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5 Stupid Speaker Tricks

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Speakers do stupid things, like any other group of people.    The problem is that they subject whole audiences to boredom and, yes, pain as a result.    So it’s not only the speakers themselves who suffer.    In an effort to mitigate the suffering, here are 5 of the most egregious stupid speaker moves. 

Famous Speech Friday: Rep. Maureen Walsh's speech on gay marriage

The Eloquent Woman

This was a speech full of contrasts and surprises. She's a heterosexual, supporting the rights of homosexuals. don't miss the sex," to some laughter.

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Putting the model to use

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Over the past year we have been publishing extracts from The New Learning Architect. We continue with the first part of chapter 11: Models are fun. In their attempts to explain the complex cause and effect relationships of life, they encourage us to believe that we can become masters of our own destinies. If so then this chapter is for you.

How to deliver superior presentations - public seminar notice

Executive Speech Coach

Discover how you can deliver a superior presentation – every time Next Public Seminar in Toronto - March 28, 2012. More Details here. When you speak: You are competing with all the other thoughts, questions, and concerns in the minds of your audience. Your intended message is competing with all the unintended messages that you might be sending.

Why Humor in a Presentation Works

Great Public Speaking

YOU WILL BE ASKED BACK. If you succeed in your original purpose for making your presentation, you may be asked back. If you also make the audience feel really good by entertaining them at the same time, your chances of being asked back will be much higher. YOU WILL GET HIGHER EVALUATIONS OR MORE SALES. YOU WILL MAKE MORE MONEY. I'll never forget it.

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Secrets of Crowdsourcing Social Conversations: Inside Communications Radio With Mike Bako

TJ Walker Interactive

Spiegel recently joined Inside Communications Radio with Mike Bako. In his interview, Richard discussed his article at CommPRO, “Secrets of Crowdsourcing Social Conversations.’ ’ Within the nonstop news media cycle and even more chaotic social media world, businesses look for ways to capture large trending topics.

1986 Mets Star Gary Carter Passes Away: Mike Bako on WOR Radio NY

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Jeremy Lin’s Star Rises In The Media: Mike Bako on WOR Radio NY

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