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About Jacqui Harper

Jacqui’s latest book Executive Presentations is shortlisted for the Business Book Awards 2019. She is a visiting professor at INSEAD where she teaches Leadership Presence. Alongside teaching she is the founder of CRYSTAL BUSINESS COACHING - a consultancy specialising in communication coaching. A member of the Professional Speaker’s Association Jacqui is a popular conference speaker and host. She was previously a TV news anchor presenting programmes for the BBC including a chat show. Her first job was business reporting for The Oakland Tribune in California.

What Oscars 2019 teaches us about public speaking

A powerful beginning is the hallmark of great shows and great public speaking. It’s about getting attention and getting the audience excited about what’s to come. In public speaking high impact starts can include a strong story, a question, a quote, a significant number or a powerful picture.

Article by 26 February 2019