Category Archives: Public Speaking

What About Breaking Type?

“If you see yourself as always being in a state of becoming, you’ll kind of be alright.” – Bob Dylan, fourty-three years after his 1961 emergence onto the scene. We often tell our participants one thing and do another. Take, … Continue reading

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Set and Setting

The continue with the holiday theme, I thought I’d send you something to stimulate your thinking around how you approach setting the ambiance for your gatherings. In the 1960’s, Timothy Leary coined the term “set and setting” referring to a … Continue reading

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Life by Powerpoint: Using Pecha Kucha to get to the point quickly

I know from experience that you can generate a lot of slides with a lot of info very quickly using Powerpoint. Most presenters go nuts with this tendency thinking that lots of information will make their presentations more valuable or … Continue reading

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The Actors’ Vow

In my mind, one of the most powerful gifts a facilitator brings to a group is his/her willingness to be transparent about what they see and feel going on in their group. This, and a willingness to make mistakes with … Continue reading

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