Announcing Outstanding Presentations Workshop 2012

PowerPoint Tips

I’m pleased to announce the 3rd annual Outstanding Presentations Worksho p! This year was have an almost-all-PowerPoint MVP* lineup, top experts who will give you the knowledge you need to transform your presentations. Last year, we had over 3,000 people register from 98 countries and we invite you to join us this year for 8 outstanding presentations! I was educated, motivated and inspired. I am glad I found you! Many thanks. Tracy Scott. Every presentation was meaningful and helpful.

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London 2012. Olympic Opening Ceremony. 7 points for presenters

The Presenter's Blog

London 2012 delivered the opening of the 30th Olympic Games, and with it’s magnificent Opening Ceremony, also demonstrated seven olympic sized ideas for building presentations: 1. London Olympics 2012 Presentation Content Presenting Stagecraft Tips From The Top #romneyshambles communicating London 2012 olympics olympics opening ceremony opening ceremony presentation skills public speaking visual narrativesWhat a show!

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Obama vs. Romney. Blogging the 2012 US Presidential Debates. Round 2. Head to Head at Hofstra.

The Presenter's Blog

Tips From The Top 2012 debates election 2012 Obama politics presentation presentation skills presenters' blog presenting presidential debates public speaking results rhetoric Romney StagecraftReblogged from make a powerful point: Over $1.1billion has been spent so far on this year’s presidential debate. The American public, tired of two wars, a recession and a flagging economy is also suffering from campaign fatigue. There’s an outcry against political rhetoric.

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Running with the Olympic Blade Runner: Oscar Pistorius in London 2012

The Presenter's Blog

London Olympics 2012 Managing Nerves Tips From The Top blade runner London 2012 olympics Oscar Pistorius performance presenting public speaking results south african The Blade RunnerThe biggest battle presenters face is the battle to push their comfort zones as speakers. Speaking to larger audiences, to more challenging audiences, or even taking those first few steps to speak at all can feel like enormous leaps.

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The Third Presidential Debate 2012. Analysis and Commentary. And Who Won?

The Presenter's Blog

on.cnn.com/Rhmurj #CNNdebate — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) October 23, 2012. " establishing the judging criteria, nice #TRDW — Jennifer Mercieca (@jenmercieca) October 23, 2012. RomneyWrong — Adam Fetcher (@AdamFetcherOFA) October 23, 2012. BOOM #80s50s20s — Simon Williamson (@simonwillo) October 23, 2012. Up till tonight, it was one round each. Both candidates had proved themselves.

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Obama v. Romney: Blogging the 2012 US Presidential Debates

The Presenter's Blog

Tips From The Top Presentation Content Presentation skills election 2012 "Peter Watts" presenters' blog presenting Mitt Romney public speaking politics President Obama current-events US presidential debates debate gavin mcmahon make a powerful point fassforward presidential debatesThe ancient Romans and Greeks gave us the skills we today call Public Speaking. They also brought us the arena. For the Greeks, that arena contained the high ideals of athletics.

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2012 U.S. “Prezi”dential Election Recap

Manner of Speaking

I came across this presentation on Prezi that provides a recap of the recent election in the United States. If you are not familiar with Prezi, have a look. Click the image below and you will be taken to the presentation on the Prezi home page. You can navigate the presentation back and forth via the two arrows at the bottom. Alternatively, you can have the presentation run automatically via the button at the bottom right.

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Analysis: 2012 State of the Union Address

Successful Speeches Blog

Last night, President Obama delivered what could be his last “State of the Union” address. As I stated in my last blog post, I’m not going to express my feelings about his policies or discuss politics. My goal is to analyze the elements within the speech. Here are my observations: Length: Let’s get this one [.].

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Video: 2012 Ragan Speechwriting Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

From first-time attendees to 10-year veterans, attendees at the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference were uniformly impressed with the event. Hear what a random baker’s dozen of the audience had to say. Speechwriting Ragan Speechwriters Conference

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2012 Political Winner: The Truth

TJ Walker Interactive

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The 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’m off this week to the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference in Washington DC. 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 [.]. Speechwriting Ragan Communications

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Speeches from the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions

Manner of Speaking

The hoopla is over, the streamers and confetti have been swept up and the delegates have returned home. Yes, the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in the United States have concluded, but not before treating us to a Smörgåsbord of speeches. The speeches were full of stories of personal triumph over adversity, rhetorical barbs directed at opponents, the occasional bending of the truth, and an overall trust-us-not-them flavour.

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138 Top Tweets from the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual Ragan Speechwriters Conference was held March 14 – 16, 2012 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. Over 200 professional speechwriters met for two days and attended a series of main stage keynotes and break out sessions. Unlike other Ragan Conferences I’ve attended, where I had to select a small number of “top [.]. Speechwriting Ragan Speechwriters Conference Twitter

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[video] 2012 Goals

Speaker Launcher

We’re already in month two of 2012, how’d that happen? Here are 3 quick tips that will help ensure that you’re going to reach your goals this year! Most Recent Post

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What Lessons Should Democrats Learn from 2012 Campaign?

TJ Walker Interactive

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Are Super PACs the big Losers of 2012?

TJ Walker Interactive

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Election results 2012: Pundits who predicted right

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Election results 2012: Pundits who predicted wrong

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Barack Obama Declared Winner of 2012 Election – Obama Re-Elected

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Relevant Resources: Books to Kick Off 2012

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The January/February edition lists books recommended by NSA members as inspiration for the New Year. Go Ahead and Laugh: A Serious Guide to Speaking with Humor, by Rich [.]. Business Communication Marketing Public Speaking Social Media Speechwriting Book Review

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3 Presentation Lessons from Comic-Con 2012

Duarte Blog

Diary Event Message 2012 Batman comic Comic-Con convention costume delight doug neff fan geeks learned lessons panel S.T.A.R. First of all, let me come clean. I am not a fanboy of any kind. You won’t see me waiting in line to see the latest superhero, action movie. I own exactly zero comic books. And I’m not a big fan of storylines where most of the action occurs in space. I say this not to put down these genres (Some of my best friends are geeks!),

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2012 Mad Men Season Premier

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Demographics: Exit polls 2012: How President Obama won

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12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 - have you joined?

Speak Schmeak

Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 yet? Build your "confidence muscles" with 12 monthly challenges designed to help you get out of your comfort zone and build confidence in a variety of settings that will prepare you for your upcoming speaking engagements! Click here for the first challenge , Make Eye Contact , and then join the discussion on my Facebook group (you have make a request to join, but it's an open group and everyone is welcome).

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2012 election winners: Bill Burton and Priorities USA

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Third Presidential Debate of 2012, Romney v Obama – Debate Preview

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The Third Presidential Debate of 2012: Who Will Win?

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Attend Presentation Summit 2012–Here’s what you’ll get

PowerPoint Tips

Every year, I attend the Presentation Summit , organized and hosted by Rick Altman. And I always recommend that presenters try to make this valuable conference. Here’s what you’ll get: Great PowerPoint tips from PowerPoint MVPs. Design advice from top designers. Time to sit down with PowerPoint MVPs (including me) and ask any question you want. Delivery strategies and techniques.

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6 Reasons Why the 2012 Election Will Be Considered Historic

TJ Walker Interactive

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Start of the 2012 Obama Campaign

TJ Walker Interactive

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Podcast: Exhibitor 2012 and Expo West Re-Cap

Communication Steroids

Tim Patterson, aka Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon, discusses his recent visits to Exhibitor 2012 in Las Vegas and Expo West in Anaheim with podcasting partner Roger Pike. Tim Patterson, aka Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon, discusses his recent visits to Exhibitor 2012 in Las Vegas and Expo West in Anaheim with podcasting partner Roger Pike. Networking Social Media Video @Tradeshowguy Exhibitor 2012 Expo West

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2012: The Ann Coulter-Rush Limbaugh Congressional Caucus Lost-Big Time

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2012 Election Reality: We Live in a Liberal, Center-Left Country

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Seven points for powerful debating

The Presenter's Blog

Based on what we’ve just seen during the 2012 Presidential Debates, here is The Presenters’ Blog list of the top seven things to be aware of in order to raise your debating game: Answer the question on your own terms. Trying to keep a lofty distance above all this messy debating is a strategy that never works, as President Obama so heftily discovered during the first 2012 debate.

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Obama Beat Romney in the First 2012 Presidential Debate

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The Right Number of Slides

Manner of Speaking

In this presentation, Hockenberry shares the real message that people around the world should take away from the 2012 Paralympics that were held in London. Slide Presentation 2012 Summer Paralympics BBC News Magazine John Hockenberry Paralympics Seth Godin Slide PresentationsPeople often ask, “How many slides should I use in a 20-minute (or 30-minute, or 40-minute, etc.) presentation.” ” I always respond the same way: “I don’t know.

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Presentation European Seminars 2012 in London Nov 7 & 8

Presentation Zen

More information about the Presentation European Seminars 2012. ?? In cooperation with Ideas on Stage, I'll be holding two day-long presentation seminars in London November 7 & 8. Participants may register for either day or for both days. The first seminar (Nov 7) is similar to the Presentation Zen European Seminars which were held in Paris in previous years. This first first seminar will take participants through the Presentation Zen approach to preparation, design, and delivery.

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Conservatives Struggle To Explain How Mitt Romney Lost 2012 Presidential Election

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Obama v Romney, Who had Better Campaign Messages in 2012?

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Apps for iPad Speakers – December 2012 edition

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

What are the essential apps for iPad presenters? I compiled a list a year ago; it’s time for an update. And if you’re holiday shopping for that speaker in your life, and you want to give an iPad, this list will help you load up the gadget with the necessary speaker starter kit. I love the iPad for presenting. I use it to create my notes, and then put them up on the comfort monitors in front of me but hidden from the audience.

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2012: Good riddance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To many trend watchers, 2012 was a very bad year. We don't know if it was fortunate or unfortunate the world didn't end on December 21th of this year. There was Sandy, which the Northeast Corridor hasn't recovered from yet. Its true commercial toll will be obvious this summer as resorts in shore areas from Westerly, Rhode Island to Atlantic City gear up for the tourist season. Then there was the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

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5 Quick Lessons from the First Presidential Debate 2012

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

I’m taking a short break from my discussion of virtual communications to talk about the debates.    The received wisdom is that President Obama lost the debate and former Governor Romney won; 2/3rds of Americans polled thought so, and the commentators certainly did.    So what follows is a contrarian view. 

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You people… Mrs Romney has a message

The Presenter's Blog

Tips From The Top Ann Romney audience condescension current-events disrespect election 2012 politics presenting public speaking respect Romney income tax tax you peopleAnn Romney’s “you people” comments have today offered a privileged insight into the putative First Lady’s thoughts about the world beyond Planet Romney. Far more importantly however, they have given the rest of us (us people?)

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