February, 2017

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Huge mistake at the Oscars and the lessons to learn

Manner of Speaking

Good grief! I didn’t think that I would be writing another post of this nature so soon after the huge mistake that was made at the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant, but here we are. Again. In case you missed it, … Continue reading → Uncategorized Faye Dunaway La La Land Moonlight Oscars public speaking Warren Beatty

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Verbal communication is the MOST important candidate skill

PowerPoint Tips

I want to shout this from the rooftops! They make this information available to colleges so colleges can teach those skills. How can this be? They try.

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Pixar Studios Offers Free Storytelling Lessons Online

Presentation Zen

Subjects have included color science , animation , effects , sets & staging , character modeling , and so on. The first one is Creativity, Inc.:

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What can Business Presenters Learn from the Best Street Entertainers in the World?

Presentation Guru

There’s a 36 year old guy, married with a mortgage and 3 kids. He stands on a cobbled street in London, asking tourists for money.

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Sandra Zimmer Method Workshop Overcomes Life-Long Discomfort of being Center of Attention

Speaking Freely

The Sandra Zimmer Method Workshop teaches you to convert public speaking fear, tension and anxiety into free flowing energy and excitement to speak. You really can overcome life-long discomfort about being the center of attention! When you do, speaking becomes fluid and easy.

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Hans Rosling: Doctor, Professor & Presenter Extraordinaire

Presentation Zen

The Zen Master of data visualization has died. I am sorry to have to report that Dr. Hans Rosling passed away today in Uppsala, Sweden. It's all there.

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16 Ways to Make Your Case at Meetings

Presentation Guru

What’s the best way to prepare for an argument or debate?

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You Are Not Your Slide Deck

Kate's Voice

When I was first introduced to presentations in the business world I was appalled. Executive Presence leadership perception presentations

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For #BlackHistoryMonth, 46 famous speeches by black women

The Eloquent Woman

Black women speakers from all over the world are often featured in The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Speeches by Women. Ida B. Congress.

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R.I.P. Hans Rosling (1948 – 2017)

Manner of Speaking

I was saddened to learn of the death of Hans Rosling early this morning. Rosling was a Swedish doctor, statistician, public speaker and Professor of International Health at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. He was also one of the best known presenters at TED. … Continue reading → Hans Rosling presentations public speaking

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Anti-Semitism Lite - I Was Taken for Jewish in Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Anti-Semitism seems to have returned to the supposed melting pot: the U.S. The U.S. My relatives were among them. " My family was not Jewish.

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51 Tweetable Public Speaking Tips

SketchBubble

Like so many precious jewels, good advice can also come in small packages. Here is a […]. Presentation Tips

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The Best Ways Online To Create An Animated Presentation

Presentation Guru

A lot of people rely on static slide decks created using conventional presentation apps like PowerPoint or Keynote.

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What is the Real Cost of Fear?

Speaker Launcher

Have you ever gone around and around trying to get something knocked off your goals list and you just cannot get it done? Is […].

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Please describe women's speeches as something other than 'emotional'

The Eloquent Woman

Maybe it's because we're coming off of a U.S. There are a couple of beefs wrapped up into one in that complaint. A good recent example was U.S.

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Lessons in Simplicity from Apple’s Former Ad Agency Creative Director

Manner of Speaking

Recently I have been catching up on some reading material that sits in a stack on a side desk. The stack grows and shrinks, but I suspect that the stack will always be there.) One of the articles that caught … Continue reading → Design Preparation Apple audience Ken Segall Presentation public speaking simplicity Steve Jobs

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A Judge & A President

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Seattle, Washington Judge James Robart lifted the Trump Administration's travel ban. Immediately, those in U.S. Supreme Court.

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5 Biggest Public Speaking Mistakes Most Beginners Make

SketchBubble

New presenters have one thing in common: they don’t want to come across as new. Presentation Tips

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10 Essential Items For The Presenter On the Go

Presentation Guru

… Hardware Technology featured preparation presentation technology

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Calling all speakers for IABC Heritage Region Conference

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Calling all Speakers! IABC Heritage Region Seeking Speakers for the 2017 Region Conference being held at the Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA, November 5-7, 2017 The IABC Heritage Region is currently seeking speakers for the 2017 Regional Conference being held November 5-7 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh.

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Famous Speech Friday: Elizabeth Warren's silencing in the U.S. Senate

The Eloquent Woman

Reading a letter from someone else is a common tactic in public speaking. King, the widow of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., Not even.

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Want to sound smarter when speaking?

Speak Schmeak

I am writing an article on ways to sound smarter when speaking. I tricked you. These are skills that can be learned by anyone. This retreat is for you!

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Drudge Report Headlines with Death of Hashtag (ponders if business abandoning social)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report has shifted its attention from Tom Brady as The Greatest. There's more. What it found was that only 30% had a hashtag.

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Transform Stage Fright into Authentic Speaking Weekend Workshop with Sandra Zimmer

Speaking Freely

Really! The Sandra Zimmer […].

It’s Got to Be Perfect – or Does It?

Presentation Guru

The use of the word ‘perfect’ in regards to public speaking is a quick way to halt improvement.

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Microphone Techniques for Speakers and Performers

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Why is handheld microphone technique so important for speakers? Have you ever seen someone speak into a handheld microphone and yet been unable to hear them clearly, you’ve probably been tempted to blame the PA system? Bad microphone technique is like bad breath. It’s almost certainly not all your fault. 1) Microphone Directionality.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well. We strong, right? We strong! We strong, right? You know what I’m saying? Scream it!"

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How to Create Interest and Connect with Anyone

Executive Speech Coach

TEDx video of Sam Horn as she demonstrates how to use Intrigue to create interest and connect. You might need to watch this at least twice. TED talk

President's Address to Congress: Do-Over for First Month Stumbles

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The president of the United States left behind the too-long red tie which gave his critics ammo against his total persona. Maybe.

2017 11

[Podcast] Recession Proof Your Speaking with Joe Calloway

Speaker Launcher

Hall of Fame Speaker, and author Joe Calloway is back! Hall of Fame Speaker, and author Joe Calloway is back! Listen Now! There is a big difference!).

The Purpose of the Pitch

Presentation Guru

At the end of a pitch, your audience shouldn’t be the only ones asking questions.

2017 17

The 4 principles every successful speaker must master

Speak Schmeak

Just a quick video for you today to share these four principles (and give you a sneak peak at my upcoming retreat)!

Speaking Science: Why do I blush at the start of a speech?

The Eloquent Woman

It makes me feel terrible and unprofessional, and I don't understand why it happens when I don't feel nervous otherwise! What does a blush mean?

2017 13

Sandra Zimmer Method Workshop Overcomes Life-Long Discomfort of being Center of Attention

Speaking Freely

The Sandra Zimmer Method Workshop teaches you to convert public speaking fear, tension and anxiety into free flowing energy and excitement to speak. You really can overcome life-long discomfort about being the center of attention! When you do, speaking becomes fluid and easy.