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Seven speech-techniques powering Obama’s UN Address

The Presenter's Blog

The technique is called Antithesis, and it suspends audiences between doubt and certainty – darkness and light – peril and salvation.

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Microphone Techniques for Speakers and Performers

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Why is handheld microphone technique so important for speakers? Bad microphone technique is like bad breath. The primary cause of poor microphone technique is a lack of understanding of a property of microphones called directionality, which relates to the direction from which they best pick up the sound. 2) Microphone Distance.

Fear of Public Speaking, Pt. II – Breathing Techniques

Matt Eventoff

Today will focus 0n a few of my favorite breathing techniques to use prior to presenting or giving a speech: 1. It is a yogic breathing technique I first learned from struggling through Vinyasa yoga classes with Nicole , and now practice for 5-10 minutes every day. there are techniques and strategies to alleviate public speaking fear.

Would it help if I sounded like a man? 5 Techniques for Quiet Talkers

Kate's Voice

Many women think that a powerful voice is a low voice. Perhaps believing this to be the case, as women have stepped into more and more leadership positions in business, politics and the community, the average pitch of women’s voices in the western world has dropped significantly. On the average, women now speak only 2/3 […].

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Two unconventional (okay, downright weird) anxiety techniques

Speak Schmeak

Two Unconventional (Okay, Downright Weird) Anxiety Techniques I’m Teaching in my Public Speaking Class That You Can Try, Too! horror sets in.

Humor techniques of 22 prominent U.S. politicians

Speak to Lead

presidential primaries begin, humorist John Kinde has analyzed the key humor techniques of 22 current and former candidates. As the 2012 U.S. Here, with his permission, are his findings: With the caucus and primary events coming soon, let’s reflect on. Humor 2012 Republican primaries John Kinde Lou Hampton political humor presidential humor

New ebook! 101 Advanced Techniques Every PowerPoint User Should Know

PowerPoint Tips

101 Advanced Techniques Every PowerPoint User Should Know. Here’s a sample of the new techniques: Save a presentation to a DVD.

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Supercharging Your Speaking Business: Tips and Techniques from the Best and the Brightest

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday January 12, 2014 Last Saturday the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association hosted NSA National President Ron Karr, CSP, and the best and brightest of NSA/NC, including Chapter founder Patricia Fripp, and a brains-trust of experienced, successful speakers.

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Public Speaking Techniques for Staying in Control: Effective Recovery From Interruptions

Pivotal Public Speaking

By learning these public speaking techniques to stay in control. Still, if you have exhausted all other approaches and they keep on talking, you may want to resort to this public speaking technique. Use these public speaking techniques as part of your preparations, and you’ll be able to pull it together and save your speech!

Create a quiz in PowerPoint:demo of Technique #7 from my e-book

PowerPoint Tips

Learn more about 101 Advanced Techniques Every PowerPoint User Should Know.

22 Humor Techniques from Politics

Humor Power

The Obama Technique. The Gingrich Technique. The Mitt Romney Technique. The Cheney Technique. The Rick Perry Technique. The Bill Clinton Technique. The Hillary Clinton Technique. The Ron Paul Technique. The Herman Cain Technique. The Jon Huntsman Technique. The Bush Technique.

Nine awesome techniques for managing presentation and public speaking nerves

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

– what techniques have you found to help you or your colleagues. Nine awesome techniques for managing presentation and public speaking nerves is a post from: Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing. The most asked question I get is “how can I overcome my fear of public speaking&#. 1) Breathe! What were you doing.

Public Speaking Tip – 3 Techniques to Handle Hostile Audiences

Speaking Freely

The post Public Speaking Tip – 3 Techniques to Handle Hostile Audiences appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills. Authenticity Communication Confrontation Skills Connection Presence Presentation Presentation Skills public speaking Techniques to Clear FearI have […].

I want to see the speaker, not the coaching

Speak Schmeak

I see an over-reliance on technique and an under-reliance on the speaker's ability to connect in a human, genuine way.

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Public Speaking Techniques - Localized/Personalized Comments

Great Public Speaking

If you plan on making any comments to specific people in the audience or about the location of the presentation, now is the time to do it. Anything you say at this point should be personalized and/or localized and broadly understood. However, that can mean uh-oh, it's pillow time to the audience because everyone says that. And you know what?

Using video and interviewing techniques

Speak Schmeak

Gena Haskett shares her expertise on using video to expand your reach online, and Tracy Pattin shares her knowledge of interviewing techniques.

Using video and interviewing techniques

Speak Schmeak

Gena Haskett shares her expertise on using video to expand your reach online, and Tracy Pattin shares her knowledge of interviewing techniques.

Two Views on Public Speaking Training: Skills and Technique vs. Personal Style

DeFinis Communications

We teach the techniques, behaviors and skills that are associated with powerful and effective public speaking —and we do it with a proprietary coaching approach that gets great results. So I will stick with skills and technique training every time. From there we move to personal style enhancements. . So who’s right? .

6 Ways To Counteract Your Audience's Short Attention Span

Professionally Speaking...

Here are some techniques for extending that 8 second time frame: 1. Presentation Tips and Techniques The Audience attention span audience

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Two unconventional (okay, downright weird) anxiety techniques

Speak Schmeak

Two Unconventional (Okay, Downright Weird) Anxiety Techniques I’m Teaching in my Public Speaking Class That You Can Try, Too! horror sets in.

How to Reach Decision Makers and Close a Sale

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Professional speakers, freelance speechwriters and entrepreneurs must learn the sales strategies and techniques that will secure appointments in today’s volatile economy. Business Communication National Speakers Association Sales techniquesThat means getting past gatekeepers and getting to decision makers.

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Storytelling in 30 seconds - can you do it?

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Stories TV inspiredCan you paint a picture with a few words and some visuals?

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Vocal Techniques

Joan Detz Speaker Services

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Drowning your audience? Try these 3 livesavers.

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Or, "People just don''t get it." Here''s what I mean. Not much!

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Is your audience suffering an engagement drought?

Speak Schmeak

And yes, you can combine audience engagement techniques - in fact, it''s better if you do. One solution to the drought: Succulents! Great!

Your stats are paralyzing your audience

Speak Schmeak

Analogies Made to Stick Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Quick Fixes Here are two ways to do this: 1. Read about Fast Pitch here.)

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Excuse #923: "I'm not a presenter."

Speak Schmeak

Preparation Engaging the Audience TV inspired Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking We''re physicians."

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“The Adversary”: A powerful presentation technique

The Presenter's Blog

We have only to listen to talk-radio shock-jocks or watch partisan news networks in order to see the technique in action as one group, frequently a minority, is pilloried in order to boost ratings amongst the network’s core demographic. Such realities might make us justifiably queasy with so tabloid a technique.

High-ticket speakers have some of the worst habits

Speak Schmeak

Authenticity Pet Peeves Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Speakers The Business of Speaking You''ve seen them. Am I right?"

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Stay weird.

Speak Schmeak

Awards shows Engaging the Audience Entertainers Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Speakers This bridge was built on hope. Yes, you do.

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The biology of courage: Make stress your friend

Speak Schmeak

Public Speaking Anxiety Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Research Speakers Taking Risks Another example of brain/body communication!

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Information doesn't excite your audience

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Research And he recognizes that this is a problem when he speaks. Not really.

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The Power of Self-Expression

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Communication Fear of Public Speaking public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training self-expression Speaking from the Heart Techniques to Clear Fear Transparency Cure for Fear of Public Speaking overcoming fear of public speaking overcoming stage fright Public Speaking Course public speaking training

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The Alchemy of Public Speaking: Turning Performance Anxiety into Presence

Speaking Freely

Alchemy is a term for turning a less valuable substance into a more valuable one. In our physical body, we can alchemically transform performance anxiety into presence. The human body is a laboratory for transformation of consciousness. Performance anxiety is a distressful reaction to energy trying to flow through the body when we become the [.].

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Acting techniques for everyday life: Guest post by Jane Marla Robbins

Speak Schmeak

The second is from actress and author Jane Marla Robbins , on how to use acting techniques to improve your presentations. Enjoy! My foot?

Gorgeous and Cheap Video Production Technique

Great Public Speaking

Complimentary video to teach you how to make gorgeous backgrounds on your video productions for literally pennies. Tom Antion

Leave your audience wanting more, not less

Speak Schmeak

Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Quick Fixes TV inspired French policeman hounds bread thief for life 2. Answers are at the bottom.)

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9 ways to use props for maximum impact in your presentations

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Humor Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Science and Scientists I couldn''t resist. Keep it simple.

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How have you pushed the boundaries of your presentations?

Speak Schmeak

Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety The Business of Speaking Taking RisksAnd so on. Please share in the comments!

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Recommended book: storytelling techniques

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