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How to propose a toast

Speaking about Presenting

Propose a toast: Image by Waldo Jaquith. Here are some tips for proposing a toast: 1. Plan your toast in advance. Use tidy notes. Cheers!

Personalize Your Proposal … or Die!

SpeakerSue Says...

Personalize every email and every proposal. What is wrong with this proposal? Okay… so the heading may be a bit extreme. Or, maybe not.

TX House Rep. Jessica Farrar Proposing Fine for Male Masturbation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In conservative Texas, State House Representative Jessica Farrar might laugh her way out of a job. TX makes it difficult for females to get abortions.

Uber's Proposed Culture Fixes - Will "Cult of Individual" Fade from Capitalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Much of capitalism's ideology is built around individualism. You are responsible for your economic fate. Do well you win big. This could change.


The difference between a persuasive and an informative presentation

PowerPoint Tips

For example, maybe you want approval for a proposal. For a proposal, success is determined by whether or not you get the approval you need.

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Law Firm, Downtown Los Angeles, CA - Proposal Specialist

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

Barack Obama’s Speech on Gun Control

Manner of Speaking

In it, he discussed a number of measures that he proposes to take by Executive Order to reduce gun violence in the United States. President Barack Obama began the final year of his presidency with a speech on gun control. It … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech Anaphora Aporia Barack Obama Diacope gun control public speakin

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A Modest Proposal: Should Bill O’Reilly and Chris Matthews serve as Debate Moderators in 2016?

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Air France - French Executives Attacked Over Proposed Job Cuts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

America isn't the only violent nation. When Air France management discussed in France cutting 2,900 jobs, some workers attacked the brass.

Should Republicans Nominate John McAfee for President? A Modest Proposal

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Biden Calls Romney’s Proposals ‘Etch A Sketchy’ NYTimes

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Hell Broke Loose: Proposed Muslim Prayer at Hartford City Council

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yesterday the Hartford City Council proposed that local imams open meetings in September with Islamic invocations.      Given that the anniversary of 9/11 is this Saturday. all hell broke loose. 

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Jon Stewart Compares GOP’s Fiscal Cliff Proposal To ‘Stalin F*cking A Bald Eagle’

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Modest Proposal: Chris Christie becomes Weight Watchers spokesperson, donates earnings to rebuild NJ

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Weight Watchers, which has only a 3% share of the diet industry, and Chris Christie, who has a state devastated by Sandy, can use each other.

3 tips to make your slides more persuasive

PowerPoint Tips

Perhaps you need to get approval for a proposal. It’s not only sales people who need to persuade. Make images big. Portray emotion.

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Proposal - Copyright - Listing - Speaking Pro Central Hot List - May 2009

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Proposal (76). Speaking Pro Central. Hot List - May 2009. Top Posts. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. June 2009 Resource of the Month - PowerPoint:What Is Appropriate When and Why? PowerPoint Tips , May 26, 2009. Startups and Venture Capitalists Beware - Matt Eventoff , May 12, 2009. May 1, 2009.

Congratulations to the winner of the “Highlight one part of an image in color” contest!

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If you are genuinely interested in selling more, training & teaching more effectively, or getting your proposals approved, simply click here!

Presenter roles: What role do you play?

PowerPoint Tips

Bring me a proposal.” Can I make an appointment to present you with a proposal?” As presenters, we play various roles.

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2017 ASJA conference (I’ve already marked my calendar)

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Keynotes Announced for ASJA’s 46th Annual Writers Conference – Fri May 5 & Sat May 6, 2017, Roosevelt Hotel, NYC By Estelle Erasmus As Chair for the 2017 ASJA Conference in NYC, I’m delighted to share that we have been getting many of your proposals for sessions and I’m really impressed with the level of […].

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How to write, sell, and market a business book – III: The Proposal

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

So I’ve talked you out of writing the book (yet) and you’re thinking about a proposal.    This blog has gone long, so I’ll talk about what to do with this magnificent proposal once you’ve written it in the next blog.    Let’s take the essential sections of one in turn and expand on each a bit.   DVDs? 

How to write, sell, and market a business book – IV: You’ve written that proposal; now what?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

So you’ve written that proposal, and it’s killer.    Look for an agent – this is really important – that covers the kind of book you are proposing.    Under no circumstances deal with agents who charge to read proposals (or manuscripts – but you know not to write one yet). 

Put all benefits on one proposition slide

PowerPoint Tips

This technique will help your audience remember the benefits of your proposal. In this way, you still have your audience’s full attention.

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Intrigue your audience

PowerPoint Tips

She talks about how to structure a pitch, whether to get funding, sell a product, or pitch a proposal. How can you get there? Did you know? (a

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Cameron on the NHS: 3 priorities (2006) mutate into 5 big things (2011)

Max Atkinson

At the 2006 Conservative Party conference, David Cameron sought to go one better than Tony Blair by summing up his three priorities in 3 letters: Not surprisingly, I had no trouble at all in remembering these three letters and confidently predict that you won't either.

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Presenting = Communicating = Training

PowerPoint Tips

If you’re trying to get approval for a proposal, you need to convey its value. But the opposite is also true. You might call it informing.

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Create a system for your message

PowerPoint Tips

When I do a proposal for on-site corporate training, I often offer a follow-up webinar 2-3 weeks later. But then what? You need to follow up.

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You deserve to shine

Speak Schmeak

A book proposal you never submitted? Was there a job you should have applied for? A guy you wanted to date? An adventure you turned down?

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Bruce Gabrielle presents on “Storytelling Secrets for Boardroom Presentations”

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If you are genuinely interested in selling more, training & teaching more effectively, or getting your proposals approved, simply click here!

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Add power to your message with better slide titles

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She needed to make several proposals about how to work with clients. Add action verbs to your slide titles. Why is that? Plasma Cortisol.

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How to create your very own cool shapes with the Custom Shapes tools: Part IV-Combine

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If you are genuinely interested in selling more, training & teaching more effectively, or getting your proposals approved, simply click here!

Presentation #FAIL: Habitudes for Communicators

Duarte Blog

I love this great video about presentation #FAIL created by Tim Elmore. This is a promo video for his fantastic visual book on communications.

The role of persuasion and emotion in training

PowerPoint Tips

I’ve always thought that persuasion and emotion were best left to sales and proposal presentations. Your company may get sued.

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Query letter: how to sell your article ideas to editors

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

It is better to send a few queries tailored to publications you know publish articles like the ones you are proposing, than to send a generic ‘are you looking for writers?’ It will appear to be beyond your reach, unless you explain exactly how you will accomplish what you propose to do. Why the article should be written now. Address.

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Tipsters: Can you contribute to Famous Speech Friday? Here's how

The Eloquent Woman

To get in on the action, you can: Share suggestions for speeches for the series, Propose a guest post, or Point us to a similar post elsewhere.

Famous Speech Friday: Penny Mordaunt's Loyal Address in Parliament

The Eloquent Woman

Women parliamentarians should be allowed to propose more than once every 57 years. These are perilous times for a chap. Think again.

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Two Slides You Can Lose

Manner of Speaking

Today, I want to share another tip for your presentations: Drop the slides at the end that say: “Thank You&# and “Questions?&#. slide.

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Coaching speakers in a "Shark Tank-style" pitch competition: Case study

The Eloquent Woman

Most competition is done in silos: People write proposals in their offices and send them out. All that, plus making a compelling case.

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Why you will fail to have a great career

The Presenter's Blog

From a digression on how not to propose marriage through to what your gravestone epitaph will say compared to what it could have said.

Famous Speech Friday: Caroline Criado-Perez on talking back to cyber bullies

The Eloquent Woman

Criado-Perez also offered proposals for social media companies, prompting Twitter to respond with a "report abuse" button. famous speeches

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10 Tips to Master Questions with Authority During Your Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

This can be the tipping point in your presentation that moves them to think or do what you are proposing. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Be prepared. Beware! Never.