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The Best Websites for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint Templates

Presentation Guru

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Bill Murray: How Art Can Change Your Life.

Presentation Zen

Bill Murray is a wonderful storyteller. A couple of years ago, I linked to this wonderful interview with Bill Murray by Howard Stern.

2017 22

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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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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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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The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Philip Collins

Presentation Guru

This community is the Guru.

2017 11

Why speaker coaches think you should spend more time preparing

The Eloquent Woman

Any speaker coach worth her salt will tell you that the one thing her speakers don't do enough of is practice. Audiences appreciate the difference.

2017 16

Dying in Debt = The American Way

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

About 73% of us will die in debt, found research by Usually, it will be our creditors who get stuck. Not our families. Auto loan.

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?

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.

Buzzwords - Why They Go Flat So Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pivot.    Breakthrough.    Smackdown. Sustainable. Transparent. Not so long ago those were buzzwords.   That was then.

A Fast, Easy Way to Add Images to Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

Subscribing to pricey image libraries is probably not something the everyday presenter would consider.

The Humanities - Should Funding for Them Be Defended against Ethos of Trumpism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A hard-nosed businessperson who made it big, it's no surprise that president Donald Trump proposes budget cuts to the humanities. That was then.

Vanity Fair's "Editor's Letter" - Trumpism Is Gift that Keeps on Giving

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With great style and wit, Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter positions and packages the Trump Administration as a total global joke. It keeps on giving.

Uber's Proposed Culture Fixes - Will "Cult of Individual" Fade from Capitalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Much of capitalism's ideology is built around individualism. You are responsible for your economic fate. Do well you win big. This could change.

"That Train Has Left the Station" - BuzzPhrase Still Has Power

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In digital time, buzzwords can go stale quickly. But one buzzphrase which still packs power is: That train has left the station.

Conservative The Wall Street Journal Editorial Compares Trump's Wiretap Claim to Drunken Behavior

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Wall Street Journal is a conservative business media outlet. It is owned by News Corp , founded by Rupert Murdoch. That

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In America, Global Headquarters for Capitalism, You Are Your Job

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Parents, wise mentors and spiritual leaders tell us that we are not just our job. After all, the U.S. is the global headquarters for capitalism.

Deepak Chopra Shoots Himself in Foot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Chopra isn't a psychiatrist. All that USA Today mentions in its article about Chopra. His brand could be damaged. The world is quite media savvy.

Drudge Report - The Message Gigantic Robot Method-2 Hammers about Amazon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report focuses on a future dominated by gigantic robots, including Amazon's Method-2. The stagecraft was brilliant.

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Food Shopping - It's an Old-fashioned Price War

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A sign of the times, the main drag in rural Austintown, Ohio has a number of competing food retailers. Mine is Wal-Mart. High rankings on Google.

Medical Bills, Taxes, Car Repairs - That Perfect Storm Bloomberg Flags

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Most of us who consider ourselves financially secure are probably wrong. That's what Bloomberg points out. That could even trigger a bankruptcy.

Thought Leadership - So 20th Century

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Thought leadership seems so last century. Back then, when there was high GDP growth, businesses could afford to be branded as "thought leaders."

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Uber - More Turmoil as Jeff Jones Exits, But Travis Kalanick's Leadership Style Not Necessarily Bad in Itself

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The cloud hanging over Uber has gotten darker. Today Uber announced that its president Jeff Jones is leaving after only six months.

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4-Day Confirmation Hearing - Neil Gorsuch Is Not the Big Story

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Whether Neil Gorsuch is confirmed or not as a U.S.    Supreme Court justice is not the issue. has become or has the bitterness receded.

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Post-Oz - Did Dorothy Find Kansas No Longer Her Idea of "Home"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Dorothy clicked her ruby teds, chanting, "There's no place like home." " We all have that ideal concept of "home."

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Public Relations Representatives - Can They Have the Legal Right Analogous to Attorney-Client Privilege

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" - Andrew Strickler, Law360, March 16, 2017. Here is the article. The particulars of the case are not the issue. High rankings on Google.

Suicides, Political Scandals & Layoffs - No-Fail Media Formulas for High Traffic, Likes, Shares, Comments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Playing in the media sandbox - both establishment and social - has become a brutal game. If you don't attract enough traffic as well as likes, shares and comments,  you could go out of business and/or lose influence. The media outlets, such as AOL, where I have been a contract blogger, have real-time dashboards. There's no ambiguity.

Your Honor, This Robot Is Entirely Innocent of Embezzlement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On , lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino puts out there a quiz question: What is the oldest Wall Street law firm. Robots need lawyers.

Edward Adams - Allegedly, Yet Another Lawyer Shoots Himself in the Foot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He also operated his own law firm. In addition, he launched the investment vehicle Apolo Diamond Inc. Yes, Adams had been a very busy guy.

[Podcast] How to Run a Virtual Summit with Bailey Richert

Speaker Launcher

Bailey Richert left the corporate world in 2013 because she wanted the freedom to build her ideal lifestyle as an “infopreneur”.

The Fall of the House Kalanick Built - Implications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's out there: Uber could fail and there is speculation how that would affect the whole tech sector. But no one knows the size.

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Academia Never Disappoints - Continual High Drama

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The article Kathryn Rubino posts on today sounds much like so many published by Vanity Fair about the feuds in academia.

Looking Forward to Research/Anecdotes about Lost Productivity - Banned Laptops

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The Trump administration issued a new travel restriction on bringing large electronics in carry-on luggage on direct flights to the U.S.