Powerful presentations, even with PowerPoint

Manner of Speaking

Since 2018 he has been the Senior Data Scientist … Continue reading → The post Powerful presentations, even with PowerPoint appeared first on Manner of Speaking. This is a guest post by David Lindelöf. David obtained his PhD in Physics at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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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.”

2014 279

FIRE - Even If It Fails, Remains Powerful Symbol of Pursuing New Version of American Dream

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's even if Daniel adds on a couple of hundred thousand in the next three years. Overall, even those who went for a FIRE and had to circle back usually don't regret the experiment. He eats rice and beans.

2019 52

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.”

2014 206

CBS - Major Power Shift Will Affect Even Minor League Players

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  If Moonves is toppled there will, of course, be a major shift in power. When those sorts of things occur, even minor league players can be affected.   But even before this crisis, job security had been iffy at the television networks.

2018 52

Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Even more, if the user connects Microsoft Excel to external data sources (as a database or other files) the user can refresh the charts with you information dynamically. Power BI. The Power BI service has a free version, and the analysis tool (Power BI desktop) is also free to download.

2016 207

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.

2018 66

The Power-Cut Presenter

The Presenter's Blog

When the power cut hits and the lights all fail, everybody freezes. could be on cue cards, it could be a print-out of your slides, it could even be written on a MindMap. Even when we intimately know a presentation, if the unexpected happens it can throw us off our game.

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BA English Majors Down 20% Since 2012 - Even Virginia Woolf's "To The Lighthouse" Irrelevant

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, you bet, those writing majors should steer clear of even trying to make a living as journalists. Women, even as extraordinary as Mrs. Ramsay, defer to their presence. There is a niche in thought leadership called the "history of ideas."

2019 56

Drudge Report - White House Celebrity Bash Friday, Even Though Star Power Couldn't Win Campaign 2016

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Politicos always are in search of what will be the source of both income and power when one job ends. However, as we know, that star power failed to make the Democratic candidate for president the winner. 

2017 56

Power Grid - The Jones Day D.C. Office

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

office, headed by Stephen Brogan, is a power player. That's even lower than the low 2.7   Feedback, even on formal performance reviews, is too brief to be useful. She warned that as they women gain power in corporate legal jobs, Jones Day will get hurt.

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Use the Power of Practice to Build Your Speaking Skills

DeFinis Communications

After reading the book The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg (which I first wrote about here ), it is clear that habits define virtually every aspect of our lives, from how much we eat, save, or spend to how we work, communicate, and interact with others.

Power - DIY

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes her DIY power tools included her signature Steve Jobs turtleneck and her rhetoric of disruption. For lawyers, the DIY power tool is sprinkling communications with legal phrases.

2016 56

Even Elite Liberal Arts Institutions Leave Graduates Behind In Earning Power

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not even when there is a Shakespearean drama festival in the park.

2015 65

CEO Power - No "Hero's Farewell"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power is heady. The misfit Puritans made business one of the most powerful institutions in the new land.   So, from the get-go, the leaders in business - often called "chief executive officers" - found it difficult to let go of that power when the job ended.

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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. We call it the “Power Presentation.” The “Power Presentation” is a way of thinking about your talk prior to actually writing the script. Podcast powered by podPress (v8.8 / v8.8.6.3)

Master the relationship even when your only tool is email

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Power - Seismic Shift from Manhattan Boozy Pricey Lunching to Eating-at-Desk, Social Networks, Wellness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That includes power, or at least how it's played out. Yes, when it comes to those long boozy, high carb dining experiences, what's occurring is a power outage.   So, how does power look in 2019?    Also, power is symbolized by wellness.

2019 52

The Power of Words – 108 Seconds Changes Everything

Matt Eventoff

This video clip delivers more power, emotion and education in less than two minutes than the majority of programming can deliver in two hours: This video isn’t even a video, it’s an advertisement, and the most effective advertisement I have seen in years.

2011 278

Use Storytelling to Present with Power

Presentation Guru

All these elements came together and made you feel something – excited, sad, angry, maybe even apathy. Storytelling is the most powerful form of communication ever invented.… Think of the last good movie you watched.

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Add power to your message with better slide titles

PowerPoint Tips

When I work with clients, I sometimes find that their slide titles are boring and even meaningless. We work together to make the slide titles more powerful. When you add a verb (or even a gerund, a verb with “ing” at the end), you make the title more like a sentence.

2015 194

Power - From "Genesis" to #MeToo

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  Students of power do not find this shocking. Henry VIII offed anyone whom he even suspected disagreed with him. Gretchen Carlson blew the whistle on Roger Ailes' alleged sexual misconduct. She settled for $2o million.

2019 52

Ronan Farrow's "Catch And Kill" - Abuse of Power Reaches All the Way Back to Garden of Eden

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But the story he tells is a familiar one: the abuse of power. " The higher power (and landlord) over-punishes the tenants Eve and Adam. " There are powerful men and those who protect them (some allegedly even in law enforcement).

2019 52

Body Language Practicum I - Power Poses

Professionally Speaking...

Even though your message is strong and flows logically, your body language is telling the audience that you're not confident and enthusiastic about your topic. POWER POSES. What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. Ralph Waldo Emerson].

FIRE and Power - Usually Mutually Exclusive

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Early retirement entails trading off power for personal freedom.   The fantasy, even for relatively young workers, is to accrue enough personal wealth to exit the current long hours, pressure, and politics and retire asap.   Power, face it, is a heady experience.

Power Players at Work - Does Threat of Financial Penalties Just Make Them Smirk?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law firms Jones Day and DLA Piper are high profile in the media for alleged bad behavior by its power players.  The example of life in corporate demonstrates that the powerful tend to ignore the contractual penalty for behaving badly. The reality may be that what prevents those without organizational power or wealth from jumping into the free-for-all sandbox does not deter those at the top of the food chain or wealth index. 

2019 40

Alcoholics Anonymous: Its Unfortunate Staying Power

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even the tradition-bound The New York Times had to jump aboard the digital train. On a rerun of Dick Wolf's "FBI," the ninth step of Alcoholics Anonymous was a dominant meme. That's the amends step.

2019 52

U.S. Supreme Court - Taking a Look Beneath the Robes and at Power of State Attorneys General

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was even though it was represented by law firm Jones Day which annually hires a large number of former SCOTUS clerks. Branding careers Current Affairs Ethics Games Intuitive legal Media Personal Musings Politics Power ValuesNow, the U.S. Supreme Court is under the microscope. 

2019 56

Power - Check Its Expiration Date

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power is real. In his book "Presentation of Self in Everyday Life," iconic sociologist Erving Goffman explains why the person with the most power defines the situation. However, confusion sets in when power lessens or even ends.

2017 56

9 ways to make your topic sound exciting…even when it’s not!

Kate's Voice

Speaking vocal delivery vocal image vocal power color delivery Expression public speaking tipsThe other day, I attended a presentation at a two-hour “All-hands” meeting. There were 200 people in the room. There were 800 others listening or watching via IPTV. Most of the presenters went over time, and their presentations were full of data and slides that were hard to read. People were squirming in their chairs, [.].

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Seven speech-techniques powering Obama’s UN Address

The Presenter's Blog

Powerful speeches contain powerful content. For that content to shine though, it must be mounted into a powerful structure. Let’s understand what was powering away beneath the hood. Conjunctions for power. Even more will be inspired. by Peter Paskale.

2014 159

Sandy: Even Mediabistro.com takes hit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And there will be a lag in the powers that be responding to those replies we already have sent in. When business returns to usual hiring and making assignments will not even be on the radar screen, not for a while.

6 Powerful Pitch Deck Tips to Get Seed Funding

Duarte Blog

To do so, keep in mind these powerful tips. And, your pitch should come so naturally that you don’t even need slides. We encourage all presenters to hone in on that big idea before even opening PowerPoint. Congratulations on having a great business idea.

2017 109

Power & Over-Exposure - What's Next

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That play-out of power and over-exposure will go down in the history of network television. But abuse of power evolves and more women could be getting into the game. Already it's happening that females with some kind of power showcase their flat stomachs.

The Power of Visual Information

The Speaker Point

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 The Power of Visual Information February 2, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments We live in information overload. blog comments powered by Disqus Subscribe to The Speaker Point Its guaranteed to make you smarter!

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even in consulting, though, face time still counts. You bet, that imprints your face in the collective memory bank of the powers that be. Face time always mattered a lot. In a digital era, that hasn't changed, at least not very much.

2017 52

The Smirk - Ultimate Power Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Confidence is power. Read Hedrick Smith on that in "The Power Game." "  And nothing transmits the message of power like The Smirk. The message is: I can't even be bothered with that.

2015 70

When Passion, Power and Perseverance Combine – You Get Melinda Gates

DeFinis Communications

As a powerful female role model and spokesperson for the projects and people who have benefited from her good works, she continues to inspire and uplift us. I talked about her personal power and communication style at length last year in this blog.

2011 196

Wangari Maathai: Honoring a Powerful Female Leader and Speaker

DeFinis Communications

She stood on the stage dressed in full African dress and spoke with the deepest, melodic, and most powerful voice I’ve ever heard from a woman. We all left her presentation wanting to do more—to be a part of her power, her strength and her vision.

2011 191

Michio Kaku on The Power of Video

Presentation Zen

"The Power of video," says famed theoretical physicist Michio Kaku , "is the power of the mind itself. A huge chunk of the brain power we have sitting on our shoulders is devoted to processing visual images.

2013 109

John Boehner - Power Game Lost

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power is a prerequisite to holding onto jobs. That's a reality parents, teachers, clergy, and even mentors don't hammer into those starting out in the world. John Boehner has lost his power. For example, likability is one form of power.

2015 65

Writers & Rejection: Even Pippa Middleton Gets Bounced

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, it might help heal us to know that even an outsized personality like Pippa Middleton gets rejected by the powers that be. Rejection comes in many forms for us writers.

2014 52

I-Day - No One Even Invited Us to Gawk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A typical capitalism narrative was that of Roger Ailes who acquired both wealth and power. Along the way, sprinkle on plenty of power? One of the 3 Obama MuscleTeers, Valerie Jarrett, tweeted that she had just shut off the lights.

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