Entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman articulates why individuals and companies who do not take intelligent risks will eventually marginalize themselves over time. Hoffman also describes the importance of holding and testing contrarian views.
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The key to a professional, impactful and clear presentation is the preparation. Steve Bavister, presenting expert with Speak First, discusses this vitally im...
The speaker suggests moving away from being overly preoccupied with content and instead using a more explicit consideration of the objectives (e.g. influence, inform, convince, etc.) as a starting point for preparing a presentation.
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Top tips from presentation expert Steve Bavister, who is a trainer with communication skills company Speak First. Just what do you do with your hands when yo...
Parts of this can be played without the speaker's comments to elicit comment from the learners to see what they already know/think about body language or to see what the cultural differences may be. The speaker can then be used to confirm or generate further discussion.
Note business English related, but an interesting site for film-based lessons nonetheless. The lesson using the 2012 John Lewis Christmas ad, could for example, be adapted for a business English context.
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Thanks to @a_grundtvig for pointing this video out.