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Desolation Row

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Dylan’s recording of Desolation Row was the longest track (at just over 11 minutes) on his 1965 album Highway 61 Revisited. While I can’t remember the first time I heard it, it’s been in my head for most of my adult life.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 337) – Abraham Lincoln

Manner of Speaking

Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865) 16th President of the United States. “Extemporaneous speaking should be practiced and cultivated. It is the lawyer’s avenue to the public. However able and faithful he may be in other respects, people are slow to bring him business if he cannot make a speech.


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Smile Like Tom Brady to Make All Your Presentations a Success

DeFinis Communications

Seeing Tom Brady’s smile after he won the Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday night was one of the game’s high points. His grin stretched from ear to ear, highlighting the absolute joy he was feeling in that winning moment.

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Catch your inner coach to develop self-awareness and change negative thinking

Speaking Freely

When you want to develop greater self-awareness and transform negative thoughts, you can use a skill I call catching your inner coach. What I mean by catch your inner coach is to become aware of your thoughts especially your thoughts that are coaching you internally.

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4 Ways to Incorporate Meaningful Movement Into Your Daily Communication

Duarte Blog

After a long day of work sitting in front of my screen, I often stand up to make dinner and think, “Oh, my shoulders have been up to my ears ALL DAY!” With driving deadlines, back-to-back virtual meetings, and—let’s face it—the non-stop nature of our world at this moment, it’s easy to go an entire [.]

Scaling your Consulting Business with Bill Fournet

Speaker Launcher

Tune in to hear Bill Fournet offer great tips on how to scale the consulting side of your speaking business and maybe even expand your team. The post Scaling your Consulting Business with Bill Fournet appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

“Kitty” section from Chronic: A Sick Novel

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Having grown up with cats, I am biased, but this short excerpt is one of my favorite sections from Chronic: A Sick Novel, a book about four folks with different maladies who live together. The character named Paul has MS, … Continue reading →

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Where is your focus when you speak in public?

Manner of Speaking

Too often, people don’t focus on the right things when they speak in public. They worry about how they look or whether the microphone is working properly. They wonder where they should place their hands.

Six secrets of President Kennedy's rhetorical success

Max Atkinson

JFK's inaugural speech: Six secrets of his success By Max Atkinson Rhetoric expert Published 19 January 2011 The poetic "ask not" quotation is among the speech's most memorable lines President John F Kennedy would have been delighted to know that his inaugural address is still remembered and admired 50 years later.

Feb 12 - Win Anyway Life - Are You Finishing Your Week, or Starting Your.

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Do people tell us the truth about why they don’t buy from us? When they tell us, often they say “price,” but what they mean is “you.” You’re the reason I went “in another direction.”. Harsh? Please know I include myself in that word. We sabotage our own success when we think our clients and prospects only want answers. They also want (and need) emotional certainty. The buyer is always thinking, “Can I, should I stake my happiness, success, reputation on you?”

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Feb 11 - Win Anyway LIVE - Impromptu Doesn't Mean Improv!

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Feb 10 - Win Anyway LIVE - Weight Loss Wednesday - Or Is It

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Feb 9 - Win Anyway LIVE - Speaking Tip Tuesday - So You've Got Nerve.s

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Feb 8 - Win Anyway LIVE - Commitment Monday

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Feb 7 Win Anyway LIVE - Super Bowl Sunday

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Feb 6 - Win Anyway LIVE - Saturday Afternoon Fever

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