Tag Archives: Speech

Good Point

The only Powerpoint advice you need, from Seth Godin, reproduced in part here, in case a meteor hits his server and this gem is lost forever: Communication is about getting others to adopt your point of view, to help them … Continue reading

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How to Talk to Anyone And Not Be Boring

A lot of smart, hardworking, observant, and otherwise interesting people are conversationally awkward. Even though they do and read about lots of interesting stuff, they never seem to have much to talk about. Which is weird because these are some … Continue reading

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Don’t Work. Be Hated. Love Someone.

A commencement speech full of contrarian advice, some of it totally wrong, but definitely worth reading and thinking about: You’ve probably been told the big lie that “Learning is a lifelong process”and that therefore you will continue studying and taking … Continue reading

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The Joy of Swearing

It’s not necessary.  As if that should stop one from doing it.  It’s not necessary to have colored socks.  Things not being necessary is what makes life interesting.  Little extras in life. Stephen Fry Great thoughts from Stephen Fry on … Continue reading

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How To Tell A Story People Can’t Turn Away From

Great video from Ira Glass about how to turn even the most mundane story into something compelling:

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