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Interview with Olivia Mitchell

Duarte Blog

I was just totally shy, not wanting to even speak up in a meeting. Speaking in front of a group? Forget about it. This is just awful.

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Make Your Speech the Soundtrack of Their Lives

Speak and Deliver

I'm not talking specifically about music, though some top speakers intro and outro their speaking engagement with theme music. Can you now?

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The New Fear of Public Speaking

Speak and Deliver

The fear of Public Speaking. The NEW fear of Public Speaking. None of these people really feared speaking in public. As Richard I.

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Now Hear This: Taking control of your vocal image for effective speaking

Kate's Voice

communication Speaking vocal power cadence vocal image vocal impactAs I’ve said before, your voice is a powerful tool. Using it with awareness and skill is essential to your credibility and persuasiveness as a speaker. Many people fail in their communication simply because [.].

4 Ways to Become a Charismatic Speaker

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Develop a Speaking Voice. Know when to vary your speaking style. Develop an effective speaking voice to charm people into persuasion.

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New training and coaching opportunities for you!

Speak Schmeak

there are several options for improving your public speaking between now and the end of the year. Happy Monday! What are you waiting for?

Ask Your Future Into Existence

Speak and Deliver

"How do I get speaking gigs?" insert facetiousness warning) The easiest step most people miss is free, and can be amazingly effective.

Powerful public speaking tactic – thanks Abe!

Pivotal Public Speaking

Abraham Lincoln and Eleanor Chaffee. (… and a very effective speaking skill too!). quotations about public speaking

What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

In the speaking world, there are two instances of "world's best" that are growing pet peeves. Maybe I have a problem with competition.

Famous Speech Friday: Nancy Astor's "maiden speech" in Parliament

The Eloquent Woman

Astor faced the same issues many public-speaking women today face in public life. She wasn''t even British. into the House. herself to come in.

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A Great Speaker - er.Leader - Retires.

Speak and Deliver

Jobs' speaking was peppered with stories, humor, and dream-building. Imagine what will happen when you learn to effectively speak as a Leader.

Finding Feedback

Speak and Deliver

Finding out whether or not you are delivering for the people you are speaking for is important, of course. percent of the time, its not).

Results of survey: What resources would help you improve your presentation skills?

PowerPoint Tips

Effective presentation skills. How to create and deliver a very effective Webinar. Color/background combinations and their effects on audiences. Effective speaking. Thanks to all of you (about 100 people) who answered the survey! 1) What version of PowerPoint are you using? 2000 or earlier. 2002/2003. 40.2%. 55.4%.

intros and credibility

The Eloquent Woman

Thanks to the Speaking About Presenting blog for writing about " how to establish your credibility without bragging ," and including my post on taking charge of your introductions. Cheers to Olivia Mitchell and Tony Burns of Effective Speaking in New Zealand.

New training and coaching opportunities for you!

Speak Schmeak

there are several options for improving your public speaking between now and the end of the year. Happy Monday! What are you waiting for?

Is Your Writing Aiming Right?

Speaker Launcher

During our coaching, a client and I will often spend time deciding WHO we want to speak to with our website or marketing materials.

Putting Your Best Face Forward

Pivotal Public Speaking

They pay attention to visual cues, to the movement of the face, especially the lips, as a person speaks. Watching a dubbed film, for example, presents a problem to most viewers at first because they cannot reconcile the sounds they are hearing with the shapes of the mouths speaking the film’s original language. SPEAKING UP.

Speech Coaching

Speaking Of...

Speaking is not presenting. Even if you don't speak for a living there are many who believe that effective speaking is a flashy slide show. When you're more relaxed, speaking comes easier. Most workers need to speak, at one time or another, and speak far more, in more ways, and more often, than top executives.

AIESEC Canada - comments

Executive Speech Coach

A great way to see the clear relevance of effective executive speaking and understand easy, specific ways to improve your own style.”

What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

In the speaking world, there are two instances of "world's best" that are growing pet peeves. Maybe I have a problem with competition.

Sample Agreement Documents

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NSA Speaker Agreement Template Now, see how NSA members incorporated various aspects of the template into four different PDF versions of a speaking agreement. All names and company names have been changed or omitted. Adobe Acrobat Reader version 7.x or higher is required for viewing most documents and forms on the this website. 1500 S.

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AIESEC

Executive Speech Coach

A great way to see the clear relevance of effective executive speaking and understand easy, specific ways to improve your own style.” Carolyn Rush, Regional Vice President Ontario AIESEC Canada “George makes everyone feel comfortable together as a group, yet pushes each individual outside of their public speaking comfort zone.

Public Speaking – The Power of Enthusiasm

Pivotal Public Speaking

Enthusiasm is a necessary qualification for effective speaking. Enthusiasm in public speaking is about being passionate about the subject of your speech and being able to convey it to others. Kennedy’s speaking success was the enthusiasm he displayed when delivering his speech. Have an active interest in people.

Talk Isn't Cheap - Creating Your Own Speech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Given that talk isn't cheap, those planning to do some public speaking have nothing to lose and plenty to save if they at least try to create their own remarks.  Strip down your rhetoric to your most effective speaking style.  Tags: Public Speaking Forget what used to be considered a good speech. 

Speak & Deliver - A Public Speaking Blog For the Speaking Public.

Speak and Deliver

Speaking to a younger audience (and their parents) carries with it unique challenges. The Speaking Pause Part II: Look for Your Silent S.

Avoid Energy Zappers

Humor Power

Before you speak, take a brisk walk, or do some jumping jacks! Warm up before you speak…or you’ll warm up as you begin your speech. A large gap between the first row of audience members and the platform on which you speak is not good. When you speak outdoors, energy is sucked up to the sky. Your attitude.

How rhetorical techniques work: an example from last night's Question Time

Max Atkinson

The reason this fascinated me is that the connection between effective speaking and the way the media selects and covers excerpts from speeches is something that has interested me for more than 25 years, and was a main focus in Chapter 5 ('Quotability) of Our Masters' Voices. P.S. AND HE WAS THE STAR OF THE SHOW! I love this country."

Max Atkinson's Blog: Steve Jobs shows how to use an object as a visual aid (and how to speak about it)

Max Atkinson

When teaching and writing about the effectiveness of different types of visual aid, one that I always recommend for getting a positive response from audiences is the use of an object or prop to get your point across. The leisurely four seconds he takes to move across to where he can pick up the envelope. On average, he pauses every 5.5 Right.

Make Every Speech a Branding Opportunity

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Sullivan Executive directors who hit the speaking circuit can augment fundraising campaigns and provide a personal perspective on the role played by their organizations. Gottlieb, who uses speaking to build an army of supporters, notes, "If we can raise awareness of our issue, then the issue becomes our brand." Say something different.

8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool : Speaking about Presenting

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One of the things I learned from designing and evaluating eLearning is that introverts who would normally never speak up in class would blossom in a text-based environment. I write, consult, and speak on the human factor of technology particularly new social media. If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed.