Tag Archive: Public Speaking

Jan 05

Top 10 Best (& Worst) Communicators of 2008 by Bert Decker

American Chairman and CEO of Decker Communications, Bert Decker, has published a Top 10 List of the Best (& Worst) Communicators of 2008 on his blog. There are the usual suspects as well as one or two surprises. The list predominantly focuses on U.S. politicians with some celebrities on there too.

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Jul 04

5 Rules Every Speech Writer Should Know

David Brooks, 1990 World Champion of Public Speaking, has written an article that appears on the World Champion’s Edge membership site. Here’s the third rule to give a little taster: 3. Write in a style that reflects your manner of speech. This is not an authorization for you to write using careless speech patterns, slang, …

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Jul 01

Public Speaking and Health

I recently got back from attending the basic course at Pathways to Successful Living Seminars, which is a  personal improvement seminar in Chicago, Illinois. This provided me with the opportunity to take a breather from living in The Big Smoke (London, for those reading this who live outside the U.K.). I got to meet some really lovely …

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Jun 23

Public Speaking: A lesson from the late George Carlin

American comedian George Carlin died this past Sunday aged 71. I believe that he was one of the pioneers of comedy in the last century, so much so that I included him on my list of The 33 Most Influential Comedians recently. Carlin saw the role of the stand-up as social critic, rebel and commentator. …

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