Debate Preparation – Seven Rules for Success

Matt Eventoff

We have now officially entered silly season - the final weeks of the 2010 election season, and that means… debates, and lots of them! Campaigns spend an inordinate amount of time raising money to do one thing – deliver their message to voters, most often through paid media. Precious positive &# earned&# media opportunities - stories involving a candidate in a positive light, in print or on television - become like rainbows without rain – very rare.

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Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Matt Eventoff

Breaking news… Social media is in fact… Social! Social Media outlets are not diaries, confidants or private/confidential conversations. The reality is that now, more than ever, social media conversations are public , or at the very least semi-public.

Trending Sources

Public Speaking for Professional Athletes, Pt I

Matt Eventoff

The event is over, you left everything you had out there, and all of a sudden the media gaggle is upon you. Tags: Uncategorized athlete interviews athletes and public speaking communication for athletes how to interview after sports messaging for athletes messaging for sports NFL Draft 2010 public speaking public speaking for athletes Public Speaking for Professional Athletes public speaking for sports sam bradford public speaking sports public speaking

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Storytelling through Social Media

Duarte Blog

With the explosion of social media and mobile devices, the impact of these presentations has the potential to be felt far beyond the board rooms and conference halls for which they were originally designed. Come join Nancy Duarte at ad:tech SF on April 21st, as she speaks about transforming ideas into action through storytelling and amplification via social media. Tags: Event Message Strategy Technology ad:tech facebook linkedin social media storytelling twitter

Fear of Public Speaking, Pt. II – Breathing Techniques

Matt Eventoff

III… Tags: Uncategorized fear of public speaking improve public speaking skills media training overcome fear of public speaking public speaking anxiety public speaking fear public speaking nerves relaxation technique for public speaking In Pt. I of this series I went over a number of tips and tactics to deal with the fear of public speaking.

10 Tips on Moderating a Panel Discussion

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Social Media Dale Klein Kay Meyer moderating a panel panel moderation Robert Buccino Ruth E.

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Think less. Act more.

Speak Schmeak

My latest bulletin board addition Yesterday I came across a blog post by social media expert Mari Smith , about her use of an annual one-word theme to guide her through the year.

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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. Hint – a speech coach or media trainer is worth the investment!).

206 Top Tweets from #nsa10

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual National Speakers Association Convention was held July 17 -20, 2010 at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Tags: Public Speaking Social Media National Speakers Association Over 1,500 professional speakers met for the four days and attended a series of main stage keynotes, break out sessions and informal workshops Attendees generated over 4,300 tweets under the hashtag #nsa10. 3,100 of these were posted [.].

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. Cliff Atkinson’s most recent book The Backchannel is ostensibly about managing the social media backchannel.

The First Seven Seconds

Manner of Speaking

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. The first chapter of that book, entitled “The First Seven Seconds&# , focuses on the importance of first impressions. In article that appeared in SUCCESS Magazine , Ailes wrote the following: You’ve got just seven seconds to make the right first impression.

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New Communication Words

The Communication Blog

12.20.2010 New Communication Words Here is a great article on new words introduced in 2010. ▼ 2010 (41) ▼ December (5) Communication Strategies: Metacommunication Cyberflirting etc Emotional Checker New Communication Words Communication Strategies: Feedback ► November (4) $5 Off Feedforward Politeness as a Theory of Relationship Development. The words in the communication section are: coffice, halfalogue, sofalize, mansplainer, and social graph.

2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. The event is hosted by General Motors. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. The event is hosted by General Motors. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. The event is hosted by General Motors. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

Madeleine Albright: "Learn to interrupt"

The Eloquent Woman

In an interview on Womens Media , she said: I tell women to act in a more confident manner. Speaking up in meetings continues to be, for many women, the most common public speaking challenge they face.

The 2010 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’m off this week to the 2010 Ragan Speechwriters Conference in Washington DC. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Speechwiters Conference It’ll be my fourth conference and the second one at which I’ve presented. As in 2009, I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera to post to YouTube. It all fits with the [.].

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The 2010 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’m off this week to the 2010 Ragan Speechwriters Conference in Washington DC. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Speechwiters Conference It’ll be my fourth conference and the second one at which I’ve presented. As in 2009, I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera to post to YouTube. It all fits with the [.].

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The 2010 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’m off this week to the 2010 Ragan Speechwriters Conference in Washington DC. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Speechwiters Conference It’ll be my fourth conference and the second one at which I’ve presented. As in 2009, I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera to post to YouTube. It all fits with the [.].

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How Twitter is Like Public Speaking

More than PowerPoint...

Tags: social media Presentation Twitter

Create a product catalog with custom layouts

PowerPoint Tips

Create a custom layout in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. Media. Sales reps can use PowerPoint to create a product catalog that they bring to potential customers. This catalog is easy to modify, even at the last minute. You can change photos, prices, descriptions, and so on.

Five Predictions for 2010

Duarte Blog

I’m late to the party again this year, but I feel pretty excited about what 2010 will bring. In the year 2010…. Presentations and social media will blur. Enjoy 2010, everybody! Tags: Business Diary 2010 new year predictions

Where in the World is Akio Toyoda?

Matt Eventoff

One headline that a company in crisis could certainly live without is “ Inside Toyota, Executives Trade Blame Over Debacle “ — this morning’s headline in the Wall Street Journal. This comes on the heels of a controversy surrounding the Lexus GX460 — suspension of the sale of the vehicle following Consumer Reports issuing a rare “Do Not Buy&# warning. While the news doesn’t get better for Toyota, their handling of the Lexus crisis did.

How social media remixes public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

More and more, I'm seeing that standard recipe get re-mixed, thanks to the influence of social media--and not just one kind of social media, either. Tags: presentation skills speaker training social media public speaking tips

Interview with Andy Zimmerman, VP for myBrainshark.com

PowerPoint Tips

When you’re done, you can share your presentation as a link in an e-mail or through social media, or embed it within a web page or blog. There is a wide variety of premium learning content available – spanning topics including leadership, compliance, social media, selling skills and more.

Fear of Public Speaking, Pt. III

Matt Eventoff

Tags: Uncategorized body movement speaking fear of public speaking improve public speaking skills media training overcome fear of public speaking public speaking anxiety public speaking fear public speaking nerves relaxation technique for public speaking visualization

What made Brian Hanrahan's famous contrast so memorable?

Max Atkinson

There's hardly a media report today on death of distinguished BBC journalist Brian Hanrahan that doesn't refer to his famous line from the aircraft carrier HMS Hermes during the Falkland's war in 1982 (37 seconds into the above). Listen! "I I counted them all out and I counted them all back."

Why Internet marketing is green

PowerPoint Tips

all guided by SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SMO (Social Media Optimization). Phyllis Khare specializes in social media marketing. She consults with a number of businesses to help them add social media to their marketing mix. Locally (Fairfield, Iowa), I help people with Internet marketing. Along with two colleagues, I recently held a free “Marketing Makeover Session&# during which we went over the basic structures: blog/website. Facebook. Twitter. YouTube.

5 Public Speaking Lessons from President Lincoln – Happy Birthday Gettysburg Address!

Matt Eventoff

“ Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation, so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure.&#.

Podcast: Top PR Disasters of 2010 | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

Tweet this video – [link] Podcast: Top PR Disasters of 2010 [13:19m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Communication Steroids TV , Podcast , Public Relations Comments are closed.

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Podcast: Salem ShowBiz 2010 DeBrief

Communication Steroids

Podcast: ShowBiz 2010 Debriefing [15:00m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Networking , Podcast Comments are closed.

How to get Truth from Modern Media « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

Public speaking, media training, presentation training, crisis communications Home Live Video About TJ Products & Services FAQs « Rep. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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. Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Social Media Technology Cliff Atkinson The Backchannel They must prepare interesting content, overcome stage fright and deliver a speech that will hold the audience’s attention. As if that wasn’t difficult enough, they are increasingly likely to find themselves looking out at a sea of faces [.].

Prepping for Salem ShowBiz 2010!

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Prepping for Salem ShowBiz 2010!

Social Media Warnings

The Communication Blog

9.24.2010 Social Media Warnings Here is a particularly useful set of guidelines for avoiding problems with social media messages. The examples are especially revealing and serve as warnings to all social media users but especially to those looking for a job. Categories: social media , warnings 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

'Telegraph' or 'Sleazygraph': the ethics, uses and results of covertly recorded conversation

Max Atkinson

Following the covert bugging of Vince Cable by two people sent by the Daily Telegraph to pose as constituents attending his surgery, the media has been making quite a meal of it. There are a number of reasons why I've risked 'coming out' as more sanctimonious than most Twitterers, bloggers and mainstream media journalists. Nor do I think they can have given much thought to the new standards of media reporting that they were helping to establish as 'normal'.

Esteem and the Media

The Communication Blog

6.19.2010 Relationship and Work Esteem In my attempt to integrate media literacy into my communication textbooks, Ive been working on the ways in which the media influences our view of interpersonal relationships (close relationships and workplace relationships). I think this might be a useful stimulus for class discussion--in interpersonal communication and in media courses--and also an interesting project for classes in which students conduct original research.

Public Speaking Delivery Drama – Two Lessons

Matt Eventoff

No media training here. . This is something to see – it can render one simply… speechless.

SOCIAL MEDIA: KEY TO YOUR CAREER | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

92 percent of businesses use social media to help find prospective employees. 70 percent check social media profiles at some point during the hiring process.* Your potential employer will use social media. Only 13 percent of job seekers in 2010 found a placement via job boards.

The Communication Blog: Feedforward

The Communication Blog

2010 (41) ► December (5) Communication Strategies: Metacommunication Cyberflirting etc Emotional Checker New Communication Words Communication Strategies: Feedback ▼ November (4) $5 Off Feedforward Politeness as a Theory of Relationship Development. 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.