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How to make a compelling case

How to make a compelling case

Here are some essential communication skills for making a compelling case. You probably spend a large chunk of your life getting others to things for you. Persuading…

Cindy Tonkin February 1, 2019
Voice, tone and gestures: plus first impressions

Voice, tone and gestures: plus first impressions

First impressions count. This post focuses on the voice, tone and gestures of another presenter Wendy Lipton-Dibner. The content of her talk is also about first…

Cindy Tonkin December 1, 2018
Games to play at offsites

Games to play at offsites

You’ve been asked to find some games for your team’s next offsite. Here are 5 that might work. You'll find a download of more games (with more explanation)…

Cindy Tonkin September 26, 2018
Emotions: Get finer grained for health and well being!

Emotions: Get finer grained for health and well being!

People who can construct finely-grained emotional experiences go to the doctor less frequently, use medication less frequently, and spend fewer days hospitalized…

Cindy Tonkin July 5, 2018
Checking for understanding

Checking for understanding

This Dan Pink  interview on Tim Ferriss' podcast has some useful things around writing and particularly on writing speeches. Dan suggests a useful question to…

Cindy Tonkin May 14, 2018
Three Act Structure of a Great Story

Three Act Structure of a Great Story

This post on the three-act structure of a great story is really interesting because it is in itself a story. It starts with the Star Wars 7 trailer, then…

Cindy Tonkin March 3, 2018
Presentation Skills Sydney: Agenda

Presentation Skills Sydney: Agenda

Presentation skills agenda for my programs in Sydney: Presentation Mastery. Agenda for Presentation Skills Sydney Here is a typical agenda for my presentation…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2018
Music for presentations and training

Music for presentations and training

Music in a classroom or at a conference doesn’t just create a mood; it also should support any mood you create with the activities and assignments. Make…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2017
Room Layout tips

Room Layout tips

These room layout tips can mean the difference between a functional and dysfunctional seminar. These tips are part of the Presentation Mastery  manual So you're…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2017
Prepare presentations faster

Prepare presentations faster

Faster presentation Prep! So it takes you days to prepare a presentation. But today you have only an hour. Here are some important ways to approach it. Know your…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2017