Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Marvelous Quote - Winston Churchill

Good quotes are wonders to liven up speeches. But only use them if they are relevant to the topic.

Here is one, attributed to WC, which was used in a speech congratulating someone on their 50th birthday.

"As you get older it is not so much that you tend to avoid temptations .... temptations tend to avoid you!"

Monday, February 14, 2011

Make Valentine's day last

I hope you all had a romantic evening with the one you love. Remember do not try too hard, talking to impress. People love to talk. I was once told how interesting I was. On that occasion I had listened to her talk all evening and just asked questions.

You know you are truly in love with each other when you can spend hours with each other without saying a word, and you are totally comfortable and relaxed.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Mubarak's change in style

Watching the enmbattled President speak well it is interesting to note how badly the crisis has affected his public speaking confidence. These two links show you how he communicated with great power and character in 2007 and how he was yesterday.

What a contrast!

There is no doubt, When times are easy all you have to do is say the right things. When times are not good it is more important that you say the things right. That is when you have to really engage your listeners. This is something that Tony Blair really excelled at. When he was in trouble he would be at is most persuasive best.

Mubarak certainly is not going to win any waverers if he looks like he did yesterday. - In 2007 being interviewed. - Yesterday's speech.