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. This seven-minute clip below is from an internal presentation that Steve gave in Cupertino to his employees not long after he returned to Apple in 1997.

Steve Jobs on communicating your core values

Presentation Zen

Shortly after he returned to Apple in 1997, Steve Jobs gave an internal presentation to employees from the Town Hall building on the Apple campus (YouTube link below).

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

Presentation Zen

I hate the way people use slide presentations instead of thinking,” Jobs told biographer Walter Isaacson when describing meetings upon his return to Apple in 1997.

Steve Jobs & the art of focus

Presentation Zen

In the two video clips below from 1997, Steve Jobs shares his ideas on simplicity and focus while speaking to the issue of killing OpenDoc (a software framework standard), a decision that was not popular for many people at the time.

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28 famous speeches by women in the United Kingdom

The Eloquent Woman

Princess Diana's 1997 speech on banning landmines was delivered in London following a fact-finding mission to Angola.

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Rhetorical Devices: Diacope

Manner of Speaking

Tony Blair, 31 August 1997. This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Diacope. Origin : From the Greek ???????

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Five famous speeches by women who feared public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

By the time she gave this 1997 presentation on the international ban on landmines , she had found a way to let her passionate interest guide her through a public event. Jacqueline Kennedy According to numerous polls, you''re more afraid of this than snakes. Or spiders.

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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. This article marks the start of a new series in Professionally Speaking.

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People I'm Grateful for #3: Pam Slim

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Reading it, I learned a thing or two about running your own business even though I’ve been doing exactly that since 1997, so Pam can even teach an old dog new tricks. 

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Three Influential First Ladies

DeFinis Communications

She initiated the Children’s Health Insurance Program in 1997, a federal effort that provided state support for those children whose parents were unable to provide them with health coverage. As the old saying goes, “Behind every great man is a great woman.&#

The best speech about education -- ever.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

   Today, Mike Johnston is a state senator from Colorado, but his passion is education, and it was ignited as a Teach for America teacher in the Mississippi delta in 1997

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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&#. In plain English: Repetition of the same word or words in immediate succession, usually with great vehemence or emotion. Effect: Epizeuxis is a very dramatic rhetorical device.

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Speaker Launch Toward Success - A Case Study from Maureen Zappala

Speak and Deliver

Even though engineering was in my rear view mirror (I left NASA in 1997) and even though I don’t speak on technical topics, or exclusively to technical audiences, it’s a unique branding that gets attention.

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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. Delivering a speech in a TV studio I’d given my speech, [.]. Public Speaking Speech Showcase Crewe London Paris television Toastmasters

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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. Three weeks before she died in a Paris car crash, Diana, Princess of Wales was making headlines in Bosnia.

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The Mentally Ill - When There Is Violence.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He mistakenly believed that Griffith played a role in his 1997 marijuana case. Another tragedy has allegedly been caused by mental illness. And that could have negative impacts on the growing number of people who struggle with diseases of the brain.

Famous Speech Friday: Elizabeth II tribute to Princess Diana

The Eloquent Woman

The stakes were much higher in 1997. As Princess Diana's son, Prince William, marries today, I wanted to devote "Famous Speech Friday" to a pivotal televised live speech given by his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, in tribute to his mother after her death.

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Three Women, One Mission: Peace

DeFinis Communications

When the warlord Charles Taylor became president in 1997 and the brutal conflict in Liberia escalated, Gbowee decided she would fight for peace with the women of her country.

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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.)

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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.

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. The parent company -Feld Entertainment - will continue in existence with its other shows. Ironically Ringling  won $26.2

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 winelibrary.com in 1997.

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. This may seem odd, but I''ve actually been busy speaking.and coaching.even coaching someone giving a speech about being - wait for it - too BUSY!

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. Looking through video clips for a conference presentation, I came across one that I've often quoted as an example of how effectively a simple metaphor can be used to get a point across.

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. Check out the details of what you'll learn and register to attend at: [link] - Multiple Revenue Streams - Hybrid Webinars - Crowdfunding - Email Marketing - List Building and more!

FUN! When It Pulls Revelers toward Death

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Memorial Day in 1997, 165 died in the Beverley Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Kentucky. On February 20, 2003, about 11 P.M., the Great White concert pyrotechnics ignited flammable foam used to soundproofing. The setting was the crowded Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island.

No smoke without ire

Max Atkinson

I’ve been thinking of writing something along these lines since I first heard that there’s a campaign to amend the smoking ban , and I do so in the full knowledge that about three out of four of you are quite likely to disapprove of it.

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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 ). News last month that a Libyan crowd had been booing on hearing the name 'Gaddafi' prompted me to note that Arabic speakers apparently boo at names too.

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. A recent post by Martin Shovel on the Creativity Works blog uses the Wordle website to support an interesting argument that David Cameron is a better speaker than Gordon Brown because he used fewer words of Latin origin in his conference speech than the prime minister did in his.

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. labor market to start delivering stronger wage growth for a wider swath of Americans after more than five years of sluggish recovery from a deep recession."

"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.  The perception is that maybe it's not all that accurate or useful to think about business in terms of disruption.

Investor Relations: Shrinking niche in communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In 1997, at its peak, there were 7,000 listed on U.S. Donfiore - Dreamstime.com. The model of the public company had been the norm in American capitalism.  stock exchanges.      That, like so many other facets of American economy, is changing.

Speechwriter and/or novelist?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Instead, write business card copy that promotes your expertise … lists your awards … notes your professional memberships … cites your credentials … lists your bylines … includes a recommendations from clients … quotes media attention … or notes the year you began your freelance business (”Freelance speechwriting since 1997″ for example). I received a question from a freelance speechwriter: .

Top 10 Best Presentations Ever at KnowHR Blog

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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?

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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. This morning's New York Times looks at Carol Bartz , newly appointed CEO of Yahoo!,

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? The accountant was a partner at a major accounting firm. She was clearly qualified as an expert in her field.

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

Presentation Zen

The case was explored well by Edward Tufte as well in his 1997 book Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative (pages 27-37) as a good example of how creating a statistical graph could reveal information in a way that leads to discovering the cause of an epidemic.

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. After his party has lost three consecutive general elections and spent thirteen years in opposition , Conservative leader David Cameron has started to issue dire warnings about the horrors that await us if we're stupid enough to vote for a 'hung parliament'.

Borders: Autopsy in BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Barnes & Noble was there in 1997.  Borders, beloved by so many readers and those who hang out in book stores, did not die because the book industry is kaput.    That's what the autopsy presented by Ben Austen in BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK indicates.