PKP around the Web aggregates all new Web content from Phillip Khan-Panni en-us The 5th level of competence http://speakingandpresentationskills.com/2015/5th-level-competence/ I was talking to a Sales consultant recently, and he was asking me about my special skills. It’s a conversation I have had before, when I was exploring the skills of a friend or colleague. Now the boot was on the other foot. At some point I said, “I don’t know what I know.” I […]

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The true secret of the Yes/No response http://speakingandpresentationskills.com/2014/the-true-secret-of-the-yesno-response/ I received a marketing email today from an expert in direct marketing, in which he wrote about sorting out the dead ducks from those who are really interested. He referred to the Reader’s Digest Yes and No reply envelopes. He called it the Yes/No option, implied that it was how to sort …read more Source: […]

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How good are the pictures you create when you speak? http://speakingandpresentationskills.com/2014/how-good-are-the-pictures-you-create-when-you-speak/ Watching the Canadian Grand Prix I found myself getting confused from time to time because of the way the commentator was describing the action. Here’s an example of the kind of thing he was saying (not an actual quote). Imagine you are actually watching the race, and get someone to read …read more Source: PKP […]

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Why I lost my watch at Dublin airport http://speakingandpresentationskills.com/2014/why-i-lost-my-watch-at-dublin-airport/ I was early getting to Dublin airport. After the Bag Drop, we strolled over to the Departure Gate and scanned our Boarding Passes, declined the offers of clear plastic bags for liquids and toothpaste and joined one of the funnels for Airport Security. That’s the fancy name for the process …read more Source: Phillip KP […]

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Why I lost my watch at Dublin airport https://phillipkp.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/why-i-lost-my-watch-at-dublin-airport/ Continue reading Why I lost my watch at Dublin airport]]> Tue, Jun 03, 2014 https://phillipkp.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/why-i-lost-my-watch-at-dublin-airport/ Can you rely on your High Street bank? https://phillipkp.wordpress.com/2014/05/29/can-you-rely-on-your-high-street-bank/ Continue reading Can you rely on your High Street bank?]]> Thu, May 29, 2014 https://phillipkp.wordpress.com/2014/05/29/can-you-rely-on-your-high-street-bank/ Corporate bullying is killing her https://phillipkp.wordpress.com/2014/01/09/corporate-bullying-is-killing-her/ Continue reading Corporate bullying is killing her]]> Thu, Jan 09, 2014 https://phillipkp.wordpress.com/2014/01/09/corporate-bullying-is-killing-her/ Was it sang froid that night in Wexford? https://phillipkp.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/was-it-sang-froid-that-night-in-wexford/ Continue reading Was it sang froid that night in Wexford?]]> Sat, Jan 04, 2014 https://phillipkp.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/was-it-sang-froid-that-night-in-wexford/ How important are your qualifications? http://cv-masterclass.com/how-important-are-your-qualifications%3F Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE

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Are you receptive to feedback? http://cv-masterclass.com/are-you-receptive-to-feedback%3F I was just coaching a speaker via Skype, following a public speech he recently delivered. One of my observations was that he seems a little too controlled. Not enough passion.

He said, “Two or three others have told me the same thing.”

He knew, yet he had not acted on that feedback, despite hearing it from several different people.


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Are you receptive to feedback?]]> Mon, Aug 05, 2013 http://cv-masterclass.com/are-you-receptive-to-feedback%3F Don't undersell yourself http://cv-masterclass.com/don%27t-undersell-yourself I have just finished writing a new CV for a client. It wasn’t easy, but it gave me two satisfactions, one of which was quite unexpected.

First, let me explain why it wasn’t easy.

He was quite undecided which way to go with his career – creative or operational? He was well qualified to do both. But until he made that decision I couldn’t write his CV. After all, what would I be selling?

Don't undersell yourself]]> Wed, Jul 31, 2013 http://cv-masterclass.com/don%27t-undersell-yourself What defines you? http://cv-masterclass.com/what-defines-you I was working on a major newspaper that was in a state of transition. Building up my team, I recruited a young man from Pakistan, in his early 20s. His background made him respectful towards the ‘old guard’, especially his elders, including one of the middle managers who were on the way out.

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