March, 2017

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When is your next public speaking engagement?

Manner of Speaking

It doesn’t have to be a TED Talk or a formal presentation at a conference. It could be a five-minute status report on your project at the next team meeting; it could be saying a few words about a colleague … Continue reading → Motivation Leonardo da Vinci Nike public speaking

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4 tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. Let’s start with you. The presenter was vulnerable. Good news! (I I think.)

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Working with multi-speaker presentations

PowerPoint Tips

I just finished work for a client on a multi-presenter presentation. When it comes to coordinating comments from all the speakers, I learned a lot.

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Infographic: The Do’s and Don’ts of Presenting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The good people at Walkerstone in the UK (a team of professional trainers who are also business writers and marketers) have produced a great infographic, with an informative preamble, on the Do’s and Don’ts of Presenting. This content appears with their express permission. Business Communication Public Speaking Infographic

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Data Needs Context

Presentation Guru

Is your presentation data meaningful? It’s all about context. Numbers are meaningless on their own.

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Marissa Mayer & Elizabeth Holmes - Both Damaged Goods

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When the Verizon deal goes through, Yahoo will be Altaba , headed by Thomas McInerney. Whether Marissa Mayer will have a role in Altaba has not yet been made public. But, she could receive a $23 million severance package. Like now-distressed Theranos' founder Elizabeth Holmes, Mayer had been a darling of the media. 

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Speechwriting & Soundbiting

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Speechwriting is the top paying specialty for writers. Speechwriters who know how to produce good soundbites get the best jobs – whether on staff or freelance. Learn how to make speechwriting and soundbiting work for you at my PRSAdallas bootcamp on Friday March 24. Career info Professional organizations Speechwriting

2017 17

Spice Up Your Speeches with these 3 Rhetorical Devices

Presentation Guru

Many of the greatest speeches in history have influenced their audience on an almost subliminal level.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well. Discomfort zone? For example, I have a history of being uncomfortable with public speaking.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 251) – Marie Curie

Manner of Speaking

“I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.” ” — Marie Curie. Quotes for Public Speakers Marie Curie public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes

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How To Be A Better Speaker – Recognise Progress On Your Journey

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

If you want to be a better speaker, learn from my mistake. Nobody becomes a better speaker overnight. Mastering the art of public speaking takes time and practice, but this means that, if your goal is to be a better speaker, every mistake or slip feels like a failure. The same applies to many reluctant public speakers. What about you?

2017 19

Leaks - As Old as Beginning of Mankind

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The leaking going on inside the beltway is only a more sophisticated, convoluted version of what has been taking place since the beginning of mankind.

2017 11

Presenting for Humans: Insights for Speakers on Ditching Perfection and Creating Connection

Speak Schmeak

It's coming, it's coming! When you look inside this book, you might be surprised to discover that it's not a public speaking “how-to” book.

2017 11

5 Really Simple and Cheap Ways To Improve Your Presentation Skills

Presentation Guru

Presenting better than the norm gives you a clear competitive advantage in your field.

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Famous Speech Friday: California State Senator Janet Nguyen's silencing

The Eloquent Woman

Maybe we should change this to Famous Silencing Friday? Senator Janet Nguyen, a Vietnamese immigrant to the U.S. Below is the video of Sen.

2017 16

The Vibration of Selling vs. Serving

Speaker Launcher

Recently I interviewed Joel Boggess, a well-known author, speaker and podcaster. Cool, right? And apparently, it is effective! […].

How Fear of Public Speaking Can Hold Back Your Career

SketchBubble

If you suffer from a fear of public speaking, you are definitely not alone. While some people […]. Presentation Tips

Ivanka Brand Jewelry Shifts Downscale - What Should We Read Into This

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ivanka Trump's brand of jewelry had been high-end. That was then. Now, as USA Today reports, the brand has gone downscale. High rankings on Google.

2017 11

18 books for the writer in you

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Looking for a book for the writer in you or a writer you know? Here is where you can find 18 books on business and promotional writing, article, book, web and social media writing, self-publishing and the business of freelance writing. Most are available in print, Kindle and epub (Kobo) versions: paullima.com/books. Are You Ready For Your Interview?

The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Philip Collins

Presentation Guru

This community is the Guru.

Famous Speech Friday: Viola Davis accepts an historic 2017 Oscar

The Eloquent Woman

And this week's acceptance speech by Davis at the Academy Awards--for best supporting actress in a feature film--brings her entries here to six.

2017 16

[Podcast] Accelerating Your Speaking Business with Kindra Hall

Speaker Launcher

Kindra Hall has built her brand on storytelling. Kindra Hall has built her brand on storytelling. Listen Now! Or Watch Now! Want More?

Learn to Speak Up in Public and Life Will Bring Opportunities to Share Your Gift

Speaking Freely

I believe we each have a gift to give the world. We each have some contribution to make that adds value to humanity […].

Public Relations Firms - Don't Invite Millennial Prospects to Play Golf

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The usual courting rituals to attract new clients are changing. In fact, 800 golf centers have been shuttered. Both to learn and to actually play.

2017 11

4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. Let’s start with you. The presenter was vulnerable. Good news! (I I think.)

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How to Kick-start your Inner Creative

Presentation Guru

Being creative in your presentation isn’t beyond your reach.

Silencers: In appearance v. content for women speakers, guess which wins?

The Eloquent Woman

But for truly deafening silence around a woman's speech, there's nothing like her outfit or her hairstyle to do the trick. What, no content?

2017 13

The Secret to Making Your Way to the Decision Makers Short List and Getting the Gig

Speaker Launcher

If you want to book the gig, you need to make it to the decision maker's short list. Wondering how to do that?

I received this from the Authors Guild

Joan Detz Speaker Services

UPDATE March 16, 2017: Our fears have come to pass. You may have seen the news this morning that President Trump’s proposed budget, released earlier today, calls for the elimination of the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities. The budget—which must be passed by Congress—will be the subject of vigorous debate on Capitol Hill […].

Prototype for Fox News, Donald Trump, et al. - Jimmy Breslin Dies at Age 88

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today Breslin re-located to that great typewriter in the sky. He was 88. They saw the impacts. A good time is had by all. And less is more.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well. Telegraph Politics Did you miss? About the quote: Wisdom from Shailene Woodley.

2017 13

Gabby Giffords, women speakers, & the courage to face public audiences

The Eloquent Woman

There are all sorts of reasons why women speakers need courage, and unlike most observers, I don't think the reason lies within them inherently.

2017 13

Famous Speech Friday: Mary Beard on "Women in Power"

The Eloquent Woman

But it's smarter to see these as cautionary tales about women in power, says classics scholar Mary Beard. But how should women view her insights?

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well. Here's a good breakdown of what's happening to you under stress. Did you miss?