Create training courses with screenshots within PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Screenshots are a staple of training courses, especially computer-related ones. Often, these screenshots end up in PowerPoint, which is used as the basis for an online course or self-running presentations. Here you see an example based on a course I teach. (

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The Basic Communication Course

The Communication Blog

I wrote this little piece to respond to some concerns voiced on the Basic Course List and I thought it might be relevant more generally. Now may be the time to reconsider and reconceptualize the basic course. Traditionally, the basic course in communication has been a course designed to teach the skills of public speaking. Then in the early 70’s courses in interpersonal communication were developed, again to teach basic skills.

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2 Keynote Home Study Courses: Books 37 & 38 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

I had access to two keynote creation ''home study courses'' this year, one by 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking Craig Valentine, another by 2001 WCPS Darren LaCroix and CSP, CPAE, and speaking legend Patricia Fripp.

Copywriting workshops and e-courses

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you want to write stellar advertising, promotional and direct-response copy that promotes your business or organization and produce creative concepts that hit the mark and target your audience, then consider a copywriting workshop (customized and delivered at your place of business) or e-course (email correspondence course) from Paul Lima. Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses Copywriting copywriting workshop

Corporate training-The never-ending course

PowerPoint Tips

Of course, there’s no one answer and the biggest problem in one organization might not be a problem in another. What if the course never ended? Suppose a training course had a life after the course? Here are some possibilities for a never-ending course flow.

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The Power of Self-Expression

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Communication Fear of Public Speaking public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training self-expression Speaking from the Heart Techniques to Clear Fear Transparency Cure for Fear of Public Speaking overcoming fear of public speaking overcoming stage fright Public Speaking Course public speaking training “What we say is important… for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.”-

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The Gig Economy Hack - Of Course, There Are Tradeoffs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, there are tradeoffs in being a freelancer. Disruption in itself is neither good nor bad. It just is. What matters is how we leverage it to our economic advantage.    The buzz-worthy example of this is the gig economy hack.

How to Engage Your Audience In Three Sentences or Less

Matt Eventoff

Public Speaking & Presentation Skills great speech openers how to improve public speaking how to start a presentation how to start a speech opening speech examples public speaking coach public speaking course The audience is seated. The lights dim and the room quiets.

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Of Course, Everyone Will Read "Raising Trump" By Ivana Trump

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, no one wants to hear that. In early S eptember, Ivana Trump will publish her third book. This one is titled "Raising Trump." " And from the description of it by Vanity Fair , it seems like it will be, well, a self-serving bore.

How to Have a Good Voice for Public Speaking and Group Communication

Speaking Freely

Communication Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Uncategorized Voice Voice Training Have a Good Voice public speaking Public Speaking Course public speaking training Speaking Voice Training Most people don’t know they can have a really good speaking voice. Many are surprised when they hear themselves on a voice recorder. People often tell me they don’t like the sound of their voices. And they think they are stuck with the voice they have been used to using.

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Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course

Speaking Freely

Introducing a Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course who want to learn to exude more gravitas in […]. The post Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills.

How to Encourage People to Speak the Truth

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Communication Connection public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Speaking from the Heart Public Speaking Course public speaking training self-expression Transparency Have you experienced that people sometimes give you excuses rather than reasons? They respond, but somehow it just doesn’t ring true? Maybe their answer just does not satisfy you? I walked into the women’s restroom at my favorite pizza kitchen last week.

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5 Surprising Ways to Calm Your Pre-Presentation Jitters

Matt Eventoff

Tips Uncategorized fear of public speaking how to improve public speaking overcome public speaking anxiety public speaking coach public speaking course public speaking fear public speaking phobia What do Winston Churchill, Warren Buffet and John F. Kennedy have in common?

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How To Close A Speech That Brings Your Audience To Their Feet

Matt Eventoff

Uncategorized great speech closings how to close a presentation how to close a speech how to get your audience to act how to improve public speaking public speaking coach public speaking course speech closing examples ways to close a speech

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Beyond Bullet Points Online Course is Ready to Go!

Beyond Bullet Points

We’ve launched our Beyond Bullet Points 101 Online Course and we wanted to tell you about it! The BBP 101 course takes you step-by-step through the process of creating an example presentation beyond bullet points — and help you to build your own personal presentation along the way.

How to Solve Public Speaking Fear

Speaking Freely

Fear of Public Speaking public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Stage Fright Fear of Speaking Healing stage fright overcoming fear of public speaking overcoming stage fright public speaking trainingSolve Public Speaking Fear In order to solve public speaking fear, you must first understand what public speaking fear is really about. What public speaking fear is really about may surprise you. What it is not about may also surprise you.

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Sandra Zimmer featured in Houston Chronicle Article on Public Speaking as a Career Tool

Speaking Freely

Leadership Presentation Skills public speaking Uncategorized Confidence Fear of Public Speaking leadership Presentation Public Speaking Course public speaking training Today, Sunday, March 23, 2014, The Houston Chronicle Jobs Section is printing an article entitled “Public Speaking an Important Career Tool.”

One Subtle Communication Secret for Getting Others to Hear Your Message

Speaking Freely

Of course others don’t [.]. Communication Persuasion public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Sales & Selling Business Communication Communication Skills persuasive speaking Presentation style Sandra Zimmer’s Google+ By Sandra Zimmer 2014 The prevailing model for speaking persuasively is a style of speaking that is enthusiastic, energetic and extraverted. The speaker is asserting a point in hopes to convince the listener to agree.

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That Dog Fight in White House - Of Course, Non-Family-Member Steve Bannon Is Losing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Presidential Administrations always have power struggles. That makes most of the players look inward, rather than outward on matters of policy and public relations. The ethos slides into the self-consciousness of a Mirror Mirror on the wall, who does the president like most of all.

SPEAKING FREELY: A BATTLE HARD FOUGHT FOR BY OUR FOUNDERS

Speaking Freely

Fear of Public Speaking public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Uncategorized Voice Training Freedom of Expression overcoming fear of public speaking Public Speaking Course public speaking training self-expression Happy July 4th! Let Freedom Ring throughout the World! – Sandra Zimmer Sandra Zimmer’s Google+ The following post was written by my dear friend and social media expert, Karen Scott Jones. Thanks Karen!

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Famous vs Great

Speaking Freely

Authenticity public speaking self-expression Uncategorized being with audiences Public Speaking Course Martin Luther King Jr. was quoted as saying, “Not everyone can be famous, but everyone can be great because greatness is determined by service.” Does it seem to you that many of us in America are struggling with a misplaced desire to be famous? Do you harbor a secret wish to have your name [.].

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Become an Outstanding Presenter! New Course and Portal announced!

PowerPoint Tips

I’m excited to announce the new Outstanding Presentations Course and Portal! The course will start on Tuesday, November 30th, via webinar. At the end of the Outstanding Presentations Workshop, I asked attendees to answer a survey. One question was to think about resources that would help them become a better presenter. Before I tell you a few of the answers, why don’t you tell me what type of resources would help YOU! Just leave a comment on this blog post.

Transform Stage Fright into Authentic Speaking Weekend Workshop with Sandra Zimmer

Speaking Freely

Transform Stage Fright into Authentic Speaking Weekend Workshop teaches you to convert tension, fear and anxiety into free flowing energy and excitement to speak. Really!

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NYU PR Graduate Course Keynote

TJ Walker Interactive

Videos of the keynote speech made to NYU graduate students in a media PR class. Communications Public Speaking Skills public relations Media NYU pr

Back of the Napkin to Head of the Class – Introducing Dan Roam’s Napkin Academy

Duarte Blog

Now Dan has launched The Napkin Academy ( www.napkinacademy.com ), the world’s first online visual-thinking course. Business Event News class Dan Roam learn Napkin Academy online course promotion visual thinking

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Want to Speak like Steve Jobs?

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Persuasion Presence public speaking stage presence Uncategorized grounding leadership Leadership presence Presentation style Public Speaking Course Steve Jobs storytellingI had never seen Steve Jobs talk before; but after he died, I heard lots of people rave about the way he spoke in public. It seemed like many people thought he was the epitome of a great speaker. Then I began reading his biography Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. Before even finishing a [.].

Robots - Of Course, You Should Be Territied

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The robot threat really is that bad. Research by Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo found that for each 1 robot introduced to manufacturing: 6 Jobs are eliminated. Wages drop between 0.25% and 0.50%. As Recode reports, the number of industrial robots could quadruple by 2025.

Online Speech Writing Course

Successful Speeches Blog

On May 13th, I will be starting a 6-week online speech writing course. If you’ve been finding value in my blog posts, then this is a course you won’t want to miss. I’ll be teaching you how to master the art and science of writing a successful speech that will take your speeches to another level. You can find all the information here.

Ultimate Public Speaking Training Course

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Ultimate Public Speaking Training Course

Ultimate Public Speaking Training Course

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized public speaking training course

Joe Kowan Sings a Song at TED to Beat Stage Fright

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Fear of Public Speaking public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Stage Fright Techniques to Clear Fear Transparency Cure for Fear of Public Speaking healing fear of public speaking Healing stage fright overcoming fear of public speaking overcoming stage fright performance anxiety Oh Wow! For all of you struggling with stage fright and fear of public speaking, please watch Joe Kowan give an 8 minute TED Talk on how he beat stage fright.

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Online freelance writing and business writing courses

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Go back to school online this fall with business of freelance writing and business writing course. Tags: Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses business writing courses copywriting courses creative writing courses freelance writing courses writing courses

Business Writing & Freelance Writing e-Courses

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Business writing and business of freelance writing e-courses. Tags: Business Training Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses business writnig courses copywriting course freelance writing course online copywritng courses online freelance writing courses online writing courses writing courses writing querry letters

Speaking Freely: What is Authenticity? How Does it Help Public Speaking?

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Communication Confidence Fear of Public Speaking public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Transparency Cure for Fear of Public Speaking overcoming fear of public speaking overcoming stage fright Public Speaking Course public speaking training Self-confidence self-expression Sandra Zimmer’s Google+ Developing a greater sense of authenticity is an important key to unlocking stage fright and fear of public speaking.

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Presentation Skills Course

Professionally Speaking...

Dear Presentation Skills Course Participant: Now that you are scheduled to attend a training course to improve your public speaking skills, I know that you are looking forward to being transformed into a brilliant presenter upon completion. Come to the course with a specific objective.

A preface to a public speaking course

The Communication Blog

9.14.2010 A preface to a public speaking course This a little introduction I wrote to go into the next edition of my public speaking book. These arent the only things we might say to students in preface to a public speaking course, but they introduce, I think, a productive attitude and the importance of the right frame of mind in approaching a course like public speaking. Make a commitment to exert a major effort in this course.

Public Speaking Course - Keepers

Great Public Speaking

[link] You can learn all kinds of quick tips when you take an online presentation skills class. Over 350 public and professional speaking videos

The Solution to Stage Fright is Right Here, Right Now

Speaking Freely

Fear of Public Speaking Flow State Life Fright public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Stage FrightStage fright is life fright. It is fear of feeling in front of other human beings.

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Build your confidence with The Confidence Course!

Speak Schmeak

The program is called The Confidence Course and you can learn more here. Starting in September, I will be running a six-week class in Santa Barbara with local vocal coach and opera singer Carol Ann Manzi that will cover all aspects of presenting yourself effectively, whether in interviews, public speaking engagements, networking events or other one-on-one or group presentation opportunities. Class size is limited to 15, so if you're in Santa Barbara, get registered asap!

Build your confidence with The Confidence Course!

Speak Schmeak

The program is called The Confidence Course and you can learn more here. Starting in September, I will be running a six-week class in Santa Barbara with local vocal coach and opera singer Carol Ann Manzi that will cover all aspects of presenting yourself effectively, whether in interviews, public speaking engagements, networking events or other one-on-one or group presentation opportunities. Class size is limited to 15, so if you're in Santa Barbara, get registered asap!