Make the Most of the NSA Influence 2019 Conference

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The finest of the speaking industry will descend on Denver on July 27-30 for NSA Influence 2019, the annual conference of the National Speakers Association (NSA). The post Make the Most of the NSA Influence 2019 Conference appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Profession kindra hall national speakers association nsa 2019 nsa experience NSA Influence Conference nsa speaker orlando bowen

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Mapping Out Your Success for 2019

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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

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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

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Accelerate 2019

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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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19 Powerful Presentation Stats to Transform Talks in 2019

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The post 19 Powerful Presentation Stats to Transform Talks in 2019 appeared first on Duarte. Here is a list of some of the most important presentation stats we could find: what is working, what is trending, and what people struggle with when it comes to giving successful talks. Some of these numbers come from brand new research, and others are tried and true classics. But one thing is certain: all [.] continue reading.

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The Focused Hustle 5 | December 2019

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DECEMBER 2019 MUST LISTEN PODCASTS Here are this month’s must-listen podcasts: Social Media Like a Boss with Erin Gargan Launching Your Podcast with Doug Sandler Overcoming Obstacles and the Power of Attitude with Alvin Law Where to Find the Money in Speaking with Jane Atkinson LISTEN NOW DECEMBER VIRTUAL EVENTS Join me and video expert Chris West on December 12th from 2pm – 4pm ET to learn about current trends in speaker demo videos that […].

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Summer 2019 - Beyond the Heat Wave Story

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Summer 2019 could go down as when travel halted, at least the road kind. The Summer of 2019 will be restricted to the backyard. Off the radar goes the big heat wave story with the rage about power shutting down in New York City. Instead, the members of the media shift to oil prices. BusinessInsider documents that they are surging upward. That's because of Iran's seizure of a tanker carrying a British flag. 

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6 posts for your public speaking in 2020

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As the clock winds down on 2019 and we enter a new year and a new decade, I wanted to share six posts from the past to inspire your speaking in 2020. If you think that your speeches and presentations … Continue reading → The post 6 posts for your public speaking in 2020 appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Motivation New Year's Eve public speaking Resolutions

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NYPD - Ninth Police Officer Suicide in 2019

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This evening in Queens, a 56-year-old police officer was the ninth in the NYPD to take his life in 2019. He had served the public for about 20 years. As yet, his name has not been released.    Yesterday in the early morning, in Yonkers, Johnny Rios took his own life. Both deaths were the result of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. 

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16 Graphic Design Trends of 2019 To Use In Presentation Design

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Font Trends 2019: Best Fonts for PowerPoint Presentations. What’s Your Take on Presentation Design Trends 2019? Font Trends 2019: Best Fonts for PowerPoint Presentations. Per Shutterstock , “vintage romantic rococo” aesthetics is one of the rising graphic design trends 2019. Shutterstock identified the following color trends for 2019. In 2019, their choice is another pink-tinted hue. What’s Your Take on Presentation Design Trends 2019?

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Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Report

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is the 24th year that iconic analyst and investor Mary Meeker is presenting the Internet Trends Report. Here is this year's, published by BusinessInsider. Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Web/Tech

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NYPD - 8th Officer Suicide in 2019

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The media reports there has been an 8th officer suicide in 2019. Will it take a respected network television fictional police drama to begin to sort out the enigma of NYPD suicides? An ideal setting would be "Blue Bloods." " Police Commissioner Frank Reagan wrestles with real-life common problems such as such as marijuana ingested where it was legal lingering in the blood of New York officers on duty.

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Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 1

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On 6 June 2019, I had the pleasure of giving a workshop on public speaking and presentations skills in Hämeenlinna, Finland, at the Summer School of Rhetoric. It is an excellent event, held every summer, in the idyllic Finnish countryside. It was my … Continue reading → The post Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 1 appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Preparation Uncategorized Finland Linda Saukko-Rauta public speaking Summer School of Rhetoric

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Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 3

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I was speaking at the 2019 edition of the Summer School of Rhetoric. This is the third post in a series based on the sketches that graphic recorder Linda Saukko-Rauta made during my public speaking workshop in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Today’s sketch is about … Continue reading → The post Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 3 appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Structure Presentation public speaking Summer School of Rhetoric

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Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 2

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I was speaking at the 2019 edition of the Summer School of Rhetoric. This is the second post in a series based on the sketches that graphic recorder Linda Saukko-Rauta made during my public speaking workshop in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Today’s sketch captures the … Continue reading → The post Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 2 appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

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The Last Christmas (2019) - Post Christianity Plays Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In his 2019 (the last Christmas) message Pope Francis caved to the facts that Christianity has become increasingly irrelevant.   Meanwhile, can we really find joy in Christmas 2019? Businesses may object. Religious organizations will likely still conduct old-line rituals celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Parents will substitute another kind of special day. But, by 2020, there could be no more Christmas. Post Christianity will play out.

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A lesson from the Toronto Raptors

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They are the 2019 NBA Champions. Congratulations to the Toronto Raptors! I am delighted for Toronto — where I lived for over 15 years — and for all of Canada. In a thrilling Final, the Raptors defeated the defending Champion … Continue reading → The post A lesson from the Toronto Raptors appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Motivation DeMar DeRozan Kawhi Leonard public speaking Toronto Raptors

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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. The story of media could even upstage the saga of the coming global economic slowdown. In The Wrap , Sharon Waxman reports how digital natives haven't yet found a sustainable model and a way to scale revenues.    That's been obvious, of course.

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"Mad Men" in 2019, Along with Illusion of Self-Awareness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Obviously, in 2019, Don Draper from "Mad Men" would be creating ads for digital. Globally, sales of digital advertising are up 15%, while those for television advertising are down 4%. That's according to the numbers from Magna Global, reports Bloomberg. And he would need that business. Viewership of television is on a downward trajectory. Meanwhile in the streaming box joining Netflix are Walt Disney Company and AT&T.

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Could Public Speaking Make You Feel More Alive in 2019?

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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. My friend, whom I happened to know is an aspiring speaker, posted the following comment on FaceBook “ “Managed to ski today. Turns out I feel more alive when I am slightly scared.” ” Her words jumped off the screen and smacked me between the eyes.

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The Most Ambiguous Phrase in 2019: "Behaving Badly"

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"  But, in this time of rapidly shifting social mores and legal rulings, we scratch our heads and wonder: So what the hell does "behaving badly" mean on a dating app in 2019? Tinder chief executive officer Elie Seidman is making it his business to nail those using the app who are ''behaving badly." 

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Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 4

Manner of Speaking

I was speaking at the 2019 edition of the Summer School of Rhetoric. This is the fourth post in a series based on the sketches that graphic recorder Linda Saukko-Rauta made during my public speaking workshop in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Today’s sketch is about … Continue reading → The post Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 4 appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Stories and Storytelling public speaking Stories storytelling Summer School of Rhetoric

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Pauses in a speech: Why, when and how

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A STORY FROM SPAIN Pauses aren’t easy. I teach public speaking and presentation skills at a few Executive MBA Programmes in Switzerland and Spain. A few years ago, I was teaching a class at IESE in Barcelona. One of my … Continue reading → The post Pauses in a speech: Why, when and how appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Delivery pauses Presentation public speaking

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Find Success as a Professional Speaker by Coming Off the Island

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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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First Weekend in August 2019 - Second Amendment Put in Play?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The first weekend of August 2019 could put the Second Amendment in play.  This weekend's deaths and injuries via guns in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio are being broadcast over and over again. That media attention includes international coverage. Obviously, such a broad media platform gives political, thought, business, and legal-sector leaders a venue to put out there disruptive thinking. Yes, there seems to be a tipping point.

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Naomi Osaka’s Australian Open Speech

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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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An important lesson from Bohemian Rhapsody

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I finally got around to watching the film Bohemian Rhapsody. I was not disappointed. Queen is one of my all-time favourite bands and the driving force behind Queen was the inimitable Freddie Mercury. It’s hard to believe that it has been … Continue reading → The post An important lesson from Bohemian Rhapsody appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Motivation Bohemian Rhapsody Freddie Mercury Live Aid public speaking Queen

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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.  There has been plenty of warning. By Wednesday shelves were swept clean of groceries.    It will occur on a weekend. That means schools won't be affected.

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January 31, 2019 - Last Day to Put Together Your Failure Resume

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For those who intend to do 2020 differently than 2019, a must-do is what is known as a Failure Resume. January 31st is the last day to put that together. Why it's necessary is that it identifies patterns that have been obstacles in the past. That awareness can help prevent them in the future. In addition, there can be a lifting of resentment against people, places, and things humans tend to blame for their setbacks.

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Commencement Speeches to Class of 2019 - Bring on The Darkness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Perhaps it was the subliminal advertising by institutions of higher education. Maybe it was simply magical thinking by those who have invested so much time, money, test-taking, and hope in degree-getting. Or, it could be the passing down of the Puritans' blind faith in education when they established Harvard in 1636. Whatever.

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Association of Speakers Clubs Conference in Edinburgh

Manner of Speaking

As regular readers of this blog know, I co-created a public speaking board game with my good friend and fellow speaker, Florian Mueck: Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. It is available as both a traditional tabletop board game and an app. … Continue reading → The post Association of Speakers Clubs Conference in Edinburgh appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game Association of Speakers Clubs Edinburgh John Zimmer public speaking

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What questions do you have for me?

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Questions from the audience. They are an important part of any presentation because they give members of the audience a chance to let the speaker know what is on their mind. Sometimes, however, audience members might be reluctant to ask … Continue reading → The post What questions do you have for me? appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Questions audience Jacqueline Antonovich presentations public speaking questions

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Working in Media Means No Safe Harbor - 7,770 Jobs Lost in 2019

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Overall, in 2019, reports BusinessInsider , 7,700 jobs have been lost in media. Glam has turned to glum. There turns out to be no safe harbor when working in media. Print folks can't take refuge in digital to stay employed. Text types can't shift to visual. And there is no protection under a big corporate parent such as Verizon. In comparison, during the time period 2014 through 2017, about 5000 had been eliminated. Most recently, the layoffs have been at: Gannett. Highsnobiety.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 314) – J. K. Rowling

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“There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.” ” — J. Rowling Photo courtesy of S.macken6. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 314) – J. Rowling appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers J.K. Rowling public speaking public speaking quotes quotes

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Darkness Falls Again on NYPD: 10th Police Officer Suicide in 2019

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2019, the awful words "tragedy" and "suicide" have become linked in the New York City Police Department. As the New York Post reports, yesterday, the 10th police officer committed suicide. It was through a gunshot wound to the head. He was off-duty at home at the time. He lived in Queens near Union Turnpike and 178th Street in Utopia. His wife found him dead when she returned to the house. As yet, his name has not been released.

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Things that public speakers don’t need on stage

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When you deliver a speech or presentation, there are several things you do not need to bring on stage: – Your cell phone – Coins in your pocket – Keys in your pocket – Anything that can jingle in your … Continue reading → The post Things that public speakers don’t need on stage appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Delivery Preparation audience coins in the pocket jingle Presentation public speaking

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Super Bowl 2019 - Coca-Cola Staying on Bench

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, everyone wants to see Tom Brady do his magic in the Super Bowl this year.    But, the suspense isn't red-hot. The Patriots is the favored team for winning.    Yet, what CBS is charging for ad packages is high. According to Variety , it ranges from $5.1 million to $5.3 million. For that reason, Coca-Cola is staying on the bench. It won't play in prime time. Instead it is airing a 60-second commercial pre-game.

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Transitions in a speech or presentation

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Have you ever been in the audience listening to a speaker and found yourself lost? You weren’t exactly sure where the speaker was going or how the different points in a speech were connected? There are many possible reasons for … Continue reading → The post Transitions in a speech or presentation appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Structure Curse of Knowledge Presentation public speaking transitions

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June 4, 2019 - Boston Lost Some Brand Equity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Boston isn't the kind of urban area we associate with mean streets and crime. After all, the lawyers in "Boston Legal" were genteel. And it was on Milk Street that Ben Franklin had his startup print shop.    But, the things could get bad enough in the city to have "Law & Order" producer Dick Wolf consider launching "Boston P.D." " Currently he has in production the popular series "Chicago P.D."

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Women in the Workplace - McKinsey 2019 Report Presents Surprising Finding on What's Blocking Movin' on Up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the 2019 report there is a finding that shifts attention from the "glass ceiling" to what the study labels the "broken rung." For five years McKinsey & Company, along with LeanIn.org, had been researching gender parity in the workplace. " Here is a copy of that research. Yes, there has been progress at the top. The number of women in the C-Suite has risen from 17% to 21%. 

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How to handle public speaking nerves

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On 3 June 2017, professional rock climber Alex Honnold accomplished something that few people thought could be done. He climbed the 3,000-foot granite wall of Yosemite Park’s famous El Capitan, the vertical wall in the photo above. Alone. Without ropes … Continue reading → The post How to handle public speaking nerves appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Nerves Alex Honnold El Capitan John Zimmer presentations public speaking public speaking nerves

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3 tips to deal with the room where you speak

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When we give a speech or presentation, we usually don’t have any control over the room where we speak. We might be able to move chairs and tables or adjust the lighting, but in general, we have to deal with … Continue reading → The post 3 tips to deal with the room where you speak appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Preparation Collex Switzerland dealing with the room Presentation public speaking

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10 tips for dealing wth dry mouth when you speak

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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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