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

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.

2014 213

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

Conservative Push-Back against Google, et al. - CA Judge Doesn't Toss Lawsuit Contending Bias Against Conservative Job Applicants

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It remains stuck, at least for now, with a complaint contending systemic bias in hiring of conservative job applicants. It alleges that Google's hiring practices are biased against conservative applicants. Last week was a legally disappointing one for Google.

2019 52

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. To me that appeared to be red flag about the mindset and business practices of Wonder. Here is the help-wanted posted on Pro-Blogger Jobs by Wonder.

2016 61

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 thinking.how do you stand out in a sea of 700 applicants? Do you videotape yourself answering practice questions, to see how you project to others? 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.

2011 46

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.

2014 116

Top 5 Business Trends in 2013: Your place, your voice

Kate's Voice

communication Practical application vocal image Expression public speaking tips Top 5 business trendsRecently, Forbes magazine published an article by Meghan Biro called 5 Trends Defining the World of Work and Leadership in 2013. In the article, Meghan points out that “Uncertainty has increased, not decreased this past year. The country does not have its financial house in order. People of all ages and skill levels are worried [.].

2013 134

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. [.].

2011 144

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 [.].

2011 147

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 [.].

2010 149

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 Makeapowerfulpoint.com …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 [.].

2012 109

NEW! Vocal Impact Weekly Tip: Breathe!

Kate's Voice

Practical application Speaking vocal health breathing delivery public speaking tips voice problemsThis week I am starting a weekly post to give you tips for maximum impact with your voice and in all your communication. If you would like to receive these weekly tips in your inbox, please send me a note via my contact form to be added to my list. We will not share your [.].

2012 107

Voice help

Kate's Voice

Practical application Speaking vocal powerWhen I have a health issue, the first place I go anymore is online. You are probably the same way, and we can all make our doctors crazy, just like that episode of House where the patient kept going online to ask for help when he didn’t get the answer he wanted from the staff [.].

2009 100

Losing your voice to your dinner

Kate's Voice

Practical application Speaking vocal healthEating late? You may awaken with laryngitis. Too much spaghetti? Tomorrow you may pay with a hoarse voice. The perils of eating the wrong food at the wrong time do not threaten the waistline alone. Perhaps you have heard of reflux laryngitis, or acid reflux. This is a condition caused by stomach acids crawling back [.].

2009 100

How to be an expert at conversation

Kate's Voice

communication Practical application vocal powerI used to be quite shy. I was nervous about going out to parties because I would have to start a conversation with other people. I would have to think of some small talk and it would have to be interesting and clever. I mean, people would want to know about me. So I didn’t [.].

How studying voice in 2010 satisfies all Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions

Kate's Voice

Practical application singing Speaking vocal delivery vocal health vocal power public speaking tips voice lessonsAccording to the Daily World Buzz, the top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2010 are listed below. I am not sure where they get their list, but I can’t argue that these things are probably on many lists, and if you Google New Year’s Resolutions, most of these come up year after year! The Top [.].

2010 100

Lost Your Voice? How to Find it!

Kate's Voice

communication Practical application vocal health vocal power laryngitisWhen I lose my voice, I try to remember this. “Your voice is not lost, it is just a little more quiet so that you can hear yourself think, hear the wisdom of God, and be inspired by others’ ideas. Use laryngitis wisely!” ” To find your voice today, 1. Drink plenty of warm liquids… that [.].

2009 100

Voice Problems and Screaming

Kate's Voice

Practical application singing vocal health laryngitisIt’s Monday, time for Monday Night Football. Fans will be screaming in the stands and in the living room. Some will end the day without a voice. Most people don’t give laryngitis much thought, treating it much as they would a runny nose or a cut on the finger, thinking it will get better. However, [.].

2009 100

Public Speaking Tips…for Navigation Systems

Kate's Voice

communication Practical application vocal power public speaking tipsWhen we arrived in France, we rented a car and made sure that it had a navigation system in it. It was an adventure, and we eventually called the female voice of our navigation system “our consort.” ” We became quite close and trusted her implicitly as she knew all the streets, even the little back [.].

2009 100

How to Find a Singing Teacher

Kate's Voice

communication Practical application voice lessonsIt’s almost summer and some of you have a goal to study voice while your schedule is more relaxed. Others of you may have decided to skip the vacation and do something closer to home that you’ve been wanting to do for a long time…like studying singing. But how do you make sure you are [.].

2009 100

New research suggests a way to reduce fear of public speaking

Speaking about Presenting

It occurred to me that it might have some application to reducing the fear of public speaking. The application to fear of public speaking. Earlier this morning Martin Shovel tweeted about new research hailed as a breakthrough by the Guardian News.

2009 237

How To Prepare For A Job Interview: The Art of the First Interview

Matt Eventoff

1) Practice interview questions and answers – Since first grade you have heard that practice makes perfect. What is true is that practice does make you better. LeBron practices. Peyton Manning practices. Beyoncé practices. Maria Sharapova practices.

2013 275

How To Prepare For A Job Interview: The Art of the First Interview

Matt Eventoff

1) Practice interview questions and answers – Since first grade you have heard that practice makes perfect. What is true is that practice does make you better. LeBron practices. Peyton Manning practices. Beyoncé practices. Maria Sharapova practices.

2013 207

How the World Works - Bruce Reilly and Stephen Glass Should Have Known Better

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Convicted murderer Bruce Reilly will likely never be able to practice law. Earlier Glass had withdrawn his application to the state bar in New York. He might have had a hunch his application would be rejected because of the character and fitness test. Let's cut to the chase.

2019 52

Seems Like a 2nd Amendment Kind of Guy - Dr. Matthew J. Bonnano

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He had been licensed to practice medicine in Florida, New York, and Massachusetts. Also, it has since been uncovered that in his application he failed to report an arrest for driving while intoxicated.  Assault rifles. Handguns. Loaded Magazines. Body Armor. Helmet. Handcuffs.

2019 52

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?

2013 210

When Winds Die Down, Water Recedes - How to Apply for Job at Home Depot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or you can go into the store, find out where the job-application computers are, and go through the process. Home Depot is not alone in its digital applications. Based on the applicants' responses, they can be hired without further steps. Again, the business experts are wrong.

2017 52

How To Prepare For An Interview + 15 Job Interview Tips

Matt Eventoff

1) Practice interview questions and answers – Since first grade you have heard that practice makes perfect. What is true is that practice does make you better. LeBron practices. Peyton Manning practices. Beyoncé practices. Maria Sharapova practices.

Top ten reasons to join the Elite Speakers Mastery & Mentoring Program

Speak Schmeak

Exchange best practices with your fellow experienced speakers. The Elite Speakers Mastery & Mentoring Program starts October 30, but applications are due by October 25 , so don''t delay! Photo Credit: sam_churchill 10.

2013 169

Recovery Coming to Abrupt Halt? Agesim Roars In

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Eliminating high paid mature workers and not recruiting them have already become common business practices. Another growing discrimination practice is to demand information about how much experience the job applicant has had.

2018 52

WVHDF Was Warned and Now Your Info May Have Been Stolen

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Please let your web people know that this goes against security best practices. When we suffered a hacking incident of one of our applications where I work almost eight years ago, in the ensuing independent validation and verification (IV&V), my ColdFusion app was the one that withstood the scrutiny. Developing web applications that are secure isn’t hard.

2015 125

TruConversion - It's Really Trying to Pull This (the business of Congress to investigate)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Within you will find another click to get to TruConversion's formal application. So, the first issue I have is: From the get-go in the application process, should you have been warned what will be mandated? Click on this help-wanted on ProBlogger - Jobs by TruConversion.

2016 68

Higher Education - No Longer Will It Be Unofficial Religion of U.S.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In terms of moving up the degree ladder to professional degrees, applications to MBA programs are down, even in the top tier. As NBC notes, more MDs are simply quitting practicing medicine. After the Trump Bump levels out, applications to law schools will probably also decline.

2019 52

Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Our Dashboard templates are created with usability in mind, and they comply with design best practices. The application will request permission to be integrated. The application will be installed in your PowerPoint instance. Introduction.

2016 207

Find a Presentation Designer Here

Speaking about Presenting

Rick Altman is one of the few in the presentation community who blends presentation design, best practices, and software technique to serve his clients. I am a Mac-based designer but proficient in a broad range of design applications for both Mac and PC.

Design 257

When Murphy Pays A Visit

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

The first incident was during Pasco’s demo of their Spark application, presented by Wayne Grant. During his presentation, the application failed to produce the appropriate sounds for the selected amplifiers.

2009 130

Are you canned or fresh?

Speak Schmeak

If your content is not applicable to their lives, you are wasting their time. If your content is not based on real, practical solutions and tools, you are wasting their time.

2008 130

Cameron Schladenhauffen - Writing Comedy Also Would Have Been a Career Pressure-Cooker

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was at the New York office's commercial real estate finance practice.  Recently, he had submitted an application to NBC for the writers' program associated with the "Late Night with Seth Meyers" show.    Had he been accepted into the program and he exited practicing law, what he would have encountered is a different kind of pressure.

2019 40

Public Speaking and Palm-Reading: What Are Your Hands Saying?

Matt Eventoff

The takeaway: While I do not believe there is one universally applicable set of rules for effective body language, I do believe that there are improvements every presenter can make in terms of utilizing body language effectively. . The vast majority would have a hard time mastering any athletic endeavor without practice and training. This week, I find myself in a fairly rare position of disagreeing with a blog post by a good friend and colleague, Brad Phillips. .

Law as Career Path in the Creative Arts - The Case of Former Fisher Phillips Partner Tex McIver

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's a myth that practicing law is tediously applying precedents and going blind searching for typos. criminal trial, can involve the application of enormous creativity, presented with extreme confidence.

2018 52

Age Discrimination at the Front End: The Hiring Process

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For any number of reasons myriad employers back away from applicants with more than several years experience. " The applicant had only been focused on the latter for three years.  "The U.S.

2018 52