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Link to a specific PowerPoint 2003, 2007 or 2010 slide from Microsoft Word or Excel

PowerPoint Tips

Suppose you want to link from Word or Excel to Slide 2 in a PowerPoint 2003, 2007 or 2010 presentation. Here’s an example. ppsx or *.pps).

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Shortcut to complex shapes with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010

PowerPoint Tips

SmartArt is available in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. Let’s say that I have this slide. The circles are picture placeholders. Do you like it?

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Create quick, professional diagrams with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007 & 2010

PowerPoint Tips

SmartArt was a new feature of PowerPoint 2007 and is a way to quickly create professional-looking diagrams from bulleted text. Process. Cycle.

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How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2007 & PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s create a couple of posters in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010. In PowerPoint 2007, you’ll see the Print dialog box. “).

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If you believe in something, you can talk about it

Speak Schmeak

"If you believe in something, you can talk about it. All my life I have been very, very shy. He turned 93 this year. Words to live by!

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Effective Emcee-ing! « The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Rated PSBs Top 10 Most Influential Bloggers on Public Speaking 2007 The Public Speaking Blogospheres Top 100 Definitive Blogs on Public Speaking Sign Up for Free Materials! Facebook Page Updates 28 Sept/10 Enhancing the Quality of Your Visual Presentations with PowerPoint 2007 Recent Comments Success: 10 Tips to … on Power Moves!

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Build your public speaking immunity

Speak Schmeak

It's cold and flu season again. How are you holding up? It's the same with public speaking!

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Public speaking: talent or skill?

Speak Schmeak

Is public speaking a talent or a skill? You will see yourself as deficient in some way. Yes, there are people who have some natural talent. Or both?

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Disposable Learning Objects and Jing

More than PowerPoint...

Yesterday, I downloaded TechSmith's Jing Project -- just to give it a test. I was a little cranky about getting it to work. See what I see?"

PowerPoint 2007 tutorials help you make the most of the features

PowerPoint Tips

Danny Rocks offers a 2-CD set called, “ 50 Best PowerPoint 2007 Tips, Tricks & Techniques. &# If you know something about PowerPoint but want to make better use of the features, I recommend this series. The 2 CDs contain 41 lessons organized into Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels. Formatting Tables (Intermediate).

10 Tips to Improve Your Speech « The Shy Speaker's Guide to.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Rated PSBs Top 10 Most Influential Bloggers on Public Speaking 2007 The Public Speaking Blogospheres Top 100 Definitive Blogs on Public Speaking Sign Up for Free Materials! Facebook Page Updates 28 Sept/10 Enhancing the Quality of Your Visual Presentations with PowerPoint 2007 Recent Comments Success: 10 Tips to … on Power Moves!

A woman among "The Great Debaters"

The Eloquent Woman

She was on the varsity team. She said "He thought I could think on my feet." He had her wear a dark suit and cut her hair in a boyish bob.

Eastern Europe and the Message of Democracy

Matt Eventoff

Ukraine has been independent for less than two decades. MTV is ten years older than Ukraine’s independence. If you are of drinking age, you were born before Ukraine was independent. It was the second act of public violence during a session of the Ukrainian governing body this year. This week has seen another former republic “re-elect” a dictator.

First Lady of firsts: Eleanor Roosevelt

The Eloquent Woman

She was shy, insecure and thought to be unattractive. In fact, nothing could have been further from the truth. Photos courtesy of the Franklin D.

Buy Microsoft Office 2007 now and get 2010 free later

PowerPoint Tips

You buy Office 2007 now and you can then upgrade to 2010 for free. Tags: Events Resource PowerPoint 2007 PowerPoint 2010 webinar

Fear Busters – 10 Tips to Overcome Stage Fright! « The Shy.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Rated PSBs Top 10 Most Influential Bloggers on Public Speaking 2007 The Public Speaking Blogospheres Top 100 Definitive Blogs on Public Speaking Sign Up for Free Materials! Facebook Page Updates 28 Sept/10 Enhancing the Quality of Your Visual Presentations with PowerPoint 2007 Recent Comments Success: 10 Tips to … on Power Moves!

Review of my PowerPoint 2007 video course in Toastmaster magazine

PowerPoint Tips

Great review of my video course PowerPoint 2007: Make the Upgrade Easy! Tags: E-Store PowerPoint 2007 Toastmaster Just found out! in Toastmaster magazine [link].

Finding commands in PowerPoint 2007

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Microsoft has created a web based tool to help users find PowerPoint 2003 commands in the new PowerPoint 2007 ribbon interface. You navigate in this tool to the command using the existing PowerPoint 2003 menus, then they show you where to find that command in the PowerPoint 2007 ribbon interface. Well, there is a solution.

Speak Schmeak blog contest - enter to win!

Speak Schmeak

To enter, leave a comment on this post between today, November 30, 2007 at 9:00 p.m. EST, and Friday, December 13, 2007 at 11:59 p.m.

Happy New Year!

Speak Schmeak

Best wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2008 to all of you! 2008 already feels like it's going to be a spectacular year!

Voice care #2 - how's your pitch?

Speak Schmeak

Are you a low talker? Many of us speak at a lower pitch than is natural for us. There are lots of tools you can use to keep your voice healthy.

Braithwaite pronunciation

Speak Schmeak

I saw this search term in my keyword stats, and thought, "How delicious! Someone wants to know how to pronounce my name!" or "brain" or "mail."

Just like a kid

Speak Schmeak

Christmas Eve, hubby and I were late arriving at his parents' house for dinner, and everyone was already eating. no offense!" I love the kids' table!

Santa watch

Speak Schmeak

Meet Kitty, Sister and the Baby. They didn't realize that Santa only comes at night. What do you expect? They're cats.

Take care of your voice

Speak Schmeak

If you've wondered how to care for your voice when you're doing a lot of speaking, here are some resources that will be helpful to you.

6 Ways to Achieve Your Resolutions Through Public Speaking

Speak Schmeak

40 to 45% of American adults make one or more resolutions each year. Are you one of them? First, figure out what you know. Where do they hang out?

Invest in yourself

Speak Schmeak

Take a class in your community, pick up a book, take my e-course , or contact me about coaching.

Unexpected = Sticky

Speak Schmeak

In this post , I briefly mentioned the principles of sticky ideas from the book, " Made to Stick." Read the following two descriptions of a pomelo.

What do you do when no one shows up?

Speak Schmeak

If you've been speaking for any length of time, you've experienced an occasion when fewer people showed up than expected. Has this happened to you?

Contest winners announcement

Speak Schmeak

Thank you to everyone who entered to win a copy of my e-course, "7-Week Shortcut to Public Speaking Confidence."

A presentation that works

Speak Schmeak

Recently I wrote about some short presentations I've experienced where the speakers did not seem prepared , even though they had plenty of time.

Last day to enter the contest!

Speak Schmeak

Contest ends at midnight EST tonight! Contest prizes, details and rules here.

Prepared vs. over-prepared

Speak Schmeak

First of all, here's what it looks like to be unprepared. Also, here's a post I wrote about how I prepare for a presentation. I disagree.

Who's in the room?

Speak Schmeak

Hostage Harriet" is particularly challenging; here's an excerpt: "I am here because I was forced to be here. I didn't have a choice. No eye contact.

Free shipping on CafePress

Speak Schmeak

(They keep changing the date, so I'm going to keep this live until the promotion runs out!) Use code SHIP07 at checkout. Any of you out there?

What if your worst public speaking fear comes true?

Speak Schmeak

Let's talk about those things that hold many people back from enjoying public speaking. You're afraid of losing your place Bring notes! Do not wing it.

Are you lifting too much weight?

Speak Schmeak

I go to a gym on the campus of our local community college. Why do they do it? Why do these guys all have too much weight in their hands?

Shyness, social phobia, or none of the above?

Speak Schmeak

In a recent Washington Post article , the question of what constitutes social anxiety disorder is explored. Turner and his colleagues." ".

Little boy in the dragon's den

Speak Schmeak

He's prepared. He has a great opening and closing. He takes questions. He tells a story. He's assertive. He handles adversity gracefully.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Speak Schmeak

Thank you all for inspiring and motivating me every day to be a better speaker and coach! My friends tell me I'm starting to get sappy in my old age.