Why you should unplug more

Why you should unplug more

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in conversation, listening, technology, TED talk | No Comments

John Carson was the cool English teacher with round, John Lennon glasses, and a dry and thoughtful wit. I was a trainee teacher and we were talking about students’ essays. “It’s fascinating to encourage kids to write about how they constantly need to be wired up, rather than deal with silence, or even worse, be […]

Making Learning Come Alive

Making Learning Come Alive

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in audience, learning, presentations, TED talk | No Comments

He looked like he’d stepped from a book and three times a week I got to enter his magical world. Born to Hungarian parents in France and now living in Scotland, he was in his late 50s then, and spoke in a thick whisper. His room was right at the end of a quiet corridor […]

How to give a magical talk

How to give a magical talk

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in case studies, public speaking, TED talk | No Comments

TED talks are a great place to get your head fed and see some world class public speaking skills. One such talk is of a woman finding nirvana and hearing herself speak and sound like a golden retriever. Reads like a Tim Burton movie, doesn’t it? It’s actually a step by step journey of experiencing […]