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Active Listening Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: November 1, 2010 In: Lifestyle | Listening | Relationships Comment! Wise words indeed.

Famous Speech Friday: Laverne Cox on transgender activism

The Eloquent Woman

Here, the hero is the idea of activism to support transgendered people. to me. What can you learn from this famous speech? famous speeches

What are active listening skills?

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, March 09, 2011 What are active listening skills? Active listening is a powerful communication skill. Thats one example of a active listening technique. Here are a few more techniques to active listening : Look directly at the person who is talking. If we were talking I would clarify that with you. Smile. Never.

Presentation Tip: Actively Listen to Your Audience

Professionally Speaking...

The savvy presenter knows that practicing active listening skills is a powerful way to engage an audience. make eye contact to show interest.

Visual improv activity

Speak Schmeak

I can't wait to use this exercise in one of my workshops. So much fun and so effective at forcing people to think on their feet -- but in a fun way!

Timing your presentation when incorporating activities

Speak Schmeak

But what about an interactive training or workshop with exercises and activities? I have several activities that I use during presentations.

Ideas for the weekly team meeting

The Presenter's Blog

Book Reviews activities Broc Edwards business books discussion topics team meeting weekly meeting by Peter Watts. ” is all about.

HEAT WAVE - The 114 Degrees Stops Human/Animal Activity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Weather Channel confirmed it was 114 degrees just before 1 P.M. in Tucson, Arizona. For blocks and blocks, the city looked like a ghost town.

The Sexually Active College Male - Games Mother Must Teach Him

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A former George Mason college student, going by the moniker "John Doe," got off the hook. Legally. No, Judge T.S.

Sentence construction: active versus passive voice

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

There are two voices—the passive voice and the active voice. Tags: Business Writing active voice passive and active voice passive voice When it comes to sentences, one of the most important elements that writers should be aware of is voice.

Writing for PowerPoint Part 1: Active Voice

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

The largest single flab generator is using the passive rather than active voice. Active: “We hope the program will be a success.&#.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

The Communication Blog

Practice the skills of effective and active listening. Listen actively, listen politely, listen for different levels of meaning, listen with empathy, and listen with an open mind. In carrying out this most important receiver function, keep the following five guidelines in mind. Support and reinforce the discloser.

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Enjoy presentation adrenalin. Purge post-presentation epinephrin.

The Presenter's Blog

Its designed to stay in our bodies until the stressor has passed, and shifting it from your system requires aerobic activity. You are, at that moment fully topped-up on epinephrin which, without aerobic activity, will hang around your system all the way home and beyond. Think of epinephrine as a garden centre grow-bag for adrenalin.

See You In Court - Activism Can Go Wall Street

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some of the major game-changers in American society resulted from litigation. Those ranged from ending school segregation to legalizing abortion.

The 7 things senior management need to know about effective presenting

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

The 7 things senior management need to know about effective presenting is a post from: Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing. Presentation Skills best practice CEO corporate speeches Gavin Meikle inter-activ management Presentations senior speaking tipsPublic speaking may not be your favourite thing in the world but get over it!

10 Reasons to Practice Active Listening | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

By actively listening – before you’re thinking about responding – you have a chance to digest what is actually being said by the other person involved in your communication. Active listening shows genuine respect for the other person. Active listening encourages thoughtful responses. Simple: it’s true.


Attacks Continue On Obama’s Comments About Supreme Court

TJ Walker Interactive

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Great Openings. Use a Pertinent Activity

Pivotal Public Speaking

Using a pertinent activity as an opening gets the audience’s attention because it makes them active. It gives them the opportunity to move physically which makes them more alert and comfortable. It lets them learn and participate with one another. Finally, it put you in charge.

Sherwin-Williams, Unusual Social Activity, Stock Price - Implications For Public Relations Players

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The headline on TheStreet blared: "Sherwin-Williams (SHW) Showing Unusual Social Activity Today." " That was yesterday.

Shareholder Activism: Is it more theatre than outcomes?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But aside from the theatre of shareholder activism, often the big things those shareholder groups expect don't come to pass. 

Speechwriters who are active in Toastmasters

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Kathy has participated in several of my speech writing workshops, and she is quite active in Toastmasters. Congratulations to Kathy Morrow, who earned her Advanced Communicator Gold award from Toastmasters International in June. . She serves as the District E Governor for this year.

An Infinite Activity

The Arrowood Curve

I was thinking about decision making today. Not so much making the decision as the process of considering what decision to make. It struck me that when we think in the most basic, limited way, we think in yes/no, right/left, up/down options - options in front of us that everyone can see. In these moments we are able to change the game. Or maybe not.

What Did You Learn Today?

Speak and Deliver

How to Use an Activity Assessment to Build Your Story Log 1. If the Activity Assessment seems formal, I understand. "My life is boring."

Forced Active Listening—The Instant Oral Pop Quiz | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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Eliot Spitzer: Tax the Traders! It Would Solve Economic Crisis and Stop Reckless Activity

TJ Walker Interactive

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"Desperate Housewives" - Murder & Other Criminal Activity on Wisteria Lane

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But most of the folks on the street should be used to criminal activity.  Is it a serial murderer?    Could be.    Julie didn't die by being strangled but could have.    Now the waitress in the local coffee was offed by a strangler.    Wisteria Lane is bound to go into complete panic.

"Gossip can be wildly entertaining," Joseph Epstein, about the most common social activity that's primarily anti-social

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In his book "Gossip," Joseph Epstein takes a brutal look at this most common social activity that's primarily anti-social. 

Listen: Can you hear me now?

Kate's Voice

I discovered active listening while going through a divorce. For a moment, I had the illusion that active listening could save my marriage.

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ASJA membership has its advantages

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I’ve been active in the American Society of Journalists & Authors since HOW TO WRITE & GIVE A SPEECH (St Martin’s Press) was first published in 1984. I credit the book’s 32 years of publishing success (read: 32 years of royalties) to the savvy advice I’ve gotten at ASJA. Consider joining.

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Court Rejects Corporate Campaign Spending Limits

TJ Walker Interactive

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Presentation Tip: Show steps in a process

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Linear process with same type of activity The first example is for a linear process where each step is the same type of activity.

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Ikea replaces Powerpoint!

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

is a post from: Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing. is a post from: Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing. Ikea replaces Powerpoint! Ikea replaces Powerpoint! Presentation Skills

Guest Posting: The Power of Intention by Kate Peters

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Kate stays active as an artist. Kate Peters has taught voice and communication impact for over 30 years, and is the author of the book, Can You Hear Me Now? Her solo album, Sojourn, was released in 2000, and since then she has released two other recordings, including Musical Stories, with composer/pianist Edward Barnes, and [.].

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DIY speaker gift: Speaker Survival Kit!

Speak Schmeak

Last March, I had a booth at a local women''s business festival. You can make yours smaller and less elaborate, or go all out!

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The Holiday Season

Humor Power

Life Skills holiday activitiesThe holiday season is a time to reflect and realize with each passing year more of our favorite music is played in elevators. We celebrate the season by hanging our holiday decorations early. No sense waiting until the last minute. That’s why we put up our tree 13 years ago. It puts us in the mood early.

How to Build a Unique Style into your Presentation


She wore a trademark pin-striped suit of gray with her hair neatly secured in a bun at […]. Presentation Tips

Be the one with the surprises

Speak Schmeak

None of these activities are complex. I've heard this from several of my clients: "My information isn't interesting." So are they right?

TuneIn Radio: A great platform for podcasts

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

With over 50 million monthly active users, TuneIn lets people listen to the world’s sports, news, talk, and music from wherever they are.

How have you pushed the boundaries of your presentations?

Speak Schmeak

They fear that audience engagement activities will be perceived as "not serious," or presentation slides with images will be perceived as "fluff."

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How to promote deep processing and transform attitudes

PowerPoint Tips

Summarized, he recommends interspersing lectures with student-centered activities, such as individual problem-solving, paired discussions, and more.