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Tangible examples always win

Speak Schmeak

Use an example or a comparison to something that your audience is already familiar with. Here's an example I found in our local weekly paper.

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Public Speaking Example

The Communication Blog

Here’s a great public speaking example to illustrate how to make large numbers real to an audience, courtesy of the HuffingtonPost.com: Walmart’s CEO earns an annual salary of $20.7 example numerical data Public Speaking million. To make the same amount of money, it would take an average Walmart worker (earning $12.67 link].

Even famous speakers are made, not born: 4 examples

The Eloquent Woman

She''s a great example of how that preparation pays off. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Bill Clinton.

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When Colorful Language Overshadows Accomplishments – The Carol Bartz Example

DeFinis Communications

After two and one-half years as Yahoo’s CEO, Carol Bartz was let go last week. Bartz accomplished quite a bit for Yahoo.

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Speakers' great examples of the invisible visual

The Eloquent Woman

Look at your next speech or presentation, particularly the anecdotes and examples. The twist? What if you don't have a visual you can describe?

How To Close A Speech That Brings Your Audience To Their Feet

Matt Eventoff

Here are some examples: “In order to guarantee that we save _ tomorrow, we need to _ today! They nodded as you delivered your message. or _.

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New Example of B2B Content Marketing at Work

Content Marketing Today

I am always on the lookout for new killer examples of content marketing at work, especially in a B2B setting. Written by Amanda Maksymiw. A couple of weeks ago I heard that my friend Michael Brenner has been working full throttle to release a content site from SAP. They already have 50 contributors lined up and over 200 pieces of content!

Confirmation Examples

The Communication Blog

These are all perfect examples of confirmation and "cherishing behaviors" and should help make concepts that are often overly abstract, more concrete and useful. Many are also good examples of politeness--another indication that politeness is an essential component of interpersonal communication, though ignored in many of our textbooks.

A public speaking example

The Communication Blog

9.02.2009 A public speaking example In a recent ad to defeat the debt there’s an interesting example of using statistics (just numbers, actually) and making the numbers real for the audience, something we always tell our public speaking students. Categories: Public Speaking , statistics 3comments: Huzaifa Tabassum said.

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PowerPoint Slide Makeover #70: Using proportional diagrams (example from Pres. Obama SOTU)

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Below I’ve posted a new Slide Makeover Video Podcast based on the ideas in "The Visual Slide Revolution".

Steve Jobs, One of Today’s Great Presenters, Steps Down from the Main Stage

DeFinis Communications

Anyone in the public speaking business has likely paused at the news that Steve Jobs has resigned from the iconic Apple Computer.

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Three Influential First Ladies

DeFinis Communications

As the old saying goes, “Behind every great man is a great woman.&# When it comes to talking about American presidents, nothing could be truer.

Oprah’s Farewell: The Final Ovation for One of the World’s Most Influential Public Speakers

DeFinis Communications

Wednesday for Women Celebrates Oprah! Oprah’s legend is…well…legendary. Talk about having a powerful influence on people! P – Prepared. R – Relevant.

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Embrace Your Authenticity: It’s the Backbone of Public Speaking Success

DeFinis Communications

For example, I have a female client who is struggling with this exact issue. She never checks in with herself and identifies who she really is.

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What It Really Means to Share the Stage

DeFinis Communications

Current Affairs Examples of Powerful Performers Famous Speakers Political Speakers Chris Christie Hurricane Sandy President Obama sharing the stage

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Wednesday for Women: Public Speaking Lessons from Meryl Streep

DeFinis Communications

These are the stories, examples, metaphors, facts, and humor that make up the core content of a speech, and that make it interesting and inspiring.

50 great examples of data vizualization

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Scott for sharing this link to 50 great examples of data visualization and tools for creating your own visualizations, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Another source that I blogged about back in 2006 is Gapminder.

50 great examples of data vizualization

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Scott for sharing this link to 50 great examples of data visualization and tools for creating your own visualizations, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Another source that I blogged about back in 2006 is Gapminder.

50 great examples of data vizualization

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Scott for sharing this link to 50 great examples of data visualization and tools for creating your own visualizations, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Another source that I blogged about back in 2006 is Gapminder.

The Queen’s First Speech

The Presenter's Blog

In that one short line, “ I have in my parents and grandparents an example which I can follow with certainty.” Assertive in a time of change.

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The Key Factor for Your Presentation’s Success

DeFinis Communications

When you’re preparing a presentation, who is the most important person you need to consider? The answer: Your audience. You know you’re crashing fast.

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Use the Power of Practice to Build Your Speaking Skills

DeFinis Communications

One interesting example in Duhigg’s book focuses on Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. Public speakers can learn a lot from this powerful example.

The Best “San Francisco” Speakers at SXSW

DeFinis Communications

Tomorrow begins the twenty-fifth annual South by Southwest (SXSW) interactive media, film and music conference. I’ve listed below my top five.

Remembering John F. Kennedy – Speaking Lessons from a Heroic Orator

DeFinis Communications

Examples of Powerful Performers Examples of Powerful Speakers Famous Speakers Historical Speakers Political Speakers JFK John F. history.

Remembering John F. Kennedy – Speaking Lessons from a Heroic Orator

DeFinis Communications

Examples of Powerful Performers Examples of Powerful Speakers Famous Speakers Historical Speakers Political SpeakersIt’s true. history.

Speaking Variety – Jim Cramer Example « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

News analyzed from a communication perspective. He’s 67! By then, most men have not just finished sowing their wild oats. Comments (0) No comments yet.

For example or for instance?

Executive Speech Coach

Tuesday, January 05, 2010 For example or for instance? For example or for instance? Choose well Do you use examples in your presentations? An "example" is a hypothetical occurrence. "In This is an example of what may or might have happen. If you want to base your argument on emotions, use examples. Confused?

Sound Bites: Give Specific Examples | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training sound bites

How will the New Pope Fare as a Public Speaker?

DeFinis Communications

The good news is that if we look at recent history, we can see many examples of various speaking styles of former Popes.

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How will the New Pope Fare as a Public Speaker?

DeFinis Communications

The good news is that if we look at recent history, we can see many examples of various speaking styles of former Popes.

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Ho, Ho, Horrible: Worst Holiday eMail Campaign Ever?

Content Marketing Today

Cheers, Examples of Bad Content News email marketingheader is generic and tells me nothing—why would I open? What the heck is it? 4 days only!!

Creative Presentation Agenda Examples

Pivotal Public Speaking

Is your audience getting lost during your big presentation? The issue might be in the clarity of your presentation agenda. Learn 5 creative ways to provide a clear and memorable agenda to your presentation. => [link]. PowerPoint public speaking

Rotten Tomatoes - Yet Another Example of How We Resist Traditional Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The impact of Rotten Tomatoes is yet another example of how irrelevant the company's own promotions are. Who has the time! No one.

What Do You Want? – Al Sharpton Video Example « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

News analyzed from a communication perspective. Communication Tip of the Day: Return the Media Phone Call! » What Do You Want?

Repetition is the Key - Using Twitter as an example

Dahle Communication

One of the key methods of public speaking that I learned early is the idea of repetition - you have to repeat yourself a lot when speaking because there is a good chance that people either didn't hear you the first time or they weren't paying attention. This can apply to Twitter as well. First off, there are those who tweet waaaay too much.

Aspiring Women

DeFinis Communications

No one ever said work was easy, but for women, the workplace can be an increasingly difficult place. First, the old cliché of the “glass ceiling” is still alive and well in many industries. Second, the fact is that women still earn less than men—77 cents to every man’s dollar, to be exact. Yes, women have to overcome a lot to be successful.

Need a last minute gift for your favorite Public Speaker?

DeFinis Communications

While the case studies are powerful examples of her methodology, I was disappointed that there were so female speakers mentioned. and others.

How to Keep Bad Headlines from Burying Your Content

Content Marketing Today

Blogging Content Marketing Examples of Bad Content News Online Tips & Mini-Guides bad headlinesMuch Better! Want to spell like a champ?

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How to Keep Bad Headlines from Burying Your Content

Content Marketing Today

Blogging Content Marketing Examples of Bad Content News Online Tips & Mini-Guides bad headlinesMuch Better! Want to spell like a champ?

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Cultural Rules

The Communication Blog

It''s a great example to use in class to illustrate the differences in cultural rules within the United States/Canada and the consequences of violating them. classroom example cultural rules cultural differences cultural rule violation Take a look at this article. link]. link].