Lessons for all presenters from three strong speeches

3 strong women, 3 strong speeches

Three powerful women; three powerful speeches. All delivered on the same day. Very different occasions, very different styles – but they demonstrated qualities that all speakers and presenters can learn from. There was US soccer captain Megan Rapinoe, picking up a FIFA award as footballer of the year. Her powerful speech focused on the racism, …

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What story choice tells you about political promises

We are depressingly familiar with politicians changing their stories. Doing flip-flops. Making U-turns. But now, it seems, politicians are changing their stories in a different – and dark – way. Dr Nick Morgan is a communications expert whose opinion we value highly. In fact Nick has been an occasional contributor to this blog. Now he’s …

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How to avoid your writing getting ‘all messed up’

writing starts with focus and structure

Today’s writing tip comes from the adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh, when Christopher Robin said: “Organization is what you do before you do it, so when you do it, it’s not all messed up.” When it comes to writing, organization starts with focus and structure. Both focus and structure are vital if you are to avoid getting …

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