How to Give Great Presentations, Talks and Speeches: 3 Essential Ingredients

Presentation Skills | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

Over the last 6 years I have both witnessed many talks, presentations and speeches and given a fair few myself. Not to mention the countless amounts of business, work or university presentations I’ve witnessed or given in the last 20 years. And I have to say, a lot of people do a really bad job…

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A Dirty Little Secret of Time Management

Hari Kalymnios | Time Management | The Thought Gym

We all (unless you are not from this planet) have at one stage or another wished be had more time. People are always too busy with not enough time. Me included. We’re always looking for things to help us manage our time better and get on top of things. But here’s a dirty little of…

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Getting Over Fear: Scientifically Sound Way

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When we are fearful – real or imagined, we regress into our primal nature. The brain/body shut down rational thought and enters into survival mode. If you are in a heightened emotional state. Like fear, or anger, and want a way out of it, it can be hard. It’s hard because your brain – at…

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Leaders Are Readers: Book of the Month – February

Hari Kalymnios

This is a quick blog this time. I just wanted to share a book by Dale Carnegie (author of How to Win Friend’s and Influence People, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living and The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking). This book is Lincoln, The Unknown. No doubt you have heard of Abraham…

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The Most Important Blog Post You Will Ever Read? – The Four Keys to Superhuman Living

I can’t believe I’ve not written a blog post about this yet! I am in the midst of writing my second book, which will be about this very topic and idea. (If you’re interested, then my first book – The Thought Gym – is available here) Over the last decade I have progressively taken a…

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Success in 3 Simple Steps – Easy as ABC

Hari Kalymnios | Success | The Thought Gym

I’ve noticed a pattern when it comes to being successful at just about anything. And what I’ve noticed is that success can be broken down into three steps. I’ve found that all success I’ve come across follows this pattern broadly speaking. And I call it the ABC to Success A – Awareness If you want…

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How to Communicate Better

This quick blog is about communication and how to do it better. It’s a lesson I learnt from a child whilst watching a documentary and seeing this in the background: Think Before You Speak But think was written T.H.I.N.K. Why? Because it was a useful acronym for deciding whether you should speak or not. T…

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Channel Radio Interview with Hari Kalymnios

In the beginning of January, I was interview on Channel Radio by Sarah-Anne Lucas (aka Bird on a Bike). I also did my first every Facebook live, and so I decided to add the audio file to the Facebook Live footage and create a video of the visit and interview. Here it is…   Find…

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How to Stress Less this year

This is a simple philosophy or way of looking at what happens in life to help you cope with things and feel less stressed. It’s taken from Stoic wisdom and philosophy and I first heard it on a podcast from someone who’s name escapes me (sorry, whoever it was!). It’s simply this. Control what you…

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How to Give People Feedback – well!

Giving Feedback | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

Giving feedback is a bit of an art. Done well, it can help lift and improve the person and want them coming back for more in the future. Done badly, and it can leave a person dejected, and feeling miserable. If you watch X Factor, Strictly or any of the other shows like that, then…

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