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Why Introverts Make The Best Public Speakers

‘The majority of my students had never heard a politician speak like Barack Obama; with clarity, dignity, focus, passion, humanity and authenticity. A man desiring that his words awaken and inspire.’ – Patsy Rodenburg, Voice Coach Barack Obama knows how to speak in public. Dozens of examples spring to mind. At the DNC in 2004, winning the Nobel peace prize in 2009, and his eulogy for a victim of the Charleston shootings in 2015. Whatever you think of his politics, the guy can whip up a crowd. To many of us, his talents seem unattainable. This is especially true for introverts, who can get tired easily by big crowds. Surely, all great speakers must be natural extroverts. They all lack fear around crowds. They all have a natural affinity for self-presentation. Look how comfortable they all are. Extroverts, surely. But Barack Obama, one of the great public speakers of our time, is an introvert. [1] Nelson Mandela: introvert. [2] Gandhi: introvert. [3] How can this possibly be

The Beautiful Culinary Creations of Dinara Kasko Dinara Kasko,... crss

The Beautiful Culinary Creations of Dinara Kasko Dinara Kasko , is a Ukrainian pastry chef who skillfully mixes the principles of design and architecture to create impressive cakes. Produced in collaboration with mathematicians and sculptors, these innovative cakes are thought to be experiments combining algorithms and 3D printing. Art not only for connoisseurs. Posted by Margaret    via crss

The Beautiful Culinary Creations of Dinara Kasko Dinara Kasko,...

The Beautiful Culinary Creations of Dinara Kasko Dinara Kasko , is a Ukrainian pastry chef who skillfully mixes the principles of design and architecture to create impressive cakes. Produced in collaboration with mathematicians and sculptors, these innovative cakes are thought to be experiments combining algorithms and 3D printing. Art not only for connoisseurs. Posted by Margaret    via

The Stunning ‘Found’ Mixed Media Sculptures of  Kris KuksiThe ...

The Stunning ‘Found’ Mixed Media Sculptures of  Kris Kuksi The painstakingly gathered model kit pieces, injection molded orphans, bric-a-brac and knick knacks, figurines, jewelry and plastic animals congeal into a re-imagined frieze, a macabre amalgam, that reveals, confronts, and provokes a viewer’s belief system by re imagining familiar narratives into new contexts. The sculpture hangs on the wall: a sprawling world, a warning, a revelation, a vision of a collective soul. From afar, the composition is what is striking, formally balanced, playful yet contained and graceful. It beckons, drawing the viewer into its tangle of meaning, history unfolding in its depths and reverence discovered within the assortment of invented iconography. Instagram || Facebook More unique art on Cross Connect Magazine : Twitter || Facebook|| Instagram Posted by Andrew

The Stunning ‘Found’ Mixed Media Sculptures of  Kris KuksiThe ... crss

The Stunning ‘Found’ Mixed Media Sculptures of  Kris Kuksi The painstakingly gathered model kit pieces, injection molded orphans, bric-a-brac and knick knacks, figurines, jewelry and plastic animals congeal into a re-imagined frieze, a macabre amalgam, that reveals, confronts, and provokes a viewer’s belief system by re imagining familiar narratives into new contexts. The sculpture hangs on the wall: a sprawling world, a warning, a revelation, a vision of a collective soul. From afar, the composition is what is striking, formally balanced, playful yet contained and graceful. It beckons, drawing the viewer into its tangle of meaning, history unfolding in its depths and reverence discovered within the assortment of invented iconography. Instagram || Facebook More unique art on Cross Connect Magazine : Twitter || Facebook|| Instagram Posted by Andrew crss