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Speak Like a fish: The unexpected

Speeches, like any public interactions, are not just words on pieces of paper or scripts... they are living organisms, and what makes a great speech is the combination as a system of: the speaker, the speech, the audience, the context. Thinking so gives us the power to turn speeches –or public interactions- into fascinating conversations.… Continue reading Speak Like a fish: The unexpected

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Speak Like a Fish: Using our 10 tips to prepare for public interactions

You’ve pencilled in your calendar a networking event for the following week. The task is simple: going there, shaking hands, exchanging with people, sharing what you do, listening to what they do… but you’re so bored with this event… even if you know it’s important for your work to attend, you are simply exhausted just… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: Using our 10 tips to prepare for public interactions

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Speak Like a Fish: Using our 10 tips to prepare for meetings

Here you are… with that important meeting coming closer and closer. The task is simple… giving an update on your project… but that project is not doing so good. You have been dreaming about sleeping for the past few days, and the more you are thinking about this meeting, the more you feel you are… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: Using our 10 tips to prepare for meetings

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Speak Like a Fish: 10 tips for speakers and 1 more

You remember Brené Brown’s talk The power of vulnerability. While she studied how people do worthiness, she found out several things they had in common, one being their willingness to embrace their vulnerabilities. Behind embracing vulnerabilities, there is this idea of being ready to look at weaknesses straight into their eyes, in order to address… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: 10 tips for speakers and 1 more

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Speak Like a Fish: Courageous, spontaneous and surprising

Let’s stay with the 20 most popular TED talks, and move to the fifth one on the list, Mary Roach, 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm. At the time of writing this post, the speech has had more than 20,235, 046 views, which is in fact half of the viewing number of the first… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: Courageous, spontaneous and surprising