Community building

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

My friends at Symphonia are running a community building sessions based on the methodology and work of Peter Block. Most sustainable improvements in community occur when citizens discover their own power to act… when they stop waiting for the professionals or elected leadership to do something, and decide they can reclaim what they have delegated to others.” Workshops community building

The need for participation, compassion, & community in the classroom (and lecture hall)

Presentation Zen

In the book Dumbing Us Down , author and award-winning teacher John Taylor Gatto speaks on the importance of community. Real communities, says Gatto, "promote the highest-quality of life possible — lives of engagement and participation." Good teachers are like sculptors.

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January 5th - Speak & Deliver Speaks at Red Rock Community College

Speak and Deliver

Toastmasters

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Interview: Erik Hersman, TED Fellow & Founder of iHub

Duarte Blog

Michael Duarte interviews Erik Hersman, an influential blogger, TED Fellow, and founder of iHub, an organization designed to create a supportive hub for Africa’s tech community. Business Interview Video Africa community Erik Hersman iHub presentations tech Technology TED Fellow

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Dr. Martin Luther King – Words Matter

Matt Eventoff

Uncategorized anti racism century christianity clip community organizing conclusion human interest Jr. Martin Luther King is one of the greatest communicators of the past century.

Special Note TJ Walker Community

TJ Walker Interactive

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TJ Walker Channel is looking for Community Engagement Officers and Interns

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Community Engagement Officers Interns internship TJ Walker

Four Lessons from the Mountain for Public Speakers

Manner of Speaking

This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. ——— A few weeks ago, my friend Timo … Continue reading → Presentation Guru Presentation public speaking Stories Timo Sorri

Trial as community healer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What seems to have happened as a result of the two trials - the one about conviction and this one about the sentencing - is that the community has begun healing.  Today was the third day of deliberations for the jurors in the penalty phase of the Petit murder trial.    At the end of it, a Sunday, they still had not reached a decision about life imprisonment or death for convicted murderer Steven Hayes.    Earlier they had been deadlocked. 

Join my Making Presentations Fun community on Ning

Speak Schmeak

As a kickoff to the book I'm working on about making presentations fun, I've started a Speak Schmeak community on Ning where we can play, write, draw, post videos and engage in discussion about what makes presentations fun! This is my first time with this kind of site, so if you have ideas for enhancing it, please let me know. And if you haven't yet submitted a name for my book, leave a comment on this post with your suggestions. See you soon

Join my Making Presentations Fun community on Ning

Speak Schmeak

As a kickoff to the book I'm working on about making presentations fun, I've started a Speak Schmeak community on Ning where we can play, write, draw, post videos and engage in discussion about what makes presentations fun! This is my first time with this kind of site, so if you have ideas for enhancing it, please let me know. And if you haven't yet submitted a name for my book, leave a comment on this post with your suggestions. See you soon! Fun Stuff

new resource: public speaking community

The Eloquent Woman

Here's a new resource for speakers: Public Speaking Community , motto " one speech at a time ," is a new online community for "people who want to become better public speakers." As with any online community, this one will work best if you participate.

Gannett cuts 700 in its community newspapers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Meanwhile, community newspapers have become the killing fields, at least those owned by Gannett.    The company, which has re-positioned itself as a information organization, announced 700 layoffs in its community newspapers, reports Rick Edmonds in POYNTER.

The Public Library - Building Community, One Special Event At A Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The public library has been the heart of the community. Yesterday, I attended a guided group meditation session at the Woods Public Librar y, here in Tucson, Arizona. It was conducted by Bev Paul. For the first time since beginning to meditate five years ago, I went into a trance.

Relationships Shape Women’s Communications

DeFinis Communications

Women are more active in creating community. Business Tips Executive Speech Tips Language Performance Physical Presence Presentation Skills Presentation Tips Speaking Tips Technical Presentations Top Speaking Tips Uncategorized Vocabulary body language passion community Connection Distinctive Language effectiveness Encore!

Bring the TEDWomen conference to your community

The Eloquent Woman

Check out the community on The Eloquent Woman on Facebook , and sign up for Step Up Your Speaking , my free monthly newsletter, here. How are women and girls reshaping the future?

Join the Network of Community Leaders for South Africa

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

A few months ago we invited people who are passionate about South Africa to join the Network of Community Leaders for South Africa (see below for the message that was sent out in May). I am delighted to let you know that we will be holding the first meeting for the Network of Community Leaders for South Africa (NCLSA) in Cape Town on 6th August. Venue: Manenberg (a community who is setting a wonderful example in terms of community building).

Blogging at Motley Fool: It takes a community

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  From the get-go, there was a sense of community.  My hunch is that it was the community nurtured by Friedman that transformed bloggers into success stories we never expected to be telling.

The Ladies Who Lunch - 21st Century Version Are Ladies In Over-55 Communities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The setting for that historic Easter repast was the dining room of her retirement community, Saddlebrooke, Oro Valley, AZ. That is, if they didn't superimpose themselves in community activities. Before second-wave feminism, there were The Ladies Who Lunch.

Jewish Lite - Hunger for Community

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It's more that we hunger for its sense of community, taking care of its own, candor, and that wonderful Yiddish dialect.  There will never be the deep Jewish identity that was the ethos of "Annie Hall."  "  Too old-world ethnic.    And we all have had with every aspect of Woody Allen.    But Jewish Lite, the best of what Jewish culture offers, is taking over, at least among us educated somewhat alienated types. 

Middle Class Economics - Rebrand That As Affording A Satisfying Lifestyle, Safe Community

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The concept which could and would empower Americans is this: Having access to an affordable satisfying lifestyle in a safe community. Pay your bills on time and don't vomit in the courtyard, intoxicated on Saturday night, and you are accepted as part of the community.

Introducing the 2017 Presentation Guru Conference

Presentation Guru

The Guru is all of the people who make up our amazing community.… Bring an idea and leave with a world-class Pitch. We set up Presentation Guru (the “Guru”) to help people share their expertise, skills and knowledge with the world.

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Would it help if I sounded like a man? 5 Techniques for Quiet Talkers

Kate's Voice

Perhaps believing this to be the case, as women have stepped into more and more leadership positions in business, politics and the community, the average pitch of women’s voices in the western world has dropped significantly. Many women think that a powerful voice is a low voice.

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Pima Community College: Beware self-praise in documents which can be made public

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The leadership at Pima Community College, here in Tucson, Arizona, learned a hard lesson. In the self-rating part of the performance evaluations, several praised themselves. That's despite the fact that the institution is on probation.

Lone Star Community College: Thanks to the news coverage, will there now be copy-cat stabbings?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  We may get an answer to that now that at Lone Star Community College in Texas the violence was done with a knife.  Are there so many school shootings because there is so much news coverage of school shootings? 

Public speaking & media training: Statistic of the month

Joan Detz Speaker Services

“It’s not normal for you to go to a community, weigh 100 children and have 30 of them close to dying.” ” (Susanna Raffalli, nutritional coordinator, speaking about the human devastation in Caritas Venezuela) Notice: + the impact of using the personal pronoun “you” to engage listeners in the statistic (“It’s not normal for you to […]. International speakers Media training Speechwriting

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LinkedIn Communities - Maybe Some Articles Should Be Targeted for Third-Party Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" For instance, on the LinkedIn communities, professionals too frequently post complex articles. Many of them are useful to members of the communities. Opinion-editorials, articles and hard news published in third-party media have more influence, build more brand equity and create a pull force in selling than does material published on social networks.  Those networks include LinkedIn. 

The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Florian Mueck

Presentation Guru

This community is the Guru. We want to help our readers build their skills as presentation designers, speakers and coaches, learning from a wide range of our colleagues from across the world.

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Saber Es Poder (especially about money): ICFJ bridging that gap for minority communities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That was the lack of mainstream media coverage in minority communities on the subject of building, protecting, and growing wealth. 

4 Ways To Win Over Every Audience

Presentation Guru

When it comes to public speaking, we pride ourselves on reaching out to the Guru community to find suggestions and advice from the top speaking experts in the industry.

Goodbye, Leadership Communications Roundtable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is so much speechwriting talent in the community. I am withdrawing from membership from the LinkedIn Leadership Communications Roundtabl e.    Yes, I have grown from the digital conversations with fellow members. And I will regret losing access to that interaction.

Gateway Community College vs. Harvard - Does it matter in communications career?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Is there any reason to attend Harvard versus Gateway Community College to start out on those career paths?    Any college, community or four-year, can do that.    And when she was paying for her degree it was at a community college.  A debate in THE NEW YORK TIMES questions if student undergraduate debt - ranging between $60K and even $100K - is "fool's gold?"

The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Timo Sorri

Presentation Guru

This community is the Guru. We want to help our readers build their skills as presentation designers, speakers and coaches, learning from a wide range of our colleagues from across the world.

Hosting Toastmaster Time Television

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Shows are broadcast on local television community access channels and a complete archive of the past eight years are available for viewing on the Toastmaster Time website. Toastmaster Time is a long-running San Francisco Bay Area monthly television program, produced by members of Toastmasters International clubs in District 57.

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The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Philip Collins

Presentation Guru

This community is the Guru. We want to help our readers build their skills as presentation designers, speakers and coaches, learning from a wide range of our colleagues from across the world.

Podcast: PR Troubles with Ozzie Guillen

Communication Steroids

Ozzie Guillen, manager of the Miami Marlins, stuck his foot in his mouth this week by saying he ‘loved Fidel Castro’ and caused a rumble in the Cuban Community in Florida. Ozzie Guillen, manager of the Miami Marlins, stuck his foot in his mouth this week by saying he ‘loved Fidel Castro’ and caused a rumble in the Cuban Community in Florida.

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Excuse #923: "I'm not a presenter."

Speak Schmeak

Maybe you''re educating the community about autism. Okay, I haven''t actually numbered the excuses people give for bad presentations, but maybe I should start. Watching a recent episode of " Shark Tank ," I thought the entrepreneurs'' presentation was terrible.

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Online Politeness

The Communication Blog

of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, 1(2), 65-84, April-June 2009), a topic we address in our textbooks but never fully enough. 10.10.2010 Online Politeness Heres an intresting take on politeness (Int. Categories: online politeness 2comments: Karen said. I was wondering where the link to the article was? Thanks! 10:48 AM Joesaid. There wasn't a link, just the reference. 11:45 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

Hybrid and Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

10.08.2009 Hybrid and Public Speaking Just searching some college websites and found (again)Maui Community Colleges (U of Hawaii)speech website--theres lots here for anyone teaching the hybrid or the public speaking course--handouts, student testimonials, guides, and more. Categories: hybrid course , Maui Community College , Public Speaking 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

I want to see the speaker, not the coaching

Speak Schmeak

As a speaking coach, I always learn something from watching others present, and of course, I analyze everything about their approach to see what I can pass along to my community. I recently attended an event with a long lineup of speakers.

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