Could you benefit from an Advanced Speaker Mastermind?

Speak Schmeak

Could you benefit from an Advanced Speaker Mastermind program? My colleague Dr. Gloria Miele and I were brainstorming a new program yesterday and this short video is the result of our conversation. We''d love your feedback! Programs The Business of Speaking Fun Stuff

Advancing the narrative through first person interviews

Presentation Zen

March 11, 2015 marks four years since our brothers and sisters up in Tohoku (northeast Japan) experienced the devastating impact of not one, but three disasters.

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Advanced Stickynoting

Duarte Blog

If you have followed this blog or read slide:ology , you know that we are huge fans of sticky notes. We train people how to build effective presentations by writing their main points on sticky notes and then moving them around until they find a compelling flow for their message.

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The Perfect Retreat

DeFinis Communications

This is another installment in my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature information to help women gain greater influence, power, and confidence in their professional and personal life. If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life. They’ll thank you for it! I’m a big proponent of vacations.

Are You Asking the Right Questions to Advance the Sale?

SpeakerSue Says...

I was in the midst of a fascinating conversation with a favorite 6 year old. My mother was visiting too and she mentioned what a pleasure it was because the child answered my questions in full sentences and fun stories.

How to Be a Great Woman Leader

DeFinis Communications

In 2005, a year-long study conducted by Caliper , a Princeton, New Jersey-based management consulting firm, and Aurora , a London-based organization that advances women, identified several characteristics of women leaders. Elegant Skills for Powerful Presentations Fear of public speaking presentation Public Speaker Public Speaking women career advancement women seeking promotions

Princeton Public Speaking Has Moved!

Matt Eventoff

Princeton Public Speaking has moved! The new offices and studio can be found at 20 Nassau Street, right in the heart of downtown Princeton, facing the University. . We are located directly across the street from Princeton University’s Holder Hall, with entrances on both Nassau Street and Chambers Street. If you are in the town, or are visiting the area, please feel free to stop by and visit – 20 Nassau Street, Suite 211. .

Advanced Degrees - They're Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, my advanced degrees, that is, those beyond the B.A., "This clown gushed he had studied at Oxford AND at some French university I can't pronounce. I got my ticket punched here at a local and that was that in terms of academic degrees for me."

Wednesday4Women Blog Carnival: “Top Presentation Strategies for Women”

DeFinis Communications

Blog Carnival Guest Blogs Presentation Skills Presentation Tips Speaking Tips Speech Preparation Top Speaking Tips influential women presentation skills training for women presentation strategies Public Speaking Top 100 Websites for Women TrainingMag.com Wednesday4Women women women career advancement women seeking promotionsI recently came across an excellent article at TrainingMag.com that explores gender roles in public speaking.

What Makes Women Successful Business Owners?

DeFinis Communications

Elegant Skills for Powerful Presentations Fear of public speaking presentation skills training for women Public Speaker Public Speaking women career advancement women seeking promotionsRecently, I’ve noticed an increasing number of women leaving their corporate jobs in favor of starting their own small business. In one case, the woman was let go, and in several other cases, she left voluntarily.

NSA Conventuion 2010: Advance Planning

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Six years after my first convention I’ve learned that advanced planning is a necessity. In a few short days I’m off to Orlando for my 6th National Speakers Association Convention. This one is being held at the Orlando World Center Marriott Hotel next to the Magic Kingdom. So, in addition to following some great tips [.].

NSA Convention 2009: Advanced Planning

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Five years after my first convention I’ve learned that advanced planning is a necessity. [.]. In two days I’m off to Phoenix for my 5th National Speakers Convention. This one is being held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa where it’s 112-degrees and only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun.

Recording available for the training webinar: Animation and Video in PowerPoint—Advanced Techniques

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If you missed it, we had a great webinar last week on Animation and Video in PowerPoint—Advanced Techniques. Tags: Animation & transitions E-Store advanced animation video webinar It was jam packed with 10 techniques and attendees also got a 14-page handout with detailed instructions and the presentation itself, containing all the techniques! You can now purchase the recording for $24.95, or buy all 5 webinars for the price of 4 for only $98.

Advanced Stickynoting

Duarte Blog

If you have followed this blog or read slide:ology , you know that we are huge fans of sticky notes. We train people how to build effective presentations by writing their main story points on sticky notes and then moving them around until they find a compelling flow for their message. Sticky notes are small, easily moveable and readily recyclable. They are our friends! And, we don’t just prescribe them for others, we use them here, too!

Thought Leadership Back In Demand - So Are Advanced Academic Degrees

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Along with this trend has been growing demand for vendor expertise which can only come from having studied for advanced academic degrees. Yeats captured it well: The centre cannot hold. Currently, in case you haven't noticed, the world seems to be upended.

Rajat Gupta - Advanced Legal Tactics V. Trusted Old Public Relations Rebranding Moves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As of several years ago, former McKinsey leader, Rajat Gupta, spent about $30 million on his legal defense. That's documented in the book "The Billionaire's Apprentice - The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund."

Advanced Degrees - Controversy Escalates

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

THE NEW YORK TIMES ran a series exploring the value of advanced degrees.    After I became a doctoral candidate in the humanities and couldn't nail a tenure-track college-teaching position, I was hammered by friends, family, those with easily marketable advanced degrees, and prospective employers about my "poor decision."    Over 600 comments came in.    Some of them are reprinted here.

How do public speaking skills advance your career?

Speak Schmeak

I was planning a post on how public speaking skills help us in "real life," and along came Andrew Dlugan with an excellent post on " 10 Ways Your Presentation Skills Generate Career Promotions. "

How to Speak & Offend Part III of IV: How to Speak & Offend Your Fellow Toastmasters - and Soon the World

Speak and Deliver

Expand & Advance - to an Advanced Club. Advanced clubs often have a higher tolerance for off-color, controversial, or more-spirited topics. Advanced Clubs Know Your Audience Offend with Intention Offensive Speakers Phil Robertson Toastmasters Tony Robbins

Prepare Your TV Comments In Advance | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Prepare Your TV Comments In Advance. Fortunately, I did all of my thinking in advance of ever walking into the TV studio. Media trainers often tell their clients to prepare simple three-part messages before going in front of a TV camera for media interviews. (I I give the same advice.) In part, this is good advice for any media interview, whether it be TV, radio or print.

How to Practice Your Sound Bites in Advance | Media Training

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Advanced Speaking Tip: Focus on Audience, not Yourself | Presentation Training

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Getting ahead w/o advanced degrees

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce has documented  that all those advanced degrees don't have the ROI we assumed.  It's official.    In a report, it even told us that those pricey MBAs, JDs, and doctorates are unlikely to even product a ticket to the middle class, never mind the good life. So, the brainy among us have to return to getting ahead the old-fashioned way in America. 

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Is your fear of public speaking a barrier to career advancement?

Speak Schmeak

Book Review: Advanced Presentations by Design

Duarte Blog

Advanced Presentations by Design takes a 10-step approach to writing and designing a presentation. I really like this book. So much that I’m reviewing it while on vacation. Andrew Abela takes a methodical approach to creating a presentation that drives action. It’s a book that should be in everyone’s presentation library.

Advanced Best Practices for Integrating Traditional, Social and Mobile | Media Training

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Advanced Social Media Relations for PR Experts and Editors | Media Training

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Media Interviews: How to Get the Questions in Advance | Media Training

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Get to your speaking Venue an hour in advance | Public Speaking Training

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Don’t give out a transcript of your speech in advance | Public Speaking Skills

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Advanced Public Speaking Tip Don’t Prepare a 30 minute speech | Public Speaking

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Should I ask the Reporter for Questions in Advance? | Media Training

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Advanced Public speaking Tip – Watch TED Talks Daily | Public Speaking Training

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How to Dress for TV Interviews on Hot Day | Advanced Media Training Tips

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Advanced Media Training Tip – Never Walk By a TV Camera | Public Speaking | Media Training

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Advanced Public Speaking Tip – Pause Before Starting| Public Speaking | Media Training

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Greg Smith Becomes New Michael Lewis: $1.5 million advance for Wall Street tell-all

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

million advance for what will likely be a tell-all, reports Brett Smiley in NEW YORK Magazine. Ex Goldman Sachs employee Greg Smith is going to make money the old-fashioned way.    He's writing a book.    Grand Central, an imprint of Hatchette, gave him a $1.5

Political PR: The Advanced Course Jeb Bush Obviously Took

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Obviously someone has given Jeb Bush the advanced course in political PR.  This risk requires confidence and careful management.    He did the unthinkable: Put the knock on Sarah Palin.    That means he's going for the gold.    We just don't know what that gold will be shaped as when it comes to elected or appointed political office.

Create a quiz in PowerPoint:demo of Technique #7 from my e-book

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