Monthly Archives: June 2009

Unconventional speaking advice #1: Speak with a full bladder

Over the next couple of weeks I will be writing a series of articles on unconventional speaking advice. I have trawled the internet for techniques that may seem bizarre or contrary to convention. Hopefully they will provide you with an amusing perspective into thought process of great speakers. At the 2007 David Cameron delivered the keynote speech [...]
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Wearing glasses can affect your posture

After watching a video of my third Toastmasters speech I noticed something about my posture. I am upright and stable but my head is tilted backwards so that I am looking down my nose at the audience. This is my default posture that I have noticed myself doing all the time. In photographs of myself my [...]
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Learning from Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is probably most famous for his children’s books. However you may not be aware that he has written over seventy short stories for adults. Last week I raided my parent’s book shelf and read two collections of Dahl’s short stories, Over to you and The wonderful story of Henry Sugar. In the past I’ve also [...]
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