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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 130)

Manner of Speaking

Alexander Gregg (1819 - 1893) American Clergyman. ” — Alexander Gregg. Filed under: Quotes for Public Speakers.

Ancient Danish monarch: Alive and well in Paris

The Presenter's Blog

Paris is becoming politically plastered. Last-minute election posters are popping up everywhere. But guarding it against what exactly? With France’s two coastlines being south and west, the threat indicated must lie in one or both of these directions. and America. In either interpretation, the story didn’t end well.

Review: Beyond Bullet Points by Cliff Atkinson

PowerPoint Tips

This is the 3rd edition of this very successful and well-known book. The 3rd edition is significantly reworked and improved, in my opinion. Review

From the vault: Easy ways to avoid copyright problems with your slides & handouts

The Eloquent Woman

(Editor's note: This 2010 post has been updated and is still essential today--a trainee just asked me a similar set of questions last week!) An event planner I know emailed me this week to ask about a speaker's upcoming event. Especially if we're giving it out as handout material? Here are some of my favorites: Give up the paper handouts.

Why – and How – Your Audience Matters. 5 Blogs. 5 Ideas. 5 Days.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

The first question you should ask when preparing a presentation is, who’s my audience?    But that question requires more than a one-word answer.    It’s the beginning of an exploration of the exact circumstances of your audience – who, what, when, where, and why – everything about them you can determine.    04.

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Ben Bradlee v Bob Woodward: Of course it's about power

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" Mad Men" - Women power, though not official

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"Mad Men" is set in pre-feminism days but nevertheless the power of women is dominating what is.   One is a strength in promotions.