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Avoir sa voix en main et le discours dans la poche

May 16, 2018 Natalie Frei Methods & Tools

Rating: 4.6 out of 5

Volkart

Notre voix est une des qualités les plus frappantes de notre personnalité, elle peut littéralement parler « du plus profond du coeur». Elle est aussi un outil très puissant pour porter nos messages. Dans cet article, un chanteur professionnel explique comment d’entraîner la voix pour la rendre plus persuasive et avoir le discours dans la poche.

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How to make your readers happy: writing lessons in 5 quotes

March 19, 2018 Natalie Frei Methods & Tools, SDC Experiences

Rating: 4.6 out of 5

Christina Stucky P7230789 hoch smallWriting is rarely a pleasurable experience for SDC staffers: how much information is necessary, how to structure a text, and what about jargon? Writing in English has its own particular pitfalls if you’re not a native speaker. A recent writing workshop at SDC in Bern recommended ways to improve the readability of texts produced for internal and external audiences and highlighted mistakes frequently found in texts written by second-language English speakers.

 By Christina Stucky
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Clear and Concise Statements

January 03, 2018 Natalie Frei Methods & Tools, SDC Experiences

Rating: 4.7 out of 5

tinuNo one likes listening to the verbose babble of overly loquacious speakers (and yes, this type of speaker tends to be male). Making it short is an art that requires a lot of work. The formula “reduce to the max” might be oversimplified but it is essentially true. There are five steps to arrive at a short, tight but accurate statement.

By Tinu Niederhauser
Translated from German by Natalie Frei

 

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