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Create a screenshot and screen recording in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint 2016 introduced the ability to take screen recordings and that feature has been added to PowerPoint 2013 as well. Click Record.

Shatter Your Writer's Block Pt I: Speechwriting in Reverse

Speak and Deliver

I don''t know what to write! hated writing down speeches , even though I enjoy writing. But I still hate writing. dreams?

5 speakers share what writing a script did for their talks

The Eloquent Woman

The speech had a purpose: Lucy Rogers, PhD, also says that writing a script " was new for me. It made a huge difference to my delivery. Join us!

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Shatter Your Writer's Block Pt II: 7 Quick & Dirty Writing Solutions

Speak and Deliver

In a nutshell, it means Speak, Record, Transcribe. Go write your next speech, and then Speak.& Here we go: 1. Anything funny? How-To.

TED Talks, #illustraTED

Duarte Blog

And  over the weekend, they reciprocated our love by posting a little write-up about our event! ). Yeah, neither did we.).

How to write a funny speech – Part 1

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN HOW TO WRITE A FUNNY SPEECH. Today we expect speakers to entertain as well as inform us, so understanding  how to write a funny speech  is an essential skill for aspiring presenters.  When it comes to writing a humorous speech, think of it in terms of a story. ALWAYS START WITH THE STORY.

5 Questions to ask before you start to write your non-fiction book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

A friend of mine told me he was starting to write a non-fiction book. congratulated him and asked, “Have you answered your who, what, where, when and why yet?”. “I’m writing a book,” he said, “not a news article. I don’t need to answer the W5.”. Before you start to write any non-fiction book, ask yourself who. He was right.

Write Like You Speak - Listen to Yourself!

Speak and Deliver

Source: Library of Congress Last week, I encouraged all of you to Write Your Speech. But, what if you don't Write Like You Speak ?

Public Speaking: Record Their Blurbs

Great Public Speaking

One of the smartest things you can do is to be ready to write down or audio tape things the audience yells out to you when you are having fun with them. These lines can be used by you in future speeches. One of my stories is about a riches to rags story that I lived. This got a BIG laugh.


Great Public Speaking

One of the smartest things you can do is to be ready to write down or audio tape things the audience yells out to you when you are having fun with them. These lines can be used by you in future speeches. One of my stories is about a riches to rags story that I lived. This got a BIG laugh.

Dominick Dunne - Recorder of Courtroom Drama Dies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Tags: Writing My professional comeback as a writer piggybacked on Dominick Dunne's.    After falling from grace like myself, Dunne followed Tina Brown's advice and applied his Hollywood mindset to covering courtroom drama.    All the world's a stage.    The O.J.

Write It Out - A Guest Post by Speaker & Blogger David Goad

Speak and Deliver

“If I write out my speech, it will sound too formal and stiff. Writing is a discovery process, not an end in itself. So what’s my point?

What about PowerPoint 2016 (Windows)?

PowerPoint Tips

” It’s SO much easier to just write them, and now you can. Insert a screen capture recording as a video. treemap chart.

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WIRED article on AA brings record # of reader comments [850]

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise, the July article in WIRED "The Secret of AA" brought in a record number of reader responses.  " Tags: Personal Musings Writing "  That's no surprise to any drunk, still drunk or now sober, because of unique agony and ecstasy we have been through.    I am borderline diabetic. 

Book 9 of 52 in 52: The Message of You - Judy Carter

Speak and Deliver

For years, I struggled to find a program that could teach me how to write a great keynote. It''s THAT good. Hire Judy. Hire me. Stars out of 5.

Add power to your message with better slide titles

PowerPoint Tips

Use verbs when writing slide titles. We often write differently than we speak. When we write, our language is more formal.

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Leave your audience wanting more, not less

Speak Schmeak

While scrolling through channels looking for movies to record one weekend, I found the following one-line movie descriptions: 1.

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12 Ways to Make the Most of the Seasonal Slowdown in your Business

Speak and Deliver

Reward your current list by sending the new item, maybe an audio or video recording, as a holiday bonus. 4. Even six months ago? What''s next?

2014 27

How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation.

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, January 05, 2011 How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation - audio class Questions, Comments and Feedback from the Jan 6 Audio Class If you listened to the live broadcast or downloaded the recording - you can post your questions here. How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective. Never.

2 reasons and 5 easy steps to convert a PowerPoint presentation to EXE

PowerPoint Tips

Now that his latent writing abilities have finally been discovered, iSpring website visitors enjoy reading his every single article.

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"Burroughs: The Movie" - The Legacy Of Survival Outlives Dated Writing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Who, except some literature scholars, care about much of the writing of William Burroughs? The trauma, which he recorded in his diary, prevented him from writing for years. Asked by an interviewer if his books were autobiographical, he answered: Of course, all writing is. Born and reared in St. One thing led to another.

How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation in.

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation in Half the Time Listen in to this Free Audio Class on January 6, 2010 If you can not attend the class you can download a free recording - as long as you register before the class. Would you like to write better presentations in less time?

Writing a Short Speech

Speaking Of...

There are two schools of thought about writing out your speech, yes or no--if you don't know your speaking rate, determine that by writing it out, doing a word count, then taping a practice run. Somehow seeing the words on paper, then watching and listening to a recording will tell you what to leave out, and in some cases, add in.

Jet Fuel For Writing

Communication Steroids

What powers writing, you ask?  Yes, verbs, along with adjectives and adverbs, are the gasoline that makes your writing take off. Writers “tear the cover off it” when they understand the use of powerful verbs to energize their writing and their audience. In these 30-minute audio recordings, WE ARE your coaches! Array

15 ways I use @evernote for public speaking & coaching speakers

The Eloquent Woman

We both contribute notes to it, and they''re accessible to either of us when we''re writing those posts. It works! Genius! Want to try Evernote?

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The Freelance Writing Life - Editors, Readers, Critics Expect You To Keep Up On Everything, Everyone

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No more, hey, my track record researching and publishing on diverse topics shows I can handle anything. will always write. The result?

Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

His ideas ranged from the value of writing articles that will establish you as an expert in your field to how blogging, books, a website and social media are all part of a coordinated program to build momentum in the market. Drop the text into telepromt+ so it scrolls by on the screen as you record the video on your webcam.

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Use a script or transcript to manage your speaking speed

The Eloquent Woman

Here's how to do it: Write the script to a standard speed: The speechwriters' rule of thumb is about 120 words per minute. No script?

Can the audience read your scribble?

Speak Schmeak

Then he started writing on a flip chart and his content went out the window. So it wasn't just a one-time, guy-in-a-hurry type thing. Enjoy!

How to Create a Short Speech

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  I recommend beginning with an excommunication, followed by mice traps, poison, and the playing of Barry Manilow recordings in the basement. Speech WritingI tweeted recently that every speaker needs a 3-minute and a 20-minute version of her speech.    So how do you all of these well?    01.

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To Be a Better Speaker - Watch Other.Writers?

Speak and Deliver

And I find my greatest inspiration for speech-writing style in the books I've read over the years. So why not study the written word?

Public Speaking Experts – Demosthenes

Matt Eventoff

Here are a few: 1) Write it Out – I always write out every speech I will deliver.  I then edit it and re-write it.  I do this four of five times. Find a quiet place and just write. 2) Videotape yourself – I have a studio that I use, although before I used my garage.  All that’s left are key words and key phrases.

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5 Quick Steps to a Killer TED Speech

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Make it something you’re passionate about, because if you’re going on record, it better be something that gets your heart racing. Speech WritingI spend a fair amount of time these days as a communication coach helping people prepare for TED speeches.    1.    2.   We want to know.    4. 

My 2015 holiday speaker gift list is here!

Speak Schmeak

If people can''t clearly hear you, if the sound is scratchy or contains interference, they will turn off your recording, period. The solution?

2015 78

The Key to story structure in two words: Therefore & But

Presentation Zen

Much of the advice is helpful, but the enormous volume of information related to writing or telling better stories can be overwhelming.

2015 48

Turn a presentation into a report or e-book

PowerPoint Tips

If you didn’t write a script. If you have a recording, you can have someone transcribe it for you. If you wrote a script.

2015 83

Sanford and Family Values

The Communication Blog

He has now admitted to an affair while at the same time voting to ban adoptions by gay men and lesbians and is on record as being against same-sex marriage and even against civil unions for same-sex couples. Sanford, you’re a great poster boy for Bigots, Inc. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se.

Writing Market Doing a Lazarus - at least for free agents

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's my experience with the writing market, at least for us free agents or contract folks.    I was focused on my presentation niche for career transition - here and here - and, boom, the writing market did a Lazarus.   Don't answer ads or seek work where there is no track record. Personality. 

Make your talk better with practice and memorization

The Eloquent Woman

During the writing process, we work to omit hard-to-remember writing and put in easier-to-say phrases. But not at TED. Listen, then try.

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The 5 Bad Habits of Experienced Speakers

Speaking about Presenting

I’ve been through a long journey (25 years) of developing as a speaker. started off shy, nervous and tentative. The Plastered-On Smile. Hamming it up.

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