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Guest Posting: Flying Lessons, First Hand by Rod Thorn

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Speech Showcase Speechwriting keynote on March 10, 2015. Reprinted here with his express permission.

Apple’s HTML5 Showcase

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

via apple.com. I'm sure you've heard the debate surrounding Flash and the future of the plugin-hobbled web. That's why you may see some differences.

'Tis Season to Showcase Work Ethic, Close on New Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  We can gain an edge by showcasing our work ethic instead of totally giving in to fun. "Will you be traveling this holiday?"

Andy Bechtolsheim: on innovation for start-ups

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Speech Showcase Technology Andy Bechtolsheim ANZA Technology Network Innovation Sun MicrosystemsSun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim kicked off the 2011 Gateway to the US program jointly hosted by ANZA Technology Network and CCICE at the Computer History Museum in Mt.

The Ultimate Ugly Showcase of Current Government Websites

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

United States. via noupe.com. Haven seen the gallery of government web sites from around the world (link above), I must agree. Too many choices.

European Commission Speech: A Showcase in Structure, Language

OnSpeechwriting

quotes, anecdotes, statistics. Those little things that often give a speech life. So I went looking for some examples. This is a nice bit of style.

Portland State University speech archive

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Speech Showcase speech archive

Celebrating Voices of Leadership with The Bright Side of Life

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The five [.]. The five winning presenters were Dawn Christensen, Carolyn CJ Jones, Jim Niswonger, Sandra Patino, and Ryann Pryor-Foster.

Annual Reports: A competitive differentiator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

While some elect to publish the minimum information required by law, others see their Annual Report as an opportunity to showcase the achievements of the past year to current and potential investors; press and analysts; customers and partners. Annual Reports are required of all public companies. Business Communication Annual reports

Video: NSA/NC May Meeting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Professional Edge showcase of professional speakers from across Northern California. Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase National Speakers Association YouTube Nearly 300 members and guests of NSA/NC spent Saturday May 1 at the Achieve! I then asked people to share their [.].

Toastmaster Time TV Speech: A Tale of Two Cities

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Public Speaking Speech Showcase Crewe London Paris television ToastmastersEarlier this month I spent an evening in the Palo Alto Community TV studios being filmed for the monthly Toastmaster Time TV production. This long-running show features speeches by members of different San Francisco Bay Area Toastmasters clubs.

Presentation: Slide Design for the Artistically Challenged

PowerPoint Tips

It’s the top-left presentation on the page. And yes, I did draw that stick figure! Design principles Slide layout

Meryl Streep: Barnard Commencement Speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Public Speaking Speech Showcase Barnard Meryl Streep

Riveting analysis of Steve Ballmer speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting nancy duarte steve ballmer

Riveting analysis of Steve Ballmer speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting nancy duarte steve ballmer

Riveting analysis of Steve Ballmer speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting nancy duarte steve ballmer

Karen Jacobsen: The GPS Girl

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

No member of the National Speakers Association speaks to as many people on a daily basis as does Karen Jacobsen. Oh Say Can You See? Accelerate!

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West Wing Writers’ dour Scottish client

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Cultural Differences Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting Gordon Brown West Wing Writers

West Wing Writers’ dour Scottish client

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Cultural Differences Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting Gordon Brown West Wing Writers

West Wing Writers’ dour Scottish client

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Cultural Differences Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting Gordon Brown West Wing Writers

The secrets of successful seminars

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

They are a great way to strengthen relationships with existing clients and showcase your expertise to new ones. Seminars are a powerful business building strategy when done right. Recently I was privileged to [.] The secrets of successful seminars is a post from: Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing. sales seminars

Can your audience feel you?

Speak Schmeak

Don't make your gestures too big. Don't smile too much. Don't let your voice be too colorful. Don't draw attention to the fact that you are human.

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Want your data to go viral? Make it visual.

Duarte Blog

The final product was showcased at the launch of the new Index and has now begun its campaign to reach as many online viewers as possible.

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Small Talk & Office Holiday Parties - Working The Room Is Counterintuitive

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You want to showcase your best self. No surprise, the office holiday party is back. The economy is better. Your gut tells you to dazzle. Listen.

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Interview: Christine Robinson, Winning Toastmaster – Part 2

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Podcasts Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speech championship Toastmasters

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Interview: Christine Robinson, Winning Toastmaster – Part 1

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Podcasts Public Speaking Speech Showcase speech contest Toastmasters

5 famous speeches by women about the environment

The Eloquent Woman

Next week, we celebrate Earth Day, and it''s no surprise that women have shaped so much of the public speaking about environmental issues.

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5 simple rules for creating world-changing presentations

PowerPoint Tips

At the same time, the video is a showcase of what you can do in PowerPoint 2010. Who said PowerPoint has to be boring?

7 New Facebook Changes Impacting Businesses

Content Marketing Today

You now have one large image to showcase your page. 1: Cover Photo and Profile Image. No more photo strip across the top.

HEALED! How Does It Look, Walk, Talk?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

BTW, in myriad recovery programs there is that same reluctance to stand tall and showcase the new person they are. That's no surprise.

Presentation Lessons from a Cooking Demonstration

Professionally Speaking...

Botanic Garden I occasionally assist at cooking demonstrations which we put on to showcase herbs or edible plants from a particular region.

For #EarthDay, 9 famous speeches by women on the environment

The Eloquent Woman

Click through to see video of most of these speeches, along with what you can learn from them as a speaker. she urged the delegates. At just $3.99

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For #EarthDay, 7 famous environmental speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

Next week, we celebrate Earth Day, and it''s no surprise that women have shaped so much of the public speaking about environmental issues.

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Cover Letters - Just A Piece, Maybe Small One, In Landing Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Research, such as by the Addison Group, found that cover letters are just a piece of the process that generates a job offer or contract assignment.

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8 famous speeches by young women in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

From causes like education and the environment to personal revelations and skilled storytelling, these young women are speakers to watch.

Reality check for freelance writers

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

However, we will discuss ways of developing and showcasing your writing ability and your portfolio. Excerpt from chapter 2 of Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing : Reality Check. If you are getting started as a freelance writer, you need to be realistic. It takes time to develop contacts and generate repeat business.

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Darren used audience participation to make a dull subject interesting

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Every public speaker dreams of being able to engage their audience completely. One of the best ways to get engagement is via audience participation.

The Beautiful Spirit & Creativity of Zina Nicole Lahr

Presentation Zen

Yesterday, I was deeply moved by the beautiful spirit of a young, creative, and intelligent woman, a woman who I''ve never met. I was not the only one.

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Toastmasters Friday: Tall Tales 2012 'It's Gotta Be The Shoes'

Speak and Deliver

Get a few clubs together for a friendly competition or showcase event. For some, it''s a lying contest - "I caught a fish THIS big!". laughs.

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Famous Speech Friday: Simone Campbell and the Nuns on the Bus Tour

The Eloquent Woman

But we''ve chosen the Des Moines, Iowa kickoff speech launching the 2012 bus tour to showcase Campbell''s skills and and style as a public speaker.

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