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Did you get your free gift?

Speak Schmeak

Hey peeps! I created a new free offering last year and I want to make sure you got yours! In case this fell through the cracks, here's the info on my new-ish Easy Speaker Proposal Template and tracking sheet !

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The Keys to Closing More Business with Ron Karr

Speaker Launcher

Are you a good closer? It’s not everyone’s superpower, some are fantastic, and others struggle with it. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome speaker, author and marketing consultant, Ron Karr who will share some of his insight on how to create the deal that the client must have.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 21) – Miguel de Cervantes

Manner of Speaking

“A speech that is good, if brief, is good twice over.” — Miguel de Cervantes. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 21) – Miguel de Cervantes appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Motivation Quotes for Public Speakers Demosthenes Public Speaking Quotations quotes

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It’s Time to Improve Speaking Skills for the Classroom and Beyond

Presentation Guru

Most adults fear public speaking and, let’s me honest, lots of us aren’t actually very good at it. If adults who have had years to hone the skills are not very good, what do you think the average school kid is like?

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Jobs Report, Dow Jones - It's a Dog Fight in Election 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's palpable. The growls and extreme aggressiveness of a dog fight will dominate Election 2020. That is, if the Democrats want to hold on to what they have now. Can they increase their power? That is not looking good. What is is this: 4 more years. Influential Drudge Report is back to politics.

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Tips for Kids on How To Nail Presentations in the Classroom

Duarte Blog

As an adult, public speaking can be a scary thing, and for kids—without the benefit of years of built-up social coping mechanisms—it can be even scarier! Luckily, the same techniques that help adults improve their presentation skills can be a big help to kids in the classroom, too.

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Leadership Styles: What Type of Style Should You Adopt?

SlideModel

Being a good corporate leader is both art and science. On one hand, you need to experiment and often use your “gut feeling” to decide on how you should behave in one situation or another.

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8 Ways to Protect Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

Intellectual property can be some of the most valuable assets your business has – and yes, your presentation does come into that. You wouldn’t think twice about protecting any other property you own, so why not it?

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"A Million Little Things" - COMPLEXITY!

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Nothing is simple.    At her six-month check-up Maggie realizes that, no, she does not have her whole life ahead. Not necessarily. All she has ahead is life until her next six month screening. At that time she could find out that the breast cancer has returned.

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Communicating on Purpose

K8sVoice

Purpose is a trendy word in business today, but it’s not just another marketing ploy. Humans are hardwired to perform better when they are focused on purpose. It also seems that having a sense that one’s life has purpose significantly supports the health of the central nervous system.

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Quick Guide on a 30 60 90 Day Plan for a Job Interview

SlideModel

Some job interviews entail making or presenting a plan to show what can the new recruit offer the organization once he/she is hired. Depending upon the job title, there are various types of plans that one might require making such as perhaps a communications plan or project plan.

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How to Use Business Systems to Find More Buyers

Speaker Launcher

This month at The Wealthy Speaker School, we are focusing on the topic of finding more buyers. This is an area that many speakers struggle with, regardless of how long they’ve been in business.

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Who Needs a Presentation Designer? You and Here’s Why

Presentation Guru

We recently featured an article with great ideas for designing your own presentations – all made so easy nowadays with the vast range of software available. But sometimes, even with all the user-friendly tips and tricks out there, you need more.

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Likability Is Power - And Mike Bloomberg Is Clueless How to Nuzzle Up to Everyman/Everywoman

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In that seminal book "The Power Game" by D.C. insider Hedrick Smith, what was hammered was this: Likability is a form of power. What we could add currently is that it's also the source of big bucks paid to influencers on social networks.

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Why might speakers cross their legs on stage?

More than PowerPoint...

A woman stands on stage. She’s got her head down as she reads from her index cards. She’s tugging at her scarf and hair with her left hand. Her voice trembles and shakes. Then, she crosses her legs as she stands.

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What is an Innovation Strategy and Why Your Company Needs One?

SlideModel

Competition today is tough: a company that sits on its laurels with a great and popular product or service, will not sit on that pedestal very long. Others will come along with improvements and replacements and push that company off of its pedestal, sometimes sinking it to irrelevancy.

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Get your Speaking Business off the Ground as a Side Gig with Alex Swire-Clark

Speaker Launcher

Have you been struggling to get your speaking business started while still working your “regular job”?

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How to Develop a Growth Mindset and Accelerate Your Career

Duarte Blog

If you had to name one thing that would keep you employed, get you hired, or advance your career—what would it be? According to research by LinkedIn, the most sought after soft skills in 2020 are: Creativity, persuasion, collaboration, adaptability, and emotional intelligence.

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Michael Bloomberg - Organization-Man Presence in Democratic Debate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, this is the persona the experts advised Michael Bloomberg to adopt for his first Democratic debate? Or, is this organization-man presence he is leveraging his own idea? Whatever.

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Body Language Tip: when networking, look at feet

More than PowerPoint...

Some people find networking awkward, but it doesn’t have to be. Not if you get in the habit of looking at feet. Feet??? Yes, feet! Feet point toward interest. If you’re talking to someone and your feet are pointing toward each other, cool. You’re both interested and engaged.

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Why You Should Pay Someone to Coach You in the Toastmasters Int'l Speech Contest

Speak and Deliver

My First Thought? You probably shouldn't. I mean, c'mon, it's just some trophies in a contest determined in a completely subjective manner, and there are a ton of people around in your club and district who will give you totally free advice. But Let's Go Deeper.Not So Good, Good, Great!

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THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | FEBRUARY 2020

Speaker Launcher

FEBRUARY 2020 MUST LISTEN PODCASTS Here are this month’s must-listen podcasts: Sweet Spot Pricing with Laurie Guest Bio Like Beyonce with Caroline Mays Growing Your Speaking Business with Mark LeBlanc Scaling Your Speaking Business Beyond a Million with Greg Schinkel LISTEN NOW SEE YOU IN PHOENIX! Registration is now open for our next Accelerate LIVE event taking place on March 6 – 7, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ. If you want to learn the secrets to […]. The post THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | FEBRUARY 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Emerging Speaker Focused Hustle 5 Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker finding the buyers focus hustle 5 live event storytelling

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8 Tips to Give a Memorable Academic Presentation

SketchBubble

If you’ve ever been in the audience of an academic presentation, you know that many, if not most, are a bit… well, dull. And when an audience is bored, they tend to forget everything the presenter has said.

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Susan Fowler's "Whistleblower" - A Better Fit for Title Would Have Been "Resilience"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Just released today, "Whistleblower" ranks 681 on Amazon. Yes, this memoir by Susan Fowler chronicles her sexual-harassment ordeal at Uber and how the powers that be pushed back. That ranged from being investigated to being hacked. In addition, she describes her difficult childhood.

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What kind of education do freelance writers need?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

What kind of education do freelance writers need? An aspiring freelance writer asked me that question recently… I had to pause for a moment to think about it. I’m an English major from York University, but you don’t have to … Continue reading →

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Do Your Goals Support Your Message?

Speak and Deliver

Do you even HAVE a message? Consciously? That you live to embody? Alignment Goals Inspiration Message Motivation

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Here are the 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest Nominees!

Speaker Launcher

We had a ton of great websites nominated for our 2020 Best Speaker Website contest! Thank you to everyone that submitted a website for consideration.

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Uncomfortable with conflict? You’re likely a better negotiator

SpeakerSue Says...

“Get comfortable with conflict” is one of the worst bits of advice anyone can receive. Conflict sucks. It causes our stress responses to kick in spewing all sorts of unhealthy body chemicals which makes us act like fools. Instead of getting comfortable with conflict, eliminate it.

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Pre-Telecommuting - How We Had to Dress for Success

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yesterday was a brutal reminder of how it used to be.    Before it was possible to make a very good living through 100% telecommuting, we  had to  dress for success. The mandate was very expensive. And, time consuming.

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How to Write Any Non-fiction Document

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you write non-fiction — be it business documents or promotional copy, or even articles and/or blog posts, you might want to listen to my new podcast: How to Write Any Non-fiction Document You can find it online at: [link] … Continue reading →

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Root for Greatness!

Speak and Deliver

Who are you rooting for? 49ers Chiefs Greatness Inspiration Motivation Super Bowl

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Geneva on the Lake, Ohio - Erosion Not Just In Florida

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During The Season, about 50,000 tourists come to the tiny Lake Erie resort town of Geneva on the Lake, Ohio. Yes, the lake has real waves, just like those of the Atlantic Ocean. So, there's no need to journey from the midwest to the East Coast or the Florida region. Lodging nearby is affordable.

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NDAs - Michael Bloomberg Reverses His Position

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What a reversal. And it was one many didn't expect from Michael Bloomberg. As The Wall Street Journal reports, Bloomberg agreed to release three women from their Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs). That is, if they choose to do so.

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Now This: Fotis Dulos' First Lawyer Kent Mawhinney Arrested

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, lawyers often become friendly with clients. After all, socializing is a major piece of new business development. Embedding oneself in a client's network can open myriad new doors. What a competitive advantage that is over other lawyers in town or in a law firm. 

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Language - Mainstreaming of Exotic Concept of "Black Swan"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was 2007. Financial guru Nassim Taleb published his book "Black Swan." " That introduced to professionals across all disciplines the concept of an unexpected development having game-changing impacts on society. The classic example, of course, was the internet.

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"A Million Little Things" - The Chase After Safety

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With therapist Susan, Katherine gets it: Theo picked up from her chasing after feeling safe - at any emotional cost. The theme for tonight's episode essentially is how the characters had boxed themselves in through that same kind of behavior.

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It's Come to This: McClatchy Files for Bankruptcy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the distressed newspaper industry, change usually is not good news for employees. McClatchy, which owns nearly 30 newspapers in 14 states, has filed for bankruptcy. Its version is the Chapter 11, which allows it to start over.

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