Monthly Archives: February 2010

Toastmasters speech no.6: Stand up comedy night

Another speech in the bag! This speech was delivered at my club’s stand up comedy night. (Watch this 6:48 video on Vimeo) Stand up is different to regular Toastmasters speeches. It’s all about jokes with very little emphasis on the overall message. I packed a lot of content into this speech and as a result it [...]
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Book Review: Brain Rules by John Medina

We intuitively understand that there is something wrong with the way we learn and work. How much information from school has completely evaporated from your mind? How often do you feel bored or creatively stifled at work? There are hundreds of books and websites about improving productivity, but few with a scientific foundation. John Medina has written [...]
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What’s the worse that can happen?

There’s potential for lots of things to go wrong. But at least you can console your self with the fact that it’s unlikely to be as bad as the stand up comedy gig described in this clip by Bill Hicks. (Click here to watch this 5:43 minute video on YouTube)
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