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MAY 4, 2012 Presentation and Public Speech Closings
One of the worst mistakes you can make as a presenter is talking too long. Not only will you send some folks to never, never land, you will make some of them downright mad. It doesn't matter if your entire talk was brilliant and the audience came away with information that will change their lives. Don't let this happen to you!
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DUARTE BLOG Insights & Inspirations from SF SketchCrawl
| FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
My first drawing consisted of two ninjas fighting on top of a dragon in the hills of Miami. Weird, I know, but that’s what I came up with as a kid sketching his wild imagination during class. Still fun, but nothing compared to drawing ninjas on a dragon. There wasn’t a script, deadline, or agenda to follow. Frances Liddell, Designer. MORE >>
GREAT SPEAKING COACH Let Your Inner Voices Out
| FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
You live in multiple roles: you're mom or dad, husband or wife, boss, direct report, sports fan, coach, student, teacher, and many others. Without being conscious of it, you speak in a different voice as you rotate through these roles each day. Sometimes the voice of a role is actually the sound coming out of your throat. You can do this too. MORE >>
- Applying for a speechwriting job?
You might be asked to take a speechwriting test at the client’s office. Here’s a tip: If they give you a manuscript speech to line-edit, go the extra step and provide a great title for that speech. This will distinguish you from other candidates, who might settle for whatever bland/boring title appears at the top of the test page. MORE >>
- Dewey & LeBoeuf Comes Undone: Could happen to just about any professional services firm
"It was like watching the Titanic go down." " That has been the typical comment of those following how quickly darkness fell on the once influential law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. It could be today or at least by Memorial Day that the firm comes to an end. The human toll of this is profound. MORE >>
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