Monthly Archives: January 2012

Affirmations Shmaffirmations…

I’m really proud of the speech I did for the RNLI. I was so sick. I mean, *really* sick. I dragged myself out of bed, threw a bowl and towel in the car in case I vomited again and went … Continue reading

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Being a better speaker

I love Seth’s blog, I get a short, sweet email usually once a day and there’s great stuff to think about. This time I wanted to share two posts which I think will be useful to my speaker friends, one … Continue reading

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Must Watch You Tube Videos

Watching a BBC documentary about science on television, I’m prompted to put a short list together of video clips I really want to watch but haven’t got time to right now. What would be on your must-see list? Richard Feynman, … Continue reading

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4 quick ways to review that talk you just gave

The Eloquent Woman is a wonderful blog, giving tips and suggestions for how women can improve their public speaking skills. I particularly enjoy their regular feature Famous Speech Friday – I really recommend you check it out. Today I would … Continue reading

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I’m Just…

I’m very fortunate that I have my first public speaking opportunity outside Toastmasters in the middle of January. I am giving a speech to a Ladies Luncheon Club who are raising money for the RNLI. I am speaking for 30 … Continue reading

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Goals for 2012

First, a confession. I’m afraid. I’m cripplingly afraid to dream. I don’t like to write down my goals, although a lot of people I know and respect do, because I’m afraid I’ll find them at the end of the year … Continue reading

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