12for12 April Challenge: Review Your Image

Speak Schmeak

Now, for our fourth challenge: Review Your Image. I'm going to start this post with the shocking lack of attention I see every day to professional image: clothes that don't fit; an e-mail full of typos; disheveled hair; a website that looks like it was built by a 5-year-old; a voice mail message spoken so fast, I can't understand the phone number; a week or more response time to a phone message. Review Your Image Challenge 1. Do your clothes fit properly ?

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12for12 April Challenge: Review Your Image

Speak Schmeak

Now, for our fourth challenge: Review Your Image. I'm going to start this post with the shocking lack of attention I see every day to professional image: clothes that don't fit; an e-mail full of typos; disheveled hair; a website that looks like it was built by a 5-year-old; a voice mail message spoken so fast, I can't understand the phone number; a week or more response time to a phone message. Review Your Image Challenge 1. Do your clothes fit properly ?

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Upgrade Your Style for the Stage with Anne Morrissey

Speaker Launcher

Listen the podcast below: Watch the video podcast: Highlights you won’t want to miss: * How important is image on stage? The difference between wearing clothes and being dressed. Besides being a Personal Stylist, Anne is also a sought-after Speaker, a Corporate Trainer, and Author. She teaches her clients how to succeed in a world where time is sparse, impressions count more than ever, and your image can make or break you.

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Are you on fire?

Speak Schmeak

Nicole Clancy , a personal trainer, created a game show-type poster with the top ten excuses people give for not exercising. Valerie Burns , an image consultant, handed out a quiz for each of us to assess our own effectiveness and comfort level with our professional appearance and relationship with our closets. At yesterday's referrals group meeting, everyone was on fire !

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Are you on fire?

Speak Schmeak

Nicole Clancy , a personal trainer, created a game show-type poster with the top ten excuses people give for not exercising. Valerie Burns , an image consultant, handed out a quiz for each of us to assess our own effectiveness and comfort level with our professional appearance and relationship with our closets. At yesterday's referrals group meeting, everyone was on fire !

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5 Ways to spiff up your act, BBC America-style

Speak Schmeak

She gives the shop a makeover , removing outdated clothing and art, painting, refurnishing and giving the space a rebirth. She occasionally changes the shop name altogether if it doesn't fit with the shop's new image and focus. Mary is a consultant, a coach, an educator, a trainer and a support person. Download audio here.

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5 Ways to spiff up your act, BBC America-style

Speak Schmeak

She gives the shop a makeover , removing outdated clothing and art, painting, refurnishing and giving the space a rebirth. She occasionally changes the shop name altogether if it doesn't fit with the shop's new image and focus. Mary is a consultant, a coach, an educator, a trainer and a support person. Download audio here.

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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. Rather than mentally stripping (pardon the pun) audience members of dignity so you can feel better, concentrate instead on lifting your own self-image. She travels nationally as a highly-rated conference speaker, trainer and coach. Happy Monday! I got up and dressed early for a meeting, and now the meeting's been cancelled.

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Fact & fiction about body language 1: Folded arms, defensiveness and the Mehrabian myth

Max Atkinson

The trouble is that many trainers seem all too ready to accept and propagate a more rigid doctrine, in which things like folded arms are assigned a single, unambiguous and unvarying meaning in all situations. Nor, on the several occasions when I have asked lecturers or trainers who have presented it unquestioningly as ‘fact’, has any of them ever been able to cite the source, or to provide any further details about the original study.

Everything I Know About Presentations, I Learned in Theatre School

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Like your clothes, they provide context and framing for your message. I keep saying this , but here it is again: clothes are costumes, and costumes are powerful symbols. Whether you’re speaking to six of your colleagues or 600 strangers, your clothes matter. People are looking at you for a while–even if they don’t process your clothes consciously, they’ll do so in the background cycles of their brain. images to communicate your message.

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Power Presentations Tip 37: Start with the Right Picture

Executive Speech Coach

George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer. That image grabbed your attention, engaged you and triggered your emotions. That image can help explain your message. Important point The image that counts is the one in the minds of your listeners - not necessarily what they see with their eyes. Before and after image Show the pain or problem. Nothing beats a colorful story for planting strong images in the minds of listeners.

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Picture Your Audience in Their Underwear

Executive Speech Coach

George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer. In this case the naked doesn’t mean without clothes. Instead we attempt to interpret the words, sounds and images that we observe. The better that you manage the words, sounds and images that your audience observes the more control you will have over your presentations results.

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