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Halloween: 2000 years of global tradition

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The history of Halloween dates back 2000 years to the Celts.  Current Affairs Values

Drudge Report Highlights Trump Confident, Links to Mulitple Articles on Voter Fraud, 2000 Screw-Up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, on the all-important left-hand side of the news website are multiple links to articles on voter fraud and how screwed-up the 2000 election was. There are two cultures in America.    One has the mindset that Hillary Clinton will win by a landslide. The Drudge Report embraces the latter culture. Supreme Court.

Rhetoric Made Easy – Bringing Back the Magic

The Presenter's Blog

2000 years ago our Greek and Roman presenter-ancestors left us an awesome inheritance — the formulae for magic. The snag?

Guest Posting: The Power of Intention by Kate Peters

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Her solo album, Sojourn, was released in 2000, and since then she has released two other recordings, including Musical Stories, with composer/pianist Edward Barnes, and [.]. Kate Peters has taught voice and communication impact for over 30 years, and is the author of the book, Can You Hear Me Now? Kate stays active as an artist.

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Nelson Mandela: Lessons for Future Orators

Matt Eventoff

As he stated when closing the 13th Annual International Aids Conference in Durban in 2000: It is never my custom to use words lightly.

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Famous Speech Friday: Jimmy Carter on religion & women speakers

The Eloquent Woman

When I watched former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's TEDWomen talk on a livestream this year, I knew it was headed for the blog. Watch and learn.

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Inspired to Educate

The Communication Blog

I’ve put together a page with all the info here: Please let me know if you are able to share the #Inspired2Educate program and the news of our $2000 monthly giveaway. I received this request from Nina Martin and it seems a noble one and so I'm posting it as I received it. Hi Joe, Happy summer! link].

For every risk, some praise

The Presenter's Blog

These words were written 2000 years ago by the Roman orator and teacher, Quintilian. Quintilian was not a fan of false praise.

Tom Antion - Writing a Eulogy

Great Public Speaking

I was inspired to do this video and to help people learn to write a eulogy when my father passed away in July of 2000.

Public Speaking Business: Radio Interviews

Great Public Speaking

Alex figured out the system that most radio stations won't tell you about and you can get this critical information here: How To Make Up To $2000 a Minute on the RadioMost public speakers have started writing books to help suppliment their speaking income or using the book as a calling card to get more speaking engagements.

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Black Death Versus PowerPoint

Executive Speech Coach

Fortune 500 x 10 = 5,000 Fortune 500 x 50 = 25,000 Next 2,000 corporate x 5 = 10,000 5,000 mid sized x 1 = 5,000 Entrepreneurs 10,000 x 1 = 10,000 Colleges & Universites 2000 x 1 = 2000 That suggests at least 57,000 presentations a day. It's attack was swift and merciless. People didn't know how to deal with this threat. Today?

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Political Attack Ads. From Romans to Romney via Building Bishops

The Presenter's Blog

2000 years ago, the Roman speakers Cicero and Quintilian both described techniques similar to attack ads. Next stop, sulphur lakes of Satan.

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5 books that capture commencement speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

A Short Guide to a Happy Life preserves Anna Quindlen's planned 2000 commencement address at Villanova University, which was never given.

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Dirimens copulatio and LBJ’s War on Poverty Speech

The Presenter's Blog

Dirimens is the ultimate example because 2000 years ago Cicero was already disagreeing with Aristotle about exactly what it was. by Peter Watts.

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March Madness and the World Championship of Public Speaking

Speak and Deliver

They say that between 30,000 and 40,000 contestants start at the club level, and average of roughly 2.7 Not bad, right? Well, it depends. Maybe.

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slideboxx: Slide management software

PowerPoint Tips

It runs with PowerPoint 2000 through 2007. slideboxx (by Zinali) helps you find slides from PowerPoint presentations using keyword search. Charles Wolfus of Zinali sent me a free copy (that’s my disclosure statement!) and I’ve been using it ever since. slideboxx opens and works in your browser. It’s that easy.

Public Speaking - Getting The Sale

Great Public Speaking

I went down and got a $3000 contract and another one the following month for $2000. Humor can help you get the sales presentation in the first place. Let me tell you how humor has greatly helped me. One of the ways professional speakers gain business is to do no fee demo talks in front of potential buyers. She called back within the hour.

London 2012. Olympic Opening Ceremony. 7 points for presenters

The Presenter's Blog

How will the London Olympics be compared to Beijing in 2008, or to Sydney in 2000? What a show! Appeal to history. Here’s where you are.

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10 Books for the 21st-Century Presenter, Storyteller

Presentation Zen

"The greatest part of a writer''s time is spent in reading in order to write," Samuel Johnson once said. "A This is a beautifully presented book.

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Your Speaking Secret Weapon: Pure Energy

Speak and Deliver

I didn''t really like that idea. Tony Robbins, as much as I love listening to him, would probably drive me nuts if I was in one his three day seminars.

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24 Hour Webinarathon 10/10/10

Speaking Of...

I'm presenting at 2000 GMT in this spectacular global conversation! Check out the presenters and topics. World Day of Interconnectedness.

What I Learned From Darren LaCroix Last Night

Speak and Deliver

After all these years, I finally got a picture with the man, the myth, the legend. I could have been Darren LaCroix. Now I have to admit something.

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Oscar Night 2011

Manner of Speaking

Another speech that I like was the one given by Russell Crowe in 2000 when he won the award for Best Actor for his performance in Gladiator.

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What About Bob?

Speak and Deliver

You know Bob. He's that one guy in every audience that needs to hear what you have say. But too often, Bob leaves your audience sad, bored, even angry.

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Rhetorical Devices: Anadiplosis

Manner of Speaking

” — Joaquin Phoenix in Gladiator (2000). This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Anadiplosis. Origin : From the Greek ??????????? Effect: Repetition of the words adds rhythm and cadence. The repeated words are emphasized. Fear leads to anger.

Public Speaking: Getting The Sale

Great Public Speaking

I went down and got a $3000 contract and another one the following month for $2000. Humor can help you get the sales presentation in the first place. Let me tell you how humor has greatly helped me. One of the ways professional speakers gain business is to do no fee demo talks in front of potential buyers. She called back within the hour.

Boy Scouts of America: An American value?

The Presenter's Blog

It has been pointed out that according to a Supreme Court ruling back in 2000, that the Scouts are entitled to deny membership to whoever they like. America has made itself the home of public speaking. A nation of free speech. Once past the Show and Tell stage, Speech and Debate classes continue their development. It is a form of abuse.

Is James Naughtie the most long-winded interviewer in broadcasting history?

Max Atkinson

Now let me remind you and I'm sure you know these words from President Bush himself in the presidential debate just before he was elected October 2000.

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Toastmasters Friday: The Quest for the Trophy

Speak and Deliver

For me this year, I was in an all-new district - one that boasts many WCPS contestants over the last 12 years, as well as the 2000 winner.

Results of survey: What resources would help you improve your presentation skills?

PowerPoint Tips

2000 or earlier. Thanks to all of you (about 100 people) who answered the survey! 1) What version of PowerPoint are you using? 2002/2003. 40.2%. 55.4%. 2001,x,2004 (Mac). 2008 (Mac). 2) Which books would help you most with presentations? Advanced PowerPoint techniques. 53.4%. Effective presentation skills. 34.1%. 54.5%. Design principles.

Teri Everett: Leaving Senior VP Communications Post at News Corp

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  She had joined News Corp back in 2000.  Teri Everett, reports , says it's time for something new. 

Trump v Clinton - Bookies Favor Clinton

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Campaign 2000 will be very different directly because of Trump.  "  - New York Post, May 4, 2016. Here is the article.

Era of Short Form: Even THE NEW YORK TIMES gets with it

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's no surprise that the usually wordy THE NEW YORK TIMES has issued an edict which restricts reader comments to 2000 characters, down from 5000. Short form is the genre of our era.    The well-done tweet, which goes viral and prompts action, is what more of us aim to produce.    Forget publishing a book.

Speaking of Take the Stairs - A Book Review

Speak and Deliver

2000 World Champion of Public Speaking suggested Rory might be the next Zig Ziglar - and this book seems to aspire to such greatness.

Big Brandnames - How They Can Get Made, No Matter What

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Remember how the 2000 election limbo enhanced the reputations of Ted Olson and David Boies. Eventually, the next U.S. President. Stuck?

Apologies and Excuses, Vietnamese Translation

The Communication Blog

Không ngạc nhiên, các người hoạch định lý do bào chữa người chịu trách nhiệm sẽ được coi là đáng tin cậy hơn, có thẩm quyền, và đáng yêu chuộng hơn những người từ chối trách nhiệm (Dunn & Cody, 2000). It's a real pleasure to post this translation Vietnamese by Nicy Nguyen of a post on Apologies and Excuses. Tôi chỉ không nghĩ được.

"Trojan Horse" Metaphor Gives Power To Donald Trump's Monday Speech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During his speech, Trump took credit for sensing in 2000 that there will be a major attack on U.S. Sure enough there was one in 2001.

Everyday (but Sometimes Difficult) Conversations

The Communication Blog

The most important question for most people is what makes a good excuse and what makes a bad excuse (Dunn & Cody, 2000; Slade, 1995; Snyder, 1984). Conversation is something we engage in everyday, often without thinking about the process itself. Small Talk. Small talk is pervasive; all of us engage in small talk. How are you doing? Shake.

4 Types of Audience Tension or A Review from an Evening with Ed Tate

Speak and Deliver

Last night, I attended a 90 minute training session by the 2000 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking, and CSP, Ed Tate. Audience v.

Prosocial Communication

The Communication Blog

Women seem to engage in more prosocial verbal communication while men are more likely to engage in more prosocial nonverbal communication (Dickman & Eagly, 2000). This discussion of prosocial communication is a preliminary version of a section I'm considering adding to the new edition of The Interpersonal Communication Book. 2011). link].