Delivering the Epic Keynote with Joel Weldon

Speaker Launcher

The most important part of being a speaker is your keynote! The post Delivering the Epic Keynote with Joel Weldon appeared first on Jane Atkinson. The most important part of being a speaker is your keynote! Speech prep – it’s all about the audience.

Ten Common Mistakes When Hiring a Keynote Speaker

Manner of Speaking

Paul recently shared an article with me that he wrote with me about keynote speakers. Trying to find the right keynote speaker for your event can be daunting. Paul has identified ten common mistakes that people make when hiring keynote speakers.

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Engaging your Audience in The Epic Keynote with Sarah Hilton

Speaker Launcher

The post Engaging your Audience in The Epic Keynote with Sarah Hilton appeared first on Jane Atkinson. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking about making memorable presentations and connecting with your audience. Sarah Hilton will join us and discuss how to interact with your audience to keep them engaged and wanting more. Leave your audience wanting more with Sarah J Hilton as your lead. .

5 Steps to a Brilliant Keynote Presentation

Professionally Speaking...

But I recently heard a conference keynote where, if I had been asked, I would have had no improvements to suggest. Marcus Buckingham , the leader of the "Strengths" movement, was the opening keynote and he delivered an absolutely stunning presentation. *. Yes, he's very well known, comfortable speaking in front of an audience of 8,000, speaks frequently and probably has had coaching. Play it back to see if you would actually be enthused if you were sitting in the audience.

Body Language for the Epic Keynote with Mark Bowden

Speaker Launcher

As a professional speaker, your body language on stage plays a big part in how the audience receives you. The post Body Language for the Epic Keynote with Mark Bowden appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Recording Your Keynote-based Presentation

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Fortunately, Keynote allows you to do this, by recording your presentation with the appropriately named option in the “Play&# menu. Unfortunately, Keynote will only take one recording. With this limitation of Keynote, I sought to find a solution.

[Podcast] Assembling a Keynote with Patricia Fripp

Speaker Launcher

Putting together a great keynote is a fine art. A good keynote likely weaves together elements of storytelling and dialog, much like a good Hollywood movie. Few people have a better handle on the art of keynotes than Hall of Fame speaker, Patricia Fripp. The post [Podcast] Assembling a Keynote with Patricia Fripp appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Putting together a great keynote is a fine art. 3:07 What is the quickest, most effective way to design a keynote?

Intrigue your audience

PowerPoint Tips

If you can intrigue your audience, you will engage them and maintain their attention. I heard a keynote by Sam Horn at the Presentation Summit 2013. ” What Sam Horn adds is a style that intrigues the audience, using questions and inviting the audience to imagine the solution.

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Playing on the Big Stage: 3 Essentials for Booking High Fee Keynotes

Speaker Launcher

You have your audience at hello and you rock them all the way until close. The post Playing on the Big Stage: 3 Essentials for Booking High Fee Keynotes appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing booking high fee keynotes play big playing big as a speaker position and marketing tips speaker positioingCan you see it? Standing in front of 5,000 people.

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Making the audience part of your keynote

The Eloquent Woman

Some speakers fear what the audience knows, figuring that smartypants or showoff in the back row is going to nail them on a forgotten detail or challenge their basic thesis. The trick: Letting the audience members show what they know.

Your Audience’s Audience

Duarte Blog

In 2006, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stood in front of an audience of software developers and thanked them for building applications that run on Windows. In many cases, it’s your audience’s audience that needs to hear your message.

How to Engage Your Audience Using Games and Other Fun Tools with Stephen Shapiro

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we welcome Stephen who will share with us how he uses games and innovation to engage and inspire his audience. Since then he has published five more books and spoken to audiences in 50 different countries. Keynote: [link].

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CEO Stumbles through a Sloppy Close to his Keynote Speech

Executive Speech Coach

The CEO of the advertising agency delivered the opening keynote speech at the marketing conference. Clearly he didn’t take time to think of something more helpful to say to the audience. The audience didn’t invite him. What can you learn from this keynote speaker?

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2 Keynote Home Study Courses: Books 37 & 38 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

I had access to two keynote creation ''home study courses'' this year, one by 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking Craig Valentine, another by 2001 WCPS Darren LaCroix and CSP, CPAE, and speaking legend Patricia Fripp.

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How to Deliver and Outstanding introduction for a Keynote Speaker

Pivotal Public Speaking

As the introducer, you are the connector – the broker – between the speaker and the audience. public speaking emcee introductions keynote MCimage source. The article is short yes, but oh so to the point. All are excellent reminders.

10 Ways to Interact With Audience Members While You Present

Duarte Blog

Presentation expert Clif Atkinson tells a great story about a 2009 education conference where two speakers got very different reactions from their audiences. By the end of the keynote, you know exactly what happened: the t-shirt you see above was for sale on café press.

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Three ways to rethink your title slide

Manner of Speaking

You can either spend time thinking how to use it to maximum advantage or miss an opportunity to grab you audience’s attention from … Continue reading → The post Three ways to rethink your title slide appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Slide Presentation James Bond Keynote PowerPoint Presentation public speaking title slidesYour title slide occupies prime real estate in your slide deck. It is the gateway to your presentation.

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Punch Up Your Program with Humor with Rik Roberts

Speaker Launcher

They say laughter is good for the soul…it’s also a great way to make your audience relax and feel more connected to you as a speaker. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome comedian Rik Roberts to share his insight on how to inject a little humor into your keynote.

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Afraid to flop? Twitter CEO's keynote lessons

The Eloquent Woman

No one would have bet on this, but by all accounts, yesterday's SXSW keynote by Twitter CEO Ev Williams flopped. Time and again, when I ask my readers what they fear most, several mention the fear that, despite their best effort, their speech will fall flat, get no reaction or a bad reaction--that there will be a mismatch between what they see and what the audience sees. Here are a few suggestions you can use to avoid just such a fiasco: Engage the audience first.

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The Lady Vanishes: My International Speechwriters Conference keynote

The Eloquent Woman

Today, however, I think there''s another powerful motive at play, and it involves the audience. One of the wonderful serendipitous things about Twitter is that it gives the speaker''s audience a microphone.and the audience has noticed that there aren''t a lot of women speakers on the program.

Famous Speech Friday: Japan First Lady Akie Abe's keynote in English

The Eloquent Woman

Perhaps you do not expect a keynote address from a high-level international symposium on coastal resilience, a climate change issue, to make the cut for Famous Speech Friday, even if it is given by the wife of the Prime Ministerr of Japan, Akie Abe.

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Famous Speech Friday: Ann Richards' 1988 Democratic Convention keynote

The Eloquent Woman

She's remembered as a longtime governor of Texas, but Ann Richards was the state treasurer of Texas when she gave this keynote speech and a few years from the governorship. The convention keynote follows a time-honored formula.

The sobering truth about what an audience remembers

Speaking about Presenting

In this post, I want to explore what audience members remember from a presentation, using the first three keynotes of the conference as my examples. I asked as many people as I could what they remembered from each of these keynotes.

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Injecting Humor into Your Speech with Tim Gard

Speaker Launcher

As a leading and recognized authority in stress reduction through humor, Tim humorously delivers messages as universal as his audiences are diverse. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about how to add humor to your speech.

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The Vantage Group's 30th Anniversary - Rick Pittman's Keynote Speech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also in the audience are current clients who are now employed. For 30 years  Vantage Group Inc.    , North Haven, Connecticut, has been serving the life-long needs of those with developmental disabilities in safe, comfortable settings.

How can you convert a seminar to a keynote?

Pivotal Public Speaking

In the speaking world, the media stars are the keynote speakers. A lot of seminar leaders and trainers ask me how they can adapt their material to this intense, high-profile, and often lucrative specialty. . * “The keynote speech comes from the discipline of show business. ” Bill Gove, first president of the National Speakers Association. . * “With a keynote speech, the presenter is the star.

Famous Speech Friday: Carol Bartz's keynote at the 2010 Grace Hopper Celebration

The Eloquent Woman

This annual conference of the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology says it is the largest gathering of women in this profession, and participants are still recalling Carol Bartz's keynote there two years ago. It's like catnip for the audience , an irresistible ploy.

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Keynoting an artform unto itself

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

But keynoting is an art form unto itself, demanding different skills and orientation than training and consulting.

Show More Courtesy for the Audience

Executive Speech Coach

Don’t place the exhibit booths on the other side of the curtain in the same room as the keynote presentations because it’s too noisy for everyone. That’s distracting and discourteous to the speaker as well as the audience. Courtesy to the Audience The audience should never feel trapped.

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Rands In Repose: Keynote Kung-fu Two

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home tech life management vegas glossary archives about Tech Life You’re the presentation Keynote Kung-fu Two You’ve taken some hits. The slide deck you loved that the audience ignored. The moment you know you’ve deeply connected with your audience. The original Keynote Kung-fu article describes how to set up and use Keynote for the first time, but once you’ve done a couple of presentations, you’re going to want more.

Speakers: It’s About Time (and How to Manage It)

Manner of Speaking

If you have a slide presentation, you should also be able to open Slide Sorter (in PowerPoint) or Light Table (in Keynote) and know exactly which slides to pull. Let the audience know of any time changes. If the previous speakers have run over time and you have to cut your presentation from one hour to 40 minutes, let your audience know that in the interests of time you will keep your remarks to 40 minutes.

Chris Christie & RNC Keynote: The mystique of Steve Jobs' product announcement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Christie is, we might say, doing "a Jobs" in his approach to his keynote speech at the Republican National Convention.    Given his talent for controversy and bluntness, a huge audience for that talk is guaranteed - both live and in continual replays of excerpts. 

Corporate Templates for Slide Presentations

Manner of Speaking

Many companies unwittingly hinder the effectiveness of their employees’ presentations because of policies that mandate the use of corporate templates on every PowerPoint or Keynote slide. Do you really need to remind your audiences 10, 20, 30 or more times that you work for ABC Company?

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Corporate Templates Can Undermine a Slide Presentation

Manner of Speaking

Many companies unwittingly hinder the effectiveness of their employees’ presentations because of policies that mandate the use of corporate templates on every PowerPoint or Keynote slide. Do you really need to remind your audiences 10, 20, 30 or more times that you work for ABC Company?

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Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop. The message of my presentation was “To create an audience-friendly presentation, use a planner&# (pictured right).

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Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop. The message of my presentation was “To create an audience-friendly presentation, use a planner&# (pictured right).

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Keynote Speaking Valuable & Profitable: Help Comes from SpeakerMatch

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

advising them behind the scenes on everything from magnetizing more clients, to mesmerizing their audiences, to creating massive profits in the speaking business. Writing to you from my San Francisco office.

A Public Speaker’s Checklist – Free PDF File

Manner of Speaking

As well, there is space at the bottom to add the title of your presentation, your audience, the venue and date of the presentation. Preparation A Public Speaker's Checklist Business Checklist Keynote Logistics PowerPoint Presentation public speaking

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Go to Black

Manner of Speaking

Many people do not know this, but when you are in the middle of a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation, you can make the screen go black at any time by simply pressing the letter “B” (as in ”Black”). ” Just invite the audience to ask any questions.

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How did The Harvard Professor Abuse the Audience PT 2

Executive Speech Coach

We Can’t See You The first sign of a keynote-gone-wrong was his position on the floor instead of on the stage. That meant that the only image that the audience of 200 executives had of him was the video crew scurrying to follow him amongst the tables. How did he fail?

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Speakers: It’s About Time (and How to Manage It)

Manner of Speaking

If you have a slide presentation, you should also be able to open Slide Sorter (in PowerPoint) or Light Table (in Keynote) and know exactly which slides to pull. Let the audience know of any time changes. If the previous speakers have run over time and you have to cut your presentation from one hour to 40 minutes, let your audience know that in the interests of time you will keep your remarks to 40 minutes.

When Things Go Wrong: Ten Presentation Lessons from Apollo 13

Manner of Speaking

As you work on your modified presentation, you may well encounter other obstacles: Lesson 8: A presentation is always about the audience no matter how much is at stake for you. Lesson 10: Take a few moments to settle yourself and refocus your thoughts on the presentation and the audience. (1:10

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Slide Transitions: Everybody’s Changing

Manner of Speaking

And, depending on your content and audience, they might all be appropriate. So, using the 2009 version of Keynote , I animated the lyrics to a terrific song by the English alternative rock band, Keane. I remember the first time I saw the features on PowerPoint that allowed you to animate text and slide transitions. I played around with it for awhile and soon had things zooming in and bouncing around and what not. My initial thought was, “This is neat.”

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