Wed.Mar 14, 2012

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

Duarte Blog

Where there is madness, Nancy Duarte finds method. 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.

Is your presentation like a flea market?

Speak Schmeak

Image by Pedro Moura Pinheiro Presentations can go wrong in a lot of different ways. Here's one way that you may have perpetrated, or perhaps experienced as an audience member. First, let's talk to the perpetrator: Have you ever had to create a new presentation for a meeting or conference and decided that you had all the information you needed in several previous PowerPoint slideshows?

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus's role as "Veep" on HBO pokes fun at public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

Public speaking's a big part of the job for the Vice President of the United States and so it features a lot in "Veep," a new HBO series debuting in April that stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a vice president who is " simultaneously overlooked and over scrutinized. with hilarious results." You'll see the public speaking right away in the trailer, below, where her speech gets red-penciled by aides until she can only say "What's left here? I've got "hello," and I've got prepositions."

Is your presentation like a flea market?

Speak Schmeak

Image by Pedro Moura Pinheiro Presentations can go wrong in a lot of different ways. Here's one way that you may have perpetrated, or perhaps experienced as an audience member.

How to Meet With and Speak to Your CEO

Executive Speech Coach

How to Present to the CEO of Your Company and Win. Guest Post by Dan McCarthy Most employees NEVER get to have a meeting with the CEO of their company. So if you do, it’s a one-shot deal that you don’t want to screw up. After all, exposure is a double-edged sword, and many CEOs and senior executives have short attention spans but long memories. This post isn’t written for the seasoned executive or middle manager who has regular interactions with the CEO.

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Preview: Mike Bako on America’s Radio News Network

TJ Walker Interactive

Get your NCAA basketball tournament brackets ready. Who are the favorites for the Final Four and what are some upset specials? Daily National sports editor Mike Bako on America’s Radio News Network. Analysis Audio college basketball final four mike bako

How To Get The Law Of Attraction to Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Law of Attraction hadn't worked for me since I got my ticket out of Jersey City, New Jersey.    At least not until a few months ago.    What stood between it and me was the pushing I was doing. 

Santorum picks up southern primary wins: Mike Bako on America Now Radio

TJ Walker Interactive

Victories in Alabama and Mississippi boost conservative candidate’s campaign for Republican US presidential nomination. Daily National associate editor Mike Bako on America Now Radio. Audio Politics Press Room mike bako Mitt Romney newt gingrich rick santorum Ron Paul

Rush Limbaugh: Hey, is this guy gonna run for president

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Rush Limbaugh seems to be 1 of those scripted conservative politicos who does everything with the affect in mind.    Recently, he expanded his game from Slutville to Nagville.    His latest target is the National Organization of Women (NOW). 

Affiliate Marketing Tips

Great Public Speaking

[link] A bunch of tips on making big money without servicing customers. Want to make BIG affiliate money? Check out: [link

AOL: Same-old, that is, more layoffs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Does AOL = All Over Laid Off?    THE NEW YORK TIMES reported that a bunch were given the ax last Friday in the Instant Messaging section on the West Coast and that this week there will be more blood-letting in the hyperlocal news operation Patch.

Greg Smith: Lots of branding work ahead for financial communications pros

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Greg Smith outed Wall Street in his opinion-editorial in THE NEW YORK TIMES as totally self-interested.    The client be damned.    That means tons of assignments ahead for public relations and marketing firms with expertise in financial communications.