Patrick Stewart: A lesson from Shakespeare and Star Trek

Manner of Speaking

I do not consider myself to be a Trekkie, but I was a big fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation. It was the second Star Trek series and the only one that I watched from beginning to end.

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Interview: Resolving Public Speaking Anxiety with Jonathan Berent, L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jonathan Berent, L.C.S.W. has pioneered treatment for performance and social anxiety since 1978. A certified psychotherapist, he has worked with thousands of individuals of all ages in individual, group, and family psychotherapy. He has appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, “Sally Jessy Raphael”, “Joan Rivers”, “CNN Medical News” and many other TV and radio shows. […] Jonathan Berent, L.C.S.W.

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Naomi Osaka’s Australian Open Speech

Manner of Speaking

Naomi Osaka of Japan won the 2019 Australian Open in dramatic fashion. She beat the Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitová 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 to become the first woman since 2001 to follow her debut Grand Slam win with another one. Even … Continue reading → The post Naomi Osaka’s Australian Open Speech appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Analysis of a Speech Motivation fear of public speaking Naomi Osaka public speaking

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Could Public Speaking Make You Feel More Alive in 2019?

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Happy 2019 Gavin Meikle – The Presentation Doctor. I was prompted to write this post after one of my friends shared an experience whilst on a Skiing Holiday over the New Year Period.

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2019 - Big Media Story Will Be Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's predictable that its own activities will be the big story of 2019. More powerful than governments, business enterprises, and nutty leaders is the media. After all, it's heading into so much change.

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Blizzard of 2019 - Likely Not One for History

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The blizzard of 2019 probably will no way be historic. There were blizzards that made history. The blizzard of the early 1960s shut down schools in northern New Jersey for a week. The one in the late 1970s left unplowed streets throughout western Pennsylvania for about as long. 

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Interview: Dr. Gail Ferreira – Agile Leader

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Pro-Track Profile Gail is part of the National Speakers Association Northern California 2019 Speakers Academy program. Gail is an executive level expert and thought leader driving the vision and tactical decisions for large-scale transformation programs, from the C-Suite to the team level. Gail excels at leading complex, multidimensional transformations, managing client and vendor relationships.

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This year, push yourself beyond your boundaries

Manner of Speaking

My wife Julie and I recently returned home after three days in Zermatt, Switzerland with our friends, Florian Mueck and Rose Chong, and some of their friends. Great people and great skiing! Besides being a friend, Florian is also a fellow public speaker, … Continue reading → Motivation Psychology of Public Speaking Florian Mueck Presentation public speaking Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game

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How to speak like a leader

PowerPoint Tips

Do you think of yourself as a leader? Do you want to sound like a leader when you speak? What does that even mean? A leader tries to guide and motivate others to take action and implement change.

2019 165

When you speak, break the pattern

Manner of Speaking

I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. ——— In my seven-part series on Chip and … Continue reading → The post When you speak, break the pattern appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Delivery Presentation Guru be unexpected Made to Stick presentations public speaking Stephen Welc

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National Speakers Association, Northern California, January Chapter Meeting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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Class of 2019 - Maybe You Should Avoid New York Metro Area for Starting Careers (and consider these states/nations)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Therefore, even if members of the Class of 2019 find lots of roommates, they will still struggle to make the monthly nut - and begin to pay down their college student loans.   Another option for the Class of 2019 is to launch their careers outside the U.S. Rents are not cheap.

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10 tips for dealing wth dry mouth when you speak

Manner of Speaking

If you give a lot of speeches or presentations, there is a good chance that you have experienced dry mouth (also known as cotton mouth) — that parched, sticky sensation that makes your mouth and throat feel like cracked soil … Continue reading → Delivery Nerves dry mouth public speaking Xerostomia

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Don’t let this moment define you

Manner of Speaking

Have you ever had one of these experiences while speaking in public? You forgot what you wanted to say and froze on stage. Your computer crashed and you fumbled your way through the presentation. An audience member made a comment … Continue reading → The post Don’t let this moment define you appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Motivation fear of public speaking public speaking Ryan Speedo Green

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 300) – “A Star is Born”

Manner of Speaking

Quote No. 300 for public speakers. Hard to believe. When I began this series back in 2009 with Quote No. 1, I wasn’t sure that I would find enough quotes to keep it running for long. But time and again, … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers A Star is Born Bradley Cooper Lady Gaga public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 303) – John Maynard Keynes

Manner of Speaking

“Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on the unthinking.” ” — John Maynard Keynes. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 303) – John Maynard Keynes appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers John Maynard Keynes public speaking public speaking quotes quotes

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 301) – Jimi Hendrix

Manner of Speaking

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” ” — Jimi Hendrix Photo attributed to Scanpix. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 301) – Jimi Hendrix appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers Jimi Hendrix public speaking quotes

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 302) – Martin Luther King Jr.

Manner of Speaking

“A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.” ” … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 302) – Martin Luther King Jr. appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers Martin Luther King public speaking public speaking quotes quote

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2019 - And, So Many Employers Still Getting Away with Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was believed that class action gender discrimination lawsuit - "Dawn Knepper et al. Ogletree" - would be another blockbuster. Again, here was a female law partner (nonequity, though) and others taking on a BigLaw firm and being represented by Superlawyer in that category David Sanford.

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Pico Iyer and the art of stillness

Manner of Speaking

Pico Iyer is a renowned essayist and novelist who is best known for his travel writing. He has been to some of the most far-flung places on the planet and his writings have appeared in leading newspapers, magazines and literary … Continue reading → The post Pico Iyer and the art of stillness appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Delivery Mark Twain pause Pico Iyer public speaking

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Public speaking for women

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

It’s good to see Susan Cain getting well-deserved press in the Financial Times. Her 2013 book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking and guest posting on this blog are a a great resource for anyone intimidated by the challenge of speaking in public. Opening an article in the Dec […]. Public Speaking Kate Peters lisa braithwait Patricia Fripp susan carter women speakers

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Mapping Out Your Success for 2019

Speaker Launcher

We’re going to be mapping out your goals for 2019 and we’re going to use a tool, something very special that Jane would like to give to […]. The post Mapping Out Your Success for 2019 appeared first on Jane Atkinson. We’re going to be mapping out your goals for 2019 and we’re going to use a tool, something very special that Jane would like to give to you as a holiday gift. Register for ACC LIVE 2019.

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Five Public Speaking Resolutions for 2019

Manner of Speaking

I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. ——— As 2018 draws to a close, many … Continue reading → Motivation Presentation Guru TED Presentation public speaking Resolutions storytelling

2019 184

How to Be Your Best Self on Stage and In Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

What is your Wealthy Speaker persona? Are you being your best self on the stage and in our speaking business? Not sure what I mean? Let me explain… and then let’s have some FUN! I caught life coach and author of Be Your Best Self, Mike Bayer on a talk show the other day. If […].

2019 63

Find Success as a Professional Speaker by Coming Off the Island

Speaker Launcher

Events Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession Accelerate LIVE 2019 find success as a professional speaker Kelly Swanson Neen James Phil Gerbyshak Social Media Speaker Marketing story tellingBeing a professional speaker and running a speaking business can be a lonely adventure. You may feel at times as if you are all alone trying to figure out what steps to take next and how to move forward without making significant mistakes.

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Making Better Connections on Social Media with Phil Gerbyshak

Speaker Launcher

Phil is going to be one of our featured speakers at Accelerate Live 2019 in Cape Coral, FL on February 22 & 23! Registration page for ACC Live 2019: [link]. On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking about making significant connections on social media. Today we are joined by social media guru, Phil Gerbyshak. Phil has written 5 books and over 3000 articles.

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3 Easy Steps to Smash an Impromptu Speech Out of the Park

Presentation Guru

There was nothing Andrew Brindle hated more than surprises. So, when his boss pointed at him during the weekly meeting and said, “Your turn”, Andrew’s heart began beating a million miles an hour.

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Accelerate 2019

Speaker Launcher

MYERS, FLORIDA | FEBRUARY 22-23, 2019 with VIP and Inner Circle Mastermind Day February 24th!** Click HERE for more information and to register. The post Accelerate 2019 appeared first on Jane Atkinson. LEARN THE SECRETS TO GETTING BOOKED MORE OFTEN AT HIGHER FEES! Don’t Miss This LIVE Event! Events accelerate 2016 conference

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PowerPoint vs. PDF: Which Is the Best Way to Deliver Your Presentation?

Presentation Guru

Giving a presentation is a daily occurrence for many of us. From travelling sales people pitching in high pressure environments, to teachers imparting knowledge in a fun way to children, presentations are vital to communication. Millions are taking place each day.…

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Insider Secrets to Attracting the Media with Katrina Cravy

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking about how to get noticed by the media. Today we welcome Emmy Award-Winning TV media veteran, speaker and author, Katrina Cravy. With more than 20 years of media experience, Katrina is now a member of the National Speakers Association.

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Media in 2018 - 15,474 Jobs Cut (implications for public relations agencies)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How much reach do once-influential voices such as Gabriel Sherman's and Graydon Carter's have in February 2019?  The media can't catch up to how technology, consumer preferences, and politics keep changing its business. 

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New England - No Longer Will It Symbolize "The College Experience"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Growing up, so many generations have dreamed about going off to college in bucolic New England. After all, it was in Cambridge, Massachusetts that the first institution of higher education was founded by the Puritans. That, of course, was Harvard and the year was 1636. 

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"The Good Doctor" - New Head of Surgery Pushes Shaun Murphy Out, Into Pathology

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The mother of severely malformed infant asks Shaun Murphy a question he gives exactly the wrong answer to. Before she realized she was pregnant she took a certain antidepressant. She stopped when she found out that she was carrying a child. 

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Here We Go Again - Retail Sales Down 1.2%, Most Since 2009 - Time for a News Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Retirees, Class of 2019 who will be looking for jobs, highly compensated older workers, and small businesspeople like myself. All of us are supposed to get very worried today. The news has been quite busy hammering the plunge of retail sales - the worst since 2009. The exact number is 1.2%.

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The Language of Business - How Karl Lagerfeld, et al. Weaponized It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Creative genius, yes. Unique sense of style. The right timing, of course. But, the edge Karl Lagerfeld created for himself was what the Daily Mail refers to as his "acid tongue." " An example: He referred to singer Adele as "fat."

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The Complete Guide to the Best PowerPoint Add-ins

Presentation Guru

Maurizio La Cava makes presentations every day and makes extensive use of PowerPoint add-ins, so he has put together a list of what he considers to be the best ones, grouped for top functions and discusses them in detail below.

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Understanding What Decision Makers Want from Professional Keynote Speakers

Speaker Launcher

As a professional speaker, you will spend a lot of time thinking about your speech, your business and how to perfect your craft. Here’s why that matters.

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Onion, Gawker 2.0 Losing Millions of Dollars - More Hard Times for Digital Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Onion, which presents a satiric take on whatever, and Gawker 2.0, an attempt to push the envelope like the original Gawker, are money losers. Like so many other digital media assets, they are pushing hard to create a revenue-producing model that can be sustained.

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Manhattan Gilded-Age Players - Buy High-End Real Estate to Make a Statement, Not Build Wealth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We look up at those tall residential buildings and the single-family brownstones in Manhattan. And we might think: The owners of that property are sure feathering their nest egg. When they sell all that they will be even richer than they are currently. We are wrong, documents StreetEasy.

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Anthony Weiner - Is a Comeback Possible?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power has a way of making those with it cross that line from playing nicely in the box of social convention and obeying the law to BigTrouble.    So? That's the usual.    The question is: Are their comebacks possible?

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How To Use Hoshin Kanri For Business Planning

SlideModel

Without successfully implemented strategic planning, businesses are doomed to fail. That’s a well-known fact, so most companies regularly schedule planning sessions, create reports, forecast and so on. The real issue? All those “paper” efforts rarely result into action.

2019 72

AOC Over - That Was Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Socialism may be gaining traction in the U.S., Britain, and other capitalist nations. Here is the coverage in The Economist. But, the movement will probably push forward without AOC on the front lines. Her high-profile leadership is over - although she may not know that herself.

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Lee Radziwill Beat Out Jackie on One Thing: Longevity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fading of the Kennedy dynasty had opened the door to publishing negative books about the queen of Camelot: Jackie and, by extension, her high-profile sister Lee. 

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