Mon.Apr 16, 2012

#eventprofs, Get a musical recap for your conference sessions with @songadaymann

The Eloquent Woman

I just wrapped up several days of coaching speakers at TEDMED 2012 here in Washington, and one of the highlights for me was getting to know Jonathan Mann better. Jonathan-- known as the "Song a Day Guy" --has been writing and posting online a song a day since 2009.

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What do Kate Middleton and Kim Jong-un have in common?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Since I reviewed Kate Middleton’s first public speech, it seems only fair to check out another world leader’s maiden attempt at public communication.    Kim Jon-un, the 29-year-old dictator of North Korea, addressed one of his country frequent military shows yesterday. 

2012 17

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Social Speech Podcast with Rob Cottingham

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I was recently interviewed by Vancouver-based social media and organizational strategy expert Rob Cottingham. Rob’s Social Signal blog is a rich source of information on social media and public speaking and speechwriting. He’s added a podcast series and you can click through and hear our conversation on the ways speechwriters can take advantage of social [.]. Podcasts Social Media Speechwriting rob cottingham

Speaking With Humor: Costuming

Speak and Deliver

They say clothes make the man. They can also make the laugh, if you're giving a humorous presentation, or even simply making a humorous point within the speech.

What the &*+#@*

Executive Speech Coach

Is it okay to use or imply curse words when you present? The person asking this question, suggested using slides withthese words: B#tch B@st&rd Sh*t His purpose was to generate a laugh. My answer to this question is “no, it’s not okay”. The cost of the laugh is too high.

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The strange sound of North Korean music

Max Atkinson

Apart from being intrigued by yesterday's first public speech by North Korea's new supreme leader, I was fascinated by the sound of the marching music, brief snippets of which could be heard on the video clips ( HERE ) - so much so that I looked on YouTube for some more specimens (e.g.

"Mad Men" - Don's boy scout among the young, old, and restless

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A stable monogamous husband Don Draper has the professional edge over his young, old and restless colleagues Pete and Lane.    The latter are falling apart as Don fixes up professional relationships and recommends to wife Megan that they have a baby.

Pew Foundation Report: 1 in 5 Americans Aren’t Online

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Ecommerce Is Everything: Don't judge a store by its brick & mortar

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Remember the experience economy?    Now it's the ecommerce economy.    And what retail does with web and mobile has become more important in earnings as well as stock price than the performance art inside the brick and mortar. 

Bill Cosby: Trayvon Case Is About Guns

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Mob of anarchists attack NYC STARBUCKS…

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