Monthly Archive: March 2009

Mar 30

Where’s Your Werewolf Moment?

I was re-watching An American Werewolf in London recently, and I had an idea floating around in the bag of my head about how this relates if we want to make a presentation either for work or the International Speech Contest. By the way, if you’ve never seen the movie, and you like being scared …

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Mar 20

When Did You Last Have Playtime?

No, I don’t mean THAT sort of playtime. I don’t know. Blimey, mind like a sewer you. Anyway… in my previous article about Laughter Yoga I was exploring aspects of the science of laughter. This got me thinking about the wider impact of play and I mean play time as opposed to a script that …

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Mar 18

Laughter Yoga with John Cleese

This is a small follow up to my last post on the benefits of humour. I found this clip from a BBC series with John Cleese in Mumbai attending laughter yoga classes. I’m not sure how I feel about it to be honest. Check out the video clip here…

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Mar 16

Speechmakers Etiquette Cheat Sheet

It struck me that whilst there is a lot of information out there on how to make a good presentation including adding humour like you would if you were to learn stand-up comedy, effective delivery and the Dos and Don’ts of PowerPoint with 101 Presentation Hacks, one of the important areas of speechmaking that often seems …

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Mar 13

Lessons from Bernard Manning?

I recently dug out and watched an old Bernard Manning video that I inherited from my father. (Hmmm, perhaps I should’ve scrutinized the Will more closely). I have not watched a complete Manning show for years… if ever. Manning’s never really been my cup of tea. I always struggled to get past all the racist …

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