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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.

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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

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

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

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Eastern Europe and the Message of Democracy

Matt Eventoff

For the past six years, the world has witnessed the democratic process at work in Ukraine, beginning with the Orange Revolution.   It can be argued that of the former Soviet republics, Ukraine has been one of the most successful at implementing a democratic system.  Ukraine has been independent for less than two decades.  Senate in 1856. 

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

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

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Emmys speeches

Speak Schmeak

Sally Field gave a passionate speech tinged with anti-war sentiment, getting herself bleeped in the process.

Who Looks for Motivational Speakers? Seriously?

More than PowerPoint...

What's their thought process? Honestly. hear the term "motivational speaker" and I conjure up an image of Chris Farley. It's a hilarious skit.

Barbara Jordan: 'I never had to apologize'

The Eloquent Woman

But through the process of amendment, interpretation, and court decision I have finally been included in "We, the people". Buy book.

Cartoon, Quote and Parable to the Rescue

Executive Speech Coach

Then I showed a flowchart of our approval process – emphasizing that the “approval” they were focusing on was only “an approval to print”.

Life is Like Driving « The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

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Are You Hungry for Growth?

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

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The Three Cs of Compelling Public Speaking Performance « The Shy.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

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If You Have to Face It Someday, Why Not Today?

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

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The Beautiful Thing About Being Human…

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

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Politics as Usual

Speaking Of...

Here are some thoughts on the process of choosing our President. One week until the first presidential caucus. With all the coverage all the candidates are getting, one can easily become tired of all the 'noise' they make. I see all this with a speaker's eye, and listen closely to each candidate's speaking style, as well as the message.

The Power of Silence

Speaking Of...

Many speakers are uncomfortable with silence, yet it is in silence that the brain actually has a chance to slow down and process things. Theodore Roosevelt, whose family is the subject of "Mornings on Horseback." As speakers we are constantly working on the words that come from our mouths. There were 11 speakers competing.

An Infinite Activity

The Arrowood Curve

Not so much making the decision as the process of considering what decision to make. I was thinking about decision making today. It struck me that when we think in the most basic, limited way, we think in yes/no, right/left, up/down options - options in front of us that everyone can see. In these moments we are able to change the game.

PowerPoint Tip: Standard Set of Slides

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

If you are in sales, your standard set of slides would include some introductory slides, slides on each popular product or service, slides on the purchasing process, slides with customer testimonials and others that would be included in the majority of your presentations. Why is this such a good idea? Today I'll let you know.

A New Spark

Speaking Of...

After the four sessions were over we sat down together, she and I, and discussed how things went and how the process of formally preparing and rehearsing the presentation felt to her. A new spark was ignited. As for all speakers, the speaking process is always a work in progress. And yes, it is work.

Power Presentations: Hold Attention

Executive Speech Coach

Because our brain processes information much faster than you can speak – we will often be starving for input. Hold the attention of your listeners First be aware that you will never hold 100% of everyone’s attention. It is extremely difficult to hold 100% of the attention even when you are talking to one person. Change helps to fight boredom.

Coching for Success

Speaking Of...

The process of preparation, when it is done thoroughly, requires lots of time and effort. The value of having a coach can't be overestimated. coach helps bring out the best in you, and uncovers talents that are already there. It's really a speaking journey. The number one goal of any speaker is to speak!

Timing Yourself

Speaking Of...

The editing process can be exhaustive. Do you consider time in every speech or presentation you give? If you are media savvy , the answer has to be yes. Those who work in radio or television know that time is a finite resource and going overtime is the enemy. This will let you know right away what stays and what you throw overboard.

The Power of Visuals at the Ski Chalet

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

The kids understood this instantly and sped up the process. I went skiing with my son’s class this week and helped get the students their ski boots in the rental area. When fitting boots, the easy way to tell if the boot is too small is to check whether their toes are flat or scrunched. But with a hard ski boot, you have to ask them.

Does Anyone Have a Powerpoint to Share?

Speaking Of...

Short cutting this process shows up in the final product--the quality and effectiveness of your speech. On the subject of 'by rote' or 'canned' presentations/slides the title of this entry says it all. The question above is one I've actually seen more than once on a dietitians' listserv. Working smarter still means working.

PowerPoint Tip - Ideas for More Visuals

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

and they have added letter colors and symbols to further categorize the methods on the basis of process vs. structure, detail vs. overview and divergent vs. convergent thinking. This ranges from sales staff to finance professionals to admin assistants. The specific page I suggest as a resource is at: [link]. You can get your copy from [link

Insert a live Excel spreadsheet onto a slide

PowerPoint Tips

It just means that the process is less disruptive and more continuous, so it looks more professional. In 2007, click Custom Animation.

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Rotate objects precisely

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2007 and 2010, you’ll be in the Format Shape dialog box, with the Size item displayed. If you need a common angle. clip art.

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Invisibly control when a sound plays on a slide

PowerPoint Tips

In the process, you’ll learn something about animation and triggers! In 2007, click the Custom Animation button. Insert the sound.

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Create clear, iconic illustrations in PowerPoint with (gasp!) clip art

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s follow the process of choosing and using a piece of clip art. When you choose line art, you usually want to find WMF images.

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Ukraine Parliament: Democracy and Discourse Must Defeat Violence

Matt Eventoff

 . Ukraine has been independent for less than two decades.  There is one storyline I have not yet read today, and that is one of a fledgling democracy.

Add pop-up text to explain a slide

PowerPoint Tips

Click Add Animation and choose Appear from the Entrance section. (In PowerPoint 2007, choose the Animations tab and click Custom Animation.

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What about PowerPoint 2016 (Windows)?

PowerPoint Tips

It’s time for me to talk about PowerPoint 2016, since it’s been out for a few weeks now. Here’s a screenshot of it. treemap chart.

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Helvetica – The Name, the Font and the Movie

Manner of Speaking

The film premiered in 2007 for the 50th anniversary of Helvetica. One of the most popular sans-serif fonts is Helvetica. It is easy to read.

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2 ways to collaborate with others on your presentations-Part I

PowerPoint Tips

On the Review tab, click New Comment to open a text box, either on the slide (PowerPoint 2007 and 2010) or in a task pane (PowerPoint 2013).

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The Speechwriting Secrets of Jon Favreau

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Obama exhibited the same level of support and involvement in the writing process throughout the eight years Favreau worked with him.

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ABCD Ethics Again

The Communication Blog

8.14.2009 ABCD Ethics Again Re: My post of September 9, 2007 on ethics: The one question that caused the most disagreement was the last one; it read: "My behavior is ethical when the effect of the behavior is more beneficial than harmful." If you could kill one person and in the process prevent the killing of several others, would you do it?

Creating a slide master–or two–in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s go through the process of creating a presentation with two backgrounds. You may need to click Design Templates.

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Geetesh Bajaj of Indezine.com publishes new e-book on PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts

PowerPoint Tips

Here are a few of my favorites for PowerPoint 2007 and 2010: Ungroup: Ctrl + Shift + G. Ever want to work faster in PowerPoint? Resources

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Flowchart To Oblivion

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Today, I asked someone to request the help desk start the certification process for a KVM (Keyboard-Video-Mouse) switch.  The KVM Switch.

Create a video zoom effect from photos in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

In 2007, click Custom Animation, then choose Emphasis, Grow/Shrink. The entire process takes a while, but the results are worth the time.