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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

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Speak Like a Fish: The art of “going personal”

You read correctly.. I wrote "going personal" and that's on purpose though it may sounds funny to some some native English ears.  And you want to read it as "going person to persons". To explore our thinking, it's quite interesting to use unfamiliar expressions which are not echoing any predefined meaning. Simple fact: words are… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: The art of “going personal”

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Speak Like a Fish: Exploring voice language

You know sometimes how people fall head over heels for a voice. They go on and on about THE voice, the amazing sound of THE voice, the magic of THAT voice, yes... on and on and on again. The same things happens to me. True. As soon as I hear that voice, it's a firework… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: Exploring voice language

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Speak Like a Fish: Exploring body language

We hear a lot about body language at the moment. With our third post we even study a speech specifically on body language. I always think about body language as several elements: first, our own body language, our own way of moving; then the body language of people around us with which we will unconsciously… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: Exploring body language