Manner of Speaking

Very pleased to share with you that Florian Mueck and I have hit 1,000 downloads of the app version of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. RHETORIC it is the world’s first public speaking board game. Florian and I created it a … Continue reading → Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game Florian Mueck presentations public speaking

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New free downloads

Speak Schmeak

I've added two new downloads to my resource page , both based on blog posts that I decided to turn into handouts. One is on microphone handling , and the other is on practicing public speaking at work. Check 'em out here !

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The 10 Best Websites for Downloading Free Stock Photos

Presentation Guru

One of the best ways of making attention grabbing presentations is to use eye-catching visuals. The most convenient way to do that is to make use of readymade presentation templates and high-resolution images. However, many websites offering stock photos can cost a fortune.

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The Best Websites to Download Free PowerPoint Templates

Presentation Guru

We’ve written before of the best places to download free PowerPoint templates but if you don’t find what you’re looking for there, there are plenty of other sites to browse.…

2018 56

"The perfect preparation:" A downloadable checklist for the whole speaker

The Eloquent Woman

"I am printing it and hanging [it] in my office!" wrote a reader when I first published my checklist for the whole speaker , designed to make you think beyond just your speech to your mindset, your physical state, your audience interactions, technology and much more.

download the Eloquent Woman widget

The Eloquent Woman

If you like the Eloquent Woman blog's collection of ideas, information and inspiration for women speakers, please download our widget here --it lets you display a window into our blog on your webpage, so your readers have immediate access to our updated tips, news and advice.

2009 40

Download a New BBP Storyboard Tool

Beyond Bullet Points

If you’re looking for an easier and faster way to format your BBP story template, Alexis Brouard has created a couple of new tools that will make your life easier.

2007 56

Download a New BBP Storyboard Tool

Beyond Bullet Points

If you’re looking for an easier and faster way to format your BBP story template, Alexis Brouard has created a couple of new tools that will make your life easier. The free version of his BBP Toolbox is an Add-In for Microsoft Word 2007 that will take care of reformatting your story template so you can manually import it into PowerPoint. The paid version of the BBP Toolbox is an Add-In for Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 that: Imports your unformatted story template from Word.

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More on e-books: Walt Thiessen's THE MONEY SUCKERS has been downloaded 20,000 times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   That's why authors of e-Books, which usually can be downloaded free, are attracting such attention.    You can download it here.    So far it's had more than 20,000 downloads.    JG: Your book is being downloaded, over and over again.  Publishing a book has become more about influence and marketing the Brand Called You than it is about earning money.  

Nancy’s New Book on Shelves Now

Duarte Blog

Dive right in and buy the book , or download a free section. Nancy was asked by the fine folks at Harvard Business Review to create the HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations , which covers everything from development to delivery.

2012 97

Duarte’s Diagrammer™: 4,000 Diagrams at Your Fingertips for 99 cents each

Duarte Blog

This is how twenty years of sketches and infographic concepts became Diagrammer™ , a searchable taxonomy of over 4,000 PowerPoint®-ready diagrams, available for you to download for just 99 cents each. Where there is madness, Nancy Duarte finds method.

2012 96

My Gift to You: A Little ‘AUM’ for the Holidays

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy free download holiday aum shifting mindsetsDo you find the holidays stressful? Being a business owner means having to find a work/life balance. This can become especially hard during the holiday season when we are faced with both trying to move our business strategy forward and increased family obligations. It can be extremely stressful and if you do not have a […].

2016 41

Podcast: Framing the Conversation – How to Say It | Communication.

Communication Steroids

Podcast: Framing - It's how to say it [11:08m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Communication Skills , Podcast , Public speaking Comments are closed. Communication Steroids on Facebook Instant Download: Improve Your Public Speaking Skills!

Finally, Something to Hold on To!

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

After several weeks of deliberation and rounds of discussion with participants from training, the very first downloadable article on how to Win with Fear and Communicate with Confidence is out! Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS!

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How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation.

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, January 05, 2011 How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation - audio class Questions, Comments and Feedback from the Jan 6 Audio Class If you listened to the live broadcast or downloaded the recording - you can post your questions here. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok.

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How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation in.

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation in Half the Time Listen in to this Free Audio Class on January 6, 2010 If you can not attend the class you can download a free recording - as long as you register before the class. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok.

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Thoughts On Presenting And Design

See and download the full gallery on posterous. Posted via web from Mike Pulsifer's posterous.

2010 141

DC’s Sewer System Fail In Today’s Storm

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Download now or watch on posterous. IMG_0005.mov (4906 KB). Posted via email from Mike Pulsifer's posterous.

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Guest Posting: HARO — A Speaker’s Secret Weapon, by Mickie Kennedy

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

For more, download some of Mickie’s free ebooks and whitepapers. Mickie Kennedy founded eReleases PR back in 1998 when he saw how hard it was for independent startups and businesses to achieve really quality PR. HARO: A Speaker’s Secret Weapon, by Mickie Kennedy First of all, congratulations on being one of those people who don’t […]. Marketing Public Speaking PR

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The paradox of performance

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jan Dalley writes in the Weekend FT on the paradox that in an age of increasing digitization of our culture (via music downloads, YouTube video and more) people still seek out the unique personal experience of attending live performances: at literary festivals, rock concerts, and lectures.

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Get your free copy of Presenting for Humans before April 15

Speak Schmeak

The giveaway started today and 51 copies are already gone, so if you're a Goodreads member, get over there ASAP to reserve your free digital download. Hey y'all! I'm giving away 100 digital copies of Presenting for Humans: Insights for Speakers on Ditching Perfection and Creating Connection ! I'm celebrating the second anniversary of publishing my first book on April 14 and I want you to have a copy!

2019 104

Guest Posting: How to Give a TED Talk by Manoush Zomorodi

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Manoush Zomorodi is the host of WNYC’s New Tech City which is available for download on iTunes. She is the author of Camera Ready: How to Present Yourself and Ideas On Air or Online. Follow her on Twitter @manoushz. She blogs at manoushz.com/blog and writes for The Huffington Post.

2013 198

Ageism Bites - The Four Monsters of the Mind

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You need to download -  free- my new book "Over-50: The Four Monsters of the Mind"  Download Over50TheFourMonstersoftheMind. You're over-50.

2018 52

Toastmaster Magazine: Learning to Write for Others

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

With the editors kind permission, here’s the text of Learning to Write for Others for you to download and read. I’m pleased to have an article in the current January edition of Toastmaster Magazine. I discuss the ways the Toastmaster Competent Communicator program helped me become a better speechwriter. Unfortunately the typo in the first […]. Speechwriting Toastmasters

2016 109

Do More With Google Slides – and Do It Quicker!

Presentation Guru

It comes as a handy PDF that you can download, and you can find it here: Google Slides Top Keyboard Shortcuts.…

2018 52

Free PowerPoint templates

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Note that while you don’t have to register (it is optional and free), if you have not registered he askes you to post a tweet or Facebook update to download the templates.

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Microsoft releases public beta of Office 2010

PowerPoint Tips

Anyone can now download the beta of Office 2010 at [link]. Microsoft suggests downloading it on a secondary PC. You’ll find more information on the download site. It includes Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, SharePoint Workspace, and Communicator! Remember that betas, even a thoroughly tested one like this, can crash and have bugs. Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are available.

2010 100

9-Step “Create Anything” Outline for Information Products

Succeed Speaking

Are you able to “download&# everything you have to offer in a 45-90 minute keynote? Do you have a message and/or expertise that can help people? Of course you do. Of course not. So do you currently have products or resources that allow your attendees to “take you home&# with them? I hope. Business Strategy Product Creation Writing Books Information Products Product Creation for Speakers

2011 143

Beyond Bullet Points Online Course is Ready to Go!

Beyond Bullet Points

Each module features narration, examples, downloads, and interactive quizzes to test your knowledge. We’ve launched our Beyond Bullet Points 101 Online Course and we wanted to tell you about it!

91 Places to Look for the Perfect Image

Presentation Guru

In a previous article, we looked at the 10 Best Websites for Downloading Free Stock Photos. Adding attention grabbing images to your presentation is one of the best ways to give your presentation visual appeal.

Lois Interview - available now

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

You can listen online, or download it. The folks at Good Hope FM have kindly given us an MP3 recording of Lois’ interview from today.

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Free PowerPoint alternatives–Google Docs

PowerPoint Tips

Step 4: Show your presentation or download. You can download the presentation in PowerPoint format (.ppt), From within the presentation, choose File> Download As> PowerPoint. Google Docs is probably the most commonly-used free PowerPoint alternative.

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Brain Science Supports More Visual Slides

Professionally Speaking...

SlideModel offers various subscription plans based on the number of desired downloads. The website has over 4000 customizable and downloadable diagrams. SlideHunter also offers PowerPoint templates, diagrams and charts that are customizable and downloadable.

2016 130

Free PowerPoint backgrounds and how to make your own

PowerPoint Tips

For several years, I created backgrounds and offered them as free downloads. Either you click the image and just download the file or you click the image to see a larger version of it and then download that.

2011 160

Free PowerPoint alternatives – Canva

PowerPoint Tips

Download the presentation. Once your design is ready, click on download. Wait while Canva converts and downloads your presentation to your default download location in your browser. This is a guest blog post by Kavita Paliwal.

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United Way - Yes, It Will Accept Your Bitcoin Donation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" And, if you want to help a colleague or friend navigate ageism, you can download for them a book (free, no data collected)  Download Over50TheFourMonstersoftheMind. Good news for those of you who own bitcoin and want to make a difference.

2018 52

tuesday’s child doing once off gig

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

download the band’s music. Yes, that is right. After years of being quiet, Lois and I are doing a charity gig. Please keep the evening of Saturday 25 April open. Details to follow. www.tuesdayschild.co.za.

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Using PowerPoint for Best Educational Outcomes

PowerPoint Tips

It was well received and after posting a link on Twitter to the handout, it’s been downloaded over 800 times! Download it here. Last week, I spoke to a group of faculty during a Faculty Development program at Maharishi University of Management. The topic was “Using PowerPoint for Best Educational Outcomes.&# If you’re an educator or trainer, you’ll find the information useful.

2009 100

Infographics Help Audiences Visualize Data

Professionally Speaking...

The tool is easy to use and your infographic can be downloaded as a jpeg or png for your presentation. The slides are 100% editable, including color, and can be downloaded for either Mac or PC.

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Outsmarting Your Comfort Zone - Free Book

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here it is, hot off the press  Download Over50OutsmartingYourComfortZone. Coaching, auditing, lecturing, and writing/ghostwriting thought leadership content on ageism.     For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. Complimentary initial consultation.

2018 52

Save 40% in July on the BBP 101 Online Course!

Beyond Bullet Points

Seven modules featuring narration, examples, downloads, and interactive quizzes to test your knowledge and help you to build your own personal presentation along the way. From now until July 31, 2012 take advantage of our July savings with 40% off the BBP 101 Online Course. With the BBP 101 Online Course you receive 1-year access to step-by-step learning to transform your presentations Beyond Bullet Points.

Recommended Podcasts

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Both those I create myself and post to this blog, but more so those I can download and listen to as a source of news and information from around the world. I am a big fan of podcasting. Thanks to Jasmine of Online Classes here’s a listing of 80 excellent podcasts. I was pleased to see [.]. Podcasts

The 3 Step Process for Handling your Darkest Fears

Speaking about Presenting

Download the Worksheet. Download the Worksheet. Download the Worksheet. Download the Worksheet. It was 9am – the beginning of an inhouse company training course like hundreds that I had run before. The corporate training room was standard, the number of participants was not more than usual, and it was a pretty normal gender mix. There was nothing exceptional about the course that anyone looking in from the outside would have noticed.

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