Even with Great Content You Can Destroy Your Message

Presentation Guru

Even with great content you can destroy your message simply by the way you present it as Mark Robinson shows us in his 2016 TEDx talk: How to Present to Keep Your Audience’s Attention.

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Be a Powerful Presenter … Even “On the Fly”

DeFinis Communications

And even though you have only minutes or sometimes seconds to prepare, make sure you hit your talking points. We all know that when it comes to public speaking, “practice makes perfect.”

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Be a Powerful Presenter … Even “On the Fly”

DeFinis Communications

And even though you have only minutes or sometimes seconds to prepare, make sure you hit your talking points. We all know that when it comes to public speaking, “practice makes perfect.”

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Even famous speakers are made, not born: 4 examples

The Eloquent Woman

They started out as reluctant or over-enthusiastic speakers, had trouble getting a word out or even more difficulty reining themselves in--or remembering what they really wanted to say. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Bill Clinton.

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3 Keys to Getting Your Day on Track Even When It Is Going Off the Rails

Speaker Launcher

The post 3 Keys to Getting Your Day on Track Even When It Is Going Off the Rails appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Last week I had a big “ah ha” moment! On Tuesday it was about mid-morning, and I could feel my day starting to circle the drain. Things were not going my way. My inbox was overflowing thanks to a technical glitch that sent every email I deleted or filed away back into my inbox. I […].

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Everybody can get better. Even the most experienced presenters can.

Communication Steroids

Even the most experienced presenters can learn new techniques that improve their skills. Even the greatest speakers, the most powerful orators, the most skilled motivators need to maintain their edge and keep their focus sharp. In the world of presenting: even coaches need a coach.

Presentation Insight: 3 Tips for making column graphs even clearer

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

See how the bold text draws your eye even more to the column you want to emphasize.

"Lordy" - Will Folksy Term Make It into Speeches, Even Videos?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Lordy," that folksy term, has gained traction. It was used by former FBI director James Comey in his testimony before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. The specific reference was to the speculation that U.S. president Donald Trump taped conversations in the White House.

Harvard Cheating Scandal - STEM Isn't for Everyone, Even Elite Students

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

STEM subject matter doesn't come easily to everyone. That seems to include the elite brains who make it into Harvard College. As the Harvard Crimson reports, 60 of the 636 students enrolled in the popular Computer Science 50 course have been suspected of cheating.

The cost of PowerPoint presentations wastes the UK economy even more than I thought

Max Atkinson

In an attempt to work out out how much boring presentations were costing the UK economy, I came up with the figure of £7.8 billion a year ( HERE ).

LittleBlogging - Multi-purpose tool, even as BigBlogging owns the territory

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Here are some of its current functions: Gets you into the conversation, or even sparks it.  BigBlogging owns the territory on just about every category.    That ranges from breaking news [Huffington Post] to legal gossip [Abovethelaw.com].    So, some in LittleBlogging are tempted to throw in the towel.    Their daily page views might number 100 or less. Well,  Well, not so fast. Sergieiev - Dreamtimes.

Speechwriting: Some clients don't want to be cool, funny even in this social era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"No wit.    No humor.    This guy is very very serious." " That's the mandate I received from an organization which contracted me to put together continuity for a special event. 

The Comeback: Can Publishing a Book (like Ellen Pao) Jump-Start the Process, Even in Digital Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ellen Pao had lost the high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit against her former employer venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins.   The trial-"Pao v.Kleiner"-was high profile. The stage setting was Silicon Valley. Lousy place to crash. 

Drudge Report Takes Break from Politics - Headlines with Amateur-Hour Snow Event (don't even call it a storm)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But even then the weather was not the story. Drudge Report might be becoming as weary of Trumpism as many of us are. The tipping point might have been the Saturday Afternoon Massacre. That was when U.S.

4 Types of Audience Tension or A Review from an Evening with Ed Tate

Speak and Deliver

Other tension in this vein can come when the presenter is a superior in your company, an outsider coming into your environment, or even just someone you don't like. You mind can be on a million other things, even if you really WANT to hear the speaker.

Peace of Mind - The Search by Even Successful Players

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Hmmmmm. I would look up from my cushion three times a week at the Buddhist meditation center in New Haven, Connecticut. What the hell are they doing here?    That's what I wondered. 

How to Deal with Problems « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Developing Resilience Demonstrating strength and composure in the face of adversity enriches your life and enhances the lives of others you engage with… Disappointments, challenges and even rejection are unavoidable in life.

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6 Ways to Spot a Liar

Kuhnke Communication

Even white lies – those little untruths or omissions that are meant to protect your feelings – can leave you feeling hurt, suspicious, and offended. Even an expert liar can get caught out.

Best Public Speaking Gestures

The Speaker Point

These folks are using the best gestures without even knowing it. April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About Best Public Speaking Gestures March 18, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments (Guest post by Eric Carter ) Chances are, if you are on this site you are familiar with public speaking gurus like Dr. Wayne Dyer or someone like Mark Victor Hansen.

ABC Evening News - David Muir Leads in with "Busy Monday"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Anchor for ABC Evening News David Muir knows to vary the lead-in. There had been "bombshell" and "breaking news." " Tonight it was a "busy Monday."  "  No, there were no bombshells. And, no, breaking news. By 6:30 P.M.,

"Bombshell" - David Muir Doesn't Use Term for Evening News 12/4/17

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maybe there were no bombshells in last evening's ABC news, narrated by David Muir. Or it could be that this savvy anchor got it that the term "bombshell" is on the way to becoming as much a cliché as the phrase "perfect storm."

Even The New York Times Concedes Print Will Probably Be Dead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 10 years, conceded the chief executive officer of the NYT - Mark Thompson - there might not even be a print version. It had been a power symbol on the Metro North commuter train to Manhattan: Professionals engrossed in reading The New Times. It was the print version.

From Saul Alinksy to Barack Obama - How Ordinary People (even those over-70) Can Change Anything

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even in this supposed era of the imperial presidency, ordinary people, including those like myself over-70 (The Invisible Class), can change anything. The Obama tech fundamental produced change even faster.

All Those Designer Babies - LIfe Has Gotten Even More Unfair

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, Cianci had a point: Good genes can make the game of life, which already seems unfair, even more unfair. In the U.S., the fertility industry has a growing footprint. According to the CDC, 12% of women have used it.

"Retirement"- Term Won't Even Exist Soon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

AARP did the survey. It interviewed those of us who are no longer young. And 64% of us said we intended to work after we retired. Here is that study. Obviously, the concept of "retirement" has shifted. It used to mean ending working.

Evening News as Theatre - ABC Puts on Best Show

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight, the staging of ABC News with David Muir outdid itself. Usually, the theatrics, pulled together by Muir's dramatic presentation of news segments, are addictive. No surprise ABC News is #1 in that category.

Even to an Audience of One: Speaking Lesson from the Muppets

Green Room Speakers

From the Green Room: Aim to be at your best every time you get up to speak - even if only one person shows up. It happens to the best of us. You prepare a super presentation - and no one shows up. Wait it gets worse. If absolutely nobody showed, you could at least call it a day and go home.

Valaree Schwab - Symbol of No-Safe-Place for iGen (not even Westchester County, NY)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not even in upscale Westchester County, New York.  Members of iGen are not only victims of digital. As so many know, psychologist Jean Twenge researched how the smartphone is sucking the inner peace, social skills, and optimism from those born between 1995 and 2012.

“It’s Even Worse than It Looks” Book Review

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized "it's even worse than it looks" norm ornstein thomas mann

CNN v. HanA holeSolo - Not an Even Match

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report got in early on the CNN v. HanA__HoleSolo controversy. And, the cunning Matt Drudge isn't letting it go. Here is the latest coverage the Drudge Report curates from the conservative Daily Caller. That's the media house Tucker Carlson built.

Even the pros get nervous

Speak Schmeak

It's always surprising to realize that even veteran performers get nervous. Even performers who love working a crowd and who love the spotlight still have their anxieties. In an interview on Conan O'Brien, where Chris Farley has taken the stage in the character of Matt Foley, the "motivational speaker" from Saturday Night Live, the following exchange takes place. Conan: "The falling down helps, right? Always gets a laugh." Chris: "Yeah, it breaks the ice a little bit."

Face Time - Still Gives the Edge, Even in Digital Era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even in consulting, though, face time still counts. Face time always mattered a lot. In a digital era, that hasn't changed, at least not very much. On Abovethelaw.com , lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino focuses on the specific situation of a a young lawyer at a law firm. She is also a mom.

"Bombshell" - The New Usual in David Muir's Introduction to ABC Evening News

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the ABC Evening News tonight, David Muir opened with the term "bombshell." The evening before the bombshell was the firing of "Today" long-term czar Matt Lauer and the fallout.  We anticipated it. And, sure enough, it happened.

Gawker - Who Even Thinks About It Any More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In a sense, what was once a must-read for those who enjoyed being shocked hasn't even left a hole on the Internet. Yesterday, Gawker came up in conversation. A prospect for my blogging services asked me how I had parachuted into that niche.

I-Day - No One Even Invited Us to Gawk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of the 3 Obama MuscleTeers, Valerie Jarrett, tweeted that she had just shut off the lights. That's probably the saddest of the inauguration tweets which lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino presents on Abovethelaw.com. Here you can read them all. For most of us this is just a normal work day.

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When Even Writers Tried Law School

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His despair came from the shock and disappointment that, given the current glut of lawyers, no one even took him seriously. Even if the job market were better, they are freaked about debt in which the interest continues to accure.

Sandy: Even Mediabistro.com takes hit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When business returns to usual hiring and making assignments will not even be on the radar screen, not for a while. For hungry communicators, going to the jobs section of Mediabistro.com had been the sweet spot in our day, at least since GDP starting growing again at 2%.  

Pitching - Yes, Cold Still Is Effective, Warm Even More So

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, if they give us even a minute, send a follow-up thank you note. Way back in the mid 1970s, the breakthrough job-search guide came out. It was "What Color Is Your Parachute?" " Its advice was shocking - and effective.

"Let There Be Light" - Inspiring, Even with Heavy-Handed Faith-Based Meme

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A mantra for zen meditation is:  Clear Thinking, Don't Know. If that mindset is applied to film "Let There Be Light," it can provide an uplifting few hours - and a warm afterglow. Produced by conservative talk show host Sean Hannity, the story line is full of platitudes.

Ismaaiyl Brinsley - There Is No "Getting Even"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Clearly the ethos of "getting even" has tragic consequences. Under the battlecry of avenging Eric Garner's death, Ismaaiyl Brinsley gunned down two New York Police officers, who later died. Then he committed suicide. Here is the coverage.