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Being There, Before You’re There

Manner of Speaking

Last year, I had the pleasure of working with Rui and João when I spoke at the Effective Communication 2010 conference in Porto, Portugal. Recently, João posted photos of the speaking venue at the upcoming conference on the District 59 Spring Conference Facebook Page.

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Dump the Mystery Shop to Build More Sales

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A new client was explaining how customer-centric his luxury brand is, yet customers, when queried, weren’t exactly feeling the love – nor selecting his hotel. and How many rooms will be required?'”

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Are your site inspections losing the business?

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Are we the only hotel you’re considering? At this point, determining the best wedding venue is most important. “I’m sorry but this room is set for a meeting so you may not be able to envision your wedding but believe me, it’s really beautiful,” doesn’t cut it. One sales person told us that if we choose her venue, we can feel confident because we get her.

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Superior Presentations 66: Start Your Presentation on Time

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If your meeting is in a conference center or hotel, ensure that there are clear directions from the main entrances to your meeting room. Check with the venue staff. Check the room and test your equipment Visit the presentation room before anyone arrives. Get into the room and get comfortable with it. At least plan to arrive one hour before the program begins so you can get into the empty room.

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Twitter Tips for Speakers: Before, During & After the Event

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Find some interesting facts about the city, the venue, the organization and pass those along. Follow up with a tweet or two about what you learned from the conference and how much you enjoyed yourself, the city, the venue, the people you met, the hotel, etc.

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Be empowering - My goal with building events is to put the right people together in a room. Great speakers, great content, great venue, great networking - all may still be in place. The venue has to be in a good location, easy to get to and comfortable.

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Web Ink Now: Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking

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If 200 people are in a room and you speak for a half hour, you are taking up 100 hours of people’s time. You should plan to arrive at the venue with plenty of time to spare and go to the room at least one hour prior to when you go on. You may need to arrive much earlier if there are sessions before yours because you will want to set up and test your equipment and stand on the stage to get a feel of the room. I wear it on the plane and in the hotel.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013: Supt. Hite: “We cannot allow the city, the state, the School District, or anybody else to think that this is normal”

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Panel three: Kathleen Melville, communications coordinator for Teachers Lead Philly and teacher at Constitution High School Christine Carlson, founder, Greater Center City Neighborhoods School Coalition 3:50 p.m. workshop=17 PAESSP State Conference October 27-29, 2013 The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College , PA The state conference is PAESSP’s premier professional development event for principals, assistant principals and other educational leaders.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 9, 2013: Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report

Speaking Of...

Panel three: Kathleen Melville, communications coordinator for Teachers Lead Philly and teacher at Constitution High School Christine Carlson, founder, Greater Center City Neighborhoods School Coalition 3:50 p.m. workshop=17 PAESSP State Conference October 27-29, 2013 The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College , PA The state conference is PAESSP’s premier professional development event for principals, assistant principals and other educational leaders.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013: Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students?

Speaking Of...

Panel three: Kathleen Melville, communications coordinator for Teachers Lead Philly and teacher at Constitution High School Christine Carlson, founder, Greater Center City Neighborhoods School Coalition 3:50 p.m. workshop=17 PAESSP State Conference October 27-29, 2013 The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College , PA The state conference is PAESSP’s premier professional development event for principals, assistant principals and other educational leaders.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 7, 2013: Feds want data protected in Trombetta cyber charter fraud case

Speaking Of...

Panel three: Kathleen Melville, communications coordinator for Teachers Lead Philly and teacher at Constitution High School Christine Carlson, founder, Greater Center City Neighborhoods School Coalition 3:50 p.m. workshop=17 PAESSP State Conference October 27-29, 2013 The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College , PA The state conference is PAESSP’s premier professional development event for principals, assistant principals and other educational leaders.

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Effective Emcee-ing! « The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

10 Tips to Improve Your Speech What Does it Mean to "Be Strong" The Importance of Communication - An Interview with NUS Students FREE MATERIALS! Categories Articles Body Language Coaching Communicating with Children Dealing with People Effective Emceeing (Tips!) B e Early – Reach the event venue before the first guest arrive so that logistical and technical (ie: microphone tests and the sound system) matters can be ironed out.

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