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Steve Jobs on marketing & identifying your core values

Presentation Zen

It took Steve Jobs coming back in 1997 to get the Apple brand back on track after years of neglect. To me, marketing is about values.

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Steve Jobs on communicating your core values

Presentation Zen

Simple Story Structure If you look at what Jobs said in this 1997 talk, the essence of it fits well into to the simple story structure.

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Steve Jobs: "People who know what they’re talking about don’t need PowerPoint"

Presentation Zen

This was a point that was made too by Steve Jobs in several of his interviews with biographer Walter Isaacson in his book called simply Steve Jobs. (In

Steve Jobs & the art of focus

Presentation Zen

Simplicity, among other things, is a conscious choice between inclusion and exclusion. Often the magic is in what you leave out. Clip 1.).

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The key to storytelling is not your perfection but your humanity

Presentation Zen

The Irish Times has a good, short piece on The Moth , the not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling.

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Interview: René Siegel, High Tech Connect

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

René Shimada Siegel is a reluctant entrepreneur who founded High Tech Connect in 1997 at the persistent request of her Silicon Valley colleagues.

People I'm Grateful for #3: Pam Slim

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

This blog is the third in a series of blogs on people that have added something important to the world of communications.  So why Pam? 

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Three Influential First Ladies

DeFinis Communications

As the old saying goes, “Behind every great man is a great woman.&# When it comes to talking about American presidents, nothing could be truer.

The best speech about education -- ever.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  From that came a searing book, In the Deep Heart’s Core , about the terrible challenges facing teachers and learning in that state. 

Rhetorical Devices: Epizeuxis

Manner of Speaking

Tony Blair, British House of Commons, 30 January 1997. This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Epizeuxis. Origin : From the Greek ??????????? epizeugnumi), meaning “to join together&# or “to fasten together&#. Weak ! &# . beautiful ?

Speaker Launch Toward Success - A Case Study from Maureen Zappala

Speak and Deliver

She left in 1997 to pursue other interests including direct sales, fitness instruction and motherhood. What does a journey like that look like?

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Toastmaster Time TV Speech: A Tale of Two Cities

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Archived speeches go back to 1997. Earlier this month I spent an evening in the Palo Alto Community TV studios being filmed for the monthly Toastmaster Time TV production. This long-running show features speeches by members of different San Francisco Bay Area Toastmasters clubs.

Famous Speech Friday: Princess Diana and the Ban on Landmines

The Eloquent Woman

Her 1997 visit to the country was the last in her world tour to raise awareness about the persistent dangers of anti-personnel landmines.

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The Greatest Show on Earth Will Be No More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Actually it was in 1997. After 146 years, the Big Top will go dark. In May 2017, Ringling Bros. will hold its last two shows.

Famous Speech Friday: Elizabeth II tribute to Princess Diana

The Eloquent Woman

The stakes were much higher in 1997. This was, ultimately, a speech that had to be given. That gives the scripted remarks yet more immediacy.

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Three Women, One Mission: Peace

DeFinis Communications

In 1903, two years after the Nobel Foundation was established, a Nobel Prize was awarded to a woman, Marie Curie, for the first time.

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Theresa May & Hillary Clinton: Do we watch their words or wardrobes?

The Eloquent Woman

May, a seasoned politician, also has served as a Member of Parliament since 1997, a role she continues to hold.) When she ran for the U.S.

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Product Placement Exercise

The Communication Blog

Another Bond film, however, holds the record for product placements; the 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies earned $100 million for its product placements. The recent release of Skyfall and the news that Heineken spent $45 million dollars to have James Bond drink its beer makes a perfect introduction to the issue of product placement. Year: _. Product.

Part 1 of a Three-part Series: Got Platform?

DeFinis Communications

For example, Vaynerchuk had the foresight to realize that e-commerce would grow exponentially, and he started in 1997. profiles.

Time Flies When You're Having Fun.

Speak and Deliver

Nearly a month since my last post? Doesn''t feel like it, that''s for sure. Indeed - I completely understand. So what have I been busying my time with?

Curtain imagery from Winston Churchill and John Major

Max Atkinson

On being defeated in the 1997 UK general election, John Major had no choice but to resign as Prime Minister, but he was under no obligation to resign as leader of the Conservative Party. But he did both and began his statement with the words: "When the curtain falls, its time to get off the stage and that is what I propose to do."

My Infamous Electronic Marketing "ButtCamp" is Back.

Great Public Speaking

This is my serious seminar (done in 11 countries since 1997) with a goofy name where you learn how to make more money sitting on your rear end than going to work for a living. My infamous electronic marketing "ButtCamp" is back. Hope to see you there. Catch ya! Tom Antion

No smoke without ire

Max Atkinson

As far as smoking is concerned, I don’t have any objection at all to banning it in restaurants.

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Why did Labour members boo and clap when Miliband mentioned Tony Blair?

Max Atkinson

On asking this question during the Labour leadership campaign last year, I attracted a bit of flak for daring to suggest that Ed Miliband might be too young to remember what had actually happened to his party during its 18 years of decline and recovery between 1979 and 1997 ( HERE ). twice as much as a normal burst).

Max Atkinson's Blog: Words really do matter: Majorspeak revisited

Max Atkinson

I also touched on some of his eccentricities in a television interview with Martha Kearney before his last conference speech before going to the polls in 1997. This reminded me of something I'd written in Lend Me Your Ears in the section comparing written and spoken language (pp.

Can Labour afford to back the Ed Milibandwagon?

Max Atkinson

The problem is that Ed Miliband is too young to remember what happened to the Labour Party during the 18 years of decline and recovery between 1979 and 1997. Blair and Brown worked very hard in opposition to win the confidence of business, the City and middle class voters before Labour's general election victory in 1997.

The 2015 Boom: You Can Feel It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The best three-month stretch of hiring since 1997 has positioned the U.S. Here is the article. It's palpable: the 2015 boom.

10 Most Popular Content Marketing Posts of 2009

Content Marketing Today

In fact, in 1997 when we started our small business magazine in Southwest Florida, few owners had websites, let alone an online marketing strategy.

"Disruption" - Use that buzzword with caution (Post-Jill Lepore The New Yorker manifesto)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 He published the "The Innovator's Dilemma" in 1997. Perception is reality. Christensen. Ongoing volatility.

Investor Relations: Shrinking niche in communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In 1997, at its peak, there were 7,000 listed on U.S. Donfiore - stock exchanges.     On U.S.

Speechwriter and/or novelist?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I received a question from a freelance speechwriter: . “Should a freelancer market herself as both, for example, a speechwriter and a novelist at same time? … Or should she keep the commercial ghostwriting and the creative credited writing as separate marketing efforts?” Speechwriting

Top 10 Best Presentations Ever at KnowHR Blog

Rupert Everett sings I Say a Little Prayer for You in MBFW in 1997. BEST OF KNOWHR 10 Tenets for The New HR Top 10 Best Presentations Ever 5 Things HR Needs to Do to End Pay Inequality Now 10 Ways to Know When Its Time to Get Out of HR 65 Things I Believe About HR RECENT POSTS Interview Question of the Day: Do You Drive a Hummer? Flair, baby.

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Six Steps to a Successful Small Business Content Marketing Strategy

Content Marketing Today

In fact, in 1997 when we started our small business magazine in Southwest Florida, few owners had websites, let alone an online marketing strategy.

New Yahoo! CEO's first speech dissected

The Eloquent Woman

The article notes a situation she faced that many women can relate to: In an article she wrote for Forbes in 1997, Ms. It’s annoying.

You Are Always Selling and Negotiating

Executive Speech Coach

In the 1997 movie, The Devil’s Advocate, Keanu Reeves ask Al Pacino (The Devil) “Are we negotiating? Yes, sell your flaws.

Giving a 10-minute presentation with a single slide: Steven Johnson on the Ghost Map

Presentation Zen

Having just returned from a trip to London, my interest in the story of Dr. John Snow and the terrible 1854 cholera outbreak in London was rekindled.

What's wrong with a 'hung parliament' if that's what the electorate votes for?

Max Atkinson

I'm as flabbergasted by this as I was by Labour friends who continued to denounce proportional representation during their eighteen years in opposition between 1979 and 1997. Is your party quite happy to be powerless for a decade or two in exchange for being in power for another decade or two?


Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Barnes & Noble was there in 1997.  To begin with, Austen reports, Borders was slow to get online. 

Politicians and broadcasters in the UK: collaboration or capitulation?

Max Atkinson

To the extent that interviews do occasionally hit the headlines, they hardly ever bring anything but bad news for politicians, as when Jeremy Paxman asked Michael Howard the same question twelve times to no avail in 1997 ( HERE ). It's quite a bit longer than my usual posts - so take your time and/or read it in bits.

How good a speaker is Marshall Goldsmith?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Marshall Goldsmith is a professor, consultant, and coach, who talks and writes about leadership.   He pioneered the idea of 360-degree feedback, and Fast Company has named him America’s pre-eminent executive coach.   But how good a speaker is he? It’s a surprisingly difficult question. His good points?   His bad habits?