshwara;Father,Son and … Continue reading Humor in Public Speaking – The Power of Three
People resist humor when it is imposed.When it is used to highlight or reinforce a point, it is more palatable … Continue reading Humor in Public Speaking – Point – Humor – Point