Public Speaking Best Practices from My Clients

DeFinis Communications

I had several interesting calls this week which revealed tips to fit nicely into a “Best Practice” list. I haven’t practiced the 3, 4, & 5 syllable word drills you gave me.”. Practice by giving the presentation out loud and not just reviewing it in my head.

(Supposed) Best Practices - Beware

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In this disruptive era, smart players know better than to follow best practices, at least not slavishly. Politico Donald Trump isn't following presidential campaign best practices. At best, best practices are guidelines.

[Podcast] Best Practices in Delivering an Epic Keynote with Lou Heckler

Speaker Launcher

On today’s episode Jane talks with Lou Heckler about best practices in delivering an epic keynote. The post [Podcast] Best Practices in Delivering an Epic Keynote with Lou Heckler appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Public Speaking Best Practices from My Clients

DeFinis Communications

I had several interesting calls this week which revealed tips to fit nicely into a “Best Practice” list. I haven’t practiced the 3, 4, & 5 syllable word drills you gave me.”. Practice by giving the presentation out loud and not just reviewing it in my head. This is the time of year when I check-in with my past Executive Immersion clients to see how things are going with their presentation skills—what’s working and what still needs attention.

2014 132

Sponsored Content - 4 Best Practices

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Whether you collaborate with editorial or approach this as a DIY, here are 4 best practices. Sponsored content also goes by the terms "native advertising," "advertorials," "content marketing" and "branded content."

2015 56

Hula Hoop & Pop-It Beads - Let's Not Get Weird about Wellness Best Practices

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, public relations representatives, lawyers, management consultants and the rest of us in professional services can't embrace those wellness best practices with a bear hug. Sure, it makes sound scientific common sense to get enough sleep and meditate regularly.

2017 52

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The body found with the life jacket fills us with horror. Clearly the passengers and crew on the doomed AirAsia Flight 8501 had time to reflect on what could be happening. Even prepare. The mental terror must have been beyond words.

2014 56

eLearn: Best Practices

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

How do you do that best when you are communicating through a webinar? The best way is with a series of looping slides. Date: 07/21/2009 04:06:26 Two webinar "addicts" took an irreverent and almost systematic look at webinar practice. 15 Tips for Webinars: How to Add Impact When You Present Online By Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE July 7, 2009 Whenever you open your mouth, whether youre talking to one person or a thousand, you usually want to get a specific message across.

Best Practices in Permission Marketing: How to Follow the Law & Respect Your Clients

Speaker Launcher

The post Best Practices in Permission Marketing: How to Follow the Law & Respect Your Clients appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Social media and email broadcasting have changed over the past few years, giving business owners who maintain an online presence so much to think about. Should I have a Facebook business page? Should I start a Facebook group? How often should I email prospective clients – and how often is too much? These questions aside, […].

PowerPoint Tip: Video Best Practices

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

This past week I posted a new article on the web site about best practices when using video clips in sales presentations. In the article, posted on the site at [link] , I talk about four best practices that you should follow when adding video to your PowerPoint presentation. The best compromise between quality and file size is usually 640 x 480, known as VGA resolution.

2008 40

PowerPoint Tip: Photo Best Practices

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Last week the Presentation Xpert newsletter published one of my new articles on using product photos in sales presentations. If you want to read the full article, you can go to [link] Today I want to expand on a couple of the ideas in the article. One of the tips I shared is to resample your photos before inserting them on a slide. This is something I have discussed before and the purpose is to keep the file size small while maintaining high quality photos.

2008 40

Advanced Best Practices for Integrating Traditional, Social and Mobile | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training

13014 Best Practices of Four Top Twitter Brand Superstars New Tactics | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized public speaking training

2013 52

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.

2009 53

Toastmasters Monday: Should We Vote For Best Anything?

Speak and Deliver

From Santa Cruz TM's Website - Awarding the Best Speaker Ribbon. Titan awarded ribbons to the Best Speaker, Best Evaluator, Best TableTopics, and the Bone Award - for the biggest faux pas in the meeting (typically given by the previous weeks winner).

2011 70

The 7 things senior management need to know about effective presenting

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Presentation Skills best practice CEO corporate speeches Gavin Meikle inter-activ management Presentations senior speaking tipsWhenever a CEO or Senior Manager stands up to speak they have the opportunity to positively engage and influence. I believe that this opportunity is all too often squandered, Here are some thoughts on the common Senior Management presentation mistakes made by senior executives along with some simple solutions.

Cisco Social Media Conference: Teaching elephants to dance

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan Communications Social Media Best Practices for Communicators Conference, hosted by Cisco Systems, wrapped up on Friday. The 3-day event promised to share ways to “engage employees, build strong customer relationships and create brand buzz online&# using social media. Workshop and presentation topics included: How video is reshaping employee communications Social media tools for PR. Social [.]. Social Media Ragan Communications

Shark Tank - How The Over-50 Can Swin With Youth, Not Leave Blood In Water

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Actually there are so many of us that a body of best practices have been passed along to prevent or survive a shark attack. Here are 7 of those best practices. Work, whether we are full-timers or on contract, can become a shark tank. That is, if we are over-50.

2015 56

Meeting Report: Cisco Social Media Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

For the rest of this week I’ll be attending the Ragan Communications Conference Social Media Best Practices for Communicators hosted by Cisco Systems. The event kicks off on Wednesday when I plan to attend the Pre-Conference Workshop on Corporate Video given by Deanna Govoni and Alex Romano. This workshop will discuss how to think differently [.]. Social Media

What I Learned About Presentation Skills From My 3 Cats

Professionally Speaking...

Here are the presentation best practices my kitties employ: :: Focus :: When my boys want something -- food, play, my lap -- they are laser focused in their intent. Presentation Best Practice: Focus is important for a presenter in a couple of ways.

2014 130

Video: Deanna Turner - Anatomy of a Sales Call

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, I had the opportunity to see Deanna Turner, CSP give a talk on the best practices of top sales performers. In her presentation “Anatomy of a Sales Call,” she discusses a number of concrete steps to manage the sales cycle and ensure you close sales [.].

Sales 100

Video: Deanna Turner - Anatomy of a Sales Call

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, I had the opportunity to see Deanna Turner, CSP give a talk on the best practices of top sales performers. In her presentation “Anatomy of a Sales Call,” she discusses a number of concrete steps to manage the sales cycle and ensure you close sales [.].

Sales 100

Video: Deanna Turner - Anatomy of a Sales Call

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, I had the opportunity to see Deanna Turner, CSP give a talk on the best practices of top sales performers. In her presentation “Anatomy of a Sales Call,” she discusses a number of concrete steps to manage the sales cycle and ensure you close sales [.].

Sales 100

Legal Sector, Like Public Relations Industry, In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Law, like other types of professional services, is being forced to overhaul its models and supposed best practices. Bad news for members of the JD Class of 2018 who do not yet have jobs: In May 2018, according to the Labor Department statistics, legal services lost 200 jobs.

2018 52

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO MAKE A POWER PRESENTATION?

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

They are the best to share. stay spontaneous but practice, practice, practice. said it best : “Practice is the best of all instructors I always advise my clients to start with the end in mind. What do you want the audience to do as a result of your presentation? Think differently? Act differently? Then create a speech that takes your audience there. For example: Make sure your business spends less than it makes so you can create a profit.

2012 122

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

It's a great way to expand your public speaking knowledge: Not so grand: Grand rounds in medicine--the chance to share what you know and your best practices in front of your peers-- rarely feature women physicians , even though they represent nearly half of all medical students and residents.

2017 74

C-Level Presentation Tip #5: Analyze Your Audience

Professionally Speaking...

This series of tips will help you make a few tweaks to your presentation practices so you can perform successfully at the altitude of the C-Suite. This is a fundamental best practice for all presentations, but nowhere is it more critical than with a C-Level audience.

2012 130

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

Speak Schmeak

Exchange best practices with your fellow experienced speakers. Photo Credit: sam_churchill 10. Review your overall professional package -- understand how you come across on stage and how your marketing materials, website and personal appearance help or hurt your brand.

2013 130

Older Workers - Record Low Unemployment Rate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No, the best qualified don't win out. Sure, there are best practices. Older workers are back in demand. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor, they have a record low unemployment rate:  3.2%.    Here are more details from CNBC.

2018 52

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Here's what I've been reading lately: No: Refusing to answer questions about past salary--now considered a best practice for applicants-- helps men, but hurts women. I read a lot about women and public speaking, and post my finds first on The Eloquent Woman on Facebook.

2017 52

Help me by complete a LinkedIn poll/survey

PowerPoint Tips

I want to start a LinkedIn group where people can get together and talk about best practices in presentations. What makes a good presentation? How can you solve a presentation problem that’s been bothering you? What presentation techniques increase sales or engage an audience? But I can’t think of the right name. I just know that I want “presentations&# and “PowerPoint&# to be in the title. Please take a quick poll and help me.

Survey 100

Facebook - The All-Knowing Being We Were Socialized to Hold in Reverence in Catholic School

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pope Francis might analyze the best practices of Mark Zuckerberg. This morning Facebook gave me a heads up about what the weather will be like in my hometown of Austintown, Ohio. 

2017 52

Friday = Cruellest Day of All in White House

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The best practice became to fire on Mondays. This Friday, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus was axed. His replacement is General John Kelly. Last Friday, head of White house communications Sean Spicer left. 

2017 52

How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations, with Patricia Fripp

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She shared valuable information for aspiring professional speakers who want to prepare and present powerful presentations, including: Ask: Are you practicing to improve or to reinforce bad habits? As a novice, start with best practices from the beginning. Asking questions is the best education. Hall of Fame keynote speaker and executive speech coach Patricia Fripp spoke to the members of the NSA Northern California Chapter Speakers Academy on Saturday.

2014 150

Legal Sector - Is It Following Corporate America Business Model of 1980s?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Soon enough, that now-best practice spread throughout Corporate America. With the legal sector remaining flat, it's no surprise that staff are being cut. After all, unlike lawyers who are revenue-producers, they are cost-centers.

2017 52

Your questions about the Elite Speakers Mastery & Mentoring Program answered!

Speak Schmeak

As long as you''re out there speaking on a regular basis and want to improve your skills and share best practices with others in the same situation, you can be speaking for free or for thousands of dollars per engagement.

2013 143

Growth of ebooks and indie authors

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Indies will continue gaining digital market share as they pioneer tomorrow’s best practices for pricing, production, and promotion. According to Publisher’s Weekly : Ten years ago, e-books accounted for less than 1% of the trade book market. Today, e-books account for about 25% of dollar sales and 40%–50% of units. Although the rate of growth has slowed for e-books, the affordability and accessibility of digital will continue to erode print readership.

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. Introduction. At SlideModel.com we create professional PowerPoint Templates to help our subscribers save time creating professional presentation decks.

2016 207

A Case Story: Teradata | The Edge of Next

Duarte Blog

Attendees left the event knowing that Teradata is truly a partner for helping companies use their data to make decisions, with an understanding of today’s best practices and a clear vision for tomorrow. Does the future live only in the greatest minds?

2017 57

Networking Via Likes, Comments - Downright Exhausting

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the sites on the internet continue to grow in number, that Best Practice for networking should be one we collectively question.  Everyday, many of us professionals face the now-exhausting task of networking online. One way we do that is through clicking on Likes and figuring out a comment to post which shows thought has been put into it.   It would be career suicide to unilaterally just stop liking and commenting. 

2018 43