June, 2021

Charisma: It’s what you do that counts

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Charisma is not who you are. Charisma is what you do. Many people bemoan the fact that they “are not charismatic” But this kind of thinking is not productive. Anyone can be more charismatic if they are willing to work at it. Because charisma is all about actions and behaviours.

Dylan’s Lyrics: Written for the ears not the eyes

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On a recent episode of the charming Start the Week BBC Radio 4 program we heard Frances Wilson, Salman Rushdie and Simon Armitage discuss the rehabilitation of DH Lawrence and the relationship between the writer and their work. In the closing minutes (approx 37:00) host Andrew Marr asks Armitage about an essay that claims Bob […]. Culture Shock! Deep End Speechwriting bbc radio 4 Bob Dylan nancy duarte Robert Lehrman simon armitage start the week

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Ya gotta own it

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It all started with a Gmail address. I received an email from a woman who asked me if I was interested in a learning platform for my clients, and requested a conversation. She referred to "we" in her email, yet didn't mention a company or partners. And her email came from a Gmail address.

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Diversity and Inclusion on the Platform with Evolve Benton

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Quote: “It’s important that when we’re telling the stories of our business, that it’s not just told from one lens. That’s what really gives us the diversity of voices.”

8 Actionable Tips for an Awesome Marketing Presentation

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Have you ever wondered the difference between a Nike shoe and the one that you get at a fifty percent discount from a local store down the street? You may consider the comfort or quality, whereas it is all about the marketing.

Case Study: How to Write and Present It

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Marketers, consultants, salespeople, and all other types of business managers often use case study analysis to highlight a success story, showing how an exciting problem can be or was addressed. But how do you create a compelling case study and then turn it into a memorable presentation?

5 Reasons Why Your Story Falls Flat

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For years, communicators have been told about the importance of telling a story in a professional or business setting. They know stories leave a greater impact on listeners than facts alone, persuade audiences toward action, and help keep listeners engaged.

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Don’t Wait for Everything to be Perfect

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When your business is all about you and representing yourself, it is easy to get caught up in the small details and wanting all of the conditions to be perfect before beginning a new project. Though the intentions are genuine, it can delay projects and set you back.

5 Ways to Help Your Employees Ace the Presentations

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Let us consider a snippet- you start a company with twenty people and gradually scale it up.

Risk Management Techniques

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Risk and business cannot be separated! For an entrepreneur, the possibility of a loss is as real as the possibility of profitability; what lies in between the two is risk. In simple terms, the risk is the possibility of loss for a business, with financial implications.

Why Should I Tell a Story?

Duarte Blog

Business communication gurus have been touting the importance of using story to influence listeners for years. Because of this, most communicators understand the value of telling a story in a customer conversation, a team meeting, a one-on-one, or a keynote. But what’s so great about telling a story?

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Free writing (and thinking) webinars

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I have a series of pay-what-you-can and free webinars that are all free during the pandemic (simply ignore the request to PWYC!). List below, and you can read about them at www.paullima.com/pwyc/ – Creative Writing: Getting Started – Format Your … Continue reading →

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WinAnyway LIVE - How Much Creative License is TOO Much Creative License?

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Client Success Spotlight: Confidence and Authenticity with Dr. Cindra Kamphoff

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Listen to hear Dr. Cindra Kamphoff share tips on how to find the confidence that will help you to create a more successful speaking business. . The post Client Success Spotlight: Confidence and Authenticity with Dr. Cindra Kamphoff appeared first on Jane Atkinson. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast

12 Excellent Content Writing Tips for Effective PowerPoint Presentations

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If you’re in business or a job, the odds are great that you’ll be creating a PowerPoint slideshow at some point in time. Unfortunately, even if your spoken presentation is well rehearsed, a poor visual experience can ruin it for your audience.

How to Incorporate Decision Trees into Your Presentations

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Decision Trees Are Powerful Assets for your Presentations. Even if you’ve never heard of a decision tree, you’ve probably seen them at some point in your life. You might have even made one without realizing it.

3 Situations that Demand a Story

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Critical communications require you to influence an audience. Whether you’re asking a customer for a sale, motivating your team to tackle a new challenge, or helping your boss see you in a new light—your goal is to persuade. Nothing persuades like stories. Stories are how humans interpret the world.

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How to Write Your Best Email Ever

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A friend asked: “Have you ever noticed how some people’s email persona is different from their direct eye contact self?” ” Umm- Yes! A leader I know is charismatic, communicative and clever. But to read his emails, you’d think he skipped grades four onward. Because I really respect this guy, it’s (mostly) easy to give him the benefit of doubt. (He He is busy. He wanted to respond quickly. He doesn’t think this is high priority.).

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How Many Times Do You Need to be Motivated, Anyway?

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Why Every Public Speaker Should Be Taking Advantage of LinkedIn and LinkedIn Live

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If you are building and running a successful public speaking business, you need to invest in marketing – especially social media. But where do you focus your efforts on social media to get the biggest bang for the buck?

From 0 to 7-Figures with David Horsager

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Are you working hard to scale your speaking business? Hear David Horsager share some great tips on how to get from zero to 7-figures. The post From 0 to 7-Figures with David Horsager appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Avoid Burnout in Your Speaking Business with Rachel Sheerin

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Feeling overwhelmed or tired in your business? Rachel Sheerin talks about how to avoid burnout or move forward if you’re already there. The post Avoid Burnout in Your Speaking Business with Rachel Sheerin appeared first on Jane Atkinson. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast

Announcing the Winner of the Best Virtual Demo Video Contest

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Wow, we were just blown away by the response to this year’s best virtual demo video contest. First, we had so many submissions, thank you to all those who entered our contest. There was an abundance of talent to choose from and narrowing it down to just six was tough. But we did it!

Psychological Biases to Avoid When Decision-Making in Business

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What are Psychological Biases? Psychological biases (AKA cognitive biases) are flaws in the way we process information and think about things.

How to Use the Brand Essence Wheel

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For any brand to be successful, it needs to resonate with the target market. For example, some brands might offer a low-cost product, whereas others might be seen as a symbol of success and luxury.

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Powerful Words to Use in Presentations: Ultra Long List 

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The power of words is immense and palpable when it comes to sharing ideas with others. The way you frame your sentences and cherry-pick specific words will affect how the audience preserves you. Not just that.

Powerful Words to Use in Presentations: Ultra Long List 

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The power of words is immense and palpable when it comes to sharing ideas with others. The way you frame your sentences and cherry-pick specific words will affect how the audience preserves you. Not just that.

Top 10 Europe Maps PowerPoint Templates

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It´s possible that at least once, either on media, a movie, or a book, you´ve seen a sight from Europe. It doesn´t matter which country it is, but always European views seem alluring and exciting.

What Makes a Great Graduation Speech

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If you’re looking for advice on how to write a graduation speech, then there’s a good chance you’re either: getting ready for your moment to shine at graduation and want to make it as memorable as possible or are scared to death of public speaking and want any help you can get before graduation.

Using Kata for Lean Management and Presentation Skills

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You might have heard of the term ‘Kata’ in martial arts, where it is used to practice and memorize the different patterns of movements. This is later practiced with a sparring partner or a group in the form of a ‘bunkai’ that is meant to help analyze the kata.

Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Crash. Sometimes You Do Both.

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WinAnyway LIVE - Watch Your Breaks

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WinAnyway LIVE - Pain Moves Around.

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WinAnyway LIVE - The Perfect Day

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WinAnyway LIVE - Branding in a Flash

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WinAnyway LIVE - Moments in Time

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