Would you wear clothes that clash?

Speaking about Presenting

So wearing clothes that clash makes me feel uncomfortable. I feel like I’ve got a neon sign on my forehead flashing “Look at me, and judge my choice of clothes.” My mother is an elegant French woman. She taught me how to dress well, and in particular to avoid wearing clashing colors. ” It’s not unlike the feeling that I used to have when standing in front of an audience and delivering a presentation “Look at me, and judge my ability to present.”

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

Clothing distractions and malfunctions

Speak Schmeak

What clothing malfunctions have you experienced? Download audio here. Watching Wanda Sykes the other night on her TV show, I noticed her doing something I've done many times when sitting in front of an audience: Trying to cover the tummy bulge.

Clothing distractions and malfunctions

Speak Schmeak

What clothing malfunctions have you experienced? Download audio here. Watching Wanda Sykes the other night on her TV show, I noticed her doing something I've done many times when sitting in front of an audience: Trying to cover the tummy bulge.

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?

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. 

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.

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.

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How to Dress for a Speech or Presentation | Presentation Skills

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized clothing dress presentations public speaking

2013 52

Rowan Williams: Emperor, Archbishop or Cambridge academic with no clothes?

Max Atkinson

Then there's the Oxbridge version of 'The emperor has no clothes' Having once been a fellow of an Oxford college, I'm depressingly aware that the Cambridge college that's taken the risk of giving him a job will provide a vary safe and comfortable haven for Dr Williams.

How to Dress for Presentations | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized clothes dress image presentation tips public speaking training

2013 52

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. 

1998 40

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.

Never wear a name tag when you speak

Manner of Speaking

It will usually be in a plastic envelope that you attach to your clothing with a pin, or … Continue reading → Delivery lanyard name tag Presentation public speakingIf you are invited to speak at a conference or other event, you will likely receive a name tag when you register.

2018 190

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.

2014 148

Seven Speaking Mistakes Your Audience Won’t Forgive You For

SketchBubble

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 […].

2016 65

Thoughts on Self-Definition

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Be defined, not by the trophies in our cabinet, the money in our bank account; nor the clothes that we wear, or profession that we do. But think and define […]. General Personal Development Random Observations

2015 43

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

2012 156

Knickers to the Red, White & Blue

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This obvious solution to drying clothes en plein air is anathema to [.]. Visiting my home town in the UK last week, I experienced a new perspective on some of the cultural oddities of these United States. For instance, people in England, as elsewhere across the planet, hang their washing to dry outside on clear days. Global Warming clothelines Financial times Hills Hoist

2009 148

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.

2011 133

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.

2011 130

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.

2009 136

An unconventional approach to overcoming the fear of public speaking

Speaking about Presenting

For example, one of the first steps that Marie took was wearing clashing clothes to the supermarket and risking that people might look at her and think she was weird. At the beginning of this year, I was stuck in bed following a major accident. I had a lot of time to think. There was one problem that I turned over in my mind. For 20 years I had run public speaking courses in New Zealand and tried my best to help people overcome the fear of public speaking.

2018 115

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.

2011 133

Air France - French Executives Attacked Over Proposed Job Cuts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They wound up with torn clothes. America isn't the only violent nation. When Air France management discussed in France cutting 2,900 jobs, some workers attacked the brass. The scene was ugly. To save themselves executives scaled a fence. Here is the account from Bloomberg.

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.

2011 130

I don't care about your dreams

Speak Schmeak

I deserve to go to fashion week because my designs transform the way women shop and wear clothes. It's about making clothes that people actually buy. Okay, maybe that's a little harsh, but it's closer to reality than most of us want to acknowledge.

2012 133

Stuff white people like

Speak Schmeak

Here are a couple of representative posts: Dinner Parties T-shirts Recycling Outdoor Performance Clothes Here's the full list of stuff white people like.

2008 130

Physical comfort is overrated

Speak Schmeak

I get very impatient with this whole "comfort issue" with clothing. Yes, you don't feel as comfortable in clothes that fit as you do in your pajamas. I must say, I'm not surprised to hear someone from the fashion industry eschew comfort in clothing.

2010 137

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.

2013 100

Physical comfort is overrated

Speak Schmeak

I get very impatient with this whole "comfort issue" with clothing. Yes, you don't feel as comfortable in clothes that fit as you do in your pajamas. I must say, I'm not surprised to hear someone from the fashion industry eschew comfort in clothing.

2010 133

Barbie Is an Entrepreneur

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tsostsis recalls the era when Barbie said that math is tough and she is concerned about having enough clothes. Will there soon be female entrepreneurs with the power and profile of a Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg?  The new Barbie might make that happen. 

2014 56

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.

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?

2012 75

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.

2016 194

National Speakers Association Convention. On my way.

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Now packing the same fancy clothes for NSA! Just left the Speakers Roundtable meeting in Vancouver. Hosted by Peter Legge and the photograph is from our evening at Joe & Rosalie Segal's. Here I am with Dan Maddux, Executive Director of the American Payroll Association.

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.

2017 77

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!

2013 207

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!

2013 207

New WebDesign, Morristown, NJ - Copywriting Position Requires "Light Cleaning" Skills

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Fortunately, it indicates that casual clothing is allowed. The market for copywriting and other communications talents is surging in demand. Yet, New WebDesign, Morristown, New Jersey, lists on its required skills the ability to do "light cleaning."

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