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This is a guest post by David Lindelöf. David obtained his PhD in Physics at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. From 2010 to 2018, he was the Chief Technology Officer at Neurobat.

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Four Steps to Add Coaching to Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

So, you want to be a coach? Let’s look at four steps you can follow to add coaching to your speaking business. Many of my clients are adding coaching to their mix of offerings. Personally, I think it’s a great idea.

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Message from the Berlin Wall

Manner of Speaking

I regularly travel to Berlin, Germany to work with a client there. My client’s offices are located close to the largest remaining section of the Berlin Wall, so I know that part of the city well.

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Hay Festival : 15 Speeches That Changed the World

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The second Festival Foundation Gala event at the 2019 Hay Festival celebrated the power of persuasion and words. From calls to arms to demands for peace, this performance captured the voices of prophets and politicians, rebels and tyrants, soldiers and statesman.

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Bottom Bracket Is In

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Well, after a mishap of ordering the wrong bottom bracket, I finally got it installed. When I measured the width of the space for the bottom bracket and converted it from imperial to metric, I got 70mm. What wasn’t clear to me was that 70mm = Italian and that my measurement was off by 2 mm.

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How to Turn Your Website Bio Into a Selling Tool

Speaker Launcher

How do we write a killer website bio that makes our clients pick up the phone or email us to ask us if their date is free on our calendars? Do you think someone who charges $1,000 per biography might know something about it?

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing Growth Mindset in Your Team

SlideModel

The most successful teams and workplaces are known to be oriented on growth. But what exactly the much buzzed growth mindset popularized by the likes of Microsoft and LinkedIn entails?

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Well I’ll Be A Monkey’s Father’s Brother

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

In my previous post , I shared the tip from GCN to remove rust from a bicycle. I was a bit skeptical. Before. After. Even gave the chrome some vinegary love. Cleaned up the bits of rust the best I could and put some clear coat on them. I then decided to clean up the seat post.

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Your Missed Branding Opportunity

Speaker Launcher

Every day I get about a hundred business emails. Some days, it’s even more. One thing I’ve noticed is that a large majority of these emails have @gmail.com at the end of them. You saw that I mentioned these are business emails, right?

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Use Contrast in the Middle of a Presentation to Transform

Duarte Blog

Doing a quick internet search for “Tips for the beginning of a presentation” and “Tips for presentation endings,” will serve up thousands of relevant results. But just try looking for tips on how to write the bulk of your presentation—the middle, and you won’t find much.

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A lesson from the Toronto Raptors

Manner of Speaking

Congratulations to the Toronto Raptors! They are the 2019 NBA Champions. I am delighted for Toronto — where I lived for over 15 years — and for all of Canada.

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An Executive Guide to Management Consulting

SlideModel

Management consulting. It continues to be a lucrative field for those who have very specific skills that meet organizational needs in a variety of areas – IT, HR, Finance, Logistics, etc.

Project Cost Estimated ??

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Yeah, kind of funny doing the math NOW. Anyway, the cost of this is going to be comparable to a new low-end bike, but more than the crap you can get at Walmart. While it’s true that this will not have 105 or Tiagra components, much less Ultegra.

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Behind the Scenes: Building Your Course or Community with Jane Atkinson

Speaker Launcher

The last several months have been crazy busy with the launch of my new website and creating entirely new course offerings!

The No-Cool Greenwich, CT McMansion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since 2009, Robert Steinberg and his wife have been struggling to sell their McMansion. It's located in Greenwich, Connecticut. And its history includes being owned by a youthful Donald Trump and the first of his three wives.    Back then, it listed for $50 million.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 312) – Trevor Noah

Manner of Speaking

“I don’t regret anything I’ve ever done in life, any choice that I’ve made. But I’m consumed with regret for the things I didn’t do, the choices I didn’t make, the things I didn’t say. “We spend so much time … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No.

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Free Online Resources to Make Your Presentations More Visual

Presentation Guru

No matter what the ultimate goal of your presentation is, you can’t achieve that goal if your presentation doesn’t effectively transfer information. It may feel counterintuitive, but visuals are the best way to transfer information in a presentation. A picture is worth a thousand words, as they say.

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Tackling the fork

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Before I could even start buying any parts, I needed to see if the fork was in serviceable condition. Good news. Rust wasn’t too bad and the only real issue was old, dirty grease. After cleaning it up and degreasing the bearings, I put it back together again. I just then noticed a gap!

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"Tolton, et al. v. Jones Day" - Follow the Money

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Cravath level compensation. That's  That's what Jones Day contends goes on within its black box culture. However, the plaintiffs in "Tolton, et al. Jones Day" contend otherwise in the lawsuit.    Here is a copy of the amended complaint, filed yesterday.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 313) – Voltaire

Manner of Speaking

“The secret of being boring is to say everything.” ” — Voltaire. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 313) – Voltaire appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Voltaire

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5 Amazing Apps to Take Your Writing to the Next Level

Presentation Guru

When writing speeches or pitches, you can easily make mistakes but, fortunately, there are many tools that can help you nowadays. The good news is that there is an app for everyone, and you can pick the one that works best for you.…

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Building a bike almost as old as me

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

I bought this Fuji frame off a Facebook posting. Originally, I did not want a frame older than 1996, about when STI (indexed) shifters were introduced. However, I was willing to consider an older frame if it looked “interesting.” ” This looked interesting.

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The (he)Art of Persuasion

K8sVoice

According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) national report, more than 100 million startups are launched every year. This is about three startups per second with a success rate of 1/3 Worldwide Business Start-Ups. It’s exciting, and the world is full of possibility. Yet, with all of those new ideas out there, getting someone to […]. The post The (he)Art of Persuasion appeared first on Vocal Impact, Inc. Content Cialdini influence Principles of Persuasion

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Beauty Business Is Big - Amazon Is Now In It (Revlon, Ultra Beauty Stocks Take Hit)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was a press release which shook the beauty industry. Amazon announced that it was entering that business. It was doing so through what it calls the "Amazon Professional Beauty Store." " That online platform would supply hair styling products to licensed professionals in that niche.

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Indie-Publish Like a Pro with Erin Casey

Speaker Launcher

Self-publishing (aka indie-publishing) has shed the stigma of “those who can’t get published, self-publish.”

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Saving Presentations in the Cloud – You Know it Makes Sense!

Presentation Guru

Readers of this website know how important presentations are, and here on Presentation Guru we have already covered how presentations are constantly evolving.

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Accidental Writer: how to write a memoir

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I’ve done it. I’ve written my memoir, The Accidental Writer. It contains sex. It contains violence (if getting kicked in the nuts is violent enough for you). It contains writing. And there is a lot more in the book, like how I became an accidental dad and accidental dog lover. As the author, I am biased, but I feel I’ve produced an entertaining and engaging book.

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If you care about newspapers

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Many hotels offer free digital access to newspapers during your stay. Good example: Modus Hotels offer Philadelphia guests access to both the New York Times and the Financial Times of London.) Other hotels across the USA offer print copies of local newspapers, and/or maybe the Wall Street Journal, or USA Today. Don’t take any of this […]. Freelance Writing Media training Speechwriting

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Extinction Rebellion Zeroes in on Language of Environmentalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The phrase "climate change" does not communicate the gravity of the current state of environmental peril. At least that's what the members of the Extinction Rebellion hammer. In a protest today, they insisted the media change the language to "climate emergency."

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Are You Too Busy to Be Happy? With Christine Laperriere

Speaker Launcher

Everyone has a finite amount of emotional real estate to process decisions, change, drama, baggage, and relationships.

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How to prospect in 2019: Stop introducing yourself

SpeakerSue Says...

“My name is Sophie Spaniel and I am the sales manager at ….”. “I’m I’m writing to introduce myself to you. I am your event manager and will be …”. Please let me introduce myself to you. I am your new account executive for…”. Spoiler alert: This is going to be harsh.). No one cares what your name is. No one cares who you are or what you do until they know you care about them! If they want to know your name, it’s there, in your signature line.

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Introduction to “The Atheist Chronicles”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Introduction to The Atheist Chronicles : Why the Beliefs of Theists of Every Stripe Are So Unbelievable. Dedicated to my father, John Lima, sadly deceased, who could out-fundamentalist any fundamentalist. I’m sure he’d say I was going to burn in Hell for writing this book. But that’s okay. I loved him in spite of what he believed, and I know he loved me in spite of what I didn’t. Introduction. I was raised a fundamentalist Christian. A Pentecostal. A theist.

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Gawker 2.0 - Jinxed?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Did those Gawker 1.0 played with put a jinx on Gawker 2.0? Seems that way. Again there has been a setback. And Gawker 2.0 still hasn't been able to start gawking again. The latest is the exit of number-two editor Ben Barna.

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The New Public Speaking - Prepare One-Liner, Forget Rules

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, it's important to connect. But, in public speaking that won't be possible unless first you get their attention. The new ways to do that, observes The Wall Street Journal , are to prepare a one-liner which will go viral and to forget the rules.

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Facebook - We're Participating Less

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Interactivity is the soul of influence on social networks.    And, according to business analytics firm Mixpanel , we have been participating less on Facebook. 

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Renting - What Personal Finance Experts Skip Over

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The American Dream is dead. More and more personal finance experts are pushing the advantages of renting. The benefits, they pontificate, range from flexibility (you get laid off, it's easier to relocate for new opportunity) to insulation from expensive upkeep (a new roof is needed).

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CDC Releases Study on Suicide Problem: No Surprise, It's Getting Worse

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since 2006, the rate of suicide in the U.S. has increased 2% each year. In addition, suicide attempts are at about 1.4 million annually. Those are just some of the statistics the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released today from its recent study.

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