New series of videos: TED Stalk!

Hello, Subs! We have a new series of videos called TED Stalk! In it, we...

Practice does not Make Perfect

Practice makes perfect. You may think this is part and parcel of the wisdom of the crowd, and...

New meat on the market: help us to unite and conquer

This week we have 2 very important announcements for you. They relate both to our product and to...

New series of videos: TED Stalk!

Hello, Subs! We have a new series of videos called TED Stalk! In it, we will analyze TED and TEDx talks together and talk about the best tips to become a better public speaker. In this first one, we analyze the popular TED Talk Supasorn...

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How to bore others

I don’t have so much experience in being an interesting speaker, but I am a black-belt in making people bored. In the same way that speaking well is a skill, making people bored is also a skill. Have you thought of how to get away from those pesky neighbours saying...

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Practicing Backwards

They say there's no glory in practising but without practice, there is no glory. I'd like to introduce you to a process that I've used frequently to practice my speech: Practising Backwards. It's a process that makes deliberate practice much more bearable, and much...

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An impostor the world craves listening to

Your boss asked you to speak, to present on stage. You grabbed it, didn’t want to miss out on an opportunity. Maybe this would lead to the next promotion, you never know. But that was last week. Now you think that you have nothing good to say, you think that you’re an...

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Do your worst. Just. Do.

They say do your best. Whatever you do, do your best. Everyone says it again and again, so it must be right. But what if I told you it's misleading. The most important part of the phrase lies in the very first word.   Do.   Don't just sit there. Do. Refrain from...

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Do you think grammar is the problem?

Last week I was talking to a friend about his presentations, and I asked him what's the next thing he'd like to work on to improve his talk. "I think it's my grammar. I need better grammar", he said. English is not his first language. "Better grammar to speak? But I...

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How to Know Your Audience [Video]

Sun Tzu says, "Know thine enemy". Here at Get Sandwich we say, "know thine audience", while you shouldn’t think of your audience as an enemy, when making a speech, still a good idea, to have a plan of attack. This video will help you determine what kind of audience...

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How to Speak Well? Go Through the RITE of Passage

Learning to speak well is difficult because it requires a lot of the right kind of practice. There is usually a lot of theory on how to speak well, like what to do to structure an informational talk or persuasive talk, but not enough examples to put them in context (like when you are selling, or you are teaching a group of teenagers), and certainly people don’t practice enough before they present.
When we ask people why they want to improve their speaking, the common answers are: “I want to be more confident”, or “I don’t want to miss out on an opportunity to present at work”. These “goals”, although good starting positions, should go several steps further to be useful.

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