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Presentations – how to rehearse

“Preparation, preparation, preparation” – are the three most important points in giving a successful presentation. It is the equivalent of the property world’s “location, location, location.” But where to do that preparation? That is the question.   In the office with your peers? In the AV theatre? At home to your unimpressed family? How about […]

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Presentations – the danger of borrowed slides

Most people are scared of public speaking, rating it up there with divorce, bereavement and moving house as one of life’s most stressful events. Really it is not that bad after the first few.   The best kind of presentation is one you have done before, or at least one that is not very different […]

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Best jokes at chemical industry conferences

SAN ANTONIO (Chemicals Confidential)–The best jokes I remember from recent chemical industry conferences:   Andy Nicholson tiger joke   Two friends are out walking in the forest. Suddenly, one of them spots a tiger that looks both hungry and angry.The other friend sits down, and puts on his running shoes. Seeing this, the first guy […]

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The dread of public speaking – Top 10 Tips

SAN ANTONIO (Chemicals Confidential)–Public speaking is often rated as one of life’s most stressful events, right up there with divorce, bereavement and moving house.   It’s easy to say that training and practice make it less of an ordeal, but it’s often the case that the boldest of people are reduced to terrified wrecks by […]

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