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5 Quick Tips to Handle Q and A Successfully –

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

In my first blog on Q and A I talked about structural issues – when to take questions, and what to do about your agenda.    In this blog, let’s get into some tips for handling the questions themselves successfully. 1.    Always, always repeat the question.    “Let me make sure I understand you.    2. 

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Speaking Science: Avoiding the Copycat Chills When You Speak

The Eloquent Woman

Have you ever participated in a conversation that left you cold? mean literally cold, like you found yourself shivering after the talking stopped? If so, you might have been speaking with a creepy mimic, according to a new study by social psychologists from the Netherlands. Their paper's still in press, but you can learn more about it here.)

When Your Products Rock, Don’t Diminish Them with a Mediocre eNewsletter

Content Marketing Today

Dragon Dictate and Dragon Naturally Speaking Deliver Awesome Results for Users. Their eNewsletter. Not So Much. Headlines!

The Difference Between Lecterns and Podiums

Executive Speech Coach

Lecterns versus Podiums Many people confuse the words “lectern”, “podium”, “rostrum”, and “dais”. To remember lectern think lecture.

When Your Products Rock, Don’t Diminish Them with a Mediocre eNewsletter

Content Marketing Today

Dragon Dictate and Dragon Naturally Speaking Deliver Awesome Results for Users. Their eNewsletter. Not So Much. Headlines!

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Another alum success: new book

Joan Detz Speaker Services

As I’ve seen from 20+ years of teaching speechwriting seminars, good speechwriters can write more than “just speeches”   My special congratulations go to Laurel Kallen, whose book of poetry (The Forms of Discomfort ) will be published in August. To order Laurel Kallen’s book on:  [link].

Speechwriters, Bloggers: We do wind up testifying

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Content providers, including us speechwriters or bloggers, are increasingly pulled into the legal system to testify about this or that. 

Mother's Day: Zen of the internal paradigm shift from blaming mommy dearest/tiger mother to laughing it off

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Mother's Day is a big business, as NEW YORK Magazine showcases.  Harder, now with the Psychology Department at Tufts University.