The difference between a persuasive and an informative presentation

PowerPoint Tips

I remember listening to a recording of a presentation given by a research scientist at a press conference before a 2009 Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Therefore, the presenter needs to elicit an emotional response.

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6 public speaking tips for your next protest rally speech

The Eloquent Woman

Protest rally speeches are loaded with declarations, with audience response, and with interruptions for said responses, applause, chants, and cheers. Lean in, part one: Sound systems vary at outdoor protest rallies, from bullhorns to platforms with mics and concert-level sound systems.

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FUN! When It Pulls Revelers toward Death

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

the Great White concert pyrotechnics ignited flammable foam used to soundproofing. But, will that memorial transmit to revelers the need to take responsibility for their own safety? On February 20, 2003, about 11 P.M.,

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Melinda Gates’ Presentation Skills Speak Volumes about Her Passion

DeFinis Communications

Gates telling us that these challenges are doable and that it’s our responsibility to find solutions that work. How does someone who is seemingly so private and averse to publicity come across effectively on a prominent television news program like 60 Minutes ?

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Famous Speech Friday: Taylor Swift's harassment testimony

The Eloquent Woman

As the New York Times put it , "She’s sold millions of albums and heard stadiums full of fans chant her lyrics at sold-out concerts around the world. The responses, so unlike what we're used to hearing, were dubbed assertive , sharp, gutsy, and satisfying.

NJ Gov. Chris Christie May Have Got His Facts Wrong « TJWALKER.

TJ Walker Interactive

You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.0. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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Avoiding public speaking intensifies your fear

Speak Schmeak

It is responsible for perpetuating your fear of certain places because the longer you avoid a place, the more likely it is that you will begin to believe that avoidance is what's keeping your fears under control. If I have to sit in the middle seat at a concert, so be it.

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Toastmasters Friday: How Smooth is Your Choreography?

Speak and Deliver

During the Glee concert, several kids had there own solo, and they had only one microphone to share. When you're in control of the room, you are not only in charge of the 'Handoffs' and 'Switch-Offs', you are responsible to lead the applause.

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What to do when your speech follows a tragedy

The Eloquent Woman

Before you assume you must address the tragedy or event in your remarks, determine whether someone else--a speaker on the dais earlier than you will be, or one with a higher rank or responsibility--will be addressing it in her speech.

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Crisis Communications - Pork Wins, Politicos Get The Flu!

Matt Eventoff

The response was immediate, which allowed the message to get through in initial stories as opinions were being formulated. There has been a concerted effort to change the name — not easy, and largely out of any business or industry’s control. Senator Orrin Hatch understood this and issued a near perfect response in this situation: “I deeply regret my good friend Arlen Specter’s decision to leave the Republican Party.

Effective Public Speaking: Robert Fripp speaks about Heroes

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

This is an excerpt from our spoken word concerts. The everyday, ordinary hero is reliably, repeatably & responsibly heroic on a daily basis. For more information on Robert check out his spoken word concerts.

Do all your references to women in speeches cast us as "mothers, wives and daughters?"

The Eloquent Woman

Bu t in reality, speechwriters--a male-dominated profession--are likely more responsible for turning again and again to these words when they want to sum up women and attempt to connect with that audience.

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Obama’s nomination of Judge Sotomayor received five times more applause than ‘normal’

Max Atkinson

A few years ago, I went to a concert by Donovan, a pop star contemporary of the Beatles. considerably more than usual), whereas none of the applause for his numbers from his latest album in the second half fell outside the standard 7-9 second range – polite enough, but nowhere near as enthusiastic as the responses to songs that the audience had known for years.

Authenticity and Risk

Humor Power

I’ll share a video segment from a Michael Buble concert where we witness one of those magical moments. Michael Buble, in the middle of a concert chose to lower the shields, be authentic, and let the magic happen. It received the biggest response of all my posts in the past seven years. Authenticity creates risk. And with it comes magical moments. As speakers and performers, we have shields which keep us from touching our audience. We have control of the stage.

Speaking science: Boost your memory by talking out loud

The Eloquent Woman

The call and response style used in churches, political rallies and even rock concerts is one way to make your audience into producers as well. A good memory can be a great gift, whether you’re a new speaker trying to remember your core message or recall the punch line of a joke.

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Joke Contest Results — Foreign Phrases

Humor Power

go Bono: Shouted at a U2 concert. weni nidi Nietzsche: I wimpy, I penniless, and I responsible. It’s time for the results of the December joke contest–Foreign Phrases. New Joke Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months). New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months). The next caption contest is January 1, 2012. . Here are this month’s top lines: ** FIRST PLACE **. persona non grata.

12 ways to diversify conferences with @NoWomenSpeakers

The Eloquent Woman

It''s a frustrated throw-up-your-hands type of response that I hear from both male and female organizers. You can''t set the quota and forget it, however--this only works in concert with other efforts, and many conference have found it difficult to meet their own quotas.

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Public speaking: acrimony, royalty, charity, Spinetti, simplicity

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert. When I watched the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert on TV I thought the comedians who performed there had a near-impossible task. I got a great response and I was hugely grateful to their Speaker Co-ordinator Lesley for running me all the way back to Basingstoke which made it so much easier to get to my next booking in good time. Speaking after an acrimonious meeting!

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog: The Great Catch-Up Part 6

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

I had never spoken to this particular WI before but I knew from numerous previous bookings for other groups in the area that Romsey audiences are always very responsive - and they were no exception. Talks from June - September 2010 Boscombe and Southbourne Probus In June last year I spoke for the fifth time to Boscombe and Southbourne Probus, my previous visit having been in November 2007.

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Leadership Fatalities – 5 Mistakes a Leader Must Never Make! « The.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

From the lack of transparency and lack in responsiveness to questions and handling of personnel issues with mere legal authority – the New Guards lost lots of ground and opportunity to establish its moral authority. In an era when the information travels light and fast, concerted and repetitive reporting by the media WILL shape the perception of the people. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS!

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President Obama's speech at Westminster awarded a B-

Max Atkinson

And even as more nations take on the responsibilities of global leadership, our Alliance will remain indispensible to the goal of a century that is more peaceful, more prosperous and more just. Market failures can go global, and go viral, and demand international responses.

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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

Responsibilities of the Emcee – Remember T.I.M You are responsible for ensuring that events start and end on time. will be emceeing a big affair which is the visit of US Peace Corps volunteer, i would like to ask some help in preparing a rough draft like this one.Hoping for a positive response. I am anticipating for your positive response. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS!

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Top 20 Seminar Scams and How to Avoid Them

Great Public Speaking

The Grateful Dead arguably one of the most successful bands in history allowed people to record their entire concert and even made it easy for them to do so. This will give your credit card company pretty much no choice but to prevail in your favor if the company is non-responsive. You get no response. You call the vendor and get no response. You call again and get no response. This means by definition that quick response is expected.

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