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SXSW | Meet us in Austin!

Duarte Blog

One of the best places to see us will be the Agency Speed Dating events on March 10-13 in the Austin Convention Center. Sound like a plan?

Famous Speech Friday: Sue Austin's "most mobile person" at TEDMED

The Eloquent Woman

Last year at TEDMED 2013, British artist Sue Austin managed to bring the audience to silence before she ever got on stage. Who''s caged now?

From Creative Process to Global Politics: Insights from SXSW Interactive

Duarte Blog

We sketched, tweeted, talked, and trekked all over Austin fueled by breakfast tacos & BBQ. SXSW is an event like no other.

Love from Austin Powers

The Communication Blog

Here's a brief article on love and romance that might be an interesting way to introduce interpersonal relationships: 10 love lessons derived from the character/behavior of Austin Powers. link]. love interpersonal relationships

Interview: Austin Hill Shaw – Creativity Instigator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

For as long as he can remember, San Francisco Bay Area-based Austin Hill Shaw has been enraptured by creativity and the creative process. For as long as he can remember, San Francisco Bay Area-based Austin Hill Shaw has been enraptured by creativity and the creative process.

Uber, Lyft Exiting Austin - Lose Proposition 1, Despite Spending $8 Million Campaigning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Austin, Texas is losing Uber and Lyft. Instead the majority in Austin demand fingerprinting background checks in the future.

Uber, Lyft Exiting Austin - Lose Proposition 1, Despite Spending $8 Million Campaigning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Austin, Texas is losing Uber and Lyft. Instead the majority in Austin demand fingerprinting background checks in the future. With a diversified economy, Austin can afford to resist any jobs argument Uber and Lyft might push. About 56% of voters gave the thumbs-down to Proposition 1. Here is the coverage in Fortune.

U of TX at Austin - Speechwriter for office of president

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Greenberg Law Firm, Austin, TX - Marketing Communications, Some Office Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This could be wonderful training for a career path in marketing communications in professional services.   Here are details and how to apply. careers

Vocal Impact Tip: Big Voice, big…

Kate's Voice

According to a study last year of 120 executives’ speeches by Quantified Impressions, an Austin, Texas, communications analytics company, the sound of a speaker’s voice matters twice as […]. Does the size of your voice reflect the size of your personality?

Optimism: Finding the upside of the inevitable

Speak Schmeak

It's a good thing my hotel roommate in Austin didn't book our room for Thursday, because there's no way I could fly out on Thursday.

11 Secrets of Viral Videos: What’s Buzzing at SXSW – Forbes

Content Marketing Today

It also provided the basis for a standing-room-only talk that she delivered this past weekend at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Via www.forbes.com.

In Love Poems and Presentations, Less is More

Duarte Blog

The latest installation in our Duarte Gallery is a series of blackout poems. Specifically love poems, in honor of Valentine’s Day.

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Two live presentation events that will enrich your presentations – and your life

Speaking about Presenting

If you live in the States, there are some excellent live events coming this spring. I’m really excited to hear what they have to say. He blew me away.

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Two live presentation events that will enrich your presentations – and your life

Speaking about Presenting

If you live in the States, there are some excellent live events coming this spring: Hook Presentation Conference. Here’s why: Gary Vaynerchuk.

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12 famous speeches by women on disability

The Eloquent Woman

In The Eloquent Woman Index of famous speeches by women , disability is a recurring theme. She died two years later, in 1994. Myself included."

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Prime-time television news reading: double act or solo performance?

Max Atkinson

You might be a fan of Julie Etchingham but not particularly like Mark Austin (or vice versa ).

PowerPoint Tip: Amazing pre-made animation effects

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

At the end of this week I’ll be travelling to the Presentation Summit in Austin, Texas. And if you want to see Julie work her magic live, join me at the Presentation Summit at the end of the week in Austin; all the details are at www.PresentationSummit.com.She was designing more than just a look and feel template.

SXSW Interactive: Amazing from Every Perspective

Duarte Blog

A group of Duartians from almost every area within the company traveled to Austin to take in SXSW. So, we sent a team. It was great.

The Best “San Francisco” Speakers at SXSW

DeFinis Communications

Nearly 12,000 registrants will invade Austin, TX from March 11 th -20 th for an all-out entertainment extravaganza.

Survey Reveals What Annoys Audiences About PowerPoint® Presentations

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Paradi has joined other presentation experts from around the world this week at The Presentation Summit in Austin, Texas. Here is the press release that will be going out that summarizes the results from the recent survey. More detailed results and analysis will be available next week. Full sentences used instead of bullet points – 51.6%

For impact: It’s diacope baby, diacope”

The Presenter's Blog

It wasn’t my intention but I appear to be channeling Austin Powers, which for a British blogger is mortifying. by Peter Watts. Oh dear.

Famous Speech Friday: Sarah Weddington's Roe v. Wade arguments

The Eloquent Woman

In the City of Austin that is true. "In Texas, the woman is the victim." Wade, the case that legalized abortion in the United States.

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The Ranking Game - It's Here to Stay, Reformers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

University of Texas at Austin made it onto the hallowed ground of the T-14. Hey, leadership at Austin, you need a book about your secret sauce.

Using a tablet or e-reader for Speaker Notes

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

One of the sessions I’ll be presenting at the Presentation Summit conference this September in Austin, TX is on the topic of being more environmentally friendly with our presentations. Check out all the great sessions at www.PresentationSummit.com and join me and 249 other attendees Sep 18-21 in Austin, TX. See you there

Toastmasters Friday : Are You About to Get Burned?

Speak and Deliver

Our guest blogger, Dwayne Windham is a past Division Governor from District 55 Toastmasters in Austin, TX. How would this apply for your group?

Public Speaking Humor - Dreaming

Great Public Speaking

Austin O'Malley My life's dream has been a perpetual nightmare. Don't tell me what you dreamed last night for I've been reading Freud. Franklin Adams Insomniacs don't sleep because they worry about it, and they worry about it because they don't sleep. Fred Allen It is such stuff and nonsense that dreams are made of. James Stephens

"Digital First" Probably Won't Save Metro Newspapers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" - MediaLife, April 7, 2016. Here is the article. And the percentage of website readers was still lower than that of print readers.

London notebook: Lessons from speakers and speechwriters at #ESN2013

The Eloquent Woman

As one whose biggest motivators are intellectual challenges and creativity, this conference was a perfect fit for me. to the dance," she told us.

Famous Speech Friday: Texas State Senator Wendy Davis's filibuster

The Eloquent Woman

There was no comparison between the filibuster and the Supreme Court decision on the voting rights act; Austin trumped the Beltway. Senate.

Quick takeaways from Presentation Summit 2011–Day 1, Part 1

PowerPoint Tips

I’m at the Presentation Summit 2011 conference in Austin, TX and thought I’d share some quick takeaways from the speakers so far.

17 famous speeches by British women in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

Sue Austin''s "most mobile person" TEDMED talk had the audience rethinking what it means to be in a cage, whether that meant mental or physical limits.

Darn Good Design at the HOW Design Conference

Duarte Blog

Imagine my delight to be speaking at the HOW Conference in Austin. The HOW Design Conference in Austin, Texas, June 24-27-will be swarming with inspirational talented designers where the masses get creatively rejuvenated. See you in Austin! Hope you can come!

Writers’ League of Texas

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Sheila’s main responsibilities are fundraising and gearing up for the organization’s big event of the year — the annual Agents and Editors Conference June 22-24 in Austin.

Famous Speech Friday: Barbara Jordan's Democratic convention keynote

The Eloquent Woman

For many, Barbara Jordan was the definition of an eloquent woman. We focus on that 1976 keynote this Friday. Delivered in the year of the U.S.

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PowerPoint Tip: Takeaways from the Presentation Summit

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Last month I had the privilege of speaking at the ninth Presentation Summit in Austin, Texas. It is the one time during the year that the presentation community gets together and shares ideas and best practices on creating and delivering effective presentations. You don’t need to have any artistic talent to sketch. It does work.

Dr. Nikki Paterson - Yes, Women Still Die In Childbirth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was that fear of dying in childbirth which deterred novelist of social norms, Jane Austin , from marrying.

Boston - Why Are People Moving Out?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Those range from Austin, Texas to Denver, Colorado. The Boston brand was cool+. That was then. Why is this happening? Why not leave?

Major Law Firm Mandates Employees Not Waste Time Saying "Thank You" - New Game Your Mother Better Teach You

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The major law firm, Sidley Austin, has told its employees to stop wasting time sending thank-you notes via email. Time is money. Time is money.

How to Spread Your Talk

Duarte Blog

Also, Austin Carr over at Fast Company interviewed Dan on insights from Dan’s study and feedback on how simplicity works for Steve Jobs.