How to Change the World: The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint

Read More] Tracked on January 01, 2006 at 03:05 PM » Guy Kawasaki blogging from evilzenscientist :: thoughts Guy Kawasaki (author of such titles as Selling the Dream - another must read book) has a new blog. Read More] Tracked on January 01, 2006 at 03:46 PM » Guy Kawasaki on PowerPoint from Kam VedBrat Guy Kawasaki makes some interesting comments on PowerPoint presentations he sees on a regular basis. Read More] Tracked on January 22, 2006 at 10:49 AM » PPT???10/20/30??

Top 10 Best Presentations Ever at KnowHR Blog

Group Therapy McArthur’s Rant Millard Filmore’s Bathtub R&S Associates WRITERS Bob Sutton Subscribe by Email Enter your email 57 Top 10 Best Presentations Ever Posted on Monday, August 21, 2006 by Frank Roche Sarah and I were talking about great presentations we’d seen or heard about and she came up with an idea for a Top 10 list. Guy Kawasaki’s Art of the Start speech at TiECon 2006. Seth Godin talks about Marketing at Google in 2006.

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Death by PowerPoint Watch: 2008

More than PowerPoint...

In 2006, Google delivered 55,000 page s that mentioned this oft-used phrase. In 2008, we see the biggest increase: from 82,400 to 366,000. For three years straight, I have been Googling and tracking the term "Death by PowerPoint".

Submit your top ten speakers

Speak Schmeak

For the last couple of years, Bert Decker has been compiling a list of the Top Ten Best and Worst Communicators , and he's looking for your input for the 2008 list, which will be announced on December 31. Here's his 2007 list , and his 2006 list. Who do you think should be on the lists? Don't forget to post your list on Bert's blog!).

How to prevent hangups

Speak Schmeak

By 2006, that number had dropped 76% to under 3,000, thanks to Operation Lifesaver. I don't pick up my landline when it rings. 99% of the time, it's a recorded message from a telemarketer. Here's a message I received yesterday: "This message is from such-and-such association.

Neutrality in the Queen's Christmas speech

Max Atkinson

In an earlier blog entry (12 November 2008), I looked at the way the Queen’s speech at the state opening of parliament each year is a model of how to read out someone else’s words (i.e. 2006 "It is worth bearing in mind that all of our faith communities encourage the bridging of that divide.

Commonwealth Club

Speaking Of...

It's no wonder he coasted to a second term as governor in 2006. You'll need to wait a few days to hear the latest recording of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's speech and Q & A session. What you'll hear is a refreshing change from most interactions politicians have with the public.

Olympic Speakers

Executive Speech Coach

When Newfoundland's Brad Gushue won a gold medal in curling at the 2006 Winter Olympics, he was flooded with public speaking invitations, the majority of them paid engagements.

The Queen's Speech: an exception that proves the ruler

Max Atkinson

Click here or on title to see her in action at the State Opening of Parliament in 2006 ). Here's something at the other end of the scale from previous blogs about Barack Obama's brilliance at oratory.

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Thoughts On Presenting And Design

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Rhetorical questions and audience involvement

Max Atkinson

Sometimes, television editors come to the rescue, as happened in the following clip from the speech by Tory leader David Cameron at his party conference in 2006. It may seem fairly obvious that, if you say something that gets an audience wondering or anticipating what’s coming next, you’re likely to increase their attentiveness and involvement.

The Communication Blog: Taboo language: gender differences

The Communication Blog

In 2006, however, the percentages were much more similar: 55% for men and 45% for women. 7.02.2010 Taboo language: gender differences Heres an interesting gender difference reported by Psychology Today (August 2010). In 1996 the percentage of public swearing by men and women was 67% for men and 33% for women. Categories: gender differences , swearing 2comments: maestra said. Some twenty or more years ago, on a very cool summer evening, I had my bedroom windows opened and, around 3 A.M.,

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

38 mins ago « Weekly Digest of the Social Networking Space: Jan 30, 2008 Silicon Valley Sightings: San Jose Mercury News » 67 How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide Categories: Conference Posted on January 30th, 2008 Yesterday, I moderated another panel, ( here’s a review ) and I’m told by the conference organizers it went well. Expo in 2008. Posted by Kin Lane on January 30th, 2008 at 12:42 pm Simple great.

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How To Win the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking: A Book Review

Speak and Deliver

Ed Hearn 2006 World Champion The book features the text of all nine speakers in the 2012 Championship, something we haven''t seen in a book before. My personal, if painful, favorite, was LaShunda Rundles ''flying'' off the stage in our contest in 2008.)

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Gimmicks in Speaking - in Toastmasters and Real-Life

Speak and Deliver

In 2006 - my own gimmick of getting the audience to stand and yell with me probably stood out to many as just that. What's a gimmick?

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Foundational Phrases: Are They All They're Cracked Up To Be?

Speak and Deliver

In my 2006 speech at the World Championship of Public Speaking, my phrase was ''What if we knew now, what we knew then?'' - a question to get the audience thinking about an old concept in a new way.

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How to Start Speaking at Events | Home About Speaking Rockstars Newsletters Contact Best Of How to Start Speaking at Events December 8, 2008 · Comments One day, I wasn’t a speaker at conferences, and then I was.

2009 28

What I Learned From Darren LaCroix Last Night

Speak and Deliver

I''ve been lucky enough to spend time with him as a coach in 2006 the day before I took third in the world, thanks to a few last minute adjustments after working with him. After all these years, I finally got a picture with the man, the myth, the legend. I could have been Darren LaCroix.

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I Owe it All to Toastmasters

Speak and Deliver

I continued in Toastmasters , building my speaking and coaching skills, eventually reaching the World Championship Stage as Billie envisioned (if only she''d envisioned me WINNING) , finishing 3rd in 2006, and also appearing in 2008. I owe it all to Toastmasters.

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Make Better Presentations - The Anatomy of a Good Speech | Home About Speaking Rockstars Newsletters Contact Best Of Make Better Presentations - The Anatomy of a Good Speech February 23, 2009 · Comments You deserve some great tools, so I’d like to share what I’ve been working on.

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Famous Speech Friday: Sandra Day O'Connor on "Portia's Progress"

The Eloquent Woman

The most pointed of these speeches , delivered at Georgetown University in 2006, was not recorded at O'Connor's request. But here's a shorter take on the topic from 2008: Use the Evernote clip button, above, to save this post in an Evernote notebook or start an Evernote account.(If

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Clinton, Palin and the legacy of Margaret Thatcher

Max Atkinson

On 12th August 2008, the following headline appeared in the Daily Telegraph (click here for full story).

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Increasing.

The Communication Blog

2.19.2011 Communication Strategies: Increasing Accuracy in Impression Formation Successful communication depends largely on the accuracy of the impressions you form of others. Here are a few ways to increase your accuracy in impression formation. Analyze Impressions. Subject your perceptions to logical analysis, to critical thinking. Here are two suggestions. • Recognize your own role in perception.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

The Communication Blog

3.26.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitating and Responding to Self-Disclosures When someone discloses to you, it’s usually a sign of trust and affection. In carrying out this most important receiver function, keep the following five guidelines in mind. Practice the skills of effective and active listening. Listen actively, listen politely, listen for different levels of meaning, listen with empathy, and listen with an open mind.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Self-Disclosure.

The Communication Blog

3.07.2011 Communication Strategies: Self-Disclosure Dangers In weighing any decision to self-disclosure, consider the potential dangers: Personal Risks The more you reveal about yourself to others, the more areas of your life you expose to possible attack.

Web Ink Now: Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking

An analysis of gobbledygook in over 388,000 press releases sent in 2006 About David Meerman Scott Have me speak at your next event My books Free ebooks My blog -- buzz contact me Business TV Channel Recent Comments Marissa Yennie on Are you a craft marketer?

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Growing in Self.

The Communication Blog

2.05.2011 Communication Strategies: Growing in Self-Awareness Because self-awareness is so important in communication, try to increase awareness of your own needs, desires, habits, beliefs, and attitudes. You can do this in various ways. Listen to others. Conveniently, others are constantly giving you the very feedback you need to increase self-awareness. In every interaction people comment on you in some way—on what you do, what you say, how you look.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

The Communication Blog

4.07.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting Pressure to Self-Disclose You may, on occasion, find yourself in a position where a friend, colleague, or romantic partner pressures you to self-disclose. In such situations, you may wish to weigh the pros and cons of self-disclosure and then make your decision as to whether and what you’ll disclose. If your decision is not to disclose and you’re still being pressured, then you need to say something.

Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Self-Disclosures

The Communication Blog

3.14.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Self-Disclosures In addition to weighing the potential rewards and dangers of self-disclosure, consider the following factors as well. These hints will help you raise the right questions before you make what must be your decision. n Consider the motivation for the self-disclosure. Self-disclosure should be motivated by a concern for the relationship, for the others involved, and for yourself.

Learning Styles: What every presenter ought to know

Speaking about Presenting

In 2008, the Association for Psychological Science commissioned a panel of psychologists and cognitive scientists to review the evidence for learning styles. Before Copernicus we believed that the the earth was the center of the universe and that the sun revolved around the earth.

The Communication Blog: Impolite Questions, What Are They?

The Communication Blog

2.15.2011 Impolite Questions, What Are They? We all know an impolite question when we meet one. They’re easy to recognize when you’re the person asked the questions; not so easy to recognize when you’re the one asking the questions. One way of looking at impolite questions is in terms of positive and negative face. So, an impolite question would be one that attacks a person’s positive and/or negative face needs.

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Attack on academic freedom

The Communication Blog

2.25.2011 Attack on academic freedom Assemblyman Dov Hikind from Brooklyn has apparently (according to the Clarion , February 2011, Newspaper of the Professional Staff Congress/City University of New York) “demanded&# that the department of Political Science at Brooklyn College prevent someone from teaching a course on Middle Eastern politics because the proposed instructor was doing research on Palestinian suicide bombers.

The Communication Blog: College Rankings

The Communication Blog

2.19.2011 College Rankings If you’re concerned with college rankings (or Car and Drivers comparisons), take a look at Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Order of Things&# ( New Yorker , February 14 & 21, 2011, pp. 68-75). I think he successfully demonstrates, as he concludes: “Who comes out on top, in any ranking system, is really about who is doing the ranking.&# Categories: college rankings , Malcolm Gladwell 1 comments: goodsha said. this is a great post.

New Communication Words

The Communication Blog

12.20.2010 New Communication Words Here is a great article on new words introduced in 2010. The words in the communication section are: coffice, halfalogue, sofalize, mansplainer, and social graph. I won’t spoil the fun of guessing what these words mean by giving their definitions here. They’re given in the article. Categories: communication words , new words 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

Toastmasters Monday: The 2011 Convention

Speak and Deliver

Jock and I shared the Finals stage in 2006 and 2008 - technically I 'beat' him in 2006 by taking 3rd.hmm, does that, not really!) I'm baaa-aaack.! A delay in my flight brought me home in the wee hours of today, vs. last night.

The Communication Blog: Feedforward

The Communication Blog

11.25.2010 Feedforward I want to broaden The Communication Blog to include items that the general reader who has a casual interest in communication might want to read. I also want to include the person who is in college or who made it through college without the benefit of a communication course, now realizes the importance of communication, and wants to learn some of the basic concepts, principles, and especially skills.

Nonverbal Cues

The Communication Blog

9.24.2009 Perceiving Nonverbal Cues Here is an interesting article--something quite different from what we normally see about nonverbal communication. The article (in the October issue of Smithsonian ) discusses a course given to police brass to help them analyze crime scenes. The course is called, "The Art of Perception"--though "Perceiving Nonverbal Cues" might be a better title--and in it the instructor--Amy Herman--has police officers describe what they see in paintings.

Intercultural Communication

The Communication Blog

8.31.2009 Intercultural Communication: Gaining Weight? Heres an interesting example of the differences in meaning for a simple comment about gaining weight between English and Japanese. This example can easily be related to bypassing and the differences between connotation and denotation. Categories: bypassing , connotation and denotation , intercultural communication 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Reduce Your.

The Communication Blog

1.15.2011 Communication Strategies: Reduce Your Ethnocentrism Ethnocentrism is the tendency to evaluate the values, beliefs, and behaviors of your own culture as being more positive, logical, and natural than those of other cultures. Although normally thought of negatively, ethnocentrism has its positive aspects. For example, if a group is under attack, ethnocentrism will help create cohesiveness.

The Communication Blog: Introducing People

The Communication Blog

3.29.2011 Introducing People Here is a brief section on Introducing People that I wrote for Interpersonal Messages 2/e and Essentials of Human Communication 7/e but I thought it would also be of interest to readers of The Interpersonal Communication Book. One of the interpersonal communication situations that often creates difficulties is the introduction of one person to another person. Let’s say you’re with Jack and bump into Jill who stops to talk.