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What Kurt Vonnegut Can Teach Us About Business Stories

Manner of Speaking

For … Continue reading → Stories and Storytelling Business Kurt Vonnegut Maya Eilam Stories storytelling the shapes of storiesStorytelling is powerful. Stories resonate with people on a deep, psychological level. Stories are memorable and help support our messages. Hence the speaker’s maxim: Tell a story, make a point.

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Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He shared the tips and techniques that he has used to build his own successful speaking business. Post openings at the business school. “The job is not doing the speech. Shep is a customer service expert, professional speaker and author who works with companies who want to build loyal […] “The job is not doing the speech.

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7 business speaking tips from the Inaugural Address

The Presenter's Blog

When we take look under the hood of President Obama’s Inaugural Address, there are easy to replicate techniques for any business presentation.

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Presenting Business Diagrams: How to Deliver a Strong, Positive Impact

SlideModel

Business means a lot more than just making profits. That means everyone involved in the business needs to clearly articulate their part in the story: HR managers need to establish pride in the company culture. Here are some commonly used business diagrams and corresponding tips on how to present them effectively. SWOT ANALYSIS.

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Is lack of attention costing you business?

Speak Schmeak

People of the world, I know you're busy. Your response: "Oh, I'm so busy, it's ridiculous." (See People don't read.

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3 Steps to Keep Momentum In Your Business

Speaker Launcher

The post 3 Steps to Keep Momentum In Your Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy Uncategorized getting unstuck growing your speaking business how to move your business forward moving business forwardLast week, one of my clients (let’s call him Bill) […].

In business, do looks matter? Really?

More than PowerPoint...

When I was introduced to a man at a business meeting, I felt shocked. As I shook his hand, I stared into the face of an infamous serial killer.

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Is being emotional a positive in business?

Speak Schmeak

Was just saying 2 myself crying in business 2 me is such a turn off. should be, ''It''s not business, it''s just personal.''" "ABSOLUTELY!

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Let your business vision guide who you become

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Each year I create my business vision. I now earn my living writing and editing for corporate clients, conducting business-writing training webinars , teaching online courses for the University of Toronto, teaching private online courses and selling my books. It is what my business vision says I want to do, so it’s what I do.

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Future Business Leaders of America – California State Leadership Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I was fortunate to volunteer as a speech contest judge for an impromptu speech contest for High School students held Friday and Saturday as part of the State Leadership Conference of the California Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). FBLA is the largest and oldest business student organization in the world.

What Makes Women Successful Business Owners?

DeFinis Communications

Recently, I’ve noticed an increasing number of women leaving their corporate jobs in favor of starting their own small business. Here are some interesting facts I came across from the National Women’s Business Council : There are 7.8 million women-owned businesses in the United States. Women-owned firms generate $1.2 billion.

Women’s Voices in Business: Strategies for dealing with 3 common issues

Kate's Voice

This week, I attended a conference for women presented by one of my corporate clients.

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Business video: get ready for the surge

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Technology business video Cisco Laurie BrownBy Ian Griffin and Laurie Brown Laurie Brown has over two decades of experience as a trainer and speaker, helping her audience improve their customer service, sales and presentation skills. This experience has provided her with the ability [.].

How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Lois Creamer knows the speaking business. Stephanie Chandler is a Silicon Valley refugee who left a stressful job on the [.] Implement a blog.

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Let your business vision drive who you become

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Each year I create my business vision. I now earn my living writing and editing for corporate clients, conducting business-writing training , teaching online courses for the University of Toronto, teaching private online courses and selling my books. It is what my business vision says I want to do, so it’s what I do.

2014 21

Drudge Report Headlines with Death of Hashtag (ponders if business abandoning social)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The current headline focuses on business - specifically the promotions part. So much for the assumption that business is social.

2017 17

[Podcast] Is Making Money Killing Your Business with Chuck Blakeman

Speaker Launcher

We get so caught up working in our business that we don’t spend enough time working on our business. We’ve all been there. Listen Now!

How Content Marketing Wins Over The Most Brutal Business Buyers

Content Marketing Today

Classic Truths about Skeptical Customers Remain Modern Business Realities. I don’t know your company. Today, you face similar realities.

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Separating Personal and Business Relationships

Kuhnke Communication

Does it affect their work and business? The size of a company often determines the type of relationships its employees have with one another.

In time for Christmas: Books on business, promotional, article writing and business of freelance writing

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Just in time for Christmas for the writer on your gift list: popular print and e-books (for Kindle and Kobo) on business, promotional, book, article, social media and website writing, self-publishing and the business of freelance writing. How to Write Media Releases to Promote Your Business, Organization or Event.

The Business of Writing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Managing systems, projects and people usually pays lots better than the word business. Let's cut to the chase. Those can pay well.

Top 5 Business Trends in 2013: Your place, your voice

Kate's Voice

communication Practical application vocal image Expression public speaking tips Top 5 business trendsRecently, Forbes magazine published an article by Meghan Biro called 5 Trends Defining the World of Work and Leadership in 2013. In the article, Meghan points out that “Uncertainty has increased, not decreased this past year.

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Speak Up For Your Business - by Michelle Mazur - Book 22 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

Does ''Speak Up For Your Business'' deliver on it''s promise? It''s a tough promise to make, and tougher still to fulfill. And she owns it.

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Professional Services & Developing New Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's why those of us who have to develop new business must keep experimenting with strategies and then the tactics within those big plans.

C-Level Presentation Tip #2: Link to Business Issues

Professionally Speaking...

Executive level presentations can seem like swimming in shark-infested seas, even for the intrepid business presenter. LINK TO BUSINESS ISSUES.

It’s time for some good news about your speaking business — opportunities abound in 2012

Succeed Speaking

Business Strategy MotivationThere were 1.8 million meetings in 2009 (a bad year) and multiple sources say things are looking up. You hate spam.

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5-Question Q&A about the freelance writing business

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Recently I was interviewed about the freelance writing business. The information will not be available online, but I have posted here the questions I was asked and my answers to them. Marketing Your Services

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6 Tips for Starting a Great Conversation at Business Events

Great Public Speaking

I love networking and networking at a business event is a skill that is developed with practice. Why did you start your business? If you are handing out a business card (one preferably with your picture) this will help people connect the dots with a face even if they don''t remember your name. What are your passions?

Running the Numbers In Your Business

Speaker Launcher

When someone gets into the speaking business, it is usually because they enjoy delivering a message and connecting with an audience. However, ‘speaking’ is just a small part of a speaking business. The post Running the Numbers In Your Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Is Your Website Helping or Hurting Your Speaking Business? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!

Speaker Launcher

The post Is Your Website Helping or Hurting Your Speaking Business? As a speaker, your website is a crucial part of your marketing efforts.

Building A Business: It Takes a Village

Speaker Launcher

I have been thinking about this recently, as it relates to my family and grandchildren, and even how it relates to my business and yours. The post Building A Business: It Takes a Village appeared first on Jane Atkinson. I am sure that many of you have heard the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.”

3 Ways to Immediately Close More Business

SpeakerSue Says...

3 Ways to Close More Business. ”, their most typical answer is, “Close the business!” Yet we are. Or cute.

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Effective use of Twitter by businesses

Dahle Communication

What I was surprised by was what happened next. First, Casey's replied to me and said "Thanks Travis!" " I thought that was cool.

Public Speaking Business: Radio Interviews

Great Public Speaking

He's a public speaker that teaches other speakers and small business people how to do what he did. Most public speakers have started writing books to help suppliment their speaking income or using the book as a calling card to get more speaking engagements. Contacting a radio station takes care.

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[Podcast] Accelerating Your Speaking Business with Kindra Hall

Speaker Launcher

The post [Podcast] Accelerating Your Speaking Business with Kindra Hall appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Listen Now! Or Watch Now! Want More?

Generate Repeat Writing Business

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Periodical freelancers, however, should generate repeat business with editors for whom they have worked (nor on that in another blog post). In this chapter, we look at generating repeat business, testimonials, and referrals. If you are thinking you need to generate business before you can generate repeat business, you are right.

15 Marketing Initiatives to Consider For Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

It is a business tune-up, which I love, and the topic we concentrated on was marketing. The post 15 Marketing Initiatives to Consider For Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Last week I went to my quarterly coaching session. Our instructor asked a question, “How good are you at marketing?”

7 New Facebook Changes Impacting Businesses

Content Marketing Today

The overall message was that Facebook is looking at pages as a “mission control” point (which is where the MC comes from in the conference title).

Podcast: Emoticons in Business Communications :-) | Communication.

Communication Steroids

Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike take a look at the smiley faces that have become part of today’s casual communications. Array

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Let your business vision drive who you become

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Each year I create my business vision. I now earn my living writing and editing for corporate clients, conducting business-writing training , teaching online courses for the University of Toronto, teaching private online courses and selling my books. It is what my business vision says I want to do, so it’s what I do.

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