A List of the “Best of the Best” in Public Speaking Information

DeFinis Communications

Knowing that there are lots of great resources for speakers online, they set out to compile and highlight the best of the best. So how did they decide which people and companies to include in their list? In many career paths (business, media, PR, etc,), public speaking skills are essential. Whether giving a presentation to your boss, a group of your peers, or simply interviewing, knowing how to express yourself and your ideas clearly is critical.

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What Matters Now: free ebook

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Internet Guru Seth Godin has compiled and released a free ebook containing thoughts and ideas from some very big thinkers. Related posts: Free Ebook – Putting the POWER back into PowerPoint I have finally completed the initial version of my e-book, Make a name for yourself Here is a great little book that I discovered – In the Company of Leaders – free ebooks On the the keynote sessions at the recent Toastmasters Convention.

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Too Many iPhone “Developers”

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Yesterday, I came across this gem on Daring Fireball where John Gruber discusses the change in the rules for developers: My reading of this new language is that cross-compilers, such as theFlash-to-iPhone compiler in Adobe’s upcoming Flash Professional CS5 release, are prohibited. This also bans apps compiled using MonoTouch — a tool that compiles C# and.NET apps to the iPhone. No one company should own any market, whether it’s RIM, Google, Microsoft, or Apple.

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Create an animated intro for videos in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

This might include your company’s branding or just create a theme that viewers associate with your videos. To create a video with an intro, outro, and content in the middle, you’ll compile the elements and set slide timings. If you want to create a series of short training or promotional videos, it’s useful to have an intro that you put in front of each video.

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A List of the “Best of the Best” in Public Speaking Information

DeFinis Communications

Knowing that there are lots of great resources for speakers online, they set out to compile and highlight the best of the best. So how did they decide which people and companies to include in their list? In many career paths (business, media, PR, etc,), public speaking skills are essential. Whether giving a presentation to your boss, a group of your peers, or simply interviewing, knowing how to express yourself and your ideas clearly is critical.

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Managerial Guide to After Action Review (AAR)

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In fact, the most effective companies don’t wait until the wrap up to start learning about possible mishaps. Afterwards, the team compiled a formal military after action report that concluded and recorded all the findings for future reference. Shell Oil Company was among the first to add this model to their project management toolkit. Companies often plan training programs for their staff and/or teams. Business mistakes are costly – most leaders know that.

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The cost of PowerPoint presentations wastes the UK economy even more than I thought

Max Atkinson

The real costs I remember being amazed by the thought that the cost of this alternative approach would be a miniscule fraction of the daily rates the company was charging their clients - and that the gains being missed out on by both parties were potentially immense.

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An Executive Guide to Management Consulting

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Company A has a problem. Some independent resources have compiled specific rankings, for example, the Consulting.com ranked the top consulting firms in 2019 ordered by consulting revenue. Apart from the big name players , there are also boutique management consulting companies – smaller companies that focus either on one specific industry (e.g., Another firm may specialize in strategy consulting, analyzing and identifying risks and opportunities for companies.

Speaking of Testimonials

Speak and Deliver

Finding out it's the Anthony Hopkins that is the CEO of SomeBigComputer Company who hired you? The best testimonials don't just talk about how well you did, they talk about what the person got out of what you said, or what the company took home from event. It's not unusual for speakers to write their own testimonials for a meeting planner or company big-wig, and ask that person to sign-off on it, pending their own corrections and additions.

From the vault: 16 #publicspeaking tips for eloquent scientists

The Eloquent Woman

Here's an all-in-one resource compiling my 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. was asked by a young executive at a life sciences company, a top expert in her field at age 30.

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Year-end speechwriting business: on staff

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Compile all the feedback you received on those 2011 speechwriting assignments. Will any of those executives be retiring, changing jobs, relocating, or leaving the company? Have they been “regulars” in your company for a long time? Over the next couple of days, I’ll be discussing what speechwriters need to do to prepare for the business needs of the coming year.

Why (and how) you should publish your speeches

The Eloquent Woman

Publish it yourself: Use your blog, website, Scribd , Tumblr , or SlideShare to publish your own text or slides, or use a site like Lanyrd , the social network for conferences, to compile a portfolio of your speeches and presentations. Likewise, compile links to any blog or media coverage of your talk, and publish them alongside the text. If you give a speech, but don't take steps to publish or preserve it afterward, did you make a sound?

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top women speakers? Stacy Allison

The Eloquent Woman

Allison is president of a residential building company in Portland, Oregon, and more famously, a mountain climber and the first American woman to climb Everest, as well as peaks in Pakistan and Russia. So I'm working to compile a list of the top 10 women speakers.

Why foodies are better presenters…

SpeakerSue Says...

His Fast Company post started me thinking about all the beautifully presented meals I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy, which made me realize how much the design of a presentation is like the design of a great plate. The presenter needs to put as much time into how the audience will receive the message as she does into researching and compiling the ingredients of the talk.

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Why foodies are better presenters…

SpeakerSue Says...

His Fast Company post started me thinking about all the beautifully presented meals I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy, which made me realize how much the design of a presentation is like the design of a great plate. The presenter needs to put as much time into how the audience will receive the message as she does into researching and compiling the ingredients of the talk.

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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.

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Public Speaking: Articles — Written by You, Written About You, Promoting You

Great Public Speaking

For example, if you speak on growing a greener lawn, you might approach a landscaper and offer to speak at the company’s annual springtime open house. When you have a few chapters, you’re ready to compile them into a book. If you have ever been in a position to do sales or marketing, you have undoubtedly heard someone ask, “How can I get my name out there?” I’ve heard that question many times, though the answer has often been vague.

Turning Your Data into Eye-opening Stories

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If these reasons do not convince you already, let’s a look at some eye-opening stats here: Image Source: Fast Company : Why Our Brains Crave Storytelling In Marketing. Data – a term used to classify the facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis.

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How I Became A Writer

Great Public Speaking

I quickly wrote, "How to Make Money in the Novelty Telegram Business" and "How to Start a Practical Joke Company". As long as the information I was compiling was credible and helpful to people, there was no shame in putting together other how to books. I've always loved books and learning. My dad was a great influence on this. At 10 years old in the early 1900's he would shine shoes to get money to order electrical engineering courses from the American School.

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A reader asks: "How do I find non-trivial quotes by women on my topic?"

The Eloquent Woman

CEO Carol Bartz : " I have a saying that I have used at my companies. Let the compilers know what you want to see. Do you ever get discouraged when you're seeking quotes for a presentation or speech, and all the available gems are from men? Or, more precisely, you're seeking quotes from women that suit your topic, but they just seem to be unavailable? It's a frequent problem for women speakers.

Joke Contest Results — Classic TV Updated

Humor Power

HONORABLE MENTION (in random order). – M*U*S*H–A raucous compilation of the funniest hijinks that happened during the Korean War. – Howdy Dooit–In this detective thriller, our hero pulls all the strings. – The Paper Chaise–Follow the whirlwind lives of Origami students. – The Mild Mild West–This private investigator team prefers to beat their villains with time outs and tough love. – Leave it to the Beverly Hill St.

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Top 10 Best Presentations Ever at KnowHR Blog

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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 [.] [.] KnowHR is a product of iFractal LLC , which provides organizational communication consulting to some of the leading companies of the world.

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Why has British political oratory been banished to the sidelines?

Max Atkinson

Replacing speeches with interviews as the main form of televised political communication had the advantage of being convenient and cheap for the television companies. Until compiling the following list, I hadn't realised how much blogging I'd done on this particular theme over the past couple of years.

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

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

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! Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS!

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The Power of Choice

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NSA President Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, has compiled 52 different business models that involve public and professional speaking, and there are even more, he notes. Your ability to quickly, yet accurately, synthesize our company information into a meaningful focus was terrific. );} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: The Power of Choice Which Revenue Stream Works For You?

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How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

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Think about why some companies have a “no laptop&# rule during meetings. Pistachio Micro sharing. Macro results. HOME TOUCHBASE BLOG Your Suggestions? SERVICES Market Engagement Enterprise 2.0 Speaking and more Research TWITTER?

Famous Speech Friday: Anne Summers on Julia Gillard's misogyny factor

The Eloquent Woman

In publishing the speech--and the video, photo and graphic examples she showed--Summers created an " unexpurgated R-rated version " and a " Vanilla version from which the images and video links have been removed," along with an Appendix of additional material, which she compiled "because I felt it was important that we ordinary citizens and voters be aware of the obscene and offensive material that is circulating about our prime minister and our governor general."

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