Darren LaCroix 2001 Toastmasters World Champions Endorsement

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

    This weekend Darren and I conduct our speech coaching camp in Las Vegas. However, to start the celebrations we are going to Darren's Launch party I will be adding a few comments on humor in public speaking. Then I am followed by two Vegas headliners. What is a girl to do!

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Darren LaCroix 2001 Toastmasters World Champions Endorsement

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

    This weekend Darren and I conduct our speech coaching camp in Las Vegas. However, to start the celebrations we are going to Darren's Launch party I will be adding a few comments on humor in public speaking. Then I am followed by two Vegas headliners. What is a girl to do! Fripp Speaking Schools & Events

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Analysis of a Speech by Andrew Solomon

Manner of Speaking

His book The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression won the 2001 National Book … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech Andrew Solomon public speaking quotations Rhetorical Devices speech analysis TED TalkAndrew Solomon is an American writer who focuses on politics, psychology and culture. He has written for The New York Times and The New Yorker among others.

The Empire Strikes Back

Manner of Speaking

Tags: Humour PowerPoint Afghanistan Darth Vader International Security Assistance Force Keynote Luke Skywalker Microsoft PowerPoint The Empire Strikes Back United States armed forces War in Afghanistan (2001–present

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Osama Bin Laden Dead – Barack Obama Speech Analysis -Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Analysis Body Language CEOs/Financial Communications Crisis Communications Foreign Languages Government & Politics Media Media Training News Video Workplace Barack Obama osama bin laden september 11th 2001 TJ WalkerThe President addresses the nation at a triumphant time for America. TJ Walker offers his analysis of the media message that Obama and the White House communicated to the American public and the world.

Cultural Sensitivity and the Cultural Defense

The Communication Blog

The Cultural Defense Consider these two cases (Sikora, 2001): (1) A Chinese immigrant discovers that his wife has been unfaithful. In Interpersonal Messages , I include this discussion prompt. In a rage, he kills his wife. His defense was that this is the way his culture has taught him to react to infidelity. (2)

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Angelina Jolie: Breast-cancer awareness takes giant step beyond pink

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  My sister Camille Genova Klinga died of breast cancer in 2001.  Public relations case studies will be written about how Angelina Jolie's preventative double mastectomy singlehandedly moved forward breast-cancer awareness.    It takes a celebrity.

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Legal Icon - Ted Olson - Says "No" to Donald Trump

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On September 11, 2001, his wife Barbara Olson was on the ill-fated American Airlines Flight 77. Ted Olson has long carried the branding of superlawyer. In addition, he became part of U.S. history when he represented George W.

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Toastmasters World Champion 2009

Pro Humorist

The Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking for 2009 is Australian Mark Hunter, with his speech “A sink for a green tomato” In seems that previously, Mark competed in the 2001 World Championships which has since produced 2003 winner Jim Key.

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Toastmasters World Champion 2009

Pro Humorist

In seems that previously, Mark competed in the 2001 World Championships which has since produced 2003 winner Jim Key. The Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking for 2009 is Australian Mark Hunter, with his speech “A sink for a green tomato&#. Beyond the accolades, having previously competed in the early rounds of the contest myself the contest is a good way to expand and improve your skills on the area of public speaking.

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More on School for Scandal.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Paul's since 2001 - Michael Hirschfeld - will leave. Long before sexual misconduct allegations rocked the entertainment and media worlds, they shook up elite prep schools. Among them had been St. Paul's School in Rhode Island.

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Do you leave memorable messages – Darren LaCroix on originality

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Here is an interesting lesson from Darren LaCroix, the 2001 world champ of speaking. Do you give your own memorable messages, or do you sound just like everybody else? He tells an interesting story: Never use someone else’s story. This is a small industry… it won’t take long for the ‘owner’ to find out. After doing my “Ouch!” speech at NSA a few years ago, it was copied by somebody overseas just a couple of months later.

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Create a PowerPoint handout from selected slides

PowerPoint Tips

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005. A subscriber ask me how she could create a printed handout that contains only some of the slides in the presentation. She wanted to create a handout with 3 slides per page. Here are the steps: For PowerPoint 2010. Choose File> Print.

Lessons from a Public Speaking Champion

Manner of Speaking

Darren was the 2001 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking. In it, he chronicled his journey from a salesman of stereo speakers to a (very bad) stand-up comedian – he showed a tape of one of his early routines that was painful to watch at times – to the 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking and now a highly paid, successful speaker. Last weekend, I was in Lisbon, Portugal attending the Toastmasters District 59 Spring Conference.

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Mariah Carey - Celebrities and Mental Illness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's big news that she has disclosed that she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in  2001. The late actress Patty Duke made it her mission to educate the public about mental illness. She certainly knew the territory.

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Fripp Executive Speech partner Darren LaCroix promotes Vegas event

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

2001 International Toastmasters World Champion Darren LaCroix partnered with me in our Coaching Camp at Lake Las Vegas. Darren taught us "In our stories our characters do not make eye contact."

Just get out there

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Two of my interests are photography and public speaking, which is why I follow the blogs of Both Darren LaCroix , who won the world champion of public speaking in 2001, and Jared Polin (aka the Fro) , who is the most amazing photographer and teacher out of Philidophia.

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The Communication Blog

More than 50% of marriages will be preceded by cohabitation and approximately 2/3rds of the respondents in a survey conducted in 2001 said that cohabitating was a good way to avoid divorce.

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Single & Female - Stigma lifting, a bit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I moved into the house I had bought in 2001 in West Hartford, Connecticut, two neighbors told me all about the single geezers in the neighborhood. Influential New York Magazine is running a series "Single Ladies." " Here is one installment.

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Still Waiting for Your Breakthrough Moment? Author of The Happiness Project Says “Enjoy the Process”

Succeed Speaking

You may have heard that it takes 10 years to become an overnight success… Well, Gretchen’s first book was published in 2001. Napoleon Hill , in his classic work, Think & Grow Rich , wrote that on the path to success, “Persistence is key. You will have temporary defeats.

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Gimmicks in Speaking - in Toastmasters and Real-Life

Speak and Deliver

If Darren LaCroix, in 2001, didn't fall down in his championship speech, the entire speech would have had to have been reworked. What's a gimmick?

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure enough there was one in 2001. Donald Trump knows to keep his public speaking topical. So, of course, in today's speech in Tennessee he focused on terrorism. That issue has catapulted to number-one since the Paris massacre Friday.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

gave just weeks after the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center, and at two participants' success in using a workshop to build a better talk.

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How much effort are you prepared to put into your passion?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

When Darren la Croix won the 2001 World Championship of Public Speaking, he said that he did not want any of the other competitors to be more prepared than him – he wanted to out-prepare all of them, and he won. Tiger Woods.

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Power - DIY

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2001, hard times were upon entrepreneurs like myself. For Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes her DIY power tools included her signature Steve Jobs turtleneck and her rhetoric of disruption. Those worked fine until The Wall Street Journal questioned Theranos' technology.

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Deutsche Bank - If You Are Among the 10,000 Laid Off

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2001, my industry collapsed. It could be this Thursday that Deutsche Bank will announce 10,000 job cuts. As Bloomberg reports, some of them will happen in the U.S. where Deutsche is shrinking its presence. 

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Humor Boot Camp in Las Vegas

Humor Power

He’s the Toastmasters 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking. In just a little over three weeks, Darren LaCroix is offering his two-day Humor Boot Camp in Las Vegas. This is an opportunity you shouldn’t miss. Stage time, personal coaching and insights from a humor expert. I highly recommend everything Darren offers. Visit Darren’s web site for details about the event, November 21-22, 2009.

Snakes top public speaking in Gallup poll

Speak Schmeak

While digging around for current research, I came across this 2001 Gallup poll on American Fears. You may recall that I've been trying to track down current and legitimate research on the fear of public speaking.

2008 130

IM, Text, and Tweet…Oh My!

DeFinis Communications

From 2001 to 2002, text messages leapt from 30 million sent to nearly 1 billion. The overwhelming proliferation of Instant Messaging (IM), text messages, and Twitter has long placed linguists on alert.

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Analysis of a Speech by William Kamkwamba

Manner of Speaking

In 2001, Malawi was hit by a famine and William’s family had to survive on one meager meal per day. Today’s post is about a remarkable young man named William Kamkwamba. William comes from a poor village in Malawi in southeast Africa. Life there is hard.

25 Ways to Make a Point

Manner of Speaking

Gamache , an internationally acclaimed bilingual (French and English) speaker who finished 3rd in the 2001 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. . One of the many public speaking resources that I consult regularly is an email newsletter from J. In a recent email , J. compiled a list of 25 ways in which to get our point across, whatever the objective of our speech or presentation. As speakers, we want our messages to be understood, credible and remembered.

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I Owe it All to Toastmasters

Speak and Deliver

Turns out, the guy went on to speak on the World Stage in 2001 - so he either Won Anyway, or he changed his speech a bit! (He I got involved in contests - my first District trophy coming in Fall of 2001 when I won the Evaluation contest. I owe it all to Toastmasters.

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

Presentation Zen

Even when I first started working at Apple in 2001, I overheard someone in my department say that you should never show up to a meeting with Steve Jobs with a deck of slides.

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Saving Jeff Immelt - Rebranding as Brash Tech Disruptor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The stock is down 25% since he took over the leadership of GE in 2001. Wall Street wants Jeff Immelt's head. Specifically, security analysts want him to step down. That's what happened to IBM head John Akers in the early 1990s. In parachuted outsider Lou Gerstner Jr.

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Great Video Tips for Speakers!

Speaking Of...

Darren LaCroix, the 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking, seen here, has crafted a new You Tube channel exclusively devoted to showing you different aspects of becoming a masterful speaker: [link] Darren belongs to an elite group--World Champion Speakers, who are also, by the way, the most generous group of champions I've ever seen. I met Darren in September 2001 at an NSA (National Speakers Association) meeting near Boston.

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Rhetorical Devices: Anadiplosis

Manner of Speaking

Bush, Address to Congress, 20 September 2001. 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 ??????????? anathiplosis), meaning “doubling” or “folding” In plain English: Beginning a sentence or clause by repeating the last word or words of the previous sentence or clause. Effect: Repetition of the words adds rhythm and cadence.

Find a Presentation Designer Here

Speaking about Presenting

Her strategic expertise and creative PowerPoint design and strategic consultation skills have made her a valuable resource for her clients since forming her PowerPoint presentation business in 2001. Are you looking for a presentation designer?

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35 Questions Mitt Romney Must Answer About Bain Capital Before The Issue Can Go Away

TJ Walker Interactive

You earned at least $100,000 as an executive from Bain in 2001 and 2002, separate from investment earnings according to filings with State of Massachusetts. What did you do for this $100,000 salary you earned from Bain in both 2000 and 2001? in which Bain Capital held a stake until 2001.” Bain had a stake in this company until 2001.

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Public Speaking: How would you open a speech on Simplicity?

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

One of the benefits of membership in World Champion's Edge the public speaking community founded by Darren LaCroix , 2001 Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking.is

The truth about visualization for public speaking success

Speaking about Presenting

24, 2001). Many people think that this type of visualization can help you not only speak better but also help reduce your fear of public speaking.

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