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. We wear them.

June's top 10 public speaking tips and issues

The Eloquent Woman

It's got a 2-page free download of questions to ask yourself before any speaking situation, from small meeting to big speech. Wardrobe lessons from a woman who packed only underwear for TED will wow you with its color and humor--but a serious message is underlying those layers of clothing. The sushi of speaking: 7 bite-sized ideas to get you speech-ready revised a classic post from the vault so it's updated to get you ready to speak.

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12 ways to get the most out of a speaking or presentation training session

The Eloquent Woman

I'll be leading the "Good on Your Feet" workshop on dynamic speaking skills next week--you have signed up, haven't you?--and Here are a dozen things you can do to make sure you can get the most out of your next presentation or public speaking training session. If your visual image is of concern, wear what you'd wear to a presentation. At a minimum, you'll get to experience what it means to be in the shoes (and clothes) you chose.

The Social Media Site You May Not Know About

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do The Social Media Site You May Not Know About by Roger Pike on June 1, 2010 I thought I knew a lot about social media. When you log on for the first time, your computer screens fills with the image of some newbie information center.

Public speaking vs. death

Speak Schmeak

I think I'll get into my workout clothes, so I'll be ready to go when it's time. I've written before about most of these mistaken beliefs about public speaking, as they are major pet peeves of mine, but please make a special note of the first one in the article. Here's what she told me in an e-mail: "I have a standing offer to all my participants: Bring me a current, scientifically credible study showing that public speaking is the #1 fear and I'll give you $100.

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Everything I Know About Presentations, I Learned in Theatre School

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DarrenBarefoot.com Contact Jobs Speaking About Home September 3rd, 2007 Filed under: Mixed Bag , Technology , The Arts 71 Comments » Everything I Know About Presentations, I Learned in Theatre School An Unlikely Education I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, and was inspired to get it done by Merlin Mann’s recent piece about improving his use of PowerPoint. I learned a lot of good public speaking practices from theatre school.

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Famous Speech Friday: Aimee Semple McPherson's speech in a speakeasy

The Eloquent Woman

But she did more than speak and promote her Pentecostal message. Contrary to her loudspeaker image, this is a quiet and legendary speech. A reporter called out, with whatever sardonic intent, that she should be invited to speak. Then she said: 'Behind all these beautiful clothes, behind these good times, in the midst of your lovely buildings and shops and pleasures, there is another life. What do you think about her speaking?