The Gambit – You see what you choose to see. (Mystery thriller)

The Gambit – You see what you choose to see. (Mystery thriller)

Chapter 1 1 Unknown. An explosion follows the sudden flash of light, in the defiant dark sky. My body jerks, as if my soul moves out of my body and enters again. A tall wine glass almost slips. Drops of red wine slide down the rim kissing my fingers. I place the wine glass on a teakwood coffee table. I flip the pages of the fashion magazine, glancing through bikini models. They look so glamorous, confident, and hot, unlike me. I wish I had a fancy collection like them. Squeak, the window opens on my left. A whistling gush of...

Practical tips to overcome stage fright, Public speaking fear or anxiety

Practical tips to overcome stage fright, Public speaking fear or anxiety

Public speaking or speaking in front of an audience is termed as the No 1 fear of humans. It’s officially known as “Glossophobia” – the fear of public speaking. It results in stage fright or public speaking anxiety. So how can we overcome stage fright, public speaking fear or public speaking anxiety? In this blog, you will find your answer and practical tips to overcome it. What is stage fright or public speaking fear ? I have been pondering this question for a long time. You might be thinking, Why? To solve a challenge that we face, first, we need...

Unique and rare motivational speaker Tony Robbins quotes to impact you

Unique and rare motivational speaker Tony Robbins quotes to impact you

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin There is no such thing as failure there are only results Let fear be a counsellor and not a jailor Everybody’s got a past. The past does not equal the future unless you live there. Nothing in life has any meaning except the meaning you give to it In life you need either inspiration or desperation It’s what you practice in private that you’ll be rewarded for in public Change is inevitable. Progress is optional  By changing nothing, nothing changes Passion is the genesis of genius We aren’t in information...

Ultimate revelation about how to select unique speech topic

Ultimate revelation about how to select unique speech topic

I want to deliver a speech, but the problem is I don’t know what I should speak about? Or I don’t have a unique speech topic. Do you also face this roadblock in your public speaking journey? Don’t worry you are not alone. In fact, most of us go through this dilemma.  So what’s the most obvious thing we do while searching for a topic?  You are absolutely right, we google it. And what we find there is a list of unique speech topics, then we realise almost all the topics are common and we want to deliver a unique...

Sins of public speaking

Sins of public speaking

Public speaking mistakes to avoid 18 Public Speaking Mistakes to put your audience into a state of coma Be kind to your audience 1) Not preparing for the speech As a speaker, you should always respect your audiences time.  Don’t be overconfident and please do yourself a favour and thank me later.  Don’t go on stage underprepared.  2) Ending speech or presentation with Q N A  After the Q and A, tell a story that ties in with your main theme,  summarize with key points , Conclude with a quote or call to action. 3) Not aware of the type...

Storytelling secrets: The 4th S of storytelling

Storytelling secrets: The 4th S of storytelling

Storytelling can be overwhelming sometimes because there are multiple techniques, structures and secrets which can be used. Some of the storytelling secrets or techniques are complex to understand and it takes a little bit of experience to understand and apply. Some of the techniques are straightforward but sometimes we struggle to implement them perfectly. Most of the storytellers to motivate the audience follow this basic pattern which includes these 3 components  1)Struggle 2)Solution 3)Success  On the surface level, these 3 points look sufficient to make an impactful story. But, there is a minute flaw that is subtle but makes a...

Why you should captivate your audience in the first 7 seconds of your speech

Why you should captivate your audience in the first 7 seconds of your speech

Human Beings attention span is lesser than that of a goldfish. Yes, you heard it right. So if you cannot hook your audience within the initial 7 seconds then it will take more efforts to captivate their attention. What is an attention span? Attention span is the amount of time you can focus on a task before getting distracted. In the year 2000, the average attention span of humans was 12 seconds. Currently, it is 8 seconds. Do you know what is the attention span of a goldfish? The attention span of goldfish is 9 seconds.  This is why hooking...