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The Big Ask 0

Posted on 4, April 2016

in Category Being Confident, Presenting and Presentations

“Captain Ian Fraser lost his sight at the Battle of the Somme in July 1916, after being shot through the eyes by a German sniper. A single gunshot had robbed him of one of his greatest passions: reading. “  RNIB – How Talking Books were born Charities have had a bit of a hard time lately, not least being frowned upon for questionable fundraising methods pressuring vulnerable people into giving. Last year Gareth G. Morgan (Professor of Charity Studies and leader of the Centre for Voluntary Sector Research) at Sheffield Hallam University) gave his valedictory lecture ‘The End of Charity’ .  In it [&hellip

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Presenting in the right way 0

Posted on 20, November 2015

in Category Personal Development, Presenting and Presentations, Training

This might seem like a bit of a trumpet blower, however witnessing someone presenting with provocation and challenge while being professional, empathic and inclusive is a rare thing – not to mention captivating the audience, being truly interesting, giving new ways of doing and being.  The trumpeting bit is that one of SCT’s own, Halina Jaroszewska, is very good at this as demonstrated when I shadowed her at a recent Women in Property event hosted by Thrings in Bristol. Steve Jobs is often touted as one of the best presenters, Forbes called him the Ultimate Communicator, not relying on wordy [&hellip

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