Learn the Lessons of Sherlock Holmes to improve your public speaking

How to avoid a Sherlock moment – Investigate your language

I have sympathy for Benedict Cumberbatch and the situation he finds himself in at the moment. It appears to be a circumstance where one, poorly chosen, word has landed him in hot water. And, the positive message he was trying to communicate has been lost in a flurry of condemnation for his choice of a single word.

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How can leaders better inspire an audience

For any leader, public speaking is about the art of inspiration. The higher you climb up the career ladder the greater your ability to move and inspire groups of people needs to be. Yet too many visionaries of business, government, and technology fail to embody THE key leadership skill: selling their vision while moving an…

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Structures used by the great Communicators

For your audience to effectively understand your message you need to ensure that your speech is structured in such a way that your audience can digest what you are saying. In the video below, Nancy Duarte, the author of Slide:ology describes the speech structures utilised by the worlds best communicators. Enjoy! How will you use…

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The Art of Communication

How well do you really communicate with your audience? Communicating with an audience is more than delivering a coherent speech. To communicate effectively your need to understand how your audience absorbs information.   There are four different ways that audience members assimilate information.  They are:  visual, auditory, auditory digital, and kinaesthetic.  While the members of…

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