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The Basic Communication Course

The Communication Blog

I wrote this little piece to respond to some concerns voiced on the Basic Course List and I thought it might be relevant more generally. Now may be the time to reconsider and reconceptualize the basic course. Traditionally, the basic course in communication has been a course designed to teach the skills of public speaking.

2 Keynote Home Study Courses: Books 37 & 38 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

The question now is -are these the right programs? While this can be perceived as a value add, it came up too many times for my personal tastes.

Why I ran a 5-day course

Onlignment

It had been something like ten years since I’d run a course that lasted a whole week.

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Corporate training-The never-ending course

PowerPoint Tips

Of course, there’s no one answer and the biggest problem in one organization might not be a problem in another. Here’s my answer.

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Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course

Speaking Freely

Introducing a Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course who want to learn to exude more gravitas in […].

The Power of Self-Expression

Speaking Freely

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How to Engage Your Audience In Three Sentences or Less

Matt Eventoff

The audience is seated. The lights dim and the room quiets. All eyes are on the dais. It is an honor to be here with you today. Start with a quote.

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The Alchemy of Public Speaking: Turning Performance Anxiety into Presence

Speaking Freely

Alchemy is a term for turning a less valuable substance into a more valuable one.  In our physical body, we can alchemically transform performance anxiety into presence. The human body is a laboratory for transformation of consciousness. Performance anxiety is a distressful reaction to energy trying to flow through the body when we become the [.].

2014 44

How to Encourage People to Speak the Truth

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Communication Connection public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Speaking from the Heart Public Speaking Course public speaking training self-expression Transparency Have you experienced that people sometimes give you excuses rather than reasons? Maybe their answer just does not satisfy you?

2014 41

5 Surprising Ways to Calm Your Pre-Presentation Jitters

Matt Eventoff

What do Winston Churchill, Warren Buffet and John F. Kennedy have in common? And each one overcame their fears and went on to become gifted speakers.

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How To Close A Speech That Brings Your Audience To Their Feet

Matt Eventoff

You’ve engaged your audience from the beginning of your presentation. They nodded as you delivered your message. Thank you.”. What just happened?

2014 95

How to Have a Good Voice for Public Speaking and Group Communication

Speaking Freely

Communication Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Uncategorized Voice Voice Training Have a Good Voice public speaking Public Speaking Course public speaking training Speaking Voice Training Most people don’t know they can have a really good speaking voice. Having a beautiful voice quality [.].

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Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 1

Onlignment

This series has 12 parts. First we’ll consider some well-known and tragic cases of under-performance, and we’ll pose the question, “If the people were trained, how could things go so badly wrong?” Part 3 is about how human error is explained by humans and Part 4 deals with memory. The factory of the future. The man is there to feed the dog.

Beyond Bullet Points Online Course is Ready to Go!

Beyond Bullet Points

We’ve launched our Beyond Bullet Points 101 Online Course and we wanted to tell you about it!

One Subtle Communication Secret for Getting Others to Hear Your Message

Speaking Freely

It puts you in the position of selling.  Of course others don’t [.]. Communication Persuasion public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Sales & Selling Business Communication Communication Skills persuasive speaking Presentation style However, this model can be a trap.

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Sandra Zimmer featured in Houston Chronicle Article on Public Speaking as a Career Tool

Speaking Freely

Leadership Presentation Skills public speaking Uncategorized Confidence Fear of Public Speaking leadership Presentation Public Speaking Course public speaking training Today, Sunday, March 23, 2014, The Houston Chronicle Jobs Section is printing an article entitled “Public Speaking an Important Career Tool.” Benton [.].

Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 5

Onlignment

In Part 4 we gave a little thought to the matter of memory. Now we’ll ask why health professionals in hospitals still fail to observe simple rules of hygiene to avoid infection and cross-contamination. We’ll look at performance in hospitals in Britain and the USA. Behaviour patterns. Skill-based behaviour. One such is skill-based behaviour. Example.

Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 7

Onlignment

In Part 6 we considered the need for physical and mental supports, and drew lessons from the US Coast Guard and the writer Rudyard Kipling. Now we’ll think about the questions trainers use for diagnosis and whether they are the best ones to use. Silver bullet. Many see it as a silver bullet. And still catastrophe happens. Six honest serving men.

SPEAKING FREELY: A BATTLE HARD FOUGHT FOR BY OUR FOUNDERS

Speaking Freely

Fear of Public Speaking public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Uncategorized Voice Training Freedom of Expression overcoming fear of public speaking Public Speaking Course public speaking training self-expression Happy July 4th! Let Freedom Ring throughout the World! Thanks Karen! 

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Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 4

Onlignment

In Part 3 we took 24 explanations of human error and asked, “Do you think this can be resolved through training alone?” Now we’ll give a little thought to the matter of memory. Memory. Trainers love to quote the Ebbinghaus curve and the limitations of memory. Lapses of memory go unnoticed, when the consequences are slight. Does one arm drift down?

Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 2

Onlignment

In the first part of this series we listed some well-known and tragic cases of under-performance, and asked, “If the people were trained, how could things go so badly wrong?” Why don’t people get things right first time, every time? There are 6 common reasons why performance deficit might occur. 1) Task perception. That is the end of Part 2.

Famous vs Great

Speaking Freely

Authenticity public speaking self-expression Uncategorized being with audiences Public Speaking Course Martin Luther King Jr. was quoted as saying, “Not everyone can be famous, but everyone can be great because greatness is determined by service.” Do you harbor a secret wish to have your name [.].

Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 8

Onlignment

In part 7, we took a critical look at the questions trainers use for diagnosis and asked whether they are the best ones to use. Now we’ll give you a brief challenge through three questions. challenge. In the meantime, I have three questions to intrigue you and set you thinking – I’ll give you some answers in part 9. Question 1. Question 2.

Become an Outstanding Presenter! New Course and Portal announced!

PowerPoint Tips

I’m excited to announce the new Outstanding Presentations Course and Portal! The course will start on Tuesday, November 30th, via webinar. At the end of the Outstanding Presentations Workshop, I asked attendees to answer a survey. One question was to think about resources that would help them become a better presenter.

Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 6

Onlignment

Of course most emotional, cognitive or psychological obstacles may be less obvious than the physical mismatch between a person’s physique and the power or reach required to perform a task. In Part 5 we asked why health professionals in hospitals still fail to observe simple rules of hygiene to avoid infection and cross-contamination.

NYU PR Graduate Course Keynote

TJ Walker Interactive

Videos of the keynote speech made to NYU graduate students in a media PR class. Communications Public Speaking Skills public relations Media NYU pr

Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 3

Onlignment

In part 2 we questioned why people do not get things right first time, every time, and examined 6 prime factors that prevent them from performing to the necessary standard. Now we’re going to see how human error is explained by humans. Human error as explained by humans. Here are 2 dozen “explanations” we’ve come across. 14)    I thought….  .  .

Back of the Napkin to Head of the Class – Introducing Dan Roam’s Napkin Academy

Duarte Blog

Now Dan has launched The Napkin Academy ( www.napkinacademy.com ), the world’s first online visual-thinking course. Dan Roam.

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Want to Speak like Steve Jobs?

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Persuasion Presence public speaking stage presence Uncategorized grounding leadership Leadership presence Presentation style Public Speaking Course Steve Jobs storytellingI had never seen Steve Jobs talk before; but after he died, I heard lots of people rave about the way he spoke in public. Before even finishing a [.].

Ultimate Public Speaking Training Course

TJ Walker Interactive

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Ultimate Public Speaking Training Course

TJ Walker Interactive

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Online Speech Writing Course

Successful Speeches Blog

On May 13th, I will be starting a 6-week online speech writing course. If you’ve been finding value in my blog posts, then this is a course you won’t want to miss. I’ll be teaching you how to master the art and science of writing a successful speech that will take your speeches to another level.

Joe Kowan Sings a Song at TED to Beat Stage Fright

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Fear of Public Speaking public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Stage Fright Techniques to Clear Fear Transparency Cure for Fear of Public Speaking healing fear of public speaking Healing stage fright overcoming fear of public speaking overcoming stage fright performance anxiety Oh Wow! Those of [.].

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9. Of course it’s not that simple

Onlignment

In the last two posts I’ve concentrated on the two characteristics that seem to have the biggest impact on your design – prior learning and the motivation to learn – but learners are more complex than that. Cultural differences, from country to country and organisation to organisation, in the way that formal learning is carried out. Blog blending

Speaking Freely: What is Authenticity? How Does it Help Public Speaking?

Speaking Freely

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Online freelance writing and business writing courses

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Go back to school online this fall with business of freelance writing and business writing course. Tags: Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses business writing courses copywriting courses creative writing courses freelance writing courses writing courses

Business Writing & Freelance Writing e-Courses

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Business writing and business of freelance writing e-courses.

The Solution to Stage Fright is Right Here, Right Now

Speaking Freely

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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Presentation Skills Course

Professionally Speaking...

Come to the course with a specific objective. From that analysis, pick 1 or 2 specific things you want to focus on in the course.