Writing a Great Speech

Your Task The aim is simple – to connect with your audience. The key to doing that is to talk about material that engages with people and to avoid ‘fatal errors’: • Going on for too long • Anything nasty or off-colour • Lacking sincerity • Digressing from the topic • Being under rehearsed If … Continue reading “Writing a Great Speech”

A Brilliant TED Talk

https://www.ted.com/talks/susan_david_the_gift_and_power_of_emotional_courage/transcript What does it take to make a good speech or presentation? The content should add value to the speaker’s chosen audience. The speaker should be sincere. The delivery should be practised. I think Susan Day shows how it should be done. The topic is relevant to everyone, she is clearly at ease with her … Continue reading “A Brilliant TED Talk”

Need Help – Quickly?

How Can I Help? I find writing very easy. I came into journalism quite late in life but quite quickly I developed a number of techniques which worked well and allowed me to produce good material quickly. I retired three years ago and, now that I have sufficient time, I thought that it would be … Continue reading “Need Help – Quickly?”