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16 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

Here are the tips and tricks I’ve learnt on how to conduct an engaging webinar: 1. Use more visuals. Keep things moving visually. Have a clock.

4 ways to move people from attention to engagement

Speaking about Presenting

The task is not to grab attention, but to actively nurture the attention that you have and transform it into engagement. Sell your presentation.

4 ways to move people from attention to engagement

Speaking about Presenting

The task is not to grab attention, but to actively nurture the attention that you have and transform it into engagement. Sell your presentation.

18 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

Here are the tips and tricks I’ve learnt on how to conduct an engaging webinar: 1. Use more visuals. Keep things moving visually. Have a clock.

Photo-editing features in PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint 2010 added some new photo editing features that let you do a lot of your work right inside PowerPoint. Ellen Finkelstein can train you or your team to create high-impact, engaging, professional presentations for training, sales, business, or education. Color. Artistic Effects.

How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2007 & PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s create a couple of posters in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010. Do you create posters for personal or business use? Set the page size.

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

PowerPoint Tips

SmartArt was a new feature of PowerPoint 2007 and is a way to quickly create professional-looking diagrams from bulleted text. Process. Cycle. Matrix.

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Positioning Yourself For More Speaking Engagements

Pivotal Public Speaking

These steps are based on my experiences in booking more than 2,200 paid engagements. Mary McKay, speaker marketing specialist, is the founder of the Turnkey Speaker Booking System, where you learn to position your expertise for more paid speaking engagements. 12 essential Steps to Attract Your Ideal Customers. No cynics, please. Wrong!

Engage through Storytelling

Duarte Blog

Story has played a significant role in all cultures but its adoption into professional cultures has been painfully slow.

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How to use your remote to switch to another presentation in PowerPoint 2007 & 2010

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2010, choose Animations tab> Animation Pane.You might be wondering, why the Animation pane? ” Here’s the problem.

Do you make your audience feel stupid?

Speak Schmeak

Written by someone who's supposed to know that the most important thing is to engage, connect, relate. Got it. "By So why use it? So please.

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.

The Seven Types of Presentation to Avoid

Speaking about Presenting

It’s highly entertaining and engaging – but an hour later when you try and work out what you learned – there’s a void. Sign up here.

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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.

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13 Best Practice Tips for Effective Presentation Handouts

Speaking about Presenting

The problem here is not the handout, it’s that your presentation is not engaging enough. Audience members can easily contact you later.

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

Speaking about Presenting

How to engage and inspire your students through teaching bioethics. Get inspiration for your presentation title from magazines. That’s ho-hum.

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Why You Should Never Be Late for a Speaking Engagement

Manner of Speaking

In fact, I had the honour of being the very first person to go to him for confession … The moral of the story: Never be late for a speaking engagement! The humorous story below is a slightly modified version of a joke forwarded to me by one of my contacts on LinkedIn, Daniel Bernstein. Thanks, Daniel! Hundreds of people attended.

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The Seven Types of Presentation to Avoid

Speaking about Presenting

It’s highly entertaining and engaging – but an hour later when you try and work out what you learned – there’s a void. Sign up here.

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

Speaking about Presenting

Managers who engage Effective Speaking to run courses for their staff often tell us ‘I want to know immediately what they’re telling me.”

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

Speaking about Presenting

Nancy sees contrast as being a primary way of engaging and holding the audience’s attention. Your audience is the hero. Content contrast.

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

Speaking about Presenting

Nancy sees contrast as being a primary way of engaging and holding the audience’s attention. You audience is the hero. Make the gap clear.

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The Psychology of Storytelling

Manner of Speaking

The article focuses on the importance of storytelling for the development of our children. But stories aren’t just for the young.

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Who let my mom in? Or, Don't guess when you dress

Speak Schmeak

No, thank goodness, this experience didn't take place at a speaking engagement. Now I just have to apply that skill to my social engagements.

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

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Every time I start a presentation I joke that I will not force my audience to sit through boring slides so I won’t be using PowerPoint today.

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6 presentation tips from a professional speaker

Speaking about Presenting

Not only is there no such thing, that type of thinking will sabotage your efforts to deliver a competent, effective and engaging presentation.

The one thing you can do to be a better speaker.

Speak Schmeak

If you want to get more speaking engagements. If there's one thing that will make you a better speaker. Why would you want to do this? But.*

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Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging

Executive Speech Coach

Friday, February 18, 2011 Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. How can an inanimate object like a television engage, excite and enrage viewers? How can you make your presentation more engaging? Because they are engaged.

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Political Debates 2010 – R, D or Tea?

Matt Eventoff

The 2010 political debate season has started with some drama, however none of it the kind a candidate pines for. Still, too many candidates spend more time preparing breakfast than preparing for a debate, and it shows, especially through the first few engagements of 2010. “Candidate xyz, how do you feel about _?&#

Three tips for directing your audience's response

Speak Schmeak

Practice these audience interaction strategies and you will find your audiences more involved and engaged, and your presentations more successful.

Five ways to avoid reading from your slides

Speak Schmeak

Then she can engage her audience, asking, "What are some of the goals of moderate sedation?" Let's say you're stuck with a canned slide show.

Three tips for directing your audience's response

Speak Schmeak

Practice these audience interaction strategies and you will find your audiences more involved and engaged, and your presentations more successful.

The First Seven Seconds

Manner of Speaking

When you smile at your audience, you let the people know that you are happy to be there and fully engaged. 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? Set up the venue. Smile.

Get out of the cage and own the stage!

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience American Idol TV inspired Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking AnxietyTall, open posture 2.

Twelve video clips of the month, 2010

Max Atkinson

Regular readers will know that a recurring feature of this blog is the inclusion of video clips to illustrate the points discussed in different posts. December Child of Thatcher or son of Brown: the power of contrast strikes again

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

For more on the differences between face to face presentation and webinars see: 18 Tips on How to Conduct an Engaging Webinar. Set the Scene.

13 communication and life tips that children teach us

Presentation Zen

is the stuff of imagination and engagement with the material. Which mood is more engaging? We can learn a lot from a child.

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What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

We also speak to audiences who are engaged, enthusiastic and supportive -- don't get me wrong. Maybe I have a problem with competition.

How to keep to time during your presentation

Speaking about Presenting

Instead open with a relevant and engaging story which leads into your first main point. Photo credit: zoutedrop. Seriously bad. Part 1. Part 2.

Three ideas from improv to improve your speaking

Speaking about Presenting

In particular, I’ve learnt how I can make the stories I tell much more engaging. And I realised that I wanted to experience it for myself.

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Women and Power « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Solution: When you first meet a person, engage them in conversation before giving your name. Women do not fill their physical space.

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