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London workshop: Creating a TED-quality talk, April 3

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That's a much shorter, more focused session, and will not replicate the contents of the 3 April workshop in London. Read on for the details!

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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?

What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

I admit it; I get a little bent out of shape at the title "World's Best" or "World Champion" when it's thrown around willy-nilly. Or coming in second.

Getting Hired to Speak: What's Their Why?

Speak and Deliver

Breakout sessions, individual follow-up, a book they may want to see for themselves, and offer to their attendees. What do you say?

You're not just competing with other speakers

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Conference attendees will choose which breakout sessions to attend based on the description of your workshop and their needs and goals.

Only 2 days left to get 20% off all coaching services

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Giving a breakout session in February? The 20%-off special to celebrate my fifth anniversary in business ends on October 31. No problem!

NY Speechwriters Conference Debrief 2 of 3

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Likewise, in a parallel breakout, Gotham Ghostwriters founder Dan Gerstein addressed the value of freelancers sharing rate information.

Rehashing old content at the same venue?

Speak Schmeak

The conference attracts many of the same people year after year, as it's local and sponsored by an organization on the campus of UCSB.

Public Speaking: Words.

Great Public Speaking

For example, in Australia, "breakout sessions" are called "syndicates." Terminology is different in most areas of the world even if the language is English. Highly tested humor that would work anywhere in the U.S. may fall flat in another country simply because the audience doesn't understand one of the words. It was hilarious.

Time Flies When You're Having Fun.

Speak and Deliver

Nearly a month since my last post? Doesn''t feel like it, that''s for sure. Indeed - I completely understand. So what have I been busying my time with?

IABC 2013 World Conference: NYC

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Taking place at the Hilton New York, 23-26 June, more than 1500 communication professionals from around the world are expected to attend with over 70 breakout sessions in seven tracks scheduled. l’ll be doing a session on speechwriting. Early bird registration for 2013 World Conference. Robert Reiss, host of The CEO Show.

The Amazing World of Speechwriting

OnSpeechwriting

And I delivered a workshop, a breakout session and was on a panel. But the whole conference began with a great keynote. Maybe.

Public Speaking: Listen To Everyone

Great Public Speaking

In particular, don't miss the keynote or general session speakers. I'll never forget many years ago I was doing a breakout session for a big real estate company. We then went to the closing general session an hour later, the big shot keynote speaker made a fool of himself by using material I had gone over already.

Public Speaking : LISTEN TO EVERYONE

Great Public Speaking

In particular, don't miss the keynote or general session speakers. I'll never forget many years ago I was doing a breakout session fora big real estate company. We then went to the closing general session an hour later, the big shot keynote speaker made a fool of himself by using material I had gone over already.

Public Speaking: Nervousness is good!

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

My breakout session From Good to Great to Awesome had standing room only. Public Speaking: Nervousness is good!   If you’re nervous when you get up to speak, good! It’s the price you pay for being a race horse instead of a cow.  When you rehearse and you prepare, nerves are evidence that you care.

Signature Speeches

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Most professional speakers become SME's, or so-called Subject Matter Experts, in certain fields, and are able to offer these topics as either a keynote or breakout session speech. This is the time of year I am working on speaking dates for spring 2010. Deciding what to offer as a topic is something that is always chaleenging.

Announcing the Worst Conference Experience Ever Contest

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  A particularly stupid theme or breakout session?  Recently, I called for an improvement in the way conferences are run and pointed out that the current downturn is an opportunity to make some long-overdue changes in conference behavior.    Conferences should tell coherent stories, not fill endless time slots.

What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

I admit it; I get a little bent out of shape at the title "World's Best" or "World Champion" when it's thrown around willy-nilly. Or coming in second.

It is Not Your Clients' Job to Know How They Can Hire You Again

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

During the smaller presentation skills breakout sessions Patricia will be hands on and offer specific speaking suggestions to your attendees.

Can you change the world in 15 minutes?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  This is a great book for mid-level executives, speakers preparing to lead breakout sessions, speakers in internal meetings – the great silent majority of speeches given in a thousand companies around the world every day.    Let me say from the outset that I love just about everything about this book. 

Does Your Speaking Menu Look Delicious?

Speaker Launcher

a Championship Team’ breakout to further hit home. with a breakout session or workshop, offer up a. Have you ever been to a restaurant where they. matched the food with the wine that they. recommend? Yum, love that! And it makes it. easier for you, the customer. with keynotes and workshops. And why not make it delicious?

Q&A – Don’t lose control of your presentation

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

It doesn’t apply to small meetings, like conference breakout sessions or boardroom new business pitches, where the tone is more interactive.

How to develop a paid public speaking career – VII: Those FAQs

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Start out with a breakout session, and work your way up.  I’m closing out this series on your paid public speaking career with some FAQs.    1.    So I need a book – can I self-publish? The answer is no.    Then there are writers of popular and influential books.    2. 

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 21, 2013: School Funding Formula Press Event on Monday 9/23 at 11:30 am Capitol Rotunda

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The group is slated to highlight problems schools face due to state funding cuts and the absence of a "rational" education funding formula as they call on lawmakers to make the issue their top priority in the fall legislative session, organizers said. The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 20, 2013: If you are involved with policy regarding charter schools you need to read SRC member Joseph Dworetsky’s lucid analysis of their financial impact on school districts (and taxpayers).

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WHYY Newsworks By Dave Davies September 19, 2013 The Pennsylvania Legislature returns to session next week. The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions. Are you a member? Have your friends and colleagues? I wanted to compliment you on the piece you wrote about the budget gap. 15 from 1 – 4:30 p.m.

ION Digital " Blog Archive " How Speakers Can Manage Twitter- and Live to Talk About it

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This will be more true of workshops, training and breakout sessions vs big keynotes. Guess what? You’ve got company. But it’s coming.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 25, 2013: Ed Policy Roundup Hiatus

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The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions. On Sunday and Monday, our features include keynote presentations by Chris Lehmann and ASCD Author Dr. Connie Moss, as well as numerous breakout sessions on PA’s most timely topics. Are you a member? million or both. Dumaresq said. Legal Update).

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 24, 2013: Education advocates demand equitable school funding formula

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We went together to call on our state legislators to put public school funding at the top of their priority list for this year''s legislative session. The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions. Are you a member? Their diagnosis of the problem is 100 percent accurate. Why not Pennsylvania ?"

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 23, 2013: With lawmakers returning, it's time to stand up for public education

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education activists plan plea for more funding WHYY Newsworks By Mary Wilson, @marywilson September 23, 2013 Education advocates will welcome Pennsylvania lawmakers back to Harrisburg Monday for the fall session with a reminder that they need more money. The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 18, 2013: Pew Poll: With education cuts Philly is eating its own young. "Gov. Corbett's main focus is to ensure that students in the district have access to the best education possible," said Timothy Eller, a spokesman for the state Education Department.

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The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions. On Sunday and Monday, our features include keynote presentations by Chris Lehmann and ASCD Author Dr. Connie Moss, as well as numerous breakout sessions on PA’s most timely topics. Are you a member? Have your friends and colleagues? link] U.S.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 17, 2013: “Anyone want to see the “crisis in American education”? Come see how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is denying a thorough and efficient education to the children of Pittsburgh.”

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The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions. On Sunday and Monday, our features include keynote presentations by Chris Lehmann and ASCD Author Dr. Connie Moss, as well as numerous breakout sessions on PA’s most timely topics. Are you a member? Have your friends and colleagues? attorney J.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 16, 2013: Since 1991-92 there has been no set formula for providing funds for PA schools. 65% of all funds now distributed in this school year are based on statistics from the 1989-90 school year.

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link] Bill would tweak executive session rules By Brad Hundt Editorial Page Editor bhundt@observer-reporter.com Sep 13, 2013 at 9:54 pm State Rep. However, Saccone, and other supporters of the bill, believe that the regulations are drawn too broadly and that, sometimes, the discussion within executive sessions can wander into other areas.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 14, 2013: It’s not just the Basic Education Subsidy. There was almost $227 million in the PA budget’s Charter Reimbursement line before it was zeroed out. Zero, zip, zilch….

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The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions. On Sunday and Monday, our features include keynote presentations by Chris Lehmann and ASCD Author Dr. Connie Moss, as well as numerous breakout sessions on PA’s most timely topics. Are you a member? Zero, zip, zilch…. We can help! A U.S. he said.

Business of Software Blog: How to get a speaking slot at a conference

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 19, 2013: Ravitch and Rhee: Two Near-Opposite Views for Fixing Philadelphia Schools

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Micek | jmicek@pennlive.com on September 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM , Glen Grell offered little more than a shrug and a laugh when he was asked what he expected as state lawmakers wrap up the world’s longest summer vacation and finally return to voting sessions on Monday. “I Are you a member? Have your friends and colleagues? Micek By John L.

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Speaking for Dollars by Vickie Sullivan

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1: From workshops to keynotes Because of tight budgets and more interest from nonprofessional speakers, most concurrent sessions and teaching seminars at association conventions and trade shows are filled with vendors, members and other nonpaid experts. A keynote speech and a session workshop are two completely different animals.

The Art of Butts in Chairs | chrisbrogan.com

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Hash tags on each session as well as the event might help. It’s a kind of ecosystem. Companies aren’t exactly sending them any more.