What Speakers Can Learn From Google

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It is an art. Getting top ranks for your links on Google is an art. In the past I have worked with numerous search engine optimizers. You need the skills of ten Dr. Sheldon Lee Coopers to get anywhere near the top. But all the mathematical metrics aside, what is the number one reason . . . → Read More: What Speakers Can Learn From Google

Do You Speak Like An Image Brochure?

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When people present something, far too often they speak like an image brochure: We add value to our clients; we offer legal advice to NGOs; we turn your company into an agile powerhouse. Don’t tell people what you do. Tell them what you did. For a simple reason: proof.

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Include Them All

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Either he’s a natural talent (something I don’t believe in anymore in public speaking) or he’s mega smart or he’s just a super nice guy. I think it’s a 20/40/40 mix. Fact is, Matthias from Frankfurt said something in a speech that I hadn’t heard in all those years of dealing with the scientific . . . → Read More: Include Them All

Four Superpowers Of The Closed Question

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I never understood it. I will never understand it. Why do untrained speakers avoid questions like Donald Trump avoids intellectual discussions? They prefer to say phrases like; I don’t know who of you have been to New York. Or worse, they make assumptious statements like; We all have regrets in life.

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When The Scent Of Gasoline Mingled With The Smell Of Popcorn

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She spoke with clarity, she smiled, she had great charisma. With sparkling eyes she presented one of her company’s major recruiting events. As a global automotive supplier they chose to sponsor a job fair, which was held at Hockenheim Ring, the German Formula One racetrack.

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