RIP Robin Williams – Lessons from the GREAT Comedian

Hearing the news of Robin Williams untimely passing yesterday was very sad. It is a mark of the man than TV networks broke into their regular programming to announce that Robin Williams was dead.

Robin had a special ability to make so many people laugh and smile. Through his comedy he made many peoples lives happier with his comedy. It was an art that he practised and perfected constantly. He never relied on natural talent alone, he was an artist who worked at perfecting his craft. Within the industry he was known as one of THE hardest working comedians, constantly practising and refining his jokes at comedy clubs before they would go anywhere near the “big stage”.

Continue Reading →

What one World Champ taught another!

Around the world there are thousands of competitors who are beginning the journey that they hope will lead them to Malaysia in August. The reason? The World Championship of Public Speaking. Each year competitors have just five to seven minutes to move an audience. To say anything meaningful in just seven minutes takes skill and…

Continue Reading →

A bit of fun – Improve your public speaking skills

Here is a humorous perspective on improving your public speaking skills in the New York Times. Enjoy .  😀   Nearly everyone gets some anxiety about public speaking — even Oscar-winning actors. Here are some tips to help you through a big speech: Imagine everyone in the audience naked. Empathetically conjure up the array of…

Continue Reading →