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Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Power BI. The Power BI service has a free version, and the analysis tool (Power BI desktop) is also free to download. Step 1.2:

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Powerful “Stories of Unlimited”

Manner of Speaking

Our … Continue reading → Making it Stick Stories and Storytelling All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World Made to Stick public speaking Stories of Unlimited storytelling Western Sydney University

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Powerful Sentence Structure for Your Speech

Manner of Speaking

Here is a little gem of advice from writer Gary Provost. The highlighting is mine.) Vary Sentence Length This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening.

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Create a vignette effect to make a photo more powerful

PowerPoint Tips

Can you see how the vignette effect intensifies the center of the photo and therefore makes the man’s dismay feel more powerful?

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Add power to your message with better slide titles

PowerPoint Tips

We work together to make the slide titles more powerful. Add action verbs to your slide titles. Use verbs when writing slide titles.

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Engage in the Power of Negative Thinking

More than PowerPoint...

Taking some time to dwell on the negative every day helps me in four powerful ways. 1. I’m a cheerful person. It makes me cringe. feel better.

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The Power of Self-Expression

Speaking Freely

“What we say is important… for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.”- Jim Beggs There is simply nothing that transforms your life as much as self-expression, because a profound shift in consciousness happens when you open yourself to share your truth.  As you express your inner Self, your whole [.].

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Presentation Tip: Powerful Closings

Professionally Speaking...

Shrouded in an air of mystery [who is Mrs. Calabash?**], this line became his signature. We, as business presenters, need to learn to do the same.

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Powerful Women in Hedge Funds

DeFinis Communications

If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life. Jane Buchan.

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Pause: Create a Powerful Presence Through Silence

Kate's Voice

For this reason alone, silence is a powerful tool.  Speaking vocal delivery vocal power breathing delivery vocal impactIn a non-stop world, we have become non-stop speakers.  Here are some [.].

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Seven points for powerful debating

The Presenter's Blog

The Romans called them the “hidden darts”; fabulously powerful, but only effective when kept, as the name suggests, hidden. Don’t whine.

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The Power-Cut Presenter

The Presenter's Blog

When the power cut hits and the lights all fail, everybody freezes. The COO had become a Power-Cut Presenter. Have you ever noticed?

The Power of Words – 108 Seconds Changes Everything

Matt Eventoff

What a powerful example of the power of  words and the power of messaging.  There

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From the Bronx to Yale: The Power of High School Speech

Manner of Speaking

Below is an inspiring 13-minute documentary about a group of high school students and their teachers from Democracy Prep school in the South Bronx, New York. They compete in a variety of speech contests at the local, district, state and national … Continue reading → Motivation documentary From the Bronx to Yale public speaking

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Power Strategies

The Communication Blog

Strategies for Power. Here is a discussion of the communication of power which I wrote for my 50 Communication Strategies book and that I thought might be of interest to a wide variety of readers. Power is the ability of one person to influence what another person thinks or does. & Types of Power. Avoid adaptors.

Eye gaze and the power of faces

Presentation Zen

We have evolved to be amazingly good at seeing faces. We see faces everywhere. Above: We are wired to see faces. Click for larger size. Source.

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Ken Burns on the power of story

Presentation Zen

There is something beyond the words and the data and the images. It's complicated and professional storytellers will give you different answers.

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Use the Power of Practice to Build Your Speaking Skills

DeFinis Communications

When he was asked afterwards how he was able to win the race under those conditions, he said it was because of his power of visualization.

Improve the Power of Your Voice and Imagine the Results

Executive Speech Coach

What does Tony Robbins say about the power of his voice and his voice coach. Tony Robbin on improving the power of his voice.

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Michio Kaku on The Power of Video

Presentation Zen

"The Power of video," says famed theoretical physicist Michio Kaku , "is the power of the mind itself. It''s how we communicate.

The Power of the Pause

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The most telling sign of an amateur speaker is their inability to pace themselves and speak slowly. If you can learn to get comfortable with silence and pauses, the quality of your delivery will improve instantly. Here is an excellent primer from Nadine Hanafi on five ways to help you use the silent pause effectively. […].

Vocal power to project your pitch. YouTube site will show you how.

The Presenter's Blog

For vendors, successful selling is strongly dependent on vocal power. Saturday sunrise in our local farmer’s market. Where first?

From the Bronx to Yale: The Power of High School Speech

Manner of Speaking

Below is an inspiring 13-minute documentary about a group of high school students and their teachers from Democracy Prep school in the South Bronx, New York. They compete in a variety of speech contests at the local, district, state and national … Continue reading → Motivation documentary From the Bronx to Yale public speaking

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Free video training: How to Turn Your Organization’s Leaders into Powerful Presenters

PowerPoint Tips

The topic is a timely one: How to Turn Your Organization’s Leaders Into Powerful Presenters. Did you find this post useful?

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Storytelling, POV, & the power of first-person narrative

Presentation Zen

Filmmakers are master storytellers and they have much to teach us about engaging an audience.

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The Power of Words

Matt Eventoff

 . Challenge Day - The Power of Words. Challenge Day - The Power of Words. It is one of the most powerful clips I have seen, and illustrates the power of words and messages in a way that very few speeches or presentations can. Very powerful and very effective!

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Neurochemistry, empathy & the power of story

Presentation Zen

Paul Zak is a key contributor in the emerging field of neuroeconomics. If so, this video below should be of interest. Period.

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Why “Powerless” Communicators Yield the Most Power

SpeakerSue Says...

Adam Grant, Adam Grant, the youngest tenured professor at Wharton says that people who pose questions instead of providing their opinions, thoughts or answers and use tentative instead of more forceful speech are the most powerful communicators. It turns out that “powerless” is the most powerful of all. Not Bill.

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Recommended: 10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation from SOAP Presentations. Here’s a presentation that is both beautifully designed and contains excellent information on the use of gestures and body language when presenting. Public Speaking Presentation tips

Ghazala Khan and the power of not speaking: #CanYouHearUsNow

The Eloquent Woman

Ghazala Kahn, mother of slain soldier Capt. The Khans immigrated from Pakistan and raised their children in the United States. armed forces in Iraq.

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Brené Brown on the Power of Empathy

Presentation Zen

Currently I''m compiling a list of my "Top-10 books for 2014." first wrote about her here back in 2011.

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The Perfect Retreat

DeFinis Communications

This is another installment in my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature information to help women gain greater influence, power, and confidence in their professional and personal life. If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life.

The eternal power of relationships

Presentation Zen

One year ago today, my mother passed away. For I am not sure if anyone ever really has what we call "closure" after they lose someone dear to them.

Knowledge is power when presenting

The Presenter's Blog

Knowledge is power. When we make a presentation we occupy the space defined by Peter Drucker as that of a “Knowledge Worker”, someone who “works primarily with information”. Our goal is to inform and persuade. Information is the bedrock of our ability to do that. We need to achieve three goals when delivering knowledge to an audience.

Be a Powerful Presenter … Even “On the Fly”

DeFinis Communications

Only then can you rest assured that you’ll give a great speech. Stick to your structure throughout – “first of all…” “second…” And finally…”.

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How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations, with Patricia Fripp

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She shared valuable information for aspiring professional speakers who want to prepare and present powerful presentations, including: Ask: Are you practicing to improve or to reinforce bad habits? The most powerful way to learn any topic is to teach it to others. As a novice, start with best practices from the beginning.

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Power, ethics, and chairs

The Communication Blog

It should prove useful in nonverbal communication but really in any course in which ethics, power, or environment are considered. power cheating space communication dishonesty Nonverbal Communication Ethics Here’s an interesting study I found in the current issue of the Harvard Business Review (November 2013). link].

TED talk analysis: Ron Gutman “The Hidden Power Of Smiling”

The Speaker Point

Ron Gutman delivered a nice little talk at this year’s TED conference about the Power of Smiling. His talk was short and sweet, coming in at only 7:26 seconds, but it was packed with tidbits and interesting nuggets that helped make his point memorable. Let’s go through the talk and reveal what worked and what

Aspiring Women

DeFinis Communications

What can help them gain greater influence, power, and confidence at work? Designed for women who desire growth and challenge—and who also require nurturing and support to achieve their goals—Speaking Spas is a retreat for women who want to become more powerful communicators. Yes, women have to overcome a lot to be successful.

Exercises in Interpersonal Power 3 and 4

The Communication Blog

Here are two additional exercises that may prove useful in the discussion of power and interpersonal communication. As I mentioned in the previous exercises in power post, these topics are covered in depth in Chapter 12 of The Interpersonal Communication Book, but are covered in different ways in other texts as well. link].