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Ten Tips on Using Body Language When Delivering a Speech

Manner of Speaking

Today’s post features some valuable advice about your body language when delivering a speech or presentation. It comes from my friend, Douglas Kruger. Douglas, Douglas, who hails from South Africa, is a speaker, author and trainer. Great advice, D ouglas! (My only complaint is the lighting!) There The energy level is diminished. 2.

Are your questions just an excuse to talk about yourself?

Speak Schmeak

During my recent workshop on business networking at the World Tea Expo , there was a discussion about asking questions. It makes sense.

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Your Audience’s Audience

Duarte Blog

As far as he knew, he was only speaking to three kinds of people—developers, developers, and developers. Can’t wait for that one.

The Power-Cut Presenter

The Presenter's Blog

In the second that the lights pop there is a moment of perfect puzzled peace. Have you ever noticed? Everybody freezes for just a second. And smoke.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 135)

Manner of Speaking

Zhuangzi (??) (369 BC – 286 BC) Chinese Philosopher. ”  — Zhuangzi (??). Filed under: Quotes for Public Speakers.

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8 Points for Presentation Structure

The Presenter's Blog

Preparation is everything. While we focus on our content, and sometimes fuss about our slides, it’s essential we never forget about the framework holding everything together. How will we introduce and conclude? How should we segment the content into logical bite-sized pieces? How do we pull together our fundamental arguments? The Main Message.

Relevant Resources: AV supplies for professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The June 2012 edition listed AV supplies for professional speakers. Business Communication Public Speaking Technology

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People I’m Grateful for #8: Nancy Duarte

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

This blog is the eighth in a series of blogs on people that have added something important to the world of communications.      11.

Public speaking gestures: Too many "don'ts"

Speak Schmeak

I read another article the other day that misrepresented Albert Mehrabian's research. How does one navigate these complicated instructions? It's okay.

Famous Speech Friday: Maria Shriver on "The Power of the Pause"

The Eloquent Woman

"What are you gonna do?" But Shriver urged the graduates not to feel pushed to rush toward things. You can help us change the channel."

Interview: Erik Hersman, TED Fellow & Founder of iHub

Duarte Blog

Erik discusses his organization, and how presentations have affected his journey from startup to success.

Review of “Rebel in the Backseat”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Review of "Rebel in the Backseat". My Books Paul Lima Rebel In The Back Seat review Rebel in the Backseat short story collection

Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

Speak Schmeak

Use PowerPoint. At least, that’s what a lot of people used to say, but not anymore. After all, who wants to listen to someone fumble with a pointer (".maybe

People I'm Grateful for #7: Garr Reynolds

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

This blog is the seventh in a series of blogs on people that have added something important to the world of communications.    Today, my gratitude is for Garr Reynolds. The series is personal and partial, but I welcome nominations for those you think I’ve missed.  Which brings me to Garr.    Thanks, Garr. 

Extroverts vs Introverts: Who at the better speakers?

Executive Speech Coach

Are extroverts better public speakers than introverts? It turns out that extroverts and introverts have different strengths and weaknesses. Both can be powerful public speakers if they manage those characteristics. George Torok discusses those differences and how to use them to your presentation advantage. What do you think?

3 Steps to Build a Six-Figure Speaking Business

Succeed Speaking

How do you build a six-figure speaking business? Step Two: Adapt and model your strategy based on what they’ve done. Do the work.).

Are your questions just an excuse to talk about yourself?

Speak Schmeak

During my recent workshop on business networking at the World Tea Expo , there was a discussion about asking questions. It makes sense.

On motivation – PEPPER and SPICE

Onlignment

Part 8 of a series on motivation. PEPPER is, as you might have guessed, an acronym. Here is an overview. Prepare. Get the learner ready and motivated. Help them to understand the scope, purpose and likely demands of the task in hand. Fit the subject matter into the framework of their existing knowledge. Engage. Make it fun, exciting and meaningful.

DJ Skills Transferable to Other Business

Executive Speech Coach

Can DJ (disk jockey) skills be transferred to other business and careers? This question caught my attention in a discussion group. Here is my answer: What an interesting question. I was a DJ in the 70's playing records for dances. I now run my own business as a keynote speaker, presentation trainer and speech coach. What transferred?

Aung San Suu Kyi joins a distinguished club

Max Atkinson

In my lifetime, there haven't been many figures who've achieved world recognition for the particular cause they represent or represented. Nelson Mandela is one. Martin Luther King Jr was another. And Aung San Suu Kyi is the latest (and first woman) to become a member of this illustrious club. Why not?” I responded lightly. This time also I laughed.

5 secret advantages of the panel moderator

The Eloquent Woman

If you've been feeling kinda sorry for panel moderators, with such a small role to play, you're not alone--but you are mistaken.

Public Speaker Marketing - Blogging and Posting

Great Public Speaking

Post Frequently on Purpose The best way to drive traffic to your blog is to post frequently, at least 2 to 3 times a week. The more you post, the more traffic you attract. We have experimented with this and found that when we post every day, the number of visitors goes up dramatically. Where do you find enough stuff to write about?

DIY: How to be your own speechwriter (Lesson 5)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The opening, many do-it-yourself speechwriters find, is the most formidable obstacle.  Here are some tips about how not to get stuck.

Top Ten Scott Walker Leadership Lessons for Barack Obama and Liberals

TJ Walker Interactive

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Where are the editors when you need them?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I confess, I love the occasional humorous juxtaposition in newspapers, as in when two headlines on the same page collide or the headline of one article conflicts, humorously or ironically, with an image accompanying another article. Sometimes, I wonder if editors do it on purpose — although I suspect in most cases it’s accidental.

Tom Antion Teaching in Florida

Great Public Speaking

2 Day VIP Intensive Internet Marketing "Butt Camp" Training Featuring our Mentor, Tom Antion! July 28-29) Saturday July 28 - Our 50 VIP's will receive upfront seating. 9:00 am-Sign IN and Networking at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport Seminar Training-10:00am-2:00pm-Buffet Lunch Included. Nine Different Revenue streams You can have on the Web.

Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

Speak Schmeak

Use PowerPoint. At least, that’s what a lot of people used to say, but not anymore. After all, who wants to listen to someone fumble with a pointer (".maybe

Sheldon Adelson Injects More Cash Into G.O.P. Groups

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized corruption sheldon adelson super pacs

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Guest post: My Path to Print On Demand Poetry

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Poet uses print on demand to publish her poetry and raise funds for UNICEF. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand Heather Grace Stewart poetry and print on demand print on demand

Using Blogs and Articles to Find Targeted Prospects

Great Public Speaking

Guest posting on other people's blogs is a great way to find targeted traffic. Many major blog sites have been up and active for years, attracting thousands of page views a week and a ton of subscribers. They have done all of the hard work. These posts stay archived forever. Providing content is a win/win situation for everyone involved.

Tell me a story

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

Have you ever thought about how storytelling helps us create a better life and a better place in the real world? Storytelling is becoming increasingly popular, not just with the professional speaker, but with novices. We all have our stories to tell and we now realize that it helps feed our need for connection and more recently for social change.

Changing Behavior

The Communication Blog

I was asked to participate in a “blog tour” of the book, Changing Behavior: Immediately Transform Your Relationships with Easy to Learn, Proven Communication Skills , by Georgianna Donadio and published by SoulWork Press of Boston. I was asked to do whatever I wished—which is always nice. link]. blog tour communication skills Gerogianna Donadio

Kindle how to prep for media interviews avail. for.99

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The Kindle version of Are You Ready For Your Interview? How to Prepare for Media Interviews (includes special sections on Social Media) is now available for.99 for a limited time. My Books prepare for media interviews

AT&T Wireless: Will it knock Staples out of the box as best buddy to small business?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2012, a small business like my communications shop runs via the smartphone.    Whatever.    They couldn't hear me.