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Why timed builds are not a good presentation practice

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

It eliminates any possibility of spontaneous conversation with the audience and suggests that the presentation should just be recorded and played back on video. I have seen timed builds used twice recently and both times it left me scratching my head wondering why the presenter created their PowerPoint slide that way. A timed build is when the bullet points or items on the slide automatically appear at a scheduled interval.

Richard Branson

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Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson Entrepreneur extraordinaire, adventurer, maverick Founder of: Virgin Records Virgin Atlantic Airways Virgin Mobile Virgin Trains Virgin Express Virgin Galactic Unofficial Branson Blog George Torok Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com. “I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator.”

PowerPoint Tip - Equipment Failure

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

If you want to be on the webinar or be the first to get the recording, sign up at [link If you are going to use PowerPoint to present, at some point in time you will have to deal with the equipment failing. You may not have had this happen to you yet, but you will. Even though the equipment is far more reliable than it was when I started presenting with computers and projectors over 10 years ago, it is not perfect.

PowerPoint Tip - Graduated Backgrounds

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

If you want to get a copy of the entire webinar recording that shows you exactly how to create a unique look for your slides, go to [link One of the most popular ideas I shared on my webinar last month about creating your own custom PowerPoint template was to use a graduated background instead of a solid color. I find graphics in the background, such as pictures or logos, too distracting - and so do audience members based on the surveys I have done.

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Raise Your Profile & Your Profits!

I always remind my speaker and consulting clients to record and videotape everything. How many times have we rocked on stage only to find that there is no record of ouruh,rocking. I got a call from a client the other day who was very excited that she had gotten herself booked for an interview on Channel 8. Channel 8? I asked. You mean the community access station? Indeed it was true. What may surprise my faithful readers is that I said, Great!

King, Hamer, Ginsburg, Obama: Speech collections & a memoir

The Eloquent Woman

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, collects her speeches and writings; if you buy the audiobook , you can hear recordings of her delivery of many of the speeches. Women speakers often are left out of collections of "major speeches."

Sanford and Family Values

The Communication Blog

He has now admitted to an affair while at the same time voting to ban adoptions by gay men and lesbians and is on record as being against same-sex marriage and even against civil unions for same-sex couples. 6.25.2009 Sanford and Family Values Let’s add one more name to our list of hypocrites—Mark Sanford, Governor of South Carolina.

Speaker Leader Champion - Book 13 of 52 in 52 Weeks - A Review

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There''s been a lot of hoopla around Ryan Avery & Jeremey Donovan''s new book, Speaker Leader Champion - Succeed at Work Through the Power of Public Speaking , not in small part to Avery''s attempt to set a Guinness World Record of Most Books Signed earlier in April.

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What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

I also hate board games, for the same reason, although I have a much better track record at those than sports. You may also know him as a two-time finalist in the Toastmaster World Championship, finishing 3rd in 2006.

How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation.

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011 How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation - audio class Questions, Comments and Feedback from the Jan 6 Audio Class If you listened to the live broadcast or downloaded the recording - you can post your questions here. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok.

How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation in.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010 How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation in Half the Time Listen in to this Free Audio Class on January 6, 2010 If you can not attend the class you can download a free recording - as long as you register before the class. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok.

Comments & Questions from Audio Class: Confidence

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Wednesday, November 03, 2010 Comments & Questions from Audio Class: Confidence How to Radiate More Confidence than you feel when speaking - feedback If you listened to the live broadcast or the recording, this is the place to add your comments, suggestions and questions about this program and topic.

Radiate More Confidence than You Feel - free audio class

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If you cant make that time you can still listen to the recording - but you need to register here [link] Topics and question to be addressed include: Why should your audience feel confident? Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations.

How to Start Speaking at Events | chrisbrogan.com

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Having had a few speaking engagements, the one thing I definitely wish I would have done was had somebody record a segment so that I could showcase it on my own site.

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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.

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

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Field questions from the audience Always repeat the question from the audience, so everyone can hear and it’ll get on any recordings. Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home Popular Posts About Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter Ripple 6 says the timing of my report is off [link] Ive observed most vendors are optomistic, brands the opposite.

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How to prevent hangups

Speak Schmeak

99% of the time, it's a recorded message from a telemarketer. Maybe the recording was going to say, "Last year in California there were 82 train collisions resulting in fatalities." If you're going to leave a recorded message on strangers' voice mail, you need to try a little harder.

Clinton, Palin and the legacy of Margaret Thatcher

Max Atkinson

The Telegraph article continued: "We are more Thatcher than anyone else - top of the university, a high achiever throughout life, a lawyer who could absorb and analyse problems, "Mark Penn wrote to the former First Lady in a "launch strategy" document in December 2006.

Gordon Brown ‘targeted’ by Sunday Times. Murdoch’s Last Pillar of Legitimacy Crumbles?

TJ Walker Interactive

The Times of London, Sunday Times, stands accused of tapping into former Labour Party Leader Gordon Brown’s private medical records. According to the story published today by BBC, Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of the Times parent, News International, called Brown in 2006 when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer and informed him that she knew [.].

Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Self-Disclosures

The Communication Blog

Can you afford to lose your job if you disclose your prison record? 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.

How to Open Your Presentation with Attention Grabbing Pizzazz and.

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If you miss the call you can still download the recording for free – but don’t wait too long because it will be taken down after a few days. If you want to receive the free recording you must register before the live audio class. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok.

Commonwealth Club

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You'll need to wait a few days to hear the latest recording of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's speech and Q & A session. It's no wonder he coasted to a second term as governor in 2006.

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

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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 -- www.WebInkNow.com buzz contact me Business TV Channel Recent Comments Marissa Yennie on Are you a craft marketer? Save a spoken version of it on an audio recorder?

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What is the best way to rehearse your presentation?

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I would add recording yourself with a digital audio recorder and video recorder. Watch and listen, with an honest friend, to the recordings. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations.

Picture Your Audience in Their Underwear

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If you cant listen live you can download the recording for free. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations. George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer.

The cost of extreme talent: Mental illness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  That's what Ken Binmore records in his 2007 book GAME THEORY: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION. Galenson tells us about in his landmark 2006 OLD MASTERS AND YOUNG GENIUSES.  Without his "madness," Noble Prize winner John Nash commented, "he would perhaps only have been another of the faceless multitudes who have lived and died on this planet without leaving any trace of their existence behind." 

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog: The Great Catch-Up Part 6

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

This is without including the topical jokes and observations that I include or the hours of recordings of my material that I could also draw upon if necessary. I had previously spoken to them in September 2006 and this time they had asked for my talk about Groucho Marx. Talks from June - September 2010 Boscombe and Southbourne Probus In June last year I spoke for the fifth time to Boscombe and Southbourne Probus, my previous visit having been in November 2007.

What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

I also hate board games, for the same reason, although I have a much better track record at those than sports. You may also know him as a two-time finalist in the Toastmaster World Championship, finishing 3rd in 2006.

Shameless Shout Out--Simplicity is the Key

Speaking Of...

In 2006 that changed. s or Nobel Prize winning economists--if the speech is recorded someone else will see it. February is the anniversary of the start of this blog. In 2005 I thought it was a brilliant idea to start one--then life happened, and I gave little attention to the blog. A shameless shout out to my inspiration, Trevor Gay. link] Simplicity is a concept that can apply in many areas of our lives.

How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

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I would say that speakers should use this phenomenon and have a slide with a tinyurl near the end of where people can find the slides, and if you’re confident in your ability to present (and it’s being recorded), a tinyurl of where people can find a video recording of your presentation.

Ben Casnocha: The Blog: So You Want to Get on the Speaking Circuit.

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Unless you have some extraordinary professional experience that will make you instantly in demand on stage, you must establish a track record of inspiring or provoking audiences successfully.

What’s in the President’s Briefing Book Anyway?

Duarte Blog

Their answer is off the record. Ricks (Penguin Press, 2006), Lt. When I met with the CIA for very the first time to discuss presentation training, I was alarmed at how prevalent PowerPoint was in their culture. Apparently the analysts create reports in PowerPoint and then from those briefings, a subset of pages are pulled out and included in the President’s briefing book each morning. Oh my!

Names

The Communication Blog

Even when I received my one great grandmother's 1958 death certificate from Italy, she was recorded with her maiden name and the certificate read that she was the "widow of" followed by her deceased husband's first and last name. 10.10.2010 Names Here’s a study on names (you can access the entire study from the website given here/above) that has received lots of attention— Psychology Today , The New York Times , etc.

An Urgent Plea to YouTube

TJ Walker Interactive

I have been an enthusiastic member and participant in the YouTube community since 2006. Please save this invoice/receipt as a record of your purchase. . Dear YouTube, Thank you for providing such a great forum for video around the world. www.youtube.com/tjwalker. Since then, I’ve tried to be an exemplary member. I’ve produced 10,000 video on my specialty, public speaking and media training. While I’m not exactly lady Gaga or Psy, but I have generated 3.5

Guest post: Confesssions of a newbie public speaker

The Eloquent Woman

I remember attending HighEdWeb back in 2006 and 2008 and marveling at the speakers. Or, failing all else, try recording short videos on YouTube — you can’t see your audience, but at least you’ll get to look your webcam straight in the, er, lens and practice speaking directly and clearly.

Presentation tips involving locations and lighting, theatres and a theme.

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

My previous bookings were in April 2006 and September 2008. Besides, I spent years attending BBC radio recordings of shows I had written for where the cast were always working from scripts and making a fantastic job of it after just one sight-reading and one rehearsal. Go to a recording of - or listen to - a radio programme, or attend a rehearsed reading of a play and you will see what I mean. Redhill and Reigate U3A.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013: Teaching? Piece of cake. Everybody knows you can pick that up in just five weeks….

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Rebecca Manning, the CEO of Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School in Midland since Trombetta founded it in 2006, resigned late last week, school board President Chris Shovlin said Monday. Rebecca Manning, who led the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School in Midland since Trombetta founded it in 2006, cited personal reasons for her departure. And the top 10 percent captured a record 48.2 Virtual charters have a terrible track record.

Ego Food: Want to be a better speaker?

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OReilly uses solid av people, for the record). There were JavaMX talks being given at OSCON as far back as 2006. OReilly uses solid av people, for the record)." Ego Food Healthy, organic food for Chris DiBonas ego, so it can grow up big and strong. Blog Archive ▼ 2009 (3) ▼ Mar (1) Want to be a better speaker?

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Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations: Yadda, yadda.

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OK, for the record I have used every one of these except irregardless. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations. George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer.

Yadda, yadda yadda and other annoying phrases

Executive Speech Coach

OK, for the record I have used every one of these except irregardless. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations. George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer.