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Five less-talked about gems from Nancy Duarte’s latest book “Resonate”

Speaking about Presenting

Resonate , Nancy Duarte’s latest book, is for the serious student of presentations. Presentation booksYour audience is the hero.

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Five less-talked about gems from Nancy Duarte’s latest book “Resonate”

Speaking about Presenting

Resonate , Nancy Duarte’s latest book, is for the serious student of presentations. Presentation booksYou audience is the hero.

2010 65

Create quick, professional diagrams with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007 & 2010

PowerPoint Tips

Just like the boy’s picture book. In the Tell ‘n’ Show SM method , you put a meaning title that tells the point on the slide.

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Review: PowerPoint 2010 Bible

PowerPoint Tips

I received a free copy of PowerPoint 2010 Bible by Faithe Wempen. The point is, Wiley’s Bible series is meant to be very complete and the books are long. Generally, they’re reference books, not tutorials. PowerPoint 2010 Bible is indeed very complete. It’s published by Wiley and is almost 800 pages.

2010 13

Book Review: The Political Speechwriter’s Companion

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Speechwriting Bob Lehrman Book Review political speechwriting Robert Lehrman

Top 10 Takeaways from the 2010 Content Strategy Forum

Content Marketing Today

Thanks to two info-packed days I spent at the April 2010 Content Strategy Forum , I’d like to give you a head start. Amorphous marketing is out.

2010 13

How to write a presentation title that gets people flocking to your session

Speaking about Presenting

Dale Carnegie’s famous book “How to Win Friends and Influence People” is still one of the best-selling communications books on Amazon.

2010 97

Review of two books on speaking

PowerPoint Tips

I recently read two books on speaking and thought I’d review them together. Jess asked if I’d be willing to review the book.

13 Best Practice Tips for Effective Presentation Handouts

Speaking about Presenting

Let your audience know where they can find out more: books, websites, blogs etc. Audience members can easily contact you later.

The Gettysburg Address: An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

Today, 19 November 2010, marks the 147th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in 1863. Here, Lincoln signals the challenge.

PresentationEssentials-New E-book by Oliver Adria

PowerPoint Tips

Oliver Adria, who blogs about presenting at ReThink Presentations , has just come out with an e-book called PresentationEssentials: 39 Ideas on Content, Design and Delivery. (I Oliver has a great sense of design; the book is beautifully designed. The book also makes a great gift for someone who is still using text-based slides.

Presentation structure: Why it’s smarter to put your conclusion in your opening

Speaking about Presenting

Malcolm Gladwell is a master at this both in his books and in his presentations. A long time ago I attended a presentation on ostrich farming.

Business writing & freelance writing book sale, up to 25% off until Jan. 1, 2011

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

All of my books are on sale until the end of 2010. My BooksDiscounts range from 15% to 25% off.

The Eloquent Woman's top 10 public speaking posts in 2010

The Eloquent Woman

Taking charge of your conversations and speaking: The language of power looks at a new book that covers speaking as part of ways women can be powerful.

Think less. Act more.

Speak Schmeak

I have a lot of great ideas, but I neglect to take action on them in a timely way, especially the books I'm writing. I needed a command: "ACT."

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6 presentation tips from a professional speaker

Speaking about Presenting

I’ve shamelessly cherry-picked the presentation tips from Scott’s book that I most agree with. Buy Scott’s book. Expo 2009. I so agree.

If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

A presentation with lots of text isn’t a presentation, it’s a pitch book. This joke NEVER fails to get applause. million ).

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Desperately Seeking Inspiration

Manner of Speaking

It comes from Seth Godin , the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”.

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

Speak and Deliver

In fact, I purchased the book as part of the record-setting attempt. Toastmasters, particularly those who compete, are going to love this book.

2014 26

Book Review: The Backchannel

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

How to augment your live presentation using social media Effective public speaking is a challenge for many executives. They must prepare interesting content, overcome stage fright and deliver a speech that will hold the audience’s attention.

Watching highlights from the third 2010 election debate makes me wonder (again) whether they're a good idea

Max Atkinson

One thing I''d forgotten was that the BBC website magazine had asked me what I thought about the debate (notes under the above video clip).

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This week’s read – Writing great speeches

Pivotal Public Speaking

public speaking speech writing booksby Alan M. Perlman.

How to Create an Extraordinarily Effective Speech-Marketing Tool

Pivotal Public Speaking

… Your Own Self-Selling Book or Booklet. Tags: books public speaking business publishing with Gordon Burgett.

How to fight the urge to overload your audience

Speaking about Presenting

This idea is developed further by Cliff Atkinson in his book The Backchannel. Do you try and cram too much into your presentation?

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Are you ready for the third era in presenting?

Speaking about Presenting

Gary Vaynerchuck spoke for 10 minutes in front of an audience of 1,000s at SXSW 2010 and then opened up his keynote presentation to questions.

The First Seven Seconds

Manner of Speaking

The first chapter of that book, entitled “The First Seven Seconds&# , focuses on the importance of first impressions. Roger Ailes is the President of Fox News, a former media consultant for three American Presidents and author of the best-selling You Are the Message. Are you confident? Comfortable? Sincere? Glad to be there? Smile.

What makes a successful sales presentation?

PowerPoint Tips

See my e-book, The Art of Persuasion.). Do you gives sales presentations? You may give webinars online to sell your wares.

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A Radical Presentation Idea

Manner of Speaking

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect&#. In this blog post from 1 July 2010, Seth proposes a radical new approach to giving a presentation with slides. They are bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it.

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What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

Even an eye-catching slide show with a meaningful message (basically a well-illustrated picture book ) is not a presentation. I know the drill.

The need for connection & engagement in education

Presentation Zen

This picture is from page 157 of the Naked Presenter book. If you are interested in how people learn, you are obviously interested in education.

New Communication Words

The Communication Blog

12.20.2010 New Communication Words Here is a great article on new words introduced in 2010. Im always interested in what instructors and students think of my books and especially in what I can do to make them better - more relevant, more interesting, more useful, more visually appealing. They’re given in the article.

Resonate: A fantastic new book on presentation

Presentation Zen

If you have not heard of Nancy Duarte's new book, then let me turn you on to it. This book is informative, instructive, and inspirational.

Presentation: A few minutes with John Cleese on creativity

Presentation Zen

Below is an excellent 10-min video clip from a presentation by John Cleese expressing a few of his ideas on creativity. This requires a quiet mind."

Women and Power « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Relax your shoulders, keeping your upper chest softly opened like a book. Women do not fill their physical space. Women nod when listening.

2011 24

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Manner of Speaking

A New York Times , Wall Street Journal and Business Week best-selling author, John Maxwell has sold over 18 million books.

Humor Book Reviews

Humor Power

I recently read two great books on humor, and I recommend them both to you. Both books are inspirational, funny and touching. Jerry Seinfeld described Born Standing Up as “one of the best books about comedy and being a comedian ever written.&#. Humor In Speaking humor books Marlo Thomas standup comedy Steve Martin

What’s Your Sentence?

Manner of Speaking

A few months ago, I reviewed Dan’s latest book , Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates us , and its applicability to public speaking. Today I want to return to Drive and a neat two-minute promotion video for the book in which Dan raises two questions that could change your life. For the better!). What is the topic?

Do It « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

First Impressions Do It Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: December 22, 2010 In: Confidence | Lifestyle Comment! D is for. Do it! So what next?

2011 19

Madeleine Albright: "Learn to interrupt"

The Eloquent Woman

Speaking up in meetings continues to be, for many women, the most common public speaking challenge they face. You need to learn to interrupt.

Need a last minute gift for your favorite Public Speaker?

DeFinis Communications

What’s wonderful about this book is that at the same time Duarte is telling us what to do, she is also showing us the steps visually.