The Winning Voice

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My top presenting tips

Recently I read an article where English actor/writer/comedian, Neil Mullarkey, revealed his top presenting tips. Reading Mullarkey’s tips prompted me to come up with my own top presenting tips. Here they are:

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It’s Spring – time for your voice to ‘bud’

September marks the start of spring in Australia. It’s a time when flowers bud. In botany, a bud is an undeveloped or embryonic shoot. Once formed, a bud may remain for some time in a dormant condition, or it may form a shoot immediately. Buds may be specialised to develop flowers or short shoots, or may have the potential for general shoot development. This month’s focus, aligned to the theme of budding, will be on: Your budding…

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Kevin Spacey – ‘Do you have a heart?’

‘Do you have a heart?’ This is a memorable line spoken by Kevin Spacey during his interview with Charlie Rose. Below is the link to the clip (see ‘Here is the CLIP’)  of the 34:39 minute interview. There are several sections of the clip that resonated with me. Overall, just as Spacey owns scenes in his acting, he owns this conversation with Rose. He’s playful, witty, solid, unrushed, passionate, flippant –…

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Learn faster than your competitors . . .

Consider this . . .  In today’s social media world, with people always having their smart device at the ready. Where you can easily communicate with someone by showing or sharing a photo or a video clip, or by sending them a text message. Where perishable pictures do the talking – why do you need to speak well – or speak at all? Let me share my views on this…

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Power is never given. Power is taken

Power is never given. Power is taken. People who are “ready” give off a different vibe than people who aren’t. Animals can smell fear; maybe that’s it. The minute you become ready is the the minute you stop dreaming. Suddenly it’s no longer about “becoming”. Suddenly it’s about “doing”. You don’t get the dream job because you walk into the editor’s office for the first time and go, “Hi, I…

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