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10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting
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10 Shakespearean quotes and how to use them when presenting

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Using theatrical quotes can be a welcome addition to your professional presentations. Here are a few to get you started from the Bard himself, William Shakespeare. Remember, creating engagement and …

Using theatrical quotes can be a welcome addition to your professional presentations. Here are a few to get you started from the Bard himself, William Shakespeare. Remember, creating engagement and connection is a vital part of professional communication skills!

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  • 1. 10 Shakespearean Quotes and How to Use Them
  • 2. Your content is great.
  • 3. Your content is great. Seriously, great!
  • 4. You always seem to find the right words to convey your message.
  • 5. You always seem to find the right words to convey your message. Know who else was really good at finding the right words?
  • 6. William Shakespeare
  • 7. Theatrical quotes from can be useful in your presentations.
  • 8. Theatrical quotes from Giants of Playwrighting can be useful in your presentations.
  • 9. Theatrical quotes from Giants of Playwrighting can be useful in your presentations. How?
  • 10. You can use them to:      Introduce a new topic Create interest and connection Help your audience think in metaphors Inspire action with expert words about the human condition Conclude your presentation with an effective stinger Let’s get started!
  • 11. From Shakespeare…
  • 12.  “A little more than kin, and less than kind.” -from Hamlet Use it when you want to say “this has gotten too close for comfort, and it’s not good.”  “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” -from Hamlet When someone, or something, is trying too hard to prove they are telling the truth.  “O Time, thou must untangle this not I/ It is too hard a knot for me t’untie” -from Twelfth Night Presenting a problem that seems insurmountable? Request help with this quote.
  • 13.  “From ancient grudge break to new mutiny/ where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.” – from Romeo and Juliet Useful when two factions that have long been at odds have suddenly taken things to a more unpleasant level.  “Oh for a Muse of fire, that would ascend/ the brightest heaven of invention-” -from Henry V When an idea is so great, that you WISH you could find the right words to describe it.  “Once more unto the breach dear friends, once more!” -from Henry V Inspire your audience to tackle a difficult issue once again.
  • 14. Say “Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit and lost without deserving.” (from Othello) when talking about the complexities of authenticity or branding.
  • 15.  “O! it is excellent/ To have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous/ To use it like a giant.” -from Measure for Measure Great to talk about corporate responsibility or intra-office relationships.  “Disguise, I see thou art a wickedness, wherein the pregnant enemy does much” -from Twelfth Night Turn to this quote when you need to talk about the importance of transparency, and the problems created when it is lacking.
  • 16. And Finally…
  • 17. “But man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he’s most assured, His glassy essence, like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven As make the angels weep.” -from Measure for Measure
  • 18. “But man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he’s most assured, His glassy essence, like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven As make the angels weep.” -from Measure for Measure If you need to present a mea culpa for mistakes that have been made, especially if they were the result of hubris, this quote is can help.
  • 19. Thank You! Find more professional skills advice on the OC Blog, or download Acting Tips for Exceptional Presentations!

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