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Brett has a wealth of knowledge. Learn from his experiences

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This free advice is actually pretty valuable

Some public speaking trainers keep their knowledge to themselves. Brett de Hoedt, however, is happy to share what he knows so you can start improving now. (He’s also never short of an opinion.) 

Being able to access material like this allows you, the prospective client looking for presentation skills, to get a better understanding of your prospective presentation skills trainer and determine if the fit is right.

Best Books on Public Speaking

Best Books on Public Speaking

Unlock public speaking mastery with these top recommended books.
where and when to get media training

Say YES to training before crisis hits

This week’s Optus debacle demonstrates yet again how important media

Ted Talks Meaning

TED Talks Meaning – What Is It?

Discover the profound impact and purpose behind TED Talks Meaning.
Are Public Speaking Classes Worth It

Are Public Speaking Classes Worth It?

Explore the undeniable benefits of taking public speaking classes today.
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Opinions + Knowledge = Great Keynote Speech

I emceed the Fire Australia Conference and Tradeshow in Sydney
great speeches of 20th century

Chat GPT lists the great speeches of the 20th century

There have been many great speeches throughout the 20th century
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Chat GPT’s public speaking tips

Here are some tips for making a good keynote presentation.
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Presenters: you’ve got to move it, move it!

A public speaking client with whom I’ve been working for

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Developing key messages (misunderstood and over-rated)

Prospective clients often request workshops or courses to “develop key
Books for marketers

Books for marketers: Talk like Ted

Talk Like TED by Carmine Gallo. Recommended: for speakers who take the craft

public speaking pyramid

Behold the public speaking pyramid

There’s a lot of public speaking advice out there (our new

Powerpoint advice

Powerpoint advice – 90 seconds to happier audiences

Everybody complains about PowerPoint but nobody ever does anything about

al gore speak

Lessons from seeing Al Gore speak

Brett was rewarded for his contribution to the 2014 Al

putting yourself in the story

Straight to video: put thyself in the story

Time to premiere (unleash?) another video. This cinematic masterpiece is

Public Speaking

Public speaking – 11 thoughts you don’t want your audience to think

Too few public speakers make the most of their opportunity

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Thoughts you don’t want your audience to think #3

#3 Get to the good bit We recently watched this


Thoughts you don’t want audiences to think #4

#4 “Boring!” Audiences are generally very forgiving though there is


Thoughts you don’t want audiences to think #5

Thought #5: Where is this going? It’s a boring truth

Jim Carrey's speech

Lessons from Jim Carrey’s 90 second Golden Globe speech

Mathematically speaking, giving a short, sharp speech, such as an

what to wear on stage

What to wear on stage. Spoiler alert: whatever the hell you want*

Some thoughts on appearances, class, gender, age and ethnicity… I

I'm troy

Hi. I’m Troy and I’m a bisexual

Have you, with your professional reputation on the line, ever

How to make an apology

How to make an apology

Elton John said it best – sorry seems to be

How to fake confidence

How to fake confidence

I recently had the opportunity to lead my Presentation Savvy

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