PowerPoint Tip: Photo Best Practices

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

If you see a photo in your company brochure that would really work well in your presentation, check out the tip in the article on using the Snapshot tool of Adobe Acrobat to grab the photo from the PDF version of the brochure. 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.

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Your Dog, The Speech Coach

DeFinis Communications

When you have an important speech to deliver it’s critical to practice out loud at least three times. Typically, I recommend that you practice alone in a room, or in front of a mirror, or in front of a friend, family member or colleague. I don’t believe I’ve ever recommended practicing your speech in front of your trusted canine but apparently I’ve been missing out on a great resource.

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How to Develop an Effective Lead Generation Strategy

SlideModel

An “offer” can be anything from a free whitepaper, report, eBook, to an industry survey, free assessment report or a service brochure and so on. Getting plenty of traffic does not automatically equals sales and profits.

12for12 April Challenge: Review Your Image

Speak Schmeak

You have a whole month to practice! Here are some similar questions to the web questions above: Are your cards, brochures and handouts free of typos, grammatical errors and design flaws? If you don't know how to design a business card or brochure, hire someone.

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Famous Speech Friday: Ida Tarbell's 1916 "Industrial idealism"

The Eloquent Woman

Around 1916, she was on the speaker circuit, represented by the Affiliated Lyceum Bureaus of America, speaking on issues surrounding World War I, with a focus on the home front and her specialty, scrutiny of industrial practices.

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Personal Kaizen: 15 Tips for your continuous improvement

Presentation Zen

Says Matthew May, in his book The Elegant Solution: Toyota’s Formula for Mastering Innovation , “Kaizen is one of those magical concepts that is at once a philosophy, a principle, a practice, and a tool.” All you need to do is practice and enjoy the journey. Kaizen (??)

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Interview: Jane Atkinson - The Wealthy Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Focus on your speech: "No fancy brochure or website can overcome a mediocre speech." In my case, I have my consulting fees and more recently the recorded webinars, workbooks and clinics ranging in price from $39 - $499 available on Practical Social Networking. NSA/NC September Meeting September marks the start a new year of meetings for the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA/NC).

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12for12 April Challenge: Review Your Image

Speak Schmeak

You have a whole month to practice! Here are some similar questions to the web questions above: Are your cards, brochures and handouts free of typos, grammatical errors and design flaws? If you don't know how to design a business card or brochure, hire someone. First impressions are important ; sometimes your business card -- lying on a table amongst other cards and brochures -- is the first and only impression a prospect gets.

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Interview: Jane Atkinson - The Wealthy Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Focus on your speech: "No fancy brochure or website can overcome a mediocre speech." In my case, I have my consulting fees and more recently the recorded webinars, workbooks and clinics ranging in price from $39 - $499 available on Practical Social Networking. NSA/NC September Meeting September marks the start a new year of meetings for the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA/NC).

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6 Effective Ways to Make Money As a Professional Speaker

Pivotal Public Speaking

Not only will they benefit from your talent but you will have the opportunity to practice and enhance your skills. Contact the public relations officer and provide them a copy of your brochure and portfolio. In reality only a small percentage of people earn a living as a professional speaker. Generally, these are individuals who enjoy being in front of an audience, are experts in their niche and have highly developed speaking skills.

Alan Weiss and Patricia Fripp "The Odd Couple" set a date!

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

" Our promotional brochures read "Come and hear them agree and disagree on the topics that matter most to you." Initially, we printed a brochure, but we no longer need to do that. One partner might provide background and the other practical how-to's. Dates for The Odd Couple Marketing and Strategy seminar are set for June 12-13, 2010. This is the popular seminar I deliver with Alan Weiss. He is the author of 32 books and a real consultants consultant.

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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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link] 33 reviews of Ravitch''s Reign of Error for the love of learning blog by Joe Bower September 18, 2013 [link] Whitney Tilson Blasts Education Company K12 The education activist and hedge fund manager is taking a major stand against the online education and tech company by publicly shorting its stock, calling K12’s practices and academic results “dismal.” Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 5, 2013: School Funding shouldn't depend upon how powerful your legislator is – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. 23rd

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link] Mexico Passes a Weakened Bill to Evaluate Teachers New York Times By KARLA ZABLUDOVSKY Published: September 4, 2013 MEXICO CITY — Mexico took a major step this week toward instituting evaluations of public schoolteachers and ending their practice of buying and inheriting their posts, but analysts said violent protests by teachers had led Congress to include provisions in the new legislation that might undermine the overhaul.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 4, 2013: PA One of Only Three States Without an Education Funding Formula – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. 23rd

Speaking Of...

The report shows that Pennsylvania is in the minority when it comes to basic budgeting practices used by most states. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

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We know that much work remains, which is why we are increasing the use of restorative practices and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 6, 2013: Pennsylvania is a national poster child for why charter schools need better oversight

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Now we have years of practical experience showing what works and what needs to be fixed. Detractors claim Dr. Trombetta has misused the public''s money and engaged in a range of questionable business practices at his booming Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School and affiliated entities. link] Forging a practical path to pension reform: Glen Grell By Patriot-News Op-Ed By Glen R. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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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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They are opposed to the practice for an array of reasons, including the stress they believe it brings on young students, discomfort with tests being used to gauge teacher performance, fear that corporate influence is overriding education, and concern that test prep is narrowing curricula down to the minimum needed to pass an exam. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Research the topic The most entertaining panels have a dash of debate, look at an issue from many angles, practical steps to get started, and tell a few jokes. There is a very thin division between this and a vendor pitch, so it’s best to remember that a panel is more like a white paper, not a brochure. That’s a best practice, as then the audience may create several tags –causing confusion.

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

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link] Just in case you thought that proven best practices had anything to do with federal education policy…… “I won’t mention the irony in the fact that department spends millions on school reform that has no proven record of success but ran out of cash for its Doing What Works website.” Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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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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In the course syllabus, there are a dozen suggestions, but students--all practicing K-12 educators--are free to find and share others, posting their thoughts about the discourse they find. Frustrated at being left out of a dialogue where their hard-won practice expertise is undervalued, even scorned. s aggressive recruiting practices have led to poor academic performance and high dropout rates, he said. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 2, 2013: Trombetta & Assocs. $88K to make the world friendlier for cybercharters

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