Speak Schmeak is the blog of public speaking coach Lisa Braithwaite: Hecklers, the original backchannel

Speak Schmeak

For more on heckling, see these posts: Heckle schmeckle When audience members attack Navigating controversy And here's a free handout on dealing with hecklers , a compilation of suggestions by readers of SpeakerNet News. Download audio here.

Cool Tools I Use and Love

Communication Steroids

I got to thinking the other day that I’ve never actually compiled a list of those tools and posted it. Our 8-part audio program has shown to be one of the most effective ways you can improve your public speaking and communication skills without actually hiring a personal coach.

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The Shy Speakers' Guide on Facebook!

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Categories Articles Body Language Coaching Communicating with Children Dealing with People Effective Emceeing (Tips!) And to celebrate this launch, I’m going to release my latest compilation of speaking tips and techniques (with bonus resources) that will be free for you to download!

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Happy New Year of Journaling in Scrivener

More than PowerPoint...

Cultivating the ‘enter once’ habit will help you if you decide to compile.). I refined my … Coaching content ideasI keep a daily journal in Scrivener. I’ve been writing in a personal journal every morning for decades now.

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If you don't want the relationship, don't ask for the favor: Part 2

Speak Schmeak

I decided to add a Part 2 to my post If you don't want the relationship, don't ask for the favor after a recent experience where I gave a group of people a compilation of resources that they requested, and not a single person responded, even to let me know they had received it.

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5 ways to stop repeating the same mistakes

Speak Schmeak

Here's a great compilation of responses on SpeakerNet News on how to handle negative evaluations.) Here's a great post on who hires a coach. Tags: The Business of Coaching Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Taking Risks

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Would people tell you if you sucked?

Speak Schmeak

Here's a compilation of responses from speakers about how they deal with a negative evaluation. Hire a coach Elite athletes at the top of their game still rely on coaches to help them refine their skills and get the most out of their natural abilities.

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Speaking PowerPoint by Bruce Gabrielle — A review

PowerPoint Tips

Throughout, Bruce threads stories of managers who need to present, usually on marketing proposals, and how they coach their subordinates to improve their slides. The compilation of research that the author used to back up his points is impressive. Speaking PowerPoint: The new language of business , by Bruce Gabrielle is an important book. Why do I say that? It covers “boardroom presentations&# exclusively.

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ON THE SPEAKER INTRODUCTION

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

Here are tips compiled (by speaker Jeff Davidson)over the years from various masters: Recognize that a good introduction must both set the stage and put the audience at ease. The Coach suggests. We’ve all been there: listening to someone totally botch our introduction to an audience. Now is a time to revisit your approach to your speaker introduction and how you support your introducer.

The Epic Keynote - a Review

Speak and Deliver

Atkinson seems more intent on compiling wisdom than chronicling her own. It also talks about technology, storytelling, speaker's bureaus, and other ancillary aspects of the business, including finding a coach.

Would people tell you if you sucked?

Speak Schmeak

Here's a compilation of responses from speakers about how they deal with a negative evaluation. Hire a coach Elite athletes at the top of their game still rely on coaches to help them refine their skills and get the most out of their natural abilities.

2011 141

10 Crazy Things To Try With Your PowerPoint Presentation In 2009

The Public Speaking Blog

Interestingly enough, quite a number of speech coaches vehemently believe that your powerpoint presentation has to change too! and compile them into a flipchart. Your (Crazy) Public Speaking Coach.

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150+ Free PowerPoint Slides to Make Great Visually Appealing Presentations

SlideModel

Here is a compilation of some of our top free PowerPoint slide designs that you can use the next time you need to make a business presentation. As our content catalog has grown, we have started to publish free PowerPoint slides every new week.

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Bring Your Audience into Your World with Stories

Communication Steroids

According to Scott Ginsberg, The Nametag Guy , you should compile fifty of your own stories. But the idea is to just start compiling stories – no matter what they’re about. In these 30-minute audio recordings, WE ARE your coaches!

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Speaking With Humor: Irony

Speak and Deliver

It says "compiled and Edited by Rich Hopkins" - a typo in the very line identifying me as the editor. Third - get a coach who edits for content, not just grammar - a creative coach.

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From the vault: 16 #publicspeaking tips for eloquent scientists

The Eloquent Woman

That's the big reason the TEDMED conference sought me out for coaching its speakers, many of whom are physicians, scientists, or health professionals.) in all ebook formats, it's like having a coach with whom you can prepare and bring on stage with you

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Behind the scenes of a championship speech

Speak Schmeak

Rich Hopkins has compiled into his book, " Win, Place & Show ," speeches from the top three finishers in the 2006 Toastmasters International's World Championship of Public Speaking: Ed Hearn, Douglas Wilson and himself.

2008 130

Blog carnival: What do speechwriters want to know from speakers?

The Eloquent Woman

Here's how it works: Speechwriters, speaking coaches or speakers who have worked with speechwriters are invited to post on their own blogs about what's most helpful to share with speechwriters.

If you're a professional speaker, who is your customer?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  I've misplaced the original source of this list, so apologies to the compiler -- and thanks.    If you are the compiler and see this, please send me a link to you and I'll add it in!  Marcus Buckingham (executive coaching, strengths-driven performance, leadership; tmbc.com) ??James Mike Ditka (former coach of NFL's Chicago Bears; mikeditka.com )??Dr. Patricia Fripp (executive speech coach, presentation-skills trainer; fripp.com) ??Dr.

August's top 10 public speaking tips and topics

The Eloquent Woman

It compiles new and old posts to give you a set of resources and inspiration in one location. Then join The Eloquent Woman on Facebook , a vibrant community that gets to discuss these topics before they appear on the blog; or contact me about your public speaking training and coaching needs.

The quest to find women's speeches: 23 Famous Speech Fridays

The Eloquent Woman

Speaking coaches, speechwriters, and would-be speakers keep writing to me asking where they can find famous speeches by women. And after working to compile these series, I have a few ideas about why they're having so much trouble.

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What's next for Famous Speech Friday & The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

Not long after I started this blog, I started hearing from speaker coaches and speakers asking for good examples of speeches by women other than Eleanor Roosevelt and Barbara Jordan. Posts that help compile the Index in this way will be alternating with regular Famous Speech Friday posts.

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Beachcombing and the rule of three

The Eloquent Woman

On my way to Brussels to chair the European Speechwriters Network conference , I stopped in England and had the chance to visit speaker coach Peter Botting at his home near the beach in Sussex.

2013 79

Tip bonanza: Top 10 posts & guest posts on The Eloquent Woman 2015

The Eloquent Woman

Coaching a cadre of speakers to give TED-quality talks shares a case study for my work coaching groups of executives to give short talks in the style of TED, and transform their presentation style at the same time.

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Presentation: Quotes & Insights

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation: Quotes & Insights Compiled for you by George Torok Enjoy and repeat (with accreditation) these quotes and insights on communication. George Torok, Executive Speech Coach George Torok Executive Speech Coach Presentation Skills Training Motivational Speaker Executive Speech Coach, Business presentation tips from George Torok, the Speech Coach for Executives.

2008 40

How to Speak & Offend Part IV of IV: 9 More Ways to Offend the Audience

Speak and Deliver

Rather than let those ideas flounder in the Twitter, Facebook, and blog comment world, I''ve compiled them below. As legendary coach Dan Reeves once said - "Never Let ''em See You Sweat". The Best Defense is a Good Offense.

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Hecklers, the original backchannel

Speak Schmeak

For more on heckling, see these posts: Heckle schmeckle When audience members attack Navigating controversy And here's a free handout on dealing with hecklers , a compilation of suggestions by readers of SpeakerNet News. Download audio here.

The all-in-one for eloquent scientists: Resources and role models

The Eloquent Woman

Here's an all-in-one resource compiling our posts about becoming an eloquent scientist--or just clearer when you're sharing a lot of data and details: Brr-illiant tips for technical speakers from a TED Talk on Antarctica : They come from a talk by Wall Street Journal reporter Robert Lee Hotz.

2011 106

Re-Learning for the Very First Time: A Review of 'resonate', by.

Speak and Deliver

Followers Subscribe To Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments Rich Hopkins Speaker, Author, Communications Coach CLICK image to purchase!

2010 88

11 speaker bureaus open doors for women

The Eloquent Woman

Here's a compilation of 11 bureaus in 7 subject categories to get you started. For many women focused on public speaking, half the battle is getting an invitation to speak.

Chairing a conference: How did I do? Lessons for chairs from #esnbxl

The Eloquent Woman

Get coached: I''ve already shared what it was like to get coached for this big task , and the coaching continued as I made last-minute adjustments based on seeing the space in person for the first time. (My "You are going to tell us how it went, aren''t you?"

2013 95

Sales Mastery: Are you shooting yourself in the foot?

SpeakerSue Says...

Here it is… Hey Sue, Just following up on last weeks email regarding sending you my new CD – and Happy New Year Present to your Coaching Business to ensure. 2010 is the year you start generating passive income from the coaching space. But because I am eating all of the cost for you… I have made it an extremely limited offer… For the sceptic in you, yes the internet works for coaches to generate leads, close sales and facilitate the coaching process -.

A Public Speaking Blog for the Speaking Public

Speak and Deliver

Speak & Deliver will also be devoted to providing access to outside resources, and compiling as much Public Speaking education as I can fit on the infinite landscape of the Internet. For this, or, of course, coaching services, e-mail me, or comment below. Speaking Coach or Toastmasters?

2009 63

Speaking Business

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Meaning to maximize every presentation, whether is be with follow-up coaching, products, subscriptionsHis advice is well founded, in that each of us CAN add more value to the talk  whether a coach, trainer, or keynoter.

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PowerPoint: Sometimes You Have to Laugh to Keep from Crying

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Categories Articles Body Language Coaching Communicating with Children Dealing with People Effective Emceeing (Tips!) McMillan has compiled his own data and shares some of it below in what he calls the Users Guide to Life. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS! NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!:

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Top 10 Best Presentations Ever at KnowHR Blog

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Rene Glembotzky Sep 12th, 2007 It’s a great article - if you watch them bright-eyed you can save a lot of money for your communication coach My favorites are Guy Kawasaki and Seth Godin - don’t miss to watch their presentations… Vik Sep 29th, 2007 Jep, i like them them the most as well. This list was compiled over 2 years ago. Top Ten Best Presentations Ever This compilation from KnowHR highlights a diverse selection of presentations from Martin Luther [.] [.]

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Essential Elements for Effective Evaluation « The Shy Speaker's.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Categories Articles Body Language Coaching Communicating with Children Dealing with People Effective Emceeing (Tips!) Yes, it’s taken me close to 2 years to compile and distill them, so rest assured they’re good stuff! Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS! NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!:

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13 Lessons (& Tips) Learned Launching an eBook

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I’m launching a FreeBook in July(ish) - a compilation of the fiction from The Casual Observer ( [link] ) along with some bonus stories that won’t be on the site. How about offering a series of 2-3 coaching teleconferences in the next month or two?

2009 58

Power Moves! – 5 Tips to Make Body Language Work for You! « The.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Categories Articles Body Language Coaching Communicating with Children Dealing with People Effective Emceeing (Tips!) Therefore, to help you understand what I’m really driving at, and to cater to your interest in knowing and explore morning “styles&# of holding your idle hands when they’re idle, I’ve compiled a simple picture list of how you go about keeping your hands occupied when they have nothing to do – all the while looking professional!

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