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2012 U.S. “Prezi”dential Election Recap

Manner of Speaking

Slide Presentation Barack Obama Keynote Mitt Romney PowerPoint Prezi U.S. If you are not familiar with Prezi, have a look. Election

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Why are US visa questions so weird?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Financial times US Citizenship US Visas Do you have a communicable disease of public health significance such as tuberculosis [.].

What Kurt Vonnegut Can Teach Us About Business Stories

Manner of Speaking

Storytelling is powerful. Stories resonate with people on a deep, psychological level. Stories are memorable and help support our messages. Hence the speaker’s maxim: Tell a story, make a point. The best stories contain many elements related to plot, character, dialogue, etc. For

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Famous Speech Friday: Angela Merkel's 2009 U.S. Congress speech

The Eloquent Woman

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's 2009 speech before both houses of the U.S. Kennedy--to show how the U.S. Join us! Congress.

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Obama v. Romney: Blogging the 2012 US Presidential Debates

The Presenter's Blog

The ancient Romans and Greeks gave us the skills we today call Public Speaking. They also brought us the arena. Ah yes, a winner.

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What have the Romans done for us?

The Presenter's Blog

When it comes to presenting, the Romans and the Greeks taught us all we know. My new blog can be found here.

5 famous speeches by women candidates for U.S. president or vice president

The Eloquent Woman

But we do have a representative sample of the women who wanted to represent us through the ages, from the first to the most recent.

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13 communication and life tips that children teach us

Presentation Zen

Our fear and our tendency to keep our minds fixed on the past and the future keeps us from being spontaneous in the moment. (3) Move your body!

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A little reflection does us good


They inform us of the facts, concepts, rules, principles, procedures and processes that underpin effective behaviour. Now we’re motoring.

Women in the U.S. Senate. 17 Strong…and Hopefully Growing

DeFinis Communications

And while those figures are low, have you ever noticed how few women represent us in the United States senate? Watson, who had died.

Slides Prevent Us From Connecting at a Human Level

Duarte Blog

Mac Slocum interviews Nancy Duarte at Web 2.0. The kind folks at O’Reilly had me speak at Web 2.0 Are we going about it the wrong way? Enjoy!

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Picture this: US college kids – then and now

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to the fascinating website Sociological Images for a pointer to this interactive map at The Chronicle of Higher Education website that presents data on the proportion of U.S. adults with a bachelor’s degree over time. In 1940, in the vast majority of counties no more than 10% of the population had graduated from college [.].

Two Things Charles Dickens Can Teach Us About Successful Presentations

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Charles Dickens is 200 today, and in his honor, this blog will explore a little-known side of the great novelist:  his public speaking, and in particular 2 lessons the great Boz still can teach us today.   At 200, Dickens can still teach us a thing or two about speaking, performance, and memory.    05.

How to answer the dreaded question: "Tell us something about yourself"

Speak Schmeak

Remember: They aren't judging you. Why do we hate introducing ourselves? Some people are uncomfortable being the center of attention. You ROCK! 4.

Corsets come off in Downton Abbey. Time they come off for us as well

The Presenter's Blog

When we ring-fence our IP it is because scarcity mentality tells us that if we release this precious idea, we’ll never get another one.

PowerPoint at war – how one soldier changed US strategy in Iraq

Duarte Blog

US forces in Iraq lowered their flag on Wednesday, officially marking the end of our nine-year military mission.

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Save Us From Ugly PowerPoint Slides

Executive Speech Coach

How can you change this ugly PowerPoint typical bar chart slide.into this simple and more visual pleasing PowerPoint slid e?

Humor techniques of 22 prominent U.S. politicians

Speak to Lead

As the 2012 U.S. presidential primaries begin, humorist John Kinde has analyzed the key humor techniques of 22 current and former candidates. 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

Do all your references to women in speeches cast us as "mothers, wives and daughters?"

The Eloquent Woman

Former U.S. And somehow, that seems a lot less about us, and a lot more about you. It's a popular device. books we like affiliate links

Famous Speech Friday: Jane Goodall's "What Separates Us From the Apes"

The Eloquent Woman

So what does separate us from the apes, anyway? Goodall, who turned 78 earlier this month, travels 300 days a year. Expand your idea of a prop.

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How to Get Angry in Public - Australian Prime Minister Gillard Shows Us How to Get It Right

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  So, if you’re going to blow off some steam, take these 5 lessons from Prime Minister Gillard on how to do it well.    1. 

Obama vs. Romney. Blogging the 2012 US Presidential Debates. Round 2. Head to Head at Hofstra.

The Presenter's Blog

Reblogged from make a powerful point: Over $1.1billion has been spent so far on this year’s presidential debate. Read more… 1,094 more words.

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Awesome Author Website ‘Versailles and More’ Lures Us to 18th Century

Content Marketing Today

It brings us deeper into the 18th century period about which she writes. This is one of the best websites I’ve seen from a novelist.

Mr. Rogers Video Showed the US Senate how to Speak from the Heart

Speaking Freely

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Presentation Lessons from a Cooking Demonstration

Professionally Speaking...

In my volunteer role at the U.S. Presentation Tips and Techniques business presentation cooking demonstration U.S. 2.0.  .  .

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Famous Speech Friday: Susan B. Anthony's "Is it a crime for a U.S. citizen to vote?"

The Eloquent Woman

She ends with a repetitive call to action: "We will no longer petition Legislature or Congress to give us the right to vote.We Anthony

How to us Humor in Public Speaking

TJ Walker Interactive

One Laugh At a Time. The reality is that you don’t have to be a natural born comic or even the class clown to develop a reputation as a humorous speaker. It’s really just a function of hard work. If you speak on a similar subject on a regular basis, the trick is to occasionally say something that strikes you as amusing or funny. Go break a leg.

Strike News: speeches inside, cameras outside and a reporter gives us a lecture.

Max Atkinson

Maybe, by the time we get to the prime-time news programmes later this evening, they'll have singled out a few sound bites for us. There was time when you could expect to see some rather good speeches from trades union leaders, especially when speaking to supporters during industrial action. But I'm not banking on it

The Internet is NOT making us stupid - It's making us different

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Lots of commentators -- like my old friend Nicholas Carr , for example --  have bemoaned the rise of the Internet, and before that television, arguing that these evil distractions have shortened our attention spans and caused us to become digital idiots, capable of only the briefest moments of focus.  Here’s what’s going on. 

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Obamacare: 5 to 4 decision

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The cornerstone of his progressive agenda - Obamacare - was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court today. 

Madonna Teaches Us How to Mess Up

Green Room Speakers

When you get up to speak, you will inevitably make a mistake. Everyone does. What separates the good from the great is not how perfect you are, but how well you can recover. It was hard to miss Madonna's twice near falls in last night's Super Bowl Halftime Show: What was striking about these mistakes was how she kept going and didn't miss a beat.

Raj Rajaratnam: What would he pay us for a kidney?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Today, U.S. Raj Rajaratnam's kidney transplant will likely be billed to taxpayers, now that he's in prison. 

The Power of Words

Matt Eventoff

john teens high school prejudice the teen files the teen files the lines that divide us yuba city challenge day yvonne st.john dutra  . Challenge Day - The Power of Words. Challenge Day - The Power of Words. This video was taken a few years ago at Yuba City High School (CA). Very powerful and very effective!

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Ben Franklin = Chief Career Officer in U.S.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That will prevent prospective employers, temp agencies, and future clients from treating us with disrespect. Time, they know, is money. And, no.

Influencers - How Not To Approach Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In essence, those needing our voice should begin getting acquainted long before they need us. ARCO" was being appealed. In "Pao v.

Toastmasters in the U.S.

Pro Humorist

I wanted to write about my experiences of Toastmasters in the U.S. That said, I think Toastmasters in the U.S. What the U.S. So the first thing the Toasties clubs in the U.S., Also, here in the U.S. roles in the U.S. But rarely, in the U.S., and U.S. learn from their U.S. In the U.S.

Toastmasters in the U.S.

Pro Humorist

I wanted to write about my experiences of Toastmasters in the U.S. That said, I think Toastmasters in the U.S. What the U.S. So the first thing the Toasties clubs in the U.S., Also, here in the U.S. roles in the U.S. But rarely, in the U.S., and U.S. learn from their U.S. In the U.S.

Brands in Trouble - Almost 40% in U.S. Ignore Them Online

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the U.S., it's the worst, with almost 40% being downright annoyed. Engage us? One is to find out what motivates consumers.

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How to Thrive in a Challenging Public Speaking Situation

DeFinis Communications

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of working with Carolyne Stayton, the Executive Director of Transition US. Transition US is a resource and catalyst for building resilient communities across the United States that are able to withstand severe energy, climate, or economic shocks while creating a better quality of life in the process.

Make Your Voice Work For You

Kuhnke Communication

For more information visit And…Follow us on Twitter! Your voice is your most powerful means for communicating.

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