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How I channeled Obama

In October this year, for Nine Network Australia, I gave body language and speech analysis of the third Donald Trump v Hillary Clinton, U.S. presidential debate. Let me elaborate on my preparation, for a live to air interview, with presenter Karl Stefanovic.

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Debate Three – Clinton 8, Trump 7

Leaving aside the value of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s policies in their third US Presidential debate, and rating their body language, speech, manner and presence consistent with an inspiring, visionary, competent leader of state – I gave Hillary Clinton, 8 out of 10 Donald Trump, 7 out of 10   Here is a link to my Network Nine Australia, live analysis with accompanying video grabs, and my interview with…

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Obama’s 9/10, Q&A response

How would you handle a tough question? Below is a video clip of Barack Obama handling a tough, loaded question from a Fox News reporter –  and my analysis of the clip. This was a 9/10 performance.

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Measured Clinton beats Bombastic Trump

Leaving aside who won the battle of the ideas, in the first Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton debate, the person who won the battle of the body language, speaking, presence, and manner – consistent with an inspiring, visionary and competent leader of state – was Hillary Clinton. I scored: Hillary Clinton, 8 out of 10       Donald Trump, 6.5 out of 10 These are the key reasons for…

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Executives – Do you have true self-confidence?

‘True self-confidence is the ability to look at the world without the need to find signs that stroke one’s ego’ Nassim Taleb. This quote is from Nassim Taleb’s book, The Black Swan. You might have read this classic book. Unfortunately – and I’m not immune to this – many executives are egos, going somewhere to be stroked. Here’s a list of points from the book that resonated with me. (excuse my…

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