New year, new clothes

The Presenter's Blog

Guess what happens when old clothes are within easy reach. Old clothes don’t look good on stage unless retro fundamentally links with our image, and then the clothes had better be retro, not merely old! Carry the process right through to the closets and get rid of old clothes. Start the new year with an upgraded look and by donating those old clothes to charity. Presenting Tips From The Top "Peter Watts" clothes presenting public speaking skills what to wear

Presentation Skills - Clothing

Great Public Speaking

Fun presenters can wear fun clothing but within the limits of your industry. I'm not going to pretend to be Mr. Clothes Horse (I've been accused of looking too corporate), but I will offer a few tips that should help you out.

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Public Speaking Tips - Clothing

Great Public Speaking

Fun presenters can wear fun clothing but within the limits of your industry. I'm not going to pretend to be Mr. Clothes Horse (I've been accused of looking too corporate), but I will offer a few tips that should help you out. When presenting, don't wear clothes that are uncomfortable even if they look great. Wear clothes somewhere in the upper fringe of the limits for your industry, i.e., stand out, but not way out. *If

Should I wear a neck-tie for selling diapers?

The Presenter's Blog

For your consideration: Ethos clothing proposition 1: Recognised uniforms boost the pitch. This leads to a second idea about ethos and clothing: Ethos Clothing Proposition 2: Dress to match your audience. by Peter Watts.

Get the best price on technology purchases, clothing — and anything else!

PowerPoint Tips

Do you buy electronics and more on Amazon, Newegg, or other sites? If so, I’d like to introduce you to a new, free service that will help you get the lowest price. Many people don’t realize that prices fluctuate constantly, particularly on websites like Amazon, which allow third party vendors to continually undercut one another.

Imagine your audience fully clothed

Speak Schmeak

Some experts still give the advice to picture the audience in their underwear. I even read an article the other day that suggested imagining them dressed as clowns. What? It takes an enormous amount of energy to actually imagine a group of people in underwear. Are they in boxers or briefs?

Columba Bush - None Of Pat Nixon's Cloth Coat

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Who could be an asset was simple Pat Nixon with her cloth coat. In this time of Radical Savings, Columba, wife of Jeb, could be a liability in Campaign 2016. The Washington Post details Columba's love of five-figure shopping sprees for bling. For these she even travels abroad.

Metail: The clothes bought online may fit, but look terrible

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"   UK company Metail, through a partnership with Warehouse, may solve the problem of ordering clothes online which fit, reports Steve O'Hear of TECH CRUNCH.   Currently, O'Hear tells us that because of bad fits, 70% of clothes purchased online get returned. 

Seven Speaking Mistakes Your Audience Won’t Forgive You For


If this were to actually happen in the real world, and you were to actually walk on stage without any clothes on, the audience would indeed think it […].

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Have you ever been outrageous?

Speak Schmeak

I take great pleasure in watching Kym destroy her perfect makeup, hair and clothing. We were always taught, as little girls (and maybe little boys, too), that there were "good clothes" and "play clothes." One of my favorite guests on Ellen is beauty expert Kym Douglas.

How to Receive a Standing Ovation – Get Naked!

Speaking Freely

I don’t mean take off all your clothes, I mean take off all protection and pretense, and be emotional. A standing ovation is a spontaneous emotional response from an audience that is moved deeply by a speaker or performer. The only way to earn a standing ovation is to get naked! When a presenter [.]. Authenticity public speaking Standing Ovations storytelling Transparency Speaking from the Heart

Yeah, you'd get mad too - Lawyer sues employer for encouraging her to wear woman's clothes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  A lesbian, reports  Zach Lowe in THE AMERICAN LAWYER, Kamps says that the law firm where she had worked from 1998 until January 2009 encouraged her to wear woman's clothes.  Among her lists of grievances in the lawsuit she will file in Manhattan federal court, Julie Kamps claims that her employer Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson remarked about her attire. 

It's hard to be human

Speak Schmeak

I stopped adjusting my behaviors, my voice, my practices, my clothing, my silly faces, my hair, and my way of showing up in the world to make other people happy. Pretending to be a giant at the Christmas tree lot Most of my clients aren't afraid of speaking.

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How to prepare a televised speech, Part (3): clothes, voice, face & furnishings

Max Atkinson

This video clip completes the series celebrating the 30th anniversary of the BBC's classic sit-com Yes Minister/Yes Prime Minister, the first programme of which was broadcast on on 25th February, 1980. If ever there was a programme that matched up to all three of the objectives enshrined in the Royal Charter of the BBC - 'to inform, educate and entertain' - this was surely it.

Vocal, Visual, and Verbal Skills for Executive Presence

Speaking Freely

While appearances are important, your presence is more comprehensive than merely the clothes that you wear. By Self-Expression Center Staff A commonly held misconception about executive presence is that it is all about dressing for the part. Most people won’t be convinced about your leadership until you demonstrate the ability to communicate in a sophisticated […]. The post Vocal, Visual, and Verbal Skills for Executive Presence appeared first on Speaking Freely.

From the vault: A checklist for the speaker's wardrobe

The Eloquent Woman

Here it is: Are my clothes clean, pressed and mended? Do my clothes suit the occasion at which I'm speaking, in terms of formality, what the audience will be wearing or the event itself? Do my clothes fit me?

Fun Friday: Wearing nothing new

Speak Schmeak

I love Jessi Arrington's message in this short TED talk, of an alternative to overconsumption, even if you're a clothes horse. But I also love Jessi's presentation style. She's fun, she's real, she keeps her talk simple, her visuals are engaging, and her points are easy to follow.

How To Prepare For A Job Interview: The Art of the First Interview

Matt Eventoff

Clothing matches (if you aren’t the most fashionable person, ask someone who is!) You do not need to be a model, you do need to be clean, have matching clothes, and have appropriate attire. First and foremost – Be Yourself!

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Samantha Bee on presenting in a comfortable outfit

The Eloquent Woman

And they were like, why don't you just do the show in the clothes that you want to wear? Can you do your next speech in the clothes you want to wear?

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9 ways to use props for maximum impact in your presentations

Speak Schmeak

When she lifts that bag into the air, you can imagine the few items of clothing, maybe a small doll or teddy bear, and the sadness of a child without a permanent home. I watched a speaker prepare for his presentation a few years ago by putting on layers and layers of clothing.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 82)

Manner of Speaking

Clothed in story, Truth knocked again at the villagers’ doors and was readily welcomed into people’s houses. "Shalom" ("Peace") in Hebrew. “Truth, naked and cold, had been turned away from every door in the village. Her nakedness frightened people.

4 Ways to Become a Charismatic Speaker

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Stay away from stylish hairstyles, baggy clothes, and off-putting accessories, especially if the presentation requires formality. Communicating your presentation idea alone won’t be enough to convince your audience.

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Politicians Beware… Appearances Matter!

Matt Eventoff

If your shirt is soiled, suit is stained, shoes are dirty or heavily worn, clothing is heavily wrinkled, food is stuck in your teeth…a camera might be rolling, or shooting. Breaking News: In politics, appearances matter, and a study led by three pretty impressive individuals confirms this yet again. . In Looking Like A Winner: Candidate Appearance and Electoral Success in New Democracies , the team of M.I.T.

Speakers: dress the part

Speak Schmeak

At Ruth Sherman''s recent event, she changed clothes halfway through the day to demonstrate how the way we dress can present different "vibes" to the audience, can influence the mood of the event, and can solidify our personal brand.

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What Should You Wear for that Important Speech?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

If a women dresses in masculine clothes, she’s more likely to be hired.    The clothes make the woman and the man.    But now we have reason to suspect that, if dressing in a white lab coat makes you smarter, other high-status clothing choices will have a similar effect.    A teaching assistant who dresses up will be taken more seriously than one who dresses down. 

Are you motivated or committed?

Speak Schmeak

I frequently don't feel like exercising, but I get up out of my desk chair, put on those workout clothes and I go. I was reading the testimonial this weekend of a women who lost over 100 pounds and is now running marathons and getting certified to become a personal trainer.

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Presentations: What To Wear

Professionally Speaking...

However, in the flurry of pulling content together, finishing slides and producing handouts, we don't always give enough thought to the role our clothes play in our presentation. but choosing appropriate clothing can help you feel more confident in front of an audience and can ensure that your physical appearance is not distracting from your message. Here are some wardrobe tips to keep the focus off your clothing and on what you're saying. Wear comfortable clothing.

Getting out of MY comfort zone

Speak Schmeak

I am so resistant to video; I hate to put on the makeup and change clothes; I stress about the lighting and positioning, and I can never think of a good location to shoot from.

Think less. Act more.

Speak Schmeak

The moment I saw the sun, I raced to my workout clothes and was down at the stadium in no time. My latest bulletin board addition Yesterday I came across a blog post by social media expert Mari Smith , about her use of an annual one-word theme to guide her through the year.

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How can you positively frame your core message?

More than PowerPoint...

I am a wolf in sheep’s clothing: don’t trust me. A number of people and organizations have gone out of their way lately to tell me that they are non-violent. They remind me of people who go out of their way to tell me that they are not racists. Not sexists. Not homophobic.

The Nonverbal Communication Book TOC

The Communication Blog

Clothing. Cosmetic Clothing. Message Sending Clothing. Identifying Clothing ]. Clothing the Superhero. Illustrating the Functions of Clothing. Clothing Appropriateness. Here is the Table of Contents for The Nonverbal Communication Book. The Nonverbal Communication Book. Contents in Brief. Welcome to The Nonverbal Communication Book. Part One. Foundations of Nonverbal Communication. Introducing Nonverbal Communication. Part Two.

A checklist for the speaker's wardrobe

The Eloquent Woman

Here it is: Are my clothes clean, pressed and mended? Do my clothes suit the occasion at which I'm speaking? Do my clothes fit me?

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Clothes make the. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog. But you won''t miss a thing, since I''m summarizing that extra content and putting it here on the blog for all readers to see.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

It's a great way to expand your public speaking knowledge: The uniform: Switching to men's clothing taught me that the world doesn't want women to get too comfortable goes double for women speakers.

Need a Remote for Your Next PowerPoint Presentation? There’s an App for That

DeFinis Communications

I go through remotes faster than infants outgrow clothes. I work with many people who give PowerPoint presentations. And no matter how experienced they are, invariably a few of them forget to bring (or don’t own) a remote control for advancing their PowerPoint slides.

How you present yourself is in the details

Speak Schmeak

If you were going to work or to a meeting, did you give some thought to your clothing choices (of course, you may be sitting at your computer in your pajamas with no outside appointments today, and if so, I understand). Did you brush your teeth today? Did you brush your hair?

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 65)

Manner of Speaking

“The moment our discourse rises above the ground line of familiar facts, and is inflamed with passion or exalted by thought, it clothes itself in images. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American Essayist, Philosopher and Poet.

Janet Yellen’s Double-Bluff of Darkness

The Presenter's Blog

If your opponent is using the skotison double-bluff, then remember the fable of the Emperor’s new clothes , state “Hang-on a moment, I’m a little confused”, and it will be miraculously revealed that your opponent has no argument. by Peter Watts Paskale.

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