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Changing the Corporate Conversation

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Social Construction of Reality My own interest in conversation pre-dates my life in the corporate world. They’re not difficult to spot.

10 Tips for Becoming a More Effective Corporate Storyteller

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Speechwriting corporate stories storytelling These are presenters who like to stick to facts.

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Corporate Crisis Response Blueprint, Pt I

Matt Eventoff

An unfortunate reality of life is that crises occur, and they often occur when we least expect it. 1) Start planning now. Identify your key messages.

Corporate Templates Can Undermine a Slide Presentation

Manner of Speaking

It is typical of many corporate slides that I have seen. Is it really necessary to have a corporate logo on every slide?

Setting your corporate writing rate

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

When it comes to setting rates for the corporate market, you have to know the following: - How much you want to gross per year - What your time is worth - What skills, ability, experience you bring to the table - At what level you are working. When it comes to corporate communications, there is a rate hierarchy. How much do you charge?

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Why corporate storytelling sucks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

A provocative article by Andrew Hill in Tuesday’s FT skewers the current focus on storytelling in executive communications blogs (like mine!).

Corporate Templates for Slide Presentations

Manner of Speaking

It is typical of many corporate slides that I have seen. Is it really necessary to have a corporate logo on every slide?

2 Webinars – Writing Query Letters & Finding Corporate Writing Gigs

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

How to Find Corporate Writing Gigs Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EDT) For freelance writers (and editors), this webinar looks at how to find corporate writing (and editing) gigs. There will also be opportunity to ask questions of the instructor and others in the webinar. $20. To read more and register.

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Corporate training-The never-ending course

PowerPoint Tips

What do you think is the biggest problem in corporate training? Here’s my answer. What do I mean by that? Do you agree? Leave a comment!

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Interview: Kathy Hart, Corporate ClarityTM Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Kathy has worked in corporate environments for more than 28 years. Kathy has worked in corporate environments for more than 28 years. Kathy Hart is President of ClearVision Consulting, Inc., a global company that specializes in accelerating organizational excellence and improving human performance. Kathy holds an Ed.D.

Crisis Response – Plan to Protect Your Corporate Reputation… Today, Pt I

Matt Eventoff

An unfortunate reality of life is that crises occur, and they often occur when we least expect it. Few organizations are hit with a crisis situation on a Tuesday afternoon at 2pm when things are a bit slow and all hands are on deck. So what are some steps your organization can take to prepare today? 1) Start planning now. Identify your key messages.

Free webinar: How to Find Corporate Writing Gigs

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Free webinar: How to Find Corporate Writing Gigs. https://www.bigmarker.com/PauLima/how-to-find-corporate-writing-gigs#. . For freelance writers (and editors), this webinar looks at how to find corporate writing (and editing) gigs. Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (EDT). .

Corporate America needs a new story

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Corporate America needs a new story – badly.  Corporate America needs a new story.      Stories like this work in the background; they influence employee and customer attitudes, and they shape personal and corporate histories over the long term.    Not good.    09.

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How To Speak – And Get Paid For It!

Presentation Guru

But how does one transition from corporate life into consultancy?

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Dont be afraid of spicing up your corporate presentations

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

It transpired that he had recently received feedback that his delivery at work was “a bit flat” when giving a corporate presentation.

What Do You Think About Having Notes When You Present?

Presentation Guru

… Performance Rehearsal Body Language Confidence Corporate Speaking Nerves preparation Using NotesShould a presenter use notes?

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The Sales Presentation Paradox

Presentation Guru

For many businesses, the task of creating visual presentations can be seen as a chore – despite their importance.

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What We Can Learn from the Products that Made History

Presentation Guru

What can we learn from great speakers who have had to pitch to the entire world?

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Triangulate your rate before you quote

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance Writing - Corporate Freelance Writing - General Pricing Corporate Assignments estimating quotes pricing corporate writing quotes pricing editing quoteWhen it comes to writing and editing services, there is no 'one rate fits all' rate.

Are you passionate about your job?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication corporate bullshit lucy Kellaway

Is Your Sales Presentation Fit For Purpose?

Presentation Guru

… Message Understand your Audience Audience Connection Core Message Corporate Speaking Pitching preparation Sales Presentations

Ch. 27: Target Corporate Sectors (Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing Freelance Writing - Corporate Everything you wanted to know about freelance writing freelance writing freelance writing corporate markets Paul LimaThen you begin your marketing campaign.

The Perfect Retreat

DeFinis Communications

This is another installment in my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature information to help women gain greater influence, power, and confidence in their professional and personal life. If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life. They’ll thank you for it!

The Silent Killer…(aka “Death by Meeting”)

Matt Eventoff

Communication Tips & Strategy Corporate Communication Uncategorized business meetings effective meetings how to run a meeting meeting agenda meeting agenda sample meeting beast meeting communication meeting format successful meeting usa today Portions originally in USA Today. ” – Dave Barry. The meeting. Or use the facilities.

The 10 Things Steve Jobs can Teach Every Public Speaker

Presentation Guru

He was a pioneer in the modern corporate world.… Steve Jobs was one of the greatest and most influential businessmen of his generation.

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Chapter 25: Corporate Market Services (Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Chapter 25: Corporate Market Services: In writing for the corporate market, the problem is not a dearth of opportunities but a plethora of them in terms of the number of companies out there and the types of written communication they require. Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing Freelance Writing - Corporate

Freelancers: Finding Corporate Markets – notes from Wordstock

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I conducted a seminar for freelance writers on Finding Corporate Markets at Wordstock, held at Ryerson on October 3. Tags: Freelance Writing - Corporate freelance writing selling writing services to businesses writing for corporate markets Here are the notes from the seminar. The [.].

How to find ‘corporate’ freelance writing gigs

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

But when it comes to landing ‘corporate’ (business or non-profit) writing gigs, it’s a whole other matter… Why is it that many of us find sales and marketing difficult to do? That is solid exposure for freelancers who target specific corporate sectors. v=uCt1I20Bdyc ). The answer is simple. Why not advertise ?

Crisis Communication and Timing – Sony and Johnson & Johnson

Matt Eventoff

Johnson & Johnson ( J&J ) and Sony Corporation (TYO) both faced crises over the past seven days. Last week, Sony Corporation’s Playstation network was breached. In a crisis, and in crisis communication, timing, and time, is crucial. The purpose of this post is to illustrate the importance of time in crisis communication.

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Aspiring Women

DeFinis Communications

No one ever said work was easy, but for women, the workplace can be an increasingly difficult place. First, the old cliché of the “glass ceiling” is still alive and well in many industries. Second, the fact is that women still earn less than men—77 cents to every man’s dollar, to be exact. Yes, women have to overcome a lot to be successful.

How much should I charge for corporate writing jobs?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

As a freelance writer who has been around long enough to go grey (due to age, not due to work), I am often asked, “How much should I charge for corporate writing jobs?” I am asked this question by other freelancers – especially aspiring freelancers or freelancers looking to move from periodical writing to corporate writing.

Quick Solutions to Help You Build a Compelling Presentation Deck in Under an Hour

SlideModel

Using meticulously selected and high quality visuals that blend corporate and digital trends, the template can be used by sales, marketing, and business development teams to communicate a brand message and deliver positive impact. Business Presentations Corporate Presentations Public Speaking SpeechIntroduction. Sounds simple?

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Executive Presentation Skills: Motivate Your Team

Matt Eventoff

. “How can I motivate my team when I speak?” ” “How can you motivate your team more effectively?” Very effective; 9.

Legal Nightmare - Eliminating the Legal Services Corporation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Few, though, know about the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Pop culture has made us familiar with public defenders. On television crime shows they parachute in to assist the low- or no-income with criminal defenses. That function is guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment. Started in 1974, it assists the poor with civil legal matters.

How to Engage the Audience When Your Data is the Story

Presentation Guru

How can presenters keep an audience engaged when going over large sets of data?

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Protect Your Reputation Today…Your Crisis Response Blueprint, Pt II.

Matt Eventoff

Crisis Fact # 2 – The crisis itself is often not what causes the most harm to an organization or an individual – the response is. Externally?

2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference.

2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference.

2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference.

Five ways writers can land clients

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance Writing - Corporate Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services freelance writing marketing marketing writing services sales and marketing selling writing servicesFreelance writers can land new clients five ways: through referrals, from previous clients, through a well optimized website, by email, by mail or in person.