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Amanda Gorman and “The Hill We Climb”

Manner of Speaking

Embed from Getty Images. Amanda Gorman, the first national youth poet laureate in the United States, was a highlight at the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. At the age of 22, she became the youngest inaugural poet.

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Using PowerPoint’s new illustrations

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint is adding new types of graphics and expanding existing ones. These are all available in Office 365, because they are constantly being updated. One of the most recent additions is called Illustrations.


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Do You Suffer from Stage Fright?

Speaking Freely

Stage fright and public speaking fear are forms of suffering. We who suffer from stage fright are devastated because we know how much we have to give and our own sensitivity has turned against us. We are paralyzed by our fear of public speaking and not fully able to share what we know.

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A Nightingale sang…

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

A decade before Charles Joseph Minard famous chart that portrays the losses suffered by Napoleon’s army in the Russian campaign of 1812, which Edward Tufte claims was “probably the best statistical graphic ever drawn”, English nurse Florence Nightingale created a “rose diagram.” ” In 1858 she published Notes on Matters Affecting the Health, Efficiency, and Hospital Administration […]. Business Communication Culture Shock! COVID-19 Public health

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 336) – Winston Churchill

Manner of Speaking

Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) British Prime Minister, Historian and Orator. “All the greatest things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honour; duty; mercy; hope.” ” Winston Churchill. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No.

Intrinsic Motivation: How to Foster It Among Employees


Highly motivated and engaged employees equal corporate success. But how do you constantly keep your people driven around the common purpose? You create an environment where the employees’ motivation to do their best job comes from within them.

How to Move Past Distractions to Achieve Your Goals in 2021

Speaker Launcher

This month our focus at The Wealthy Speaker School is setting impossible goals. But here’s the deal: we cannot talk about goals without talking about how to move past distractions to achieve those goals! Things happen and life often gets in the way of us reaching our goals.

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Six ways to hook the audience from the beginning

Manner of Speaking

Plato said, “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” When it comes to speeches and presentations, your beginning is critical. You get one chance to make a good first impression, so you want to hook the audience with your opening words.

Using Critical Thinking to Achieve Business Goals


Human beings are prone to a number of cognitive biases. These biases can often result in clouding our judgment and hinder us from making good decisions.

Generating Diverse Income Streams with Michelle May

Speaker Launcher

Would you like to make more money? Listen to hear how Michelle May created several different income revenue streams and how you can too! The post Generating Diverse Income Streams with Michelle May appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

New Research Report: Transformative Soft Skills and Training to Build the Teams of Tomorrow

Duarte Blog

2020 was one heck of a year. We experienced a global pandemic that upended life and business as we knew it. For those businesses that survived to see 2021, work has been forever changed.

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Chronic: A sick novel. Four people with maladies live life to the fullest

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I may have mentioned this, but I am a writer. I was a freelance journalist for a decade. A corporate writer and trainer for 20 years. And I have written 20+ books, on various aspect of business and promotional writing, … Continue reading →

“Remove me from your mailing list”

SpeakerSue Says...

“Remove me from your email list.”. That was the response received by the writer of this email. “Hey Name, how is 2020’s sequel treating you so far? My name is Spaniel and I recently joined a team of event industry experts at

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