Interview with Stephen Hopson: Author and Motivational Speaker

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About Interview with Stephen Hopson February 24, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments Stephen Hopson has been deaf since birth, but that hasn’t stopped him from becoming an award-winning wall-street broker, a pilot, author, and a successful motivational speaker for over 10 years.

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Growth of ebooks and indie authors

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Traditionally published e-book authors earn only 12%–17%. Indies will continue gaining digital market share as they pioneer tomorrow’s best practices for pricing, production, and promotion. The print books are print on demand, through Lightning Source (now Ingram Spark for new indie authors) or Create Space. According to Publisher’s Weekly : Ten years ago, e-books accounted for less than 1% of the trade book market.

Storytelling Theory and Practice = Landmine of Platitudes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet, so much of what supposed experts are publishing on the theory and practice of storytelling had not been useful. No surprise, the Amazon ranking and the number of customer reviews are not in the author's favor. We got it: Storytelling is the near-bulletproof way to attract and hold attention. That is, if it's put together effectively. And attention is the currency of the 21st century. Without it, there can't be responses to the Call to Action (CAT).

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The practice paradox in public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

But the author missed my all-time-favorite paradox of public speaking: It's the speakers who have practiced the most who look the most unrehearsed. The practiced speaker has a secure base, and a sense of where she is and where she's going by the end of the presentation.

Inside Voice: Gillian Davis, author of First-Time Leader

The Eloquent Woman

Particularly for readers who are just stepping into their first management roles, I know you''ll enjoy the insights of Gillian Davis , author of First-Time Leader: Foundational Tools for Inspiring and Enabling Your New Team.

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Duarte Launches New Strategy Practice to Help Leaders Spark and Sustain Movements

Duarte Blog

Today, we’re thrilled to announced the launch of a new strategy practice at Duarte that’s focused on building support for bold ideas and sustaining change over time. The new practice we’re launching today is in response to that trend.

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Power Presentations Tip 32: Smart Practice

Executive Speech Coach

Monday, April 12, 2010 Power Presentations Tip 32: Smart Practice Power Presentations Tip 32: Smart Practice Rehearse your presentation Practice doesnt make you perfect. Smart practice makes you better but never perfect. Smart Practice Condense your presentation into keywords that help you remember your points. Practical tips to help you deliver more effective.

AirAsia's Tony Fernandes - Best Practices In Managing Reputation Risk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No coincidence, today the WSJ also carried an interview with Andrea Bonim-Blanc, author of "The Reputation Risk Handbook." The body found with the life jacket fills us with horror.

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eLearn: Best Practices

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

About the Author Patricia Fripp is an in-demand executive speech coach, award-winning keynote speaker, and sales presentation skills trainer. Date: 07/21/2009 04:06:26 Two webinar "addicts" took an irreverent and almost systematic look at webinar practice.

How Speakers, Authors and Thought Leaders Can Capture More Leads, Make More Connections and Close More Sales

Succeed Speaking

As a speaker, author or thought leader, capturing leads, making real connections with those leads, and ultimately converting them into paying customers is the lifeblood of your business. gaining authority in your industry.

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Practical Social Networking Webinar - Guest Experts Interviewed

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Find out as Jim Carrillo and I continue to explore these topics with two top authors. What do the experts know about Social Media? How can entrepreneurs make money online? What are large corporations doing? Free Webinar Series Continues Join Patrick Schwerdtfeger and Joel Postman in conversation with Jim and me on Wednesday October 21st, from [.].

Practical Social Networking Webinar - Guest Experts Interviewed

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Find out as Jim Carrillo and I continue to explore these topics with two top authors. What do the experts know about Social Media? How can entrepreneurs make money online? What are large corporations doing? Free Webinar Series Continues Join Patrick Schwerdtfeger and Joel Postman in conversation with Jim and me on Wednesday October 21st, from [.].

Practical Social Networking Webinar - Guest Experts Interviewed

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Find out as Jim Carrillo and I continue to explore these topics with two top authors. What do the experts know about Social Media? How can entrepreneurs make money online? What are large corporations doing? Free Webinar Series Continues Join Patrick Schwerdtfeger and Joel Postman in conversation with Jim and me on Wednesday October 21st, from [.].

Practical tips to help you deliver more effective presentations.

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, February 13, 2011 Practical tips to help you deliver more effective presentations with less stress Power Presentations Tips Vol 1 - on Kindle Business presentations that inform, inspire and persuade Power Presentation Tips offer you practical insights to be a more effective presenter so you can prepare and deliver successful business presentations in less time and with less stress. Practical tips to help you deliver more effective.

Duarte Launches New Strategy Practice to Help Leaders Spark and Sustain Movements

Duarte Blog

Today, we’re thrilled to announced the launch of a new strategy practice at Duarte that’s focused on building support for bold ideas and sustaining change over time. The new practice we’re launching today is in response to that trend. Through years of in-depth research into the communication practices of great leaders like Apple’s Steve Jobs, Starbucks’ Howard Schultz and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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10 Tips to Master Questions with Authority During Your Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Monday, August 02, 2010 10 Tips to Master Questions with Authority During Your Presentation During your presentation your audience will often want to ask you questions. It’s more important how you handle the questions with authority. Prepare List and practice answering all possible questions. Practical tips to help you deliver more effective. 10 Tips to Master Questions with Authority During.

practices for panelists: 7 paths to success

The Eloquent Woman

Instead, hold your own on the questions where you can contribute strongly, and let the others handle the questions on which you're not the authority. Speaking as part of a panel is a great opportunity to speak without the full responsibility for holding an audience's attention.a

Speaker Profile: Seth Braun

The Speaker Point

I’m a coach and entrepreneur as well as best-selling author. There are three areas of life that I could practice more; 1. April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About Speaker Profile: Seth Braun April 1, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments Who are you? Seth Braun What do you do? How long have you been speaking professionally?

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Speak & Deliver - A Public Speaking Blog For the Speaking Public: Speaking With Notes: 7 Best Practices

Speak and Deliver

To effectively use cards, print one point per card - one sentence only that will trigger the segment youve practiced 100 times. Practice, Edit, Practice Again. The more you practice, the less the crutches of notecards, loose sheets, Power Point, etc.

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The ultimate presentation practice: the murder board

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

If you want to become an effective and persuasive presenter, this realistic practice session is the most effective shortcut to speaking excellence. Not only is proficiency in speaking increased by such a meticulous practice, so too is self-confidence.

Improve with Improv – Improvisation for Speakers

Pro Humorist

I’m pleased and excited to announce that this week I have a guest author here at ProHumorist.com. Angela DeFinis is an author, speaker and consultant. The players on the court all have defined positions, and they’ve spent hours practicing in order to execute properly.

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Ghostwriting for sciences/medicine - Politics and Realm of the Practical

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It can mean anything from serving as an author's think tank/writer/editor to merely acting as dutiful scribe who takes and carries out very specific orders.    The article by Duff Wilson is critical of the practice.  On a practical level, employing a ghostwriter allows for an efficient use of the leader's time and energy.  "Ghostwriting" is a broad umbrella term. 

Podcast: What you can learn from high-stakes presentations

Beyond Bullet Points

Amiel is an executive coach, change consultant and author of Practice Greatness: Escape Small Thinking, Listen Like A Master, And Lead With Your Best. What can you learn when you look under the hood of million-dollar presentations?

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Fear isn't the reason you avoid speaking.

Speak Schmeak

I try to expand my comfort zone by practicing the moves over and over again. He practices. The more you practice, the more you put yourself into the situation that scares you, the more comfortable you become. He practices because he likes doing it. Not Alex Honnold.

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Online Bullying

The Communication Blog

Here's a wonderful post on bullying sent to me by the author. It contains practical how-to advice. link]. link]. bullying preventives bullying onlline bullying

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Write Like You Speak - Listen to Yourself!

Speak and Deliver

We write like we were taught in school, or like the authors we read most, or with so much extra thought that the words on the page would overwhelm even the wordiest of speakers. Transcription Write Your Speech Practice Speech Writing Write Like You Speak Winging It Wing Your Speech

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

The Communication Blog

Practice the skills of effective and active listening. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview. 3.26.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitating and Responding to Self-Disclosures When someone discloses to you, it’s usually a sign of trust and affection. In carrying out this most important receiver function, keep the following five guidelines in mind.

Speaking for Authentic Expression: Interview with Dr. Brene Brown

Speaking Freely

“Authenticity is a practice” says Dr. Brene Brown in a conversation with Oprah. In business, authenticity generates authority. When we speak from our own inner authority, others sense our power.

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How To Tame the Gremlins Holding You Back with Rick Carson

Speaker Launcher

For nearly five decades, Rick has been a practicing psychotherapist, personal/executive coach, […]. Rick is the author of four HarperCollins books. We all have that inner voice that tells us we’re not good enough, smart enough, or worthy of what we desire in this life.

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Book review: The Healthy Programmer.

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

This book is a practical guide for computer programmers (or any office worker) who want to get more fit and healthy. The book goes into a lot of detail, and is full of references, real life stories about programmers that have become more healthy, and practical goals and actions.

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5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and How to Write Yours in 90 Days)

Succeed Speaking

Thankfully, I just discovered an awesome book, Book Launch: How to Write, Market & Publish Your First Bestseller in Three Months or Less AND Use it to Start and Grow a Six Figure Business , which is both motivational and practical… so now I know what I need to do!

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How to Create an Effective Brainstorming Process in Your Company

SlideModel

If you have fallen out of this practice, here’s your quick refresher on the subject. They do not challenge the decision/authority as they have a clear understanding of why something is done.

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Once Upon A Data Point: Using Stories To Make Your Facts More Memorable

Professionally Speaking...

According to John Medina, author of Brain Rules , emotions are the brain''s sticky notes. Then when you need inspiration for your next presentation, the perfect story idea may just be waiting for you in your file. :: Practice, practice, practice.

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Four Tips to Crush Your Fear of Public Speaking

Succeed Speaking

Practice Really Does Make Perfect. If you know you have a big presentation at work or you are the guest speaker at a seminar, the best thing you can do — besides being well-prepared and having your speech memorized — is to practice on family and friends.

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10 reasons to join the Presenting for Humans Success Circle

Speak Schmeak

Author-led discussion: Most book clubs and study groups are not led by the author, the person who knows more than anyone else about the process for the book, the premise of the book, the core message and teachings, and the whys, whats and hows of the book.

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6 presentation tips from a professional speaker

Speaking about Presenting

Practice, practice, practice… as much as you need to. If I plan to do something in the presentation, I practice it…I repeat this process until I can get through the entire talk without making major mistakes. Scott Berkun speaking at the Web2.0 Expo 2009.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing Growth Mindset in Your Team

SlideModel

You will need to learn and practice new managerial skills before you can transmit them to others. Below are several best practices that should help you understand how to practice growth mindset leadership and help your team members develop a growth mindset themselves.

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10 reasons to join the Presenting for Humans Success Circle

Speak Schmeak

Author-led discussion: Most book clubs and study groups are not led by the author, the person who knows more than anyone else about the process for the book, the premise of the book, the core message, and the whys, whats and hows of the book.

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Working with Speakers Bureaus, Speaker Do’s and Don’ts with Holli Catchpole

Speaker Launcher

She has been a guest speaker at numerous NSA events, is a contributing author of PAID to SPEAK – Best Practices for Building a Successful Speaking Practice and in 2010 was recognized by IASB with the John Palmer Award for exemplary service to the association and industry.

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5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and a FREE Guide to Write Yours in 90 Days)

Succeed Speaking

Thankfully, I just discovered an awesome book, Book Launch: How to Write, Market & Publish Your First Bestseller in Three Months or Less AND Use it to Start and Grow a Six Figure Business , which is both motivational and practical… so now I know what I need to do!

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Decorators: Please Don’t Touch the Dust Jackets

The Communication Blog

From a purely practical point of view, they help the user find the book, especially when the library is extensive. So, decorators, think about the important functions that dust jackets serve and consider the values of leaving them exactly where the publisher, designer, and author put them.

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Manner of Speaking

John Maxwell is an internationally respected leadership expert, speaker and author. A New York Times , Wall Street Journal and Business Week best-selling author, John Maxwell has sold over 18 million books. The Five Connecting Practices: 1.

This ONE technique is essential for performing under pressure:

More than PowerPoint...

My colleague continued, “Of course, we couldn’t practice or drill on that technique. If a technique is effective, you need to practice it. It may be uncomfortable, but PRACTICE is essential to making a new technique second nature. They’ve practiced it a zillion times until it’s part of their muscle memory. But I know if students don’t practice the technique, they won’t use it effectively when faced with a high-pressure situation.