Rob Cottingham

Rob Cottingham

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Vancouver / Communications strategist (@nowgroup). @ntos cartoonist. Speechwriter. Humorist. Speaker. Sweetie of @awsamuel. Believer in the wide-open web.
Rob Cottingham
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Emergency net neutrality cartoon https://www.robcottingham.ca/cartoon/archive/emergency-net-neutrality-cartoon/?utm_content=bufferb3b67&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Wondering how to connect that fancy-shmancy USB mic to your iPhone or iPad? Here's a handy diagram, just tested by yours truly. (You need two pieces of hardware: Apple's Lightning-to-USB adapter, and a powered USB hub — along with the cable and power adapter that came with it.)

Wondering how to connect that fancy-shmancy USB mic to your iPhone or iPad? Here's a handy diagram, just tested by yours truly. (You need two pieces of hardware: Apple's Lightning-to-USB adapter, and a powered USB hub — along with the cable and power adapter that came with it.)

Nothing says “sincere condolences” like “I told you so, and this means I’ll win.

Listening to your client's feedback often means hearing past their words to what they're actually saying.

How speechwriters can understand client feedback by listening past the words to what clients really want.

Failure is always an option. -Adam Savage (photo of a dropped ice cream cone)

Speechwriting mistakes: four ways I screwed up (so you don't have to) - Rob Cottingham

"Good performance is authentic behaviorin a manufactured environment." —Michael Port

"Good performance is authentic behaviorin a manufactured environment.

It's not just time to behave as though audiences were human.

It's not just time to behave as though audiences were human.

Your speech's beginning has to connect emotionally, launch into the theme of the speech, set expectations for tone, and give your audience a reason to keep listening

Stuck for a beginning to your speech? Here are 13 quick ways to get moving.