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. Today, in a time of rampant job automation and outsourcing, Austin’s message regarding the importance of creativity and how to activate it is swiftly making its way out into the world.

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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. After an hour's time, the halls in Austin were more than half empty, and an opportunity to showcase one of technology's biggest successes in the last few decades was for the most part lost. As has become common in large high-tech keynotes, this talk was a seated interview with a moderator, whom Gray calls on the carpet for asking easy questions.

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Famous Speech Friday: Barbara Jordan's Democratic convention keynote

The Eloquent Woman

House of Representatives, and the first woman--and African-American--to deliver a keynote address to the Democratic national convention. We focus on that 1976 keynote this Friday. I, Barbara Jordan, am a keynote speaker.

From Creative Process to Global Politics: Insights from SXSW Interactive

Duarte Blog

Over the course of five days, we attended as many sessions, keynotes, and conversations as we possibly could. Baratunde Thurston gave the first keynote, “How to Read the World.” Baratunde SXSW 2012 Keynote: How To Read The World. SXSW is an event like no other.

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

Speaking about Presenting

This conference has an impressive line up of keynote speakers: Gary Vaynerchuk, Scott Stratten and Michael Hyatt. I was in the audience for Gary Vaynerchuk’s keynote at SXSW last year. You can check out more about my experience of Gary Vaynerchuck’s keynote.

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

Speaking about Presenting

This conference has an impressive line up of keynote speakers: Gary Vaynerchuk, Scott Stratten and Michael Hyatt. I was in the audience for Gary Vaynerchuk’s keynote at SXSW last year. You can check out more about my experience of Gary Vaynerchuck’s keynote.

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Making it Easy for Speakers Bureaus to Book You with Gina Davilla

Speaker Launcher

Gina is the owner of The Keynote Shop speaker bureau in Austin, Texas. Gina’s job is to discover and promote cutting edge thought leaders and the most compelling keynote speakers our industry has to offer. Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by The Wealthy Speaker Focus 40 Session. Spend 40 minutes with Jane by phone or Skype to discuss your strategy.

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17 famous speeches by British women in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

In my keynote speech to the UK Speechwriters Guild in 2013, I noted that the Guardian chose just three speeches by women in its list of 100 great speeches of the 20th century.

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London notebook: Lessons from speakers and speechwriters at #ESN2013

The Eloquent Woman

The view from lunch with a speaker When you say "yes" to an invitation to speak, you hope it embraces you in return, and that''s exactly what happened on my trip to London last week to give the closing keynote at the International Speechwriting Conference.

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

There is absolutely no reason in the world you should use anything other than Keynote. There is an astounding difference (not an exaggeration) between the tools, canvas placement, typographic control, and overall aesthetics in Keynote compared to PowerPoint. Once you become familiar with Keynote, which isn’t an arduous process, the productivity and just plain enjoyment you’ll experience using it over PowerPoint is completely worth any switching costs.

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Barbara Jordan: 'I never had to apologize'

The Eloquent Woman

House of Representatives, and the first woman--and African-American--to deliver a keynote address to the Democratic national convention. Photo credit: Larry Murphy, University of Texas at Austin News and Information Service.)

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