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How to Change the World: The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint

Read More] Tracked on January 01, 2006 at 03:05 PM » Guy Kawasaki blogging from evilzenscientist :: thoughts Guy Kawasaki (author of such titles as Selling the Dream - another must read book) has a new blog. Read More] Tracked on January 03, 2006 at 11:28 AM » The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint from Otto R. However, I have another theory.

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Top 10 Best Presentations Ever at KnowHR Blog

Back then, Steve dressed like Tucker Carlson circa 2006, but black tee shirts and jeans or double-breasted jacket and bow tie, this Macintosh unveiling rocked the house. Seth Godin talks about Marketing at Google in 2006. User Comments edarrell Sep 9th, 2006 Hmmm. Xavez Sep 17th, 2006 Brilliant, just brilliant! link].

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Death by PowerPoint Watch: 2008

More than PowerPoint...

In 2006, Google delivered 55,000 page s that mentioned this oft-used phrase. In 2008, we see the biggest increase: from 82,400 to 366,000.

Submit your top ten speakers

Speak Schmeak

For the last couple of years, Bert Decker has been compiling a list of the Top Ten Best and Worst Communicators , and he's looking for your input for the 2008 list, which will be announced on December 31. Here's his 2007 list , and his 2006 list. Who do you think should be on the lists? Don't forget to post your list on Bert's blog!).

How to prevent hangups

Speak Schmeak

By 2006, that number had dropped 76% to under 3,000, thanks to Operation Lifesaver. I don't pick up my landline when it rings. Delete.

Neutrality in the Queen's Christmas speech

Max Atkinson

2006 "It is worth bearing in mind that all of our faith communities encourage the bridging of that divide.

Commonwealth Club

Speaking Of...

It's no wonder he coasted to a second term as governor in 2006. When the link is posted I'll also post it here for you. Worth your time!

Olympic Speakers

Executive Speech Coach

Olympic Speakers Olympic athletes who want to build their career on their Olympic experience need to develop their presentation skills. Instead, Ms.

If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Every time I start a presentation I joke that I will not force my audience to sit through boring slides so I won’t be using PowerPoint today.

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The Queen's Speech: an exception that proves the ruler

Max Atkinson

Click here or on title to see her in action at the State Opening of Parliament in 2006 ). But it was not to be.

Rhetorical questions and audience involvement

Max Atkinson

Sometimes, television editors come to the rescue, as happened in the following clip from the speech by Tory leader David Cameron at his party conference in 2006. But it’s not always quite so easy to find an example that provides a clear demonstration of how posing a puzzle or a rhetorical question actually works.

The Communication Blog: Taboo language: gender differences

The Communication Blog

In 2006, however, the percentages were much more similar: 55% for men and 45% for women. 7.02.2010 Taboo language: gender differences Heres an interesting gender difference reported by Psychology Today (August 2010). In 1996 the percentage of public swearing by men and women was 67% for men and 33% for women. One exception is the web.

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

After the very disruptive revolt at SXSW 2008, moderators and speakers need to pay attention to how the audience (customers) are responding to what’s happening on stage. Update: April 2008 This post has now become recommended reading for all moderators at Ad:Tech 2008 and Web 2.0 Expo in 2008. who is attending?

2008 28

How To Win the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking: A Book Review

Speak and Deliver

Ed Hearn 2006 World Champion The book features the text of all nine speakers in the 2012 Championship, something we haven''t seen in a book before.

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Foundational Phrases: Are They All They're Cracked Up To Be?

Speak and Deliver

One of the basic tenets of speaking is the Aphorism - a uniquely worded, concise point made in a memorable way. Simpson''s lawyer. It Contrasts.

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How to Start Speaking at Events |

And then a little while later, I was a paid speaker. And now, I’m a decently paid speaker. Some day, I hope to be a really well-paid speaker.

2004 28

I Owe it All to Toastmasters

Speak and Deliver

I owe it all to Toastmasters. The first time I heard the word ''Toastmasters'' was in debate class in the 10th grade. joined - for three whole months.

What I Learned From Darren LaCroix Last Night

Speak and Deliver

He came up and encouraged me after the 2008 championships, telling me to, essentially, stop limiting myself to speaking in contests.

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Make Better Presentations - The Anatomy of a Good Speech |

You might have an upcoming presentation, or you might be looking to speak more at events. “What’s in it for me?&# Answer that early. Often.

2004 19

Famous Speech Friday: Sandra Day O'Connor on "Portia's Progress"

The Eloquent Woman

The most pointed of these speeches , delivered at Georgetown University in 2006, was not recorded at O'Connor's request.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Increasing.

The Communication Blog

2.19.2011 Communication Strategies: Increasing Accuracy in Impression Formation Successful communication depends largely on the accuracy of the impressions you form of others. Here are a few ways to increase your accuracy in impression formation. Analyze Impressions. Subject your perceptions to logical analysis, to critical thinking.

Clinton, Palin and the legacy of Margaret Thatcher

Max Atkinson

On 12th August 2008, the following headline appeared in the Daily Telegraph (click here for full story).

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

The Communication Blog

3.26.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitating and Responding to Self-Disclosures When someone discloses to you, it’s usually a sign of trust and affection. In carrying out this most important receiver function, keep the following five guidelines in mind. Practice the skills of effective and active listening.

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Self-Disclosure.

The Communication Blog

3.07.2011 Communication Strategies: Self-Disclosure Dangers In weighing any decision to self-disclosure, consider the potential dangers: Personal Risks The more you reveal about yourself to others, the more areas of your life you expose to possible attack. Professional Risks Sometimes self-disclosure may result in professional or material losses.

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Growing in Self.

The Communication Blog

2.05.2011 Communication Strategies: Growing in Self-Awareness Because self-awareness is so important in communication, try to increase awareness of your own needs, desires, habits, beliefs, and attitudes. You can do this in various ways. Listen to others. Increase your open sel f. Revealing yourself to others will help increase your self-awareness.

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Web Ink Now: Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking

An analysis of gobbledygook in over 388,000 press releases sent in 2006 About David Meerman Scott Have me speak at your next event My books Free ebooks My blog -- buzz contact me Business TV Channel Recent Comments Marissa Yennie on Are you a craft marketer? You are in the book) The Gobbledygook Manifesto -- Cutting Edge!

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

The Communication Blog

4.07.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting Pressure to Self-Disclose You may, on occasion, find yourself in a position where a friend, colleague, or romantic partner pressures you to self-disclose. If your decision is not to disclose and you’re still being pressured, then you need to say something. Here are a few suggestions.

Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Self-Disclosures

The Communication Blog

3.14.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Self-Disclosures In addition to weighing the potential rewards and dangers of self-disclosure, consider the following factors as well. These hints will help you raise the right questions before you make what must be your decision. Consider the motivation for the self-disclosure.

Learning Styles: What every presenter ought to know

Speaking about Presenting

Before Copernicus we believed that the the earth was the center of the universe and that the sun revolved around the earth. So far, so good.

The Communication Blog: Impolite Questions, What Are They?

The Communication Blog

2.15.2011 Impolite Questions, What Are They? We all know an impolite question when we meet one. They’re easy to recognize when you’re the person asked the questions; not so easy to recognize when you’re the one asking the questions. One way of looking at impolite questions is in terms of positive and negative face. Were you ill?

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Attack on academic freedom

The Communication Blog

politician with no academic credentials demanding that a college follow his way of doing things rather than following the will of the Political Science Department is pretty incredible. Even more incredible is that Brooklyn College’s Provost rescinded the instructor’s appointment because of this “demand&# letter.

The Communication Blog: College Rankings

The Communication Blog

2.19.2011 College Rankings If you’re concerned with college rankings (or Car and Drivers comparisons), take a look at Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Order of Things&# ( New Yorker , February 14 & 21, 2011, pp. 68-75). Categories: college rankings , Malcolm Gladwell 1 comments: goodsha said. this is a great post.

Toastmasters Monday: The 2011 Convention

Speak and Deliver

I'm baaa-aaack.! delay in my flight brought me home in the wee hours of today, vs. last night. 2011 World Champion Jock Elliott Contests. Politics.

New Communication Words

The Communication Blog

12.20.2010 New Communication Words Here is a great article on new words introduced in 2010. The words in the communication section are: coffice, halfalogue, sofalize, mansplainer, and social graph. I won’t spoil the fun of guessing what these words mean by giving their definitions here. They’re given in the article.

The Communication Blog: Feedforward

The Communication Blog

11.25.2010 Feedforward I want to broaden The Communication Blog to include items that the general reader who has a casual interest in communication might want to read. Some of these will come from one or more of my textbooks and some will be new. With this as a preface, it seems appropriate to begin with feedforward.

Nonverbal Cues

The Communication Blog

9.24.2009 Perceiving Nonverbal Cues Here is an interesting article--something quite different from what we normally see about nonverbal communication. The article (in the October issue of Smithsonian ) discusses a course given to police brass to help them analyze crime scenes. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se.

Intercultural Communication

The Communication Blog

8.31.2009 Intercultural Communication: Gaining Weight? Heres an interesting example of the differences in meaning for a simple comment about gaining weight between English and Japanese. This example can easily be related to bypassing and the differences between connotation and denotation. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Reduce Your.

The Communication Blog

1.15.2011 Communication Strategies: Reduce Your Ethnocentrism Ethnocentrism is the tendency to evaluate the values, beliefs, and behaviors of your own culture as being more positive, logical, and natural than those of other cultures. Although normally thought of negatively, ethnocentrism has its positive aspects. Ethnocentrism exists on a continuum.

The Communication Blog: Introducing People

The Communication Blog

3.29.2011 Introducing People Here is a brief section on Introducing People that I wrote for Interpersonal Messages 2/e and Essentials of Human Communication 7/e but I thought it would also be of interest to readers of The Interpersonal Communication Book. Let’s say you’re with Jack and bump into Jill who stops to talk.

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations: Effective.

Executive Speech Coach

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations. Successful presentations are not about talent. How about you? Never.