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 and prepare for Success   Self-Esteem, Self-Worth, Self-Confidence….. What is the common denominator? you guessed it right…..SELF In order to build your self confidence, you need to work on your self esteem. Self Esteem is how we value ourselves, how valuable we think we are to our peers and the outside world. Its important to […]

                        Its the first negative thought many speakers have before they give a presentation, what happens if the audience don’t like me? If they just sit there with their arms folded, motionless, emotionless, with a bored look on their face, rolling their eyes to […]

          Good news! I eventually got to run the New York marathon last year, I realised that preparing for a marathon is a lot like preparing to make a good presentation. It needs planning, preparation, performance and most importantly, practice practice and more practice. The minutes put into muscles, turn into […]

A few weeks ago I ran my first half marathon in the phoenix park, along with 8,500 poor souls who pounded the pavements in the park. This is all in preparation for my first full marathon attempt in New York in November. As I ran around the park on that cool saturday morning I noticed […]

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“Alan Shortt knows his stuff and through his intensive preparation in advance of our session, Alan helped me understand how I really perform from an audience point of view. He provided very effective coaching and tips which I’ am looking forward to using in the future. I feel much more confident.”

About Alan Shortt

Alan Shortt has been working in radio and television in Ireland for the last twenty years, gaining wide experience from both behind and in front of the camera.

He has worked as a presenter, performer, producer, and is currently a regular Contributor on RTE Radio/TV and BBC Radio Ulster. As a live performer he has also learnt first hand, how to face the fear of standing up to speak in front of a live audience. This is where the concept of Media Skills Ireland was born.

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