Steve Jobs – Public Speaking, Preparation & Practice

Matt Eventoff

The preparation and practice that went into a product launch or public presentation was evident, and each presentation became an event itself – not very common in the corporate world today (unless it is bad news).

BigVet - Bloomberg BusinessWeek Outing of Corporate Practices Which May Be Hazardous to Our Dogs and Cats

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or, worse, be forked over to corporate-owned vet practices which foist on us loving pet parents procedures which put the animals' life at risk. The takeaway from the article is: The healthcare for our cats and dogs might be compromised to maximize corporate profits.

2017 56

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. If you want to find such assignments, you need to define the services you offer corporate markets and select the sectors you should target — based on your education, previous work experience and other factors.

2014 63

Practical Social Networking Webinar - Guest Experts Interviewed

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What are large corporations doing? What do the experts know about Social Media? How can entrepreneurs make money online? Find out as Jim Carrillo and I continue to explore these topics with two top authors. Free Webinar Series Continues Join Patrick Schwerdtfeger and Joel Postman in conversation with Jim and me on Wednesday October 21st, from [.].

Practical Social Networking Webinar - Guest Experts Interviewed

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What are large corporations doing? What do the experts know about Social Media? How can entrepreneurs make money online? Find out as Jim Carrillo and I continue to explore these topics with two top authors. Free Webinar Series Continues Join Patrick Schwerdtfeger and Joel Postman in conversation with Jim and me on Wednesday October 21st, from [.].

Practical Social Networking Webinar - Guest Experts Interviewed

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What are large corporations doing? What do the experts know about Social Media? How can entrepreneurs make money online? Find out as Jim Carrillo and I continue to explore these topics with two top authors. Free Webinar Series Continues Join Patrick Schwerdtfeger and Joel Postman in conversation with Jim and me on Wednesday October 21st, from [.].

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. If you want to find such assignments, you need to define the services you offer corporate markets and select the sectors you should target — based on your education, previous work experience and other factors.

2014 52

Legal Sector - Is It Following Corporate America Business Model of 1980s?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us from Corporate America remember when Jack Welch at GE and Lee Iacocca at Chrysler initiated cost-efficiency by eliminating full-time positions with benefits. Soon enough, that now-best practice spread throughout Corporate America.

2017 52

Guest Blog: A Corporate Speechwriter’s Halloween Tour of Medieval England

DeFinis Communications

As a speechwriter for various Silicon Valley companies, I’ve seen both the bad (the tricks) and the good (the treats) of corporate speech development. For fun on this Halloween day, let’s imagine the world of corporate America set in the time of Medieval England. Practice makes perfect.

2011 130

How to Foster a Culture of Creativity in Your Team

Presentation Guru

Many of us (especially if we’re working in any kind of corporate role) wrongly assume that to be creative, means to be artistic. … Build Your Skills Working practices featured inspiration

2018 55

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

Matt Eventoff

Practice putting yourself in a semi-stressful position through crisis response drills.

Toastmasters Monday: Should We Vote For Best Anything?

Speak and Deliver

Toastmasters Int'l doesn't have a policy against awards (though they do have something in writing against awards such as the 'Bone Award'), and they sell them on their website, so one might suggest that's tacit approval for the practice. Best" Award Best Practices: A.

2011 76

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

Matt Eventoff

Communication Practice – If you were paying each employee by the hour, meetings would be a lot more concise. 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.

Ghostwriting for sciences/medicine - Politics and Realm of the Practical

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The article by Duff Wilson is critical of the practice.    I can't think of a corporate executive or elected official who doesn't have paid or volunteer assistance in writing.   On a practical level, employing a ghostwriter allows for an efficient use of the leader's time and energy.    Shareholders of a corporations and voters in a district should fire leaders who decide to do their own writing. 

Learn to “Present” to “Pay the Rent”- Executive Presentation Skills

Matt Eventoff

It means preparing and practicing until you feel extremely comfortable, and then preparing and practicing even more. Effective presentation skills are crucial for all executives. If you can’t effectively present, it gets decidedly more difficult to “pay the rent.&# .

The 7 things senior management need to know about effective presenting

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

4) Your people want to know what those big strategic goals mean for them: Corporate speak, mission statements and big strategic initiatives are all very well and look great in the shareholders report but they tend to mean little or nothing to the guys and girls at the coal face. Presentation Skills best practice CEO corporate speeches Gavin Meikle inter-activ management Presentations senior speaking tips

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. You’ll need tons of practice to clinch a good delivery. It might seem a surprise to you but even the very best speakers need a lot of practice. Business Presentations Corporate Presentations Public Speaking SpeechIntroduction.

2016 57

Ch. 23: Business Vision (Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If they do have a business plan, it’s most likely a long, convoluted document and is not very practical. Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing Freelance Writing - Corporate Freelance Writing - General Freelance Writing - Newspaper/MagazineMost writers I know do not have a business vision, let alone a business plan.

2011 72

Former GM CEO Rick Wagoner - 5 Communications Lessons

Matt Eventoff

I am still amazed that as all 3 Chairmen came to Washington, hat in hand, on a private corporate jets. That means at the minimum a practice session with your staff where you are asked questions that are likely to come up. Lesson #5 - Practice. Practice. Practice. - Only two things make it worse — not having written the testimony yourself, and not practicing. Click here to view the embedded video.

2009 116

7 Rules of Taking Feedback

Speak and Deliver

Do you have an audience to practice your next big speech, or are you relying on the feedback of your reflection, your dog, or your kids collection of stuffed animals? While a lot of people say that they don't need practice, I say a lot of people just don't WANT to practice.

2011 89

Women and Power « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Subtle behaviours sabotage their chances for the corporate success they seek and deserve. Practice using a tape recorder. The more you practice, however, the easier it will get.

2010 100

Chairman Blankfein, Code Pink & Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

Communications training is invaluable in curing this; that being said practice, self-awareness and preparation are very helpful in making sure “you&# show up when you speak. Earlier today, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein addressed the Council of Institutional Investors conference in Manhattan.

2009 116

Toastmasters Friday: How Smooth is Your Choreography?

Speak and Deliver

The strong transitions from President to Toastmaster to Evaluator to Speaker, etc, that come from repeated practice. Practice made Sexy.probably not for Toastmasters.or The parts are not as challenging individually as they can be corporately, and consistently over time.

2011 74

Why can't every talk be a TED talk?

Speak Schmeak

In my workshops (which are often a day and a half long), I'm asked by my corporate training clients to address specific learning objectives and teach specific skills. Not only do I teach skills, but I also give my participants time to practice the skills they've learned.

2019 159

New book: Motivation for (Non-Fiction) Writers by Nate Hendley

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

“Motivation&# is packed with practical tips, insights and advice on how to start-up or step-up a freelance, non-fiction writing career. Tags: Freelance Writing - Corporate Freelance Writing - Newspaper/Magazine My Books freelance writing Check out “Motivation for (Non-Fiction) Writers”, a new book written by veteran Toronto freelancer Nate Hendley.

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Green Room Speakers: More Speaking Wisdom from the Karate Kid

Green Room Speakers

I dont have time to practice repetitive motions all day!" Thats 16,000 chances to practice your speaking skills. The next time you are talking with a friend, practice maintaining sustained eye contact. The next time you read a story to your child, practice varying your voice.

Room 56

Meeting Report: Cisco Social Media Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

For the rest of this week I’ll be attending the Ragan Communications Conference Social Media Best Practices for Communicators hosted by Cisco Systems. The event kicks off on Wednesday when I plan to attend the Pre-Conference Workshop on Corporate Video given by Deanna Govoni and Alex Romano. This workshop will discuss how to think differently [.]. Social Media

Site and Trainer Review: Speaking Excellence with TJ Walker

Communication Steroids

He’s a corporate public speaking trainer, appears on national TV to tout his stuff and has a pretty spiffy weekly newsletter and nice website packed with useful information. Do the right things, practice, prepare, work at it and you’ll become a much better speaker.

9 secrets communicators will never tell you

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Holland wonders “What “secrets” would we never tell our clients about the work we do or about their own communication practices?&# His list of nine secrets lifts the lid on the frustrations speechwriters and other communications professionals have with corporate clients. Communications professional Robert J. Well worth a read.

2009 126

today's vocal assignment: read the three little pigs

Green Room Speakers

I gave him a copy of the Three Little Pigs, and we practiced reading it. As the wolf moves from house to house on his rampage of huffing and puffing, practice building from low to high (energy, volume, tempo, etc.).

2009 52

What Patrick Swayze Taught Us About the Art of Public Speaking

Green Room Speakers

Monday, September 21, 2009 What Patrick Swayze Taught Us About the Art of Public Speaking A great speech coach once gave me the following advice: Try practicing your entire speech without once moving your head.

2009 52

Interview: Dr. Gail Ferreira – Agile Leader

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She is currently an Expert Principal for the Boston Consulting Group, leading knowledge management and IP practices for their Agile At Scale organization. Corporate communications can sometimes be boring, so instead start ‘organizational conversations’ that you think of as dialogues rather than monologues. Gail is an executive level expert and thought leader driving the vision and tactical decisions for large-scale transformation programs, from the C-Suite to the team level.

2019 116

Don't Sacrifice the Eyes

Green Room Speakers

As we practiced "connection techniques" (ways to use voice, body language, and eyes to connect with the listener), one participant asked, "Many times, we have to make phone calls to people we dont know.

2009 52

Green Room Speakers: Adapting to the Audience

Green Room Speakers

He worked hard to prepare and practice a meaningful and powerful message. Sunday, April 19, 2009 Adapting to the Audience Recently, I worked with a rabbi to help him prepare a pre-Passover sermon.

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Interview: Emiko Hori, Musician and Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

An accomplished musician, she has been actively speaking and giving presentations to corporate clients and young adults about the connection between musical performance and public speaking and presentation skills. “Speech is my Music.

2013 203

C-Level Presentation Tip #2: Link to Business Issues

Professionally Speaking...

But with a few tweaks to your presentation practices, you can successfully navigate any C-Suite waters. Clearly show how your message is relevant to key issues the audience is focused on -- for example, corporate strategy, profitability, employee engagement, revenue or ROI.

2012 152

Presidential tweets exposed: What @JFK, @GroverTweets & @HonestAbe would have written

Speak to Lead

In practical terms that means if you work for the government or many large corporations, you have the day off. It's Presidents' Day in the U.S. If you are employed by a small firm (or retailer), you're working. But as. Humor Inkling Media Ken Mueller Lou Hampton presidential tweets tweets Twitter

Working with Speakers Bureaus, Speaker Do’s and Don’ts with Holli Catchpole

Speaker Launcher

She has been a guest speaker at numerous NSA events, is a contributing author of PAID to SPEAK – Best Practices for Building a Successful Speaking Practice and in 2010 was recognized by IASB with the John Palmer Award for exemplary service to the association and industry.

2019 78

An Executive Guide to Management Consulting

SlideModel

It is the organized practice of helping organizations improve their performance, usually in specific areas of operations. It should be noted that from a legal and corporate structure, none of these biggest consulting firms is actually a single entity. Management consulting.

Presenting Yourself: The Elevator Speech

Professionally Speaking...

Don't use jargon or corporate-speak. Practice, practice and then practice some more [2-3 times a week] so that you sound completely conversational. I am so fortunate to be able to do what I love (teach presentation skills) in both my professional and volunteer lives.

2011 213

Karen Jacobsen: The GPS Girl

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She then gave the motivational speech she delivers to corporate clients, listing five ‘GPS Girl’ life-lessons, interspersed with her own songs: Is your inner GPS telling you that you are off your route?

2015 239

The Top 3 Things that Stand Between Busy Professionals and Speech Preparation

DeFinis Communications

Additionally, according to International Data Corporation (IDC), a global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets, Americans spend 32.7 To successfully fit it in, practice in chunks. Assign a presentation skill to practice for each meeting. Remember that practice and preparation can be spread out and incorporated into other daily tasks and activities.

Rate Your Public Speaking Comfort Level

DeFinis Communications

They are usually familiar with their subject matter but rarely practice. Many even believe that their “practice” happens while they are giving their presentation. They may be executives, product evangelists, salespeople, senior leaders, marketing directors, and corporate trainers.

2013 208