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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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.… A beautifully designed template enhances the professionalism and performance of presentations, whether you are pitching investors, presenting ideas to colleagues or making a sales pitch to your target customers.

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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. … Resources Visuals featured Presentation Design Using Images Visual Aids

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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 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. A blog for lawyers and mediators went further, saying the checklist: isn't just for presenters. Instead, it is the perfect preparation for nearly every client meeting, negotiation and court appearance.

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.

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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"Breaking Bad" - NEW YORK MAGAZINE provides free, downloadable Gus Halloween mask

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

NEW YORK MAGAZINE provides a free downloadable mask of the one-eyed Gus for Halloween.  "Breaking Bad" is finished for now.    But no one will ever be finished with flashbacks of how Gus emerges from Hector's room with a blast to the eye and mortal wounds elsewhere.    After the audience gets a good look at all that, Gus falls to the ground, dead.   Here it is

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. Book Reviews Delivery Design Event News Tips Video announcement book free download Guide to Persuasive Presentations HBR launch measure impact organize a coherent narrative presentations strike the right tone tips win over tough crowdsNancy 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.

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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 40

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! Subscribe to Communication Steroids blog and podcast feed Subscribe in a reader Download our free report: “Getting Over the Fear of Public Speaking&# No strings attached!

You Asked for It: Edges Jane Genova Brings You

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are two - Download EdgesJaneGenovaBringsYou.   Branding

2020 40

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! NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!:

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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. Business Design Diary Event News Technology Video 3forfree Diagrammer diagrammer.com diagrams download library searchable slide:ology system taxonomy tool visualizeWhere there is madness, Nancy Duarte finds method.

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Portfolio for Jane Genova

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here it is Download JaneGenovaMarketingCommunicationsAdvocacyPortfolio. Readers have been asking for my portfolio.   Content-provider

2020 40

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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Thoughts On Presenting And Design

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

2010 109

Portfolio for Jane Genova

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here, simple to click open, is the portfolio for Jane Genova, Global Ghostwriter and Communications Coach Download GhostwritingSocialNetworkingPortfolioforJaneGenova. careers

2020 40

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

2015 162

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.

2013 162

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. How to Give a TED Talk [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking TED Talks

2013 152

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

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.

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How to create a logo in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Download it. Choose Insert, Pictures and navigate to the image you downloaded to insert it. Click the “Read later — Download this post as a PDF — Click Here” button on this page to get this post as a PDF — that will help you follow the steps.

2020 182

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. Next, give yourself the gift of a complimentary coaching consultation on where you are, where you need/want to go, and action plans to get there. No pressure. Please contact janegenova374@gmail.com.   Books careers

2018 40

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. If you really like the templates you can purchase and download the business pack , which is just over 100 slides, specifically focusing on business diagrams. Here is a pretty cool website that I have been looking at: Slide Hunter , an online collection of free PowerPoint templates.

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Introducing Career Coaching Services/Intuitive Psychic Readings on Professional Matters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is a backgrounder Download BackgrounderonJaneGenovaIntuitiveReaderforCareers. Readers of this blog asked for more information on the coaching services/intuitive readings on professional matters which I provide.

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Using PowerPoint’s new illustrations

PowerPoint Tips

If you download an AI file and don’t have Illustrator, you can use zamzar.com to convert the file from AI to SVG. PowerPoint is adding new types of graphics and expanding existing ones. These are all available in Office 365, because they are constantly being updated.

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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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! 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.

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.… Following on from their rather useful guide PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts, Brightcarbon have helpfully produced a guide for all of you who find Google Slides is more your presentation kind of thing. … Software Uncategorised Elsewhere on the Web Google Slides

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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.

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

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

The Future of Your Work Life: Connecting the New Dots

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Meet the intuitive psychic career reader and coach who can guide you Download MeetYourIntuitiveCareerReaderandCoachJaneGenova. The answers, as always, are all inside you.

2020 56

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

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. However there are way more than 10 sites available so, if you don’t find what you are looking for there, there are plenty more options to browse.… … Resources Visuals Elsewhere on the Web Presentation Design Using Images Visual Aids

The importance of a first step

Manner of Speaking

The audience members were taken to a website where they could download a free PDF with more information.

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!

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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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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. For sharing word-processing, spreadsheet, and presentation documents, Google Docs has become the standard and the features are good enough that you can even create the document online.

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Free resources from Udemy

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

They gave me a enrollment of one of the courses, and I got video, downloadable PDF supplementary material and external links. The folk at Udemy have put together good collection of youtube videos focusing on public speaking. The videos are short, and give good examples and advice on become a better speaker. Udemy also has a several online public speaking courses for sale.

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