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I Survived (and Enjoyed) a Public Speaking Course

Sweating palms, dry mouth, flushed face and a heart beating so fast my chest hurt. I was pumping more adrenalin than a bungee jumper whose harness had just snapped. I knew that the only way to overcome the fear and anxiety I was experiencing was to take my turn in front of a group of […]

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technology and the lost art of communication

Technology and the Lost Art of Communication

On the number one tram from Delft to Sheveningen beach last week things felt rather festive. It was a hot Summer’s day as the tram snaked through The Hague, collecting old age pensioners, a party of school children on a day trip, and students on their way to the seaside. Inside the tram temperatures and […]

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Speak Your Truth: How I’m Learning to Speak From the Heart

I’ve been hearing the words ‘Speak your Truth’ a lot recently.  From my coach mostly, but also from this little voice inside my head that’s been urging me to speak up instead of shutting up. Speak Your Truth On Saturday I attended a workshop called ‘Speak Your Truth’ run by Phil Askew and Kate Jones.  […]

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