HI, MY NAME IS DAVE

About Me

I’m an engineer, project manager, and speaker who is passionate about self development. My website is the online hub for everything about me – my personal interests, professional endeavours and much more.

I created this website in 2013 in order to share some of my experiments and experiences as I meander through life. Two years later I launched a public speaking blog called Communicate You. My blog has grown to over 50,000 words, or enough material to fill a 200 page book! 2018 saw the launch of my new podcast called Tribe of Speakers.

About Me

I’m an engineer, project manager, and speaker who is passionate about self development. My website is the online hub for everything about me – my personal interests, professional endeavours and much more.

I created this website in 2013 in order to share some of my passions, experiments and experiences as I meander through life. Two years later I launched a public speaking blog called Communicate You. My blog has grown to over 50,000 words, or enough material to fill a 200 page book!

YES Ball 2016

Communicate You

If you have a desire to develop your ability as a public speaker, but don’t know where to start, this is the blog is for you. Communicate You is an extensive collection of articles about presentation and public speaking skills. Click below to get started.

Tribe of Speakers

Tribe of Speakers is my new podcast! Over the coming months I will be speaking with great guests who have developed their public speaking skills over time, and have stories, experiences, lessons and strategies to share. My goal for each episode is to dig deep to discover the tools, techniques and tactics that listeners can easily apply in their next presentation or speech.
YES Ball 2016

Free E-Book

Picture the scene. Your boss has just asked you to do a presentation about a milestone the company has just achieved. At this stage most people do one of two things. Open up PowerPoint and start dumping information onto slides, or write out a full script and try to memorise it word for word. What follows is a presentation lacking thoughtful structure or content, visual communication or any form of audience engagement.

I wrote my E-Book to help. First published in March 2016, this guide is designed to take you through the entire process for preparing an effective speech from scratch. A short read, it combines my personal experience of presenting, with data-based scientific evidence. It is available for free below.

Free E-Book

First published in March 2016, this guide is designed to take you through the entire process for preparing an effective speech from scratch. A short read, it combines my personal experience of presenting, with data-based scientific evidence. It is available for free below.

Favourite Quotes

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter – Martin Luther King

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck – Dalai Lama

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever – Mahatma Gandhi 

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over – Richard Branson

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect – Mark Twain

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right – Henry Ford

Contact Dave

I enjoy collaborations and would love to hear about opportunities for us to work together. If you have a project that you want to get started, think you might need my help with something or just fancy saying hello, please get in touch. You can reach me by email to dave@davelinehan.com or using the contact form below.

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