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A PowerPoint 'weather bomb' presentation!!!

Max Atkinson

What is a weather ''bomb''? But with newspapers predicting a UK weather ''bomb'' for the second year running, what does the term actually mean?

How To Talk To Terrorists…

Matt Eventoff

“People who are carrying out such heinous crimes, they want to shake our resolve. And I want to address them. We will not buckle. Well done.

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Public Speaking: Bombing

Great Public Speaking

Are you afraid of bombing when you get up in front of a group? With proper material selection, a few prepared comments in case of unexpected problems, and attention to time, worries about bombing can be virtually eliminated. You don't have to be. If you make a minor mistake, so what. Just keep on talking."

Donald Trump, Sarah Palin - Rhetorical Bomb-Throwing Makes Friends, Influences People

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What Donald Trump and Sarah Palin have in common is their agility in tossing rhetorical bonds. Also, it has been a bonding force between the two.

Fun Friday: When not to take the stage

Speak Schmeak

"I'm a political leper, and I'm an emotional time bomb. So here's an idea: let's put me on stage." ~ Julia Louis-Dreyfus, " Veep ".

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What to do when you're bombing

Speak Schmeak

I learned a few things from Eddie Izzard the other night about how to deal with bombing. All of these techniques brought more laughs.

Don't be afraid to lay a stinky egg bomb

Speak Schmeak

You're not afraid to fail and lay a stinky egg bomb." But don't stop producing just because you're afraid of laying a stinky egg bomb.

Don't be afraid to lay a stinky egg bomb

Speak Schmeak

You're not afraid to fail and lay a stinky egg bomb." But don't stop producing just because you're afraid of laying a stinky egg bomb.

Tories 'Bomb Middle England' - by Banksy

Max Atkinson

Speaking of Boston

Speak and Deliver

The bombings in the Boston Marathon don''t quite compare in scope, but the events are tragic, frightening, and sad nonetheless.

What if the first speechwriter bombed?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

A talented writer who has attended several of my speechwriting seminars told me this story: A large corporation approached her to write a speech for a high-visibility occasion. We really need you to step in and take over, but I’ve already spent 1/3 of my budget on this. Can you lower your fee?” What are your stumbling blocks?

"H Bomb" - How dangerous to the rest of us?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  They referred to it as the "H bomb."    So, it's time to ask ourselves, who aren't members of any of The Lucky Sperm Clubs, how much if anything do we have to fear from the "H Bomb?"  So, the question hangs in the air:  Is it smart any way to build H bombs in our basement? 

11 Useful PowerPoint Shortcuts

SketchBubble

We all are bombed with presentation subjects and deadlines all the time and to save time we kill […]. PowerPoint Tips

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The Incomparable Carl Sagan: Scientist & Presenter Extraordinaire

Presentation Zen

Enough for a single bomb to destroy an entire block. I was a big fan of Carl Sagan back in the 1980s and learned a lot from Cosmos , we all did.

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Friday Fun: Comedians

Speak Schmeak

I am constantly fascinated by how much speakers can learn from comedians. Most recent posts are at the top.) It's the candles, it's the smoke.

After 18 months of living in economic terror, like, who's scared of the big bad bombs?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, all the warnings  about bombs set Madrid-style on mass transit are being taken seriously.  Each day we braced ourselves for economic collapse - national and global.    We did that for 18 months. Our  Our neighbors lost jobs, college accounts and houses.  We   Hardly. 

Anti-Semitism Lite - I Was Taken for Jewish in Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yesterday, there were 11 bomb threats targeted at Jewish Community Centers (JCC) reported. The U.S. My relatives were among them.

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A Leader Emerges

Matt Eventoff

Earlier today, a car bomb ripped through Preshawar, Pakistan earlier today, killing 90 civilians. And I want to address them. We will fight you.

Drudge Report Headlines with What Puts Obama Back in Spotlight (which is exactly what he wants)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Russia could bomb us at any time. The conservative Drudge Report may not realize it. How sweet it. Obama is still residing in D.C.

When making a surprise announcement, don’t say this…

More than PowerPoint...

” Instantly, my mind goes to actual bombs. You made a surprise announcement. You didn’t drop a bombshell. I’m more than a little strung out when I hear those in the news media say something like, “Mr. Peacock dropped a major bombshell at Wince Country Club today. We’ll give you details after the break.”

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Robin Williams on the TED stage

Presentation Zen

At the 2008 TED Conference held in California, the BBC''s "The World Debate" set up a panel discussion to be broadcast worldwide from the TED stage.

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My theory about "winging it"

Speak Schmeak

Check this out: People who "wing it" are far more afraid of failure and rejection than those who prepare, although it might seem to be the opposite.

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Storytelling - IV. 5 Ideas. 5 Blogs. 5 Days.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  After a while, a bomb goes off.    If, instead, you let the audience know beforehand that a bomb is going to go off at some point in the scene , suddenly that conversation about nothing much is exciting, suspenseful, poignant, and fascinating.    When the bomb goes off, there’s an awful confirmation. 

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The Queen’s First Speech

The Presenter's Blog

They knew her as the woman who welcomed the bombing of her Buckingham Palace with the words “I’m glad we’ve been bombed.

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Fun Friday: When not to take the stage

Speak Schmeak

"I'm a political leper, and I'm an emotional time bomb. So here's an idea: let's put me on stage." ~ Julia Louis-Dreyfus, " Veep ".

Speaking Rules Shot Down with Stand Up Comedy – How to Survive.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

An entertaining one too as my good friend and fellow speaker bombed on stage! Heck, it was the first time I ever saw him bombed! But as speakers, we understood the value of bombing, in addition to the appreciating the experience (both good and bad) of speaking on stage. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS!

Pubic Speaking - Bombproofing

Great Public Speaking

Are you afraid of bombing when you get up in front of a group ? With proper material selection, a few prepared comments in case of unexpected problems, and attention to time, worries about bombing can be virtually eliminated. You don't have to be. If you make a minor mistake, so what. Just keep on talking."

Podcast: Swearing Up a Storm

Communication Steroids

What if your boss is dropping f-bombs like crazy? Do you need to follow suit? Part II really should be proper middle finger usage Rock on!

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How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations, with Patricia Fripp

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Expect to bomb — if you’ve not failed somewhere on stage, you’re probably not challenging yourself enough. 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. As a novice, start with best practices from the beginning. Stories do this.

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Green Room Speakers: Anne Hathaway and James Franco: What Not to Do

Green Room Speakers

Their downfall can be summed up in one word: Status. From the moment they stepped on stage, Hathaway and Franco lowered their status.

What's the relationship between confidence and nervousness?

Speak Schmeak

Witness technology failures, lost notes, bombed jokes, mind-blanks, and unexpected questions. What do you think I said?

Storytelling and Empathy take Center Stage at the Watermark Conference for Women

Duarte Blog

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Watermark Conference for Women in San Jose. I left the conference energized and inspired. and Steve Jobs.

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TED Talk falls flat, finds new life as animated presentation

Presentation Zen

However on the day, they bombed." Why did they bomb? Pinker and Goldstein presenting live in 2012 at TED. Watch it below.)

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Reader Q&A: Over-preparing & last-minute speech changes

The Eloquent Woman

I hear two problems here: Last-minute changes and over-preparing. My sense is that looking back, it knocked him off course slightly.

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When the right words create the wrong message

The Presenter's Blog

by Peter Watts. And all that poor Governor Christie had done, was to use a perfectly correct term. What went wrong? Christie gave a passionate speech.

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Inspired to speak: The King's Speech

Speak Schmeak

The suspense is not "Will he stop the villains from dropping the bomb and decimating New York City?!" When he discovers that "Mr. Practice Ha!

Speak Up For Your Business - by Michelle Mazur - Book 22 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

This is even more apparent as she talks about, in Section One, ''The End of Sleazy Selling'' and ''Embracing Your Inner F-bomb''. Love this.

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A low-salt diet: CEO’s tone it down

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The frequency of four-letter words used by captains of industry on analyst conference calls shows a measurable decline in the past 10 years: A kind of periodic table of salty words — the F-bomb, the blasphemous GD, the scatalogical S and […]. Culture Shock! Swearing

Conference notes from #uksgcam2015: Diving into speechwriting

The Eloquent Woman

Last week, I had a deep dive into talking, speaking, and language.and it was all about writing speeches. I can draw a cartoon. Got a panel coming up?