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Deep thoughts

The first step to managing your nerves

What are the thoughts that cross your mind before you speak in public?

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Training

Ten Tips for Convincing the Buyer to Pay More

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fear-meanings

What to say when you have nothing to say

Stage freight is like the common cold, it does not play favourites. In fact, professional speakers, me included, will let you know that nervousness is...

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Business people listening

How to connect with your audience

When it comes to connecting with people, some of the tricks in the book are: Call or refer to each person by name Why use the pronoun when noun is k...

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Build your Speaking Bank

Are you ever at a loss for words at social or business gatherings? Is your contribution, at the corporate dinner table, an occasional nod? Do you ev...

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Shy

Shyness is selfish

Is your shyness your brand? Is your shyness your only consideration before speaking in public, as opposed to how you can add value to others? Is you...

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Michelle Obama: Public Speaking Poise

Stunning display of being fully and calmly in charge of herself, her words, and all that she surveyed as she knocked her opening night presentation ov...

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The small talk

How not to greet

Casual greetings are great conversation openers, but how casual is too casual? Some of these greetings are rampant but often awkward.

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Meeting the agenda

Meeting Ice Breakers: 26 Ways to Make Them More Fun and Productive

Looking for ways to bring new life and energy to your meetings? Turn "dull and dreaded" to "energizing and effective" with these tips. Enliven your ne...

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3 Vs

The 3Vs of Communication

Communication is not just about words, words, words. Words are just the first V. actually, the least important V as fate would have it.

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Executive

Speech-making for Executives

Do you talk or do communicate? Whether you are speaking to persuade, to inform or to entertain, you want to return to your seat confident that you hav...

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ppt

PowerPoint Presentation Pointers

How to dodge the Death by PowerPoint Syndrome By Caroline Nderitu. Bullets kill people. Are you murdering your audience with your bullet points? Are ...

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Score win

Personal Impact Scorecard

Take this quiz to analysis your Personal Impact in business, career or profession.

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The 10 Cs of Effective Communication

If you are not getting the feedback or the results that you are expecting, the problem could be entrenched in the way you are communicating; not just ...

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Score goal

Will your next presentation sizzle or fizzle?

Let%u2019s assess your "SQ" (Speaking Quotient). Take the following quick quiz: Which is the most important part of a business presentation %u2013 th...

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unprepared

Preparing for an Unprepared Speech

An impromptu request to speak does not mean that you should be caught with your pants down. Here are some strategies you could adopt to ensure that yo...

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PILLARS PS

The Ten Pillars of Public Speaking

The Ten Pillars of Effective Public Speaking and Presentation  By Caroline Nderitu, Public Speaking Trainer and Executive Coach At some poi...

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Manners and Mistakes

Ten Dining Tips By Caroline Nderitu-Benjamin.   1. Hot towel: This is for wiping your hands and probably the area around your mouth. Not for your...

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World Mic

10 Highest-Paid Public Speakers In the World

How much would you pay to see your favorite celebrity, politician or business leader speak? For some businesses and organizations, the answer is a lot...

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Calm your Nerves

It is normal to get nervous, anxious, or maybe even terrified and totally panic stricken before giving a presentation. Be that as it may, do not allow...

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Business silent

Ways to Improve your Business English

Do not get lost next time you speak in public. Learn how to store up and find the words you need. "To speak and to speak well are two things. A fool m...

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Microphone Skills

The microphone has been for many a weapon of mass destruction, well, more like right-in-front-of-the-mass self destruction. However, as a well-sharpen...

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