Need a Remote for Your Next PowerPoint Presentation? There’s an App for That

DeFinis Communications

I work with many people who give PowerPoint presentations. And no matter how experienced they are, invariably a few of them forget to bring (or don’t own) a remote control for advancing their PowerPoint slides.

Vocal Impact Weekly Tip: Improve your voice over the holidays

Kate's Voice

Practical application singing practicing Storytelling Designed to help you stay in the game, this is your weekly tip sheet for having maximum impact with your voice and in all your communication.

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Trending Sources

You had me at “hello”

Kate's Voice

Practical application vocal power voice lessons Boyd Blackwood breathing intention Life''s a pitch podcast vocal health Recently, I was interviewed by Boyd Blackwood as part of his very informative podcast series on iTunes called “Life’s a Pitch.” ” Boyd has interviews with many pros on the topic of presenting and persuading in order to prosper, and I highly recommend the series. The interviews are lively, entertaining and always informative and actionable, and […].

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How to Elevate your Pitch or Presentation? Ascend to the Cloud!

Presentation Guru

… Software Technology featured Google Slides PowerPoint Powerpoint Alternative presentation technology Prezi Web-based applicationsIt seems that everything is going up ‘into the Cloud’ these days, even PowerPoint.

Video Applications - Goucher Disrupts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead of spending months being coached for the SAT, applicants to Goucher can plan and create a video. An applicant who has mastery in that medium has demonstrated he or she has the ability to succeed not only in academics but in earning a living. 

Lifehack, et al. - Read through Application Before Applying

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's to read through the entire help-wanted and/or formal application before starting to compose a cover letter or fill in the application. Some of those posting help-wanted, such as Lifehack , have you fill in a lot of detailed information on an application form.

The Most Important Not-so-secret Secret to Successful Communication

Kate's Voice

Practical application vocal power voice lessons delivery postaweek2011 public speaking tipsIt’s not a secret. But there is a mystery to it, and today I have an answer. Vince Lombardi is credited with saying, “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to [.].

Day 30 – Practical Application Journal

Kate's Voice

Researchers have discovered that people whose voices are judged to be attractive tend to have sexual intercourse at an earlier age, have more sexual partners than those with voices rated less attractive, and are more prone to sexual infidelity. Now that’s quite interesting when you are teaching people how to use their voice more effectively [.]. vocal power

Day 26 – Practical Application Journal

Kate's Voice

Yesterday, I was reminded of the need to keep your voice in good shape for speaking for long periods of time. I was on the phone all day and found that my voice got a little fatigued. When this happens, it’s important to rest it, which I did. But it’s also helpful to be a [.]. vocal power

9 Public Speaking Tips from a Slam Poet

Manner of Speaking

Adobe Spark is a suite of applications designed by Adobe System to help people create and share stories with graphics and videos. It looks like a great tool and I plan to investigate it. To learn more, and to try … Continue reading → Delivery Guest Posts Adobe Spark pacing Pages Matam pauses tone voice

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3 steps for last minute prep for a presentation.

Kate's Voice

Practical application Speaking vocal power intention public speaking tips voice lessonsAfter a recent post I wrote for Six Minutes, I was surprised to hear some of the responses from readers. The post was a workout for the voice, and several people said they didn’t know that you could train your voice like you do the rest of your body. What else do you want to [.].

College Application Essay: BigBiz for global ghostwriters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The personal essay required on applications to colleges takes the process beyond numerical formulas.  One question I want to pose to McGinty is how the powers that be screen for essays not written by the applicants

A Sea of 700 Applicants--Yikes!

Speaking Of...

Another nurse responded that in her hospital there were more than 700 applicants for one job. Which got me do you stand out in a sea of 700 applicants? These are just a few ways you can stand out in that huge sea of applicants. job interviewing applicants LinkedIn audio interviewsLinkedIn(LI) is a wonderful online business networking website.

Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances

Pivotal Public Speaking

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Make Sure Everybody Knows Company's Social Media Rules.

Communication Steroids

Applicants have been denied jobs.

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Wonder Requires Date of Birth on Application for Contract Research/Writing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, what's puzzling is that the applications, which is clicked on, asked for your birthday. Here is the help-wanted posted on Pro-Blogger Jobs by Wonder. The contract assignment is to research and then write about a broad range of topics.

Natural Vocal Variety: The roles you say

Kate's Voice

Practical application Speaking vocal delivery vocal power delivery role-playing vocal image vocal varietyI recently re-Read a post from earlier in the year by gavin on …saved in my Evernote notebook. Have I told you how much I love Evernote?!)The The post asks, “which speaker type are you?” and lists 6 types of speakers, with notes on the strengths and weaknesses of each. I agree that we all [.].

Research Linking Longevity to No-Sex - Will Catholic Church Have Surge of Nun Applications?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, the Roman Catholic Church could have a surge of applicants wanting to become nuns. So that may be it: Nuns tend to live longer because their lives are sex-free. And, hey, that could explain why fast-living celebrities die young.).

How to Memorize a Talk

Kate's Voice

Practical application vocal power Memorization public speaking tips voice lessonsWhen I memorize a piece of music or a talk, it doesn’t take long before I see the pages in my head. I flip through them mentally as I go along. I know this happens after repeated exposure to a written document. In fact, I seem to remember all of my notes and scribbling, too. [.].

The "i" applications have it

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The game has shifted from the battle between old and new media to which has the best-configured "i" application.  The 'i" applications - their quality and cost - could be the acid test for which media survive and thrive and which go the way of those 1990s boom business publications such as RED HERRING.   Ham-handed approaches to that could end that media property or even pull down the whole parent company.

Day 31 – Last day of Practical Application Journal

Kate's Voice

In these tough times, fundraising is MORE necessary and LESS likely for non-profits. I have been spending a lot of time working on this for my various causes, and it seems appropriate to focus the last day of my journal on what I’ve observed about shaping the “ask” for more likelihood of success. I will [.]. vocal power

Personal Essay on College Applications: Ethics/legalities of ghostwriting

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The ambitious - both the parents and students - often hire organizations to plan the strategy for and then ghostwrite the personal essay for college applications

"Doing a Carlson" - Will more employees/job applicants secretly record powers-that-be?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" The employees and job applicants who read about Carlson's recordings might decide: Mmmmm, why don't I do that also. With her trusty iPhone, Gretchen Carlson had been secretly recording her conversations with her Fox boss Roger Ailes. That dates back to 2014. When Carlson had "enough" material, she contacted a law firm and filed a complaint. The lawsuit alleged sexual harassment. Her iPhone and the law firm were made hack-proof. Here you can read all about it.

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TJ Walker Interactive

Older Applicant, Younger Employer/Client: Yes, sweat the small stuff

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Great Generational Divide is increasingly tipped in favor of those under-50.    Members of Generation X and Y are not only the new power players, that is can hire us Baby Boomers or assign us their accounts. They are also the ones who are reading the current environment right. 

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TJ Walker Interactive

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TJ Walker Interactive

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TJ Walker Interactive

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TJ Walker Interactive

What you miss when you print slides using the default settings

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2007, choose Application button> Print and click Preview in the Print dialog box. Here are the steps in PowerPoint 2007 & 2010 for just the current presentation: Choose Application button or File> Print.

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Recap of 2017 Predictions & Trends for User Experience Design & Research

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Enterprise applications with consumer grade user experiences. Yes, it is true that Enterprise Applications, even employee facing applications, have been trying to catch up with B2C consumer facing applications and websites. Enterprise applications have a long development cycle (in general) and find it hard to integrate rapid design and iterate cycles. At the start of 2017 I made several predictions about UX design and research. Let’s see how I did.

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What Is The Best Multi-Touch Presentation Tool Around?

Presentation Guru

Many people will be familiar with the most popular presentation applications such as PowerPoint, Prezi and Keynote, with plenty of other lesser known apps available.… At Presentation Guru, we continuously try and keep our audience updated with the newest technology available.

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"The Good Wife" - Will Fall programming feature Prop 8 application?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Soon enough "The Good Wife" will start its second season.    Scripts aren't cast in concrete.    So there's a chance that the firm will get a case of a same-sex couple struggling for the right to marry.    Yeah, then Alicia, Will, and Diane can apply the thinking of the end of Proposition 8.

Using a window instead of full screen for Slide Show view

PowerPoint Tips

Do you sometimes need to access other applications while you’re presenting? You want to show a web page or application at some point in your presentation. The next time you need access to multiple applications, try Reading View!

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Improving Communication is Key to Closing Millennials’ Workplace Skills Gap

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

It’s universally acknowledged that employers seek applicants with strong speaking and writing abilities. Despite being highly educated and armed with technical skills, many millennials lack the soft skills to compete in the workplace.

16 Time-saving Google Slides Tips & Tricks (Even Experts Don’t Know)


Without the hassle of installing third-party applications, you can easily work on Google Slides to draft your next presentation. […]. Google Slides is a freely available presentation tool that is already used by millions of people the world over. It provides a fast and effortless way to create compelling presentations right from our browser (or app).

How to Deliver Online Presentations During Remote Meetings

Presentation Guru

However, with the improvement in mobile and desktop applications, remote meetings have become a common feature for even individuals down the organizational ladder.… Remote meetings are arguably more frequent today than ever before.

Your questions about the Elite Speakers Mastery & Mentoring Program answered!

Speak Schmeak

Here''s a quick reminder that the deadline to submit your application for the Elite Speakers Mastery & Mentoring Program is TODAY, so if you''re still on the fence, you don''t have much time to make a decision. Q: Why do I have to submit an application?

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10 tools for presenting with Twitter

Speaking about Presenting

That’s because I think it’s much easier for you as a presenter if there’s just one application open on your laptop – rather than having to click between applications during your presentation. But I love the idea of not having to switch applications, so kudos to Todd Sharp for this idea.

Disposable Learning Objects and Jing

More than PowerPoint...

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