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The benefits of humour and 10 tips for using it in a speech

Manner of Speaking

I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. ——— French author Victor Hugo said, “Laughter … Continue reading → Humour Presentation Guru humor Presentation public speaking

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Wishing joy, health & prosperity to you and the world

PowerPoint Tips

[link]. Did you find this post useful? Get my free video training, "13 techniques that will make designing your slides EASY." Need training? Click here to find out about training to bring your presentations to the next level! The post Wishing joy, health & prosperity to you and the world appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. Events Misc. PowerPoint Tips 2018 Happy New Year new year

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How to Really Craft Audience-Centric Presentations

Duarte Blog

There’s a saying, “people don’t care what you know until they know how much you care.”. That’s excellent life-advice, and it can also help you when you’re trying to write an audience-centric presentation. If you put the effort into considering your audience (a.k.a.

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Sexual Harassment in the Meetings Industry

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Photo Credit Mike Reddy/Rusty Elliott/SYLV1ROB1/Adobe Stock. The media firestorm over sexual harassment officially became something like an eternal flame last month when Time magazine published its “Person of the Year” issue.

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Guest Blog: The 3 Best Recruiting Automation Tools For 2018

Manner of Speaking

It’s unavoidable these days: stories about how artificial intelligence and automation are poised to transform the economy dominate the news. While AI and automation have been slowly penetrating the recruitment industry during the past decade, they’re set to break through in 2018.

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How to Avoid Death by PowerPoint

Presentation Guru

David JP Phillips, the founder of Sweden’s largest Presentation Skills training company, shares the 5 design principles that will cognitively and psychologically optimise your PowerPoint slides.

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How to Really Craft Audience-Centric Presentations

Duarte Blog

There’s a saying, “people don’t care what you know until they know how much you care.” That’s excellent life-advice, and it can also help you when you’re trying to write an audience-centric presentation. If you put the effort into considering your audience (a.k.a.

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Playing on the Big Stage: 3 Essentials for Booking High Fee Keynotes

Speaker Launcher

Can you see it? Standing in front of 5,000 people. You have your audience at hello and you rock them all the way until close. As you exit the stage to thunderous applause, the leader of the organization, who hired you, greets you, shakes your hand and says “thank you so much, that was exactly […]. The post Playing on the Big Stage: 3 Essentials for Booking High Fee Keynotes appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Silicon Beach Report Jan. 5: Snap’s Unusual Structure Led to Breakthroughs, But Also Problems

Presentation Guru

Snap’s unusual structure led to breakthroughs but also problems; Hulu nabs ‘Lost’ exclusive subscription streaming rights from Netflix; and SpaceX now targeting late January for Falcon Heavy launch

open thread – January 5-6, 2018

Duarte Blog

It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about. If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please don’t repost it here, as it may be in the to-be-answered queue.

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University of Northampton launches app-based prospectus

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

University is using software to create an app-based prospectus and improve internal communications

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Playboy Magazine May Go Way of So Much Other Print Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Times have changed. Digital is killing off print publications - or putting them on life support. But that's not the only development negatively affecting Playboy magazine. The vestige of Puritanism which influenced American mindsets about sex had faded away.

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LinkedIn Updates - Stupid Networking Tricks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For professionals, LinkedIn Updates is the platform for networking. But, let's face it, most professionals don't know how to do that in ways that create relationships and bring in business. The result is that their efforts appear cartoonish.

"Truth" - No Expectation of That, Maybe Never But Certainly Not Anymore

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Fortune , Alan Murray and Tom Huddleston Jr. have an article about how truth is being eroded.    That kind of rant is puzzling. So many of us have no expectation of truth. Maybe we never had it. Maybe, not since the rhetorical gyrations of Campaign 2016.

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Generational Warfare - Coming to Your Workplace

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The games professionals have to play are taking on an added dimension. That's how to compete with other generations for all the goodies the world of work can provide. Those range from power to compensation. Here is one typical example.

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Cryptocurrencies - Ethereum Tokens Surge 40% in 7 Days to $1,000

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the volatile world of cryptocurrencies, ethereum tokens ( ethers) have surged in value during the past 7 days. On several major exchanges, reports Romain Dillet in TechCrunch,  an ether is now worth about $1,000.

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More on School for Scandal.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Long before sexual misconduct allegations rocked the entertainment and media worlds, they shook up elite prep schools. Among them had been St. Paul's School in Rhode Island. Last July, RI's state attorney general's office commenced an investigation of alleged sexual abuse.

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John Bergholz Lawsuit - Ageism, Being a Male Could Go on Trial

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In this era of intense focus on diversity, this is the kind of lawsuit which could generate lots of attention in the legal and business media. Already, Abovethelaw.com cites the filing of it in today's morning headlines.

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Michele Bachmann - Liberals Probably Hoping God Says, "Yes, Michele, Run for Franken's Seat"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Michele Bachmann is not a talented politico. So, it's in liberals' interest that she run for Al Franken's U.S. Senate seat. She will lose and that is all good. But to run, Bachmann has told the world via Jim Bakker that first God has to approve such an initiative.

2018 52

Sleeping Disorders - Gotta Outfox 'Em

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One out of three hits up against the problem of falling asleep and/or staying asleep. For some of them it's a temporary ordeal. For others, like myself, it's a chronic condition, with intermittent periods when the disorder goes into remission.

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In the News: Targeting the Lifestyle Needs of Millennials

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We all know financial woes rank high on the list of concerns millennials face - and hope their employers will help to solve. However, this generation is incredibly diverse when it comes to which financial challenges specifically affect their day to day lives, and their employers' bottom lines. In the News brokers

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Blockchain LLC, Reno, NV - Reporter (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

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Questions about Accuracy, Legal Threat, Controversy - All Could Be Very Very Good for Michael Wolff

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, there's a backlash from media critics against author of "Fire and Fury" Michael Wolff. After all, the guy is making a big splash. And isn't that what everyone in the media space longs for.    As BusinessInsider  notes, they are questioning the accuracy of some of his coverage of what went on during campaign 2016 and the first year of the Trump Administration. However, there seem to be lots of tapes of those interviews.

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Cognitive commerce is about to take B2B businesses by storm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Cognitive commerce is an emerging technology that uses cognitive computing (computers that learn) to automatically observe customer behaviors and use those observations to deliver personalized solutions – right down to the prices and products customers see, and the customer service they receive. Business Growth

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Make Sure Your Learning and Knowledge Management Systems Really Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

By Cyndi Chadwik Learning no longer requires participants, including an instructor, to be cloistered in one room at the same location.