The 3 most annoying email habits

SpeakerSue Says...

But when it comes to email, it’s the exception. When they want something from you, first you get a terse email request. Then an email demand. Then a really annoyed email telling you they’ve emailed you twice already. You spend an hour – or way more – writing an important, detailed email and your recipient (usually your “leader”) answers: Yes. Send short one-idea, one-question emails with clear subject lines.

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10 Biggest Email Pet Peeves of 2013

SpeakerSue Says...

During my workshops, Cheers and Ciao are always brought up by someone in the group, as sounding inauthentic, unless of course it’s a Brit writing or an email from an Italian counterpart. Here is a list of the 10 Biggest Pet Peeves that even you might want to eliminate, in no special order, compiled over the past 6 months: 1. Or worse, “Hey” Hi Bob doesn’t take that long and it starts the email with a friendly tone.

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Email Etiquette: Proverbs and Productivity

SpeakerSue Says...

So, as a leading authority on email etiquette and productivity ( Power Sales Writing - McGraw Hill; How to Say It To Sell It! I received an email from a client marked !! Will she even check her email to see if I responded? Are your emails friendly and respectful? A friend received this email from her manager: I need X by Friday. I’m compiling the results, Saturday. Ask yourself: Would I be motivated by my email to give me the best outcome?

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Cool Tools I Use and Love

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I got to thinking the other day that I’ve never actually compiled a list of those tools and posted it. ALZip for creating compressed files for emailing or uploading.

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The Shy Speakers' Guide on Facebook!

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Facebook: Shy Speakers Guide on FB Mobile: (+65) 91380556 Email: gary@garyguwe.com Subscribe Click below ! 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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25 Ways to Make a Point

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One of the many public speaking resources that I consult regularly is an email newsletter from J. In a recent email , J. compiled a list of 25 ways in which to get our point across, whatever the objective of our speech or presentation. Gamache , an internationally acclaimed bilingual (French and English) speaker who finished 3rd in the 2001 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. .

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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. Don’t disrespect me by wasting my time recapping the email you sent last week that I also didn’t read. What bothers you most about emails you receive? I’m compiling a list and will post soon. Tags: Email Etiquette & Productivity Selling Skills

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

No wonder women don't want to speak up: This compilation of how women are referred or spoken to on one TV network offers one answer for why women don't seek speaking or interview roles. Every woman needs a sponsor: I was last week's sponsor for Technically Speaking , a weekly email newsletter for tech speakers. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and id eas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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10 Crazy Things To Try With Your PowerPoint Presentation In 2009

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and compile them into a flipchart. Drop me an email at eric@ericfeng.com if you have more crazy suggestions. P.S. Olivia is still in the midst of compiling all the comments from various bloggers.

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On MLK Day: Put yourself in the shoes of a famous speaker

The Eloquent Woman

s speaking continues to inspire the speakers of today, as this TED Talks compilation shows --there are links so you can listen to his "I have a dream" speech as well as speeches inspired by him.

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

The Eloquent Woman

Post to your own blog by August 27 at midnight Eastern US time, and send me the link; I'll compile the advice into a post with all the crowdsourced advice. Email me at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz with any questions.

Lend me your ears: A new "great speeches on audio" page

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Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence.

How To Win the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking: A Book Review

Speak and Deliver

The first time I became aware of Jeremy Donovan''s new book, How to Win the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking (non-affiliate link) , it was via email, from a fellow veteran of the ''Big Stage'', as they asked me ''Have you seen this?'' An email came to me through my Toastmasters leadership address, as the author let me know about his book and suggested I forward his request to give out a free copy to our district''s International Speech Contestant.

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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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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. Email me at eloquentwoman AT gmail DOT com to discuss your needs.

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

The Eloquent Woman

And after working to compile these series, I have a few ideas about why they're having so much trouble. But try entering “famous speeches” in YouTube, or checking the list of top political speeches compiled by political scientists, and it’s tough to find a woman. Some readers think that the Famous Speech Friday series was created to inspire, teach history, or offer an excuse for speech analysis.

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

The Eloquent Woman

You'll also start seeing Friday posts that compile subgroups of speeches from the Index, such as speeches about failure, or by women in politics, or by kids and teens, or extemporaneous speeches. Posts that help compile the Index in this way will be alternating with regular Famous Speech Friday posts. The speeches captured in this blog's Famous Speech Friday series all wind up in The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Women's Speeches.

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top women speakers? Stacy Allison

The Eloquent Woman

So I'm working to compile a list of the top 10 women speakers. You can mention your nominee and any video links in the comments below; send them to me on Twitter; or email me at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz.

May's top 10 tips, from speeches to small talk

The Eloquent Woman

As usual, this list compiles the posts most popular with readers this month. If you're not subscribing to the blog, check out these options , which include getting posts directly in your email or an RSS reader of your choice.

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top women speakers? Michelle Obama

The Eloquent Woman

So I'm working to compile a list of the top 10 women speakers. You can mention your nominee and any video links in the comments below; send them to me on Twitter; or email me at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz.

top women speakers? Carolyn Bertozzi

The Eloquent Woman

So I'm working to compile a list of the top 10 women speakers. You can mention your nominee and any video links in the comments below; send them to me on Twitter; or email me at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz.

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The one most important way to not get rejected on your next cold call

SpeakerSue Says...

Their voice messages are returned, their emails get response and yes, they are, despite what we’d like to think, normal. If you call someone from a list you compiled from a trade show, but really, people just stopped by the booth because you had awesome give-aways, rather than a need for your product, service or idea, of course, you’re going to get rejected.

top women speakers? Aimee Mullins

The Eloquent Woman

So I'm working to compile a list of the top 10 women speakers. You can mention your nominee and any video links in the comments below; send them to me on Twitter; or email me at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz.

top women speakers? Jennifer Granholm

The Eloquent Woman

So I'm working to compile a list of the top 10 women speakers. You can mention your nominee and any video links in the comments below; send them to me on Twitter; or email me at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz.

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top women speakers? K. Jefforts Schori

The Eloquent Woman

So I'm working to compile a list of the top 10 women speakers. You can mention your nominee and any video links in the comments below; send them to me on Twitter; or email me at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz.

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Charli Jane Speaker Services: 10 Ways to Boost your Business O

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Put your URL on your promotional items, letterheads, business cards, products and in your email signature. Always add your URL in your email signature. Box 130 Craig,Nebraska 68019 USA Phone: +1 402 218 4426 Fax: +1 877 570 0615 Email: GRAB YOUR FREE EBOOK TODAY!

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

The Eloquent Woman

Let the compilers know what you want to see. Pepper them with emails and tweets, just like you did here. 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.

Speaking Business

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I emailed to fellow NSAers, authors and friends with the invitation to submit their original, or favorite, quotations. In just 21 days from original conception, the book was compiled, designed, and put to press to ensure the event release date.

top women speakers? Hillary Clinton

The Eloquent Woman

So I'm working to compile a list of the top 10 women speakers. You can mention your nominee and any video links in the comments below; send them to me on Twitter; or email me at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz.

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Top 10 Best Presentations Ever at KnowHR Blog

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Group Therapy McArthur’s Rant Millard Filmore’s Bathtub R&S Associates WRITERS Bob Sutton Subscribe by Email Enter your email 57 Top 10 Best Presentations Ever Posted on Monday, August 21, 2006 by Frank Roche Sarah and I were talking about great presentations we’d seen or heard about and she came up with an idea for a Top 10 list. This list was compiled over 2 years ago.

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

The Eloquent Woman

Even so, be firm but kind: One of the group''s seasoned pros sent me an email after the conference to say "I loved how your chairmanship was firm but kind," a piece of feedback I cherish. I''ll be blogging about the many insights I gained from the speakers about public speaking over the next several weeks, rather than compiling them all into one post. "You are going to tell us how it went, aren''t you?"

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PowerPoint: Sometimes You Have to Laugh to Keep from Crying

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Facebook: Shy Speakers Guide on FB Mobile: (+65) 91380556 Email: gary@garyguwe.com Subscribe Click below ! 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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13 Lessons (& Tips) Learned Launching an eBook

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Email promotions out performed blog post promotions for affiliates My initial findings in watching affiliates promote the workbook is that those who have promoted it to their email lists seem to have driven more sales than those who blogged about it.

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

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How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

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They won’t fall asleep Martin Weller: And, if by some freak chance what I’m saying isn’t interesting, then I’d rather people were doing their email or reading blogs than sitting in my session feeling resentful because they are trapped. Pistachio Micro sharing. Macro results.

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

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Facebook: Shy Speakers Guide on FB Mobile: (+65) 91380556 Email: gary@garyguwe.com Subscribe Click below ! 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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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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