Impromptu speaking in front of an audience is challenging for most of us. Even the famous author and public speaker, Mark Twain, has been quoted as saying “I never could make a good impromptu speech without several hours to prepare it.”
If you struggle with scattered thoughts, or mind blank when impromptu speaking, then this blog post will help you.
In this blog post, you’ll learn some techniques to structure your speech when you’re on the spot, and some ways to quickly generate ideas when your mind goes blank.
For the first few years of Sam’s career, he worked as a design consultant. As he gained more design and problem solving experience, he came to realise that he was often getting the wrong brief from his clients.
Sam found that while companies could conceptualise new products or services, the sticking point was aligning this conceptualisation to their business models, which meant that time, and time again, projects significantly fell below expectation or failed completely.
These experiences led Sam to specialise in Design Led Innovation.
There are three elements of Design Led Innovation:
Customer value: This is the starting point, and is about being clear on who the customer is, and the problem that the business is solving for them.
Management Mindset: The correct mindset to create a strategy which has been built around new insights about the customer.
Strategic alignment: Ensuring that all business processes and systems are aligned with the customer’s problem.
This blog post is part 1 of a multi-part series, and covers the basics of getting Google authentication to work with Python and Flask. Part 2 will cover actually reading and writing the files to Google Drive.
In this blog post, you will learn how to create a Python Flask app, which allows a user to log in with their Google account