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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 334) Tony Robbins

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“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.”. Tony Robbins. Photo courtesy of Brian Solis / Flickr. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No.

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How to Get Noticed in the Media with Eric Rittmeyer

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Looking for some great advice to help you get noticed in the media? Listen and hear Eric Rittmeyer share his best tips so you can land that interview. The post How to Get Noticed in the Media with Eric Rittmeyer appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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New Logo for Manner of Speaking

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Manner of Speaking has a new logo. For a website devoted to public speaking and presentation skills, there were many designs I could have chosen. A microphone or lectern or speech bubble were some of the obvious ones.

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5 ways to improve your micro-presentations

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Have you noticed presentations getting shorter? I have! Because speakers are onscreen, sitting at desks, or on the couch, or in the kitchen while we're presenting, it's much easier to switch speakers quickly at online conferences and summits.

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Produce and self-publish your book. It is not difficult to do!

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Book Writers, you do not have to pay several thousand dollars to get your book published by a vanity press or vanity publisher. Trust me. I’ve self-published 20+ books, and it hasn’t cost me a cent to make my books … Continue reading →

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Creating Meaningful Connections Through Snail Mail

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Last Tuesday, the metallic clink of my front porch mailbox closing snapped me out of an hours-long trance of staring at my computer answering emails, completing design tasks, and participating in video calls. I took that as my cue to get up and stretch (It’s already 2:30 pm?!)

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Every Breath You Take

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Every breath you take, Every move you make, Every bond you break, Every step you take, I’ll be watching you. The Police. Breathing. We do it constantly and, usually, unconsciously. We breathe when we are awake and when we sleep, when we work and exercise and rest.

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Vocal Awareness Makes for Powerful Presentations with Arthur Joseph

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Listen to hear vocal master Arthur Joseph share vocal awareness techniques that help your voice to convey your message more authentically. The post Vocal Awareness Makes for Powerful Presentations with Arthur Joseph appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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I am not the brightest tack, but… 8 issues we should seriously be thinking about

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I am not the brightest tack in the bag of nails. I mean look at that, I just mixed the elements in my metaphor. It took me ten years to get my B.A., a three-year degree. I’ve never been a … Continue reading →

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7 Helpful Tips for English as a Second Language (ESL) Speakers

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As a corporate speech-language pathologist (SLP), I’ve worked with many clients who speak English as a 2nd or 3rd language (ESL speakers). Some of these people approach our work together with the goal of reducing or eliminating their non-native accent.

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Rhetorical Devices: Antanagoge

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This post is part of a series on rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. For a comprehensive, step-by-step overview of how to write a speech outline, please see this post. Device : Antanagoge (pronounced an-tana-goji). Origin : From the Greek ??????????

Dunning Kruger-Effect: Why Unintelligent People Don’t Learn?

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Many people claim to be experts at something they are simply not good at. Despite this, they can claim to be exceptionally good at the task. This includes not just people boasting about something to gain attention or praise, but people who believe to be competent when they are not.

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Creating Your Virtual Speaking Roadmap with Jane Atkinson

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Join Jane as she takes you on a journey to build your custom step-by-step roadmap to take your virtual speaking program to the next level. The post Creating Your Virtual Speaking Roadmap with Jane Atkinson appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Excerpt from “Geri”: Confronting the Preacher

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Below is an excerpt from my new novel, Geri: An LGBTQ+ Novel About Something. Yes, there is a bit of a Seinfeld spoof going on.) You can read more about the book here. Before this excerpt begins, here’s what you need to know: The … Continue reading →

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The Dangers of Combining PowerPoint Presentation Slides

Duarte Blog

We call them “Frankenslides.” ” You know, the kinds of slide decks made up of bits and pieces of presentations. The kind where you borrow a slide from here, a chart from there, then throw everything into one big PowerPoint® file and present it to your staff. Those are Frankenslides.

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Market Research: Everything You Need to Know as a Business Leader

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Today the markets are moving at a fast pace and in an unpredictable direction. Amidst such uncertainty, it’s extremely hard to determine the right course of action, especially when you are about to bring a new product or service to the market.

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Shift Your Mind with Brian Levenson

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Listen to hear coaching and mental performance expert, Brian Levenson talk about his approach to mindset, learning, training and performing. The post Shift Your Mind with Brian Levenson appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Ch 1: Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something Find out how to get a free PDF or epub of book at end of Chapter 1. Dedication: This book is dedicated to the Rainbow, including all my LGBTQ+ family members and friends. … Continue reading →

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Decktopus – Brilliant if speed is what you need

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We get lots of products pitched to us here at PG. Most of them sound good but disappoint, Prezi being probably the biggest disappointment of the last decade. I was contacted by a person to see if I wanted to try ‘Decktopus’, and I thought, OK, I’ll give it a go.…

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 333) – Barack Obama

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Barack Obama – 44th President of the United States. “It’s It’s important to make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.”. Barack Obama. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 333) – Barack Obama appeared first on Manner of speaking.

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Thesis Statement Examples

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The complexity and requirements of a thesis or dissertation can vary according to the university, program or even country you are studying in.

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Creating an Idea Worth Sharing with Tamsen Webster

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Tune in to hear Tamsen Webster share her Red Thread Method and learn how to create an idea worth sharing to make your speech unforgettable! The post Creating an Idea Worth Sharing with Tamsen Webster appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Are All Cops Bad Cops?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Below is an excerpt from my new novel, Geri: An LGBTQ+ Novel About Something. Yes, there is a bit of a Seinfeld spoof going on.) You can read more about the book here. Before this excerpt begins, here’s what you … Continue reading →

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10 Smart Ways to Wrap-Up Your Presentation

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A Motivational Tale that Reflects Your Key Message 2. Propel the Audience into Action with a Powerful Quote 3. A Surprise Fact or Statistic 4. A Rhetorical Question 5. Inspire with a Powerful Visual 6. A Running Clock 7. Wind Up with a Summary 8. Finish It With a Call to Action (CTA) 9. […].

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Life's a Slot Machine

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QR Codes in Times of COVID

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QR codes have been around even before major internet platforms were even born. Before Google Search, Facebook or responsive UI designs taking the Internet by storm, the QR code was being used for high-speed component scanning during vehicle manufacturing.

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Becoming Known via Your Personal Brand with Candis Hickman

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Tune in to hear Personal Branding Coach, Candis Hickman share how to find the intersection between personal growth and personal branding. . The post Becoming Known via Your Personal Brand with Candis Hickman appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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65-year-old me writes 14-year-old me

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Here’s a challenge for anybody who wants to have some writing fun. Write a letter from yourself at your current age to a younger (pick an age) you. Maybe even post it in your blog or on your Facebook page. … Continue reading →

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5 Tips to Present Like a Pro at Your Next Virtual Presentation

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What would be your reaction if you come to know that your audience was busy checking social media, reading emails, and doing text messages while you were delivering a virtual presentation?

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If you’re struggling to connect, these 11 email tips will help you end the year strong!

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Having a great product should make it easy to rep. I mean who wouldn’t want to talk to a sales rep who gets to sell an amazing resort destination, with maybe a fam trip thrown in, or one selling an FDA approved drug that dramatically improves a patient’s life? Yet… the data is clear. Even pre-pandemic, only 44% of physicians were likely to agree to a 2 minute F2F with a sales rep (down from 80% in 2008). And travel to that resort isn’t likely until Q3 21 so the urgency isn’t there.

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An Introductory Guide to Brand Management For Business Leaders

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Did you know that displaying consistent branding across different sales platforms can increase revenue by up to 33% ? That’s a good pocket of growth. But it’s hard to tap into without a systemized approach. Enter brand management. What is Brand Management?

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The Email Marketing Blueprint for Speakers with Nathan Littleton

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Is your email marketing creating business for you? Join me to hear Nathan Littleton share his proven formula to ensure your emails get opened and clicked through! The post The Email Marketing Blueprint for Speakers with Nathan Littleton appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Free PDF of “Geri…”, my first novel

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Get a free PDF of “Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something”–my fist novel. Okay, technically my second as the first was written under a pseudonym, and that’s if we don’t count the two unpublished ones. But you get what … Continue reading →

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8 Sure-fire Ways to Write a Compelling Executive Summary

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According to a report, 55% of people spend less than 15 seconds actively reading the content. These statistics are relevant to the biz world where the people at the management levels, C-level executives, lenders, and investors don’t have much time to read the lengthy documents thoroughly.

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It's OK Not to be Liked!

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Authenticity Likes Marketing Motivation Popularity Sales Self-Esteem Success

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The Introductory Guide to Psychographic Segmentation

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How do you know that your marketing campaign will appeal to the target audience? In most cases, us, marketers, act on a hunch and assumptions, since we constantly operate with incomplete information.

#SPEAKERSUCCESTIP: WHY YOU NEED TO RETHINK YOUR STRATEGY FOR LIST BUILDING

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A key marketing strategy for any business, speaking businesses included, is building a list of qualified prospects that you can market to and nurture from prospect to customer. This month’s #SpeakerSuccessTip is focused on rethinking your strategy for list building.

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