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How to make objects invisible

I remember reading the book “The Invisible Man” and dreaming of becoming invisible. It seems that a lot of other people have been dreaming the same. Perhaps you have,¬†too.

Richard Wiseman (link to: YouTube) shows us how to make objects invisible. So perhaps our dreams will come true one day. ūüėČ

 

Stop using dinosaur words

Are you using old-fashioned words when giving presentations? “Notwithstanding” and “thus” are two. (In German that’s “nichtsdestotrotz”and “auf diese Weise”.) I agree with Scott Schwertly, the author of this article here. The best presentations are the simple ones. They’re easy to understand for everyone. If you’re not convinced, watch this very short video to¬†find outContinue Reading

Little tricks you might like to try out

Richard Wiseman is back again. This time with 10 amazing bets you will always win (link to: YouTube). They are so easy. Challenge your friends today! They’ll be so surprised!

How to memorise anything

A former USA memory champion Joshua Foer (link to: YouTube.com)¬†tells us how he memorises anything, including the first 100 digits of Pi. He firsts converts numbers into words and then converts those words into images and ends up by going through his “memory palace”. It’s¬†amazing to see¬†how it works!

How to give a humorous talk about nothing

Last week we watched Pat Kelly giving¬†an insightful talk about – nothing! This week we’ve got a video of ¬†Will Stephen¬†giving a¬†humorous talk on how to sound smart without having much or anything to say (link to: YouTube.com). I think you’ll still learn something about giving presentations; mainly about how to use body language¬†(such asContinue Reading

Learn how to talk about nothing

If you’d like to become a thought leader, you’ll love Pat Kelly’s video here¬†(link to: YouTube.com). Okay, really he talks about nothing. But he does it well. You’ll learn how to use your hands when presenting, how to get a standing ovation and how to inspire people. Even if you don’t have anything valuable toContinue Reading

How to answer those questions at the end of your presentation

I’ve found that¬†lot of people dread¬†the Questions and Answers sessions at the end of their presentations. In this YouTube video, Alex Lyon gives us some tips on how to¬†deal with¬†them effectively.

Good versus well 2

Did you watch the video clip last week on when to use “good” and when to use “well”?¬†Then you might like to watch this¬†video clip¬†(link to: grammarbook.com), too.

How to grab your audience’s attention

Alex Lyon gives us some great tips on how to open and close our presentations in this YouTube video here.

Good versus well 1

If you’re not sure when to use “good” and when to use “well”, this video clip (link to: grammarbook.com) can help you.