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Selling Bigger Virtual Packages with Laurie Guest

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome back Laurie Guest to talk about how she shifted her mindset and adjusted her packages to accommodate her clients during COVID. The post Selling Bigger Virtual Packages with Laurie Guest appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2020 Toastmasters Zoom Challenge - Part II

Speak and Deliver

Part II - What I Learned, Where I Goofed, What Happened That I Didn't Expect, and Who I Have to Thank. Not necessarily in that order) If you miss ed Part I - click here to check it out. As I said - the numbers don't tell the whole story.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 332) – Stephanie Hughes

Manner of Speaking

British Journalist and Communications Expert. “I I don’t want to be anywhere else, talking to anyone else, about anything else.”. Stephanie Hughes. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Hughes. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 332) – Stephanie Hughes appeared first on Manner of speaking.

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Rise up out of the noise

Speak Schmeak

Every day, I see more of my friends and colleagues speaking out against injustice, finding their voices, and speaking their truth. Just yesterday I wrote about a conversation with a friend who was feeling hopeless.

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How to Get Booked with More Associations with Mary Byers

Speaker Launcher

Quote: “My favourite thing about associations is that they are all committed to making the world a better place.” Mary Byers Do you have all the clients you need, or do you have space on your calendar to keep adding to your list?

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The Speech of Self-Introduction

The Communication Blog

This is a new section I wrote for the new edition of Essentials of Public Speaking. But I thought it might be of use to anyone planning a similar speech. Here, then, are a few guidelines and a sample speech with some notes. The Speech of Self-Introduction The speech of self introduction is one of the standard speeches normally required in a public speaking course.

A Quick Guide to Dissertation Writing

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The final year of graduate school is an exciting time. At least for some. For others, dissertation panic begins to set in. After all, penning a 100+ page manuscript, defining your further academic career and integrity is a pretty big deal.

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How to be comfortable with uncertainty

Speak Schmeak

I had an enlightening conversation with my acupuncturist yesterday about the uncertainty of life, that triggered a revelation I want to share with you as a lesson for public speaking. But first, let's go back to December 1, 1990.

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Creating Your Rockstar Attitude with Mark Schulman

Speaker Launcher

Quote: “It’s my job to entertain, engage and inform at the highest level possible.” Mark Schulman Over the past several months we’ve been taking a close look at speakers who are making virtual presentations work to their advantage.

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Ethics in Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

Ethics in Public Speaking I wrote this for the new edition of Essential Elements of Public Speaking, 7th edition (Hoboken, NJ: Pearson, 2021) but I thought it might be useful for any class in public speaking as a way of introducing the dimension of ethics and clarifying what is and what is not plagiarism. Because your speech will have an effect on your audience, you have an obligation to consider ethics—issues of right and wrong, or the moral implications of your message.

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The 5 Main Phases of Project Management Life Cycle 

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Whether you are tasked to lead a small in-house project or take over a large, multi-people company-wide program, understanding how to plan and execute your project is integral for success.

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Booch News

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In November 2018 I launched a new blog. Booch News is the premier source for independent news about all aspects of the kombucha industry — the beverage that is taking the world by storm. It offers an in-depth look into the kombucha industry, discusses the latest trends, marketing techniques, news, profiles, and other topics related […]. Personal

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Your presentation needs osteoclasts

Speak Schmeak

Nerd alert! ?? I have become obsessed with the process of bone healing! On July 4, I lost my footing on the stairs in my home and suffered a compound fracture in my right leg, an "open tib-fib" in medical shorthand. I'm calling it "The Saga of the Four Fractures."

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A Simple Exercise to Help Build Your Confidence in Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

2020 has been one of the most challenging years any of us have faced in our lifetime. There is so much uncertainty in business and in life that it can strike down anyone’s confidence quite quickly.

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Universals of Choice

The Communication Blog

This article was published in Etc: A Review of General Semantics, 75 (January and April 2018), pp. 76-83. Universals of Choice Joseph A. DeVito* Universals are qualities or characteristics of a process or concept that are present in all instances. For example, if we consider the universals of language, we’d find that all languages have nouns and pronouns, all languages have a deep and surface structure, and all languages have vowels and consonants (Greenberg, 1963).

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Using the SCARF Model for Workplace Efficiency

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The modern workplace is like a social minefield. People can nowadays feel offended by things which would have been hard to consider offensive a few years back.

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10 Webinar Tips That Will Keep Your Audience Engaged

Presentation Guru

Wouldn’t it be great if you could grab and hold your audience’s attention through-out the webinar? Imagine – from the moment you open your mouth, your attendees can’t wait for your next move.

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Finding Your Way to Success as a Public Speaker in 2020

Speaker Launcher

As I was scrolling through Instagram the other day, I came across a funny image that showed 1 out of 5 stars highlighted and the text: 2020 – “Definitely would not recommend!”. That about sums up how many are feeling about 2020 as we start to wrap up Q3.

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3 Steps to Becoming Everyone’s Favorite Panelist

Duarte Blog

If you’ve ever received an invitation to speak on a panel and found yourself hesitating to accept, you’re not alone. Panel discussions can be disorganized, poorly-moderated, and filled with unknowns. What if you say the wrong thing? What if the other panelists look smarter than you?

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What is a Storyboard And How to Use it in Product Design

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Ideally, when a new SaaS product makes its way from conception to reality, the end product works as intended and fully meets the target market needs. Sadly, things don’t always go that way.

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Case Studies of Career Changes (1987 - present) - Dale Carnegie Systems Nudges Us Out of Our Comfort Zones

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

9/11 put the nail in the coffin of my dying industry.    My field might have come back in several years. But, before then there were bills to pay. So, to gear up for a career change I enrolled in a seminar at the Hartford, Connecticut Metro area franchise of Dale Carnegie Systems.

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The 5 Physical Cues That Can Make You More Confident

Presentation Guru

Public speaking will always be relevant. This art is ever-evolving thanks to technology, and has now evolved again in the form of Zoom meetings or seminars and similar virtual gatherings.

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Riches in Niches with Susan Friedmann

Speaker Launcher

Quote: “The more niched you get, the less competition…and you’re the go-to person they think of when they need that particular service.” Susan Friedmann How narrow is your lane? We talk about “picking a lane” all the time but just how narrow is too narrow?

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How to Establish Presence With a Powerful Introduction

K8sVoice

When Life hands you a pandemic, it might be a good time to reinvent yourself, or at least take the opportunity to make sure people see you the way you want to be seen. This is especially true if you are seeking a new job, as many are right now, or starting one. You will […].

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How To Write An Essay? – Where to start?

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Writing is an essential skill every well-rounded human being needs to hone. However, it can be a challenging one to master, especially if you are more of a ‘talker’. That’s why so many students find essay writing to be quite a daunting chore during the first several years of college.

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The New Layoff - Now, It Can Mean Career Change

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Darkness is again falling fast on the labor market. The job recovery, after the COVID-19 shutdowns, is over. Yes, it was brief. Today, The Wall Street Journal reports that MGM Resorts International is laying off 18,000.

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Communicate Like MLK and Change the World

Duarte Blog

Thanks to the proliferation and growth of social media and live video today, nearly everyone has a public platform that they can use to convey a message to a large audience. It’s possible to see more clearly than ever who can give a talk that moves people and changes minds.

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Increasing Your Virtual Earnings X 4 with Chris West

Speaker Launcher

Quote: “The key is…you really have to take what you do on stage and build it into steps.” Chris West We’ve taken a short summer hiatus from recording The Wealthy Speaker podcast and are thrilled to be back.

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How to generate chit-chat in online meetings and classes

More than PowerPoint...

Chit-chat is valuable. It’s how we connect with each other. It generates feelings of trust and empathy. How do you generate chit-chat and off-topic discussions in online classes and meetings? Here are my top 6 ways. Pre-game. I tell students that I show up 15 minutes before class starts.

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The Big Five Personality Traits Model

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You might have come across people who enjoy outdoor activities, parties and mingling with others. However, then there are people who go to a party and have to recover the next day! This is because what recharges and rejuvenates one type of personality can be draining for another.

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Disappearing Inside The Brand Called You - Joe Kennedy III (and more and more professionals)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Dating back to the time when Tom Peters dominated management theory and practice, professionals have been hammered to develop a "personal brand." " The Peters' meme in the late 1990s was  The Brand Called You.

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The Expert Guide to Crafting a Winning Customer Success Program

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Gone are the days when marketers used to craft customer loyalty and reward programs to influence the purchasing decision of customers through incentives and keep them committed to the brand.

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Change Your Mindset

Speaker Launcher

The pandemic has affected all of us. Sometimes we find ourselves feeling postive and up and sometimes we get caught up in the negative and down. This week’s #SpeakerSuccessTip is all about identifying your primary thoughts about the future and your speaking business.

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2020 Toastmasters Zoom Challenge - Part I

Speak and Deliver

The Circumstances, the Idea, the Execution, and the Numbers March 12, 2020 – the day the quarantine started for ME, when my boss at the Boulder Daily Camera told the sales team to start working from home on Monday.

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Using Heuristic Problem-Solving Methods for Effective Decision-Making

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Problem-solving capability and effective decision making are two of the most prized capabilities of any leader.

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Career Pivots - Looping Out of Old Networks (4 Must-Dos)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pre-COVID, young people journeyed from their hometowns to college campuses. Before they left, parents gently warned them they would be "leaving the old friends behind." " A key part of college was developing new networks.

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30 60 90 Day Plan: A Strategic Approach to Create New Sales Territories

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There is an endless world of prospect customers for the sales organizations, which can be both a challenge and an opportunity. From this large pool, identifying and reaching out to the right customers and serving their needs is quite challenging.

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