Public speaking for financial advisors

Speak Schmeak

I was interviewed this week for a two-part series on public speaking for financial advisors in the Canadian magazine Investment Executive. Here's part 1: Seven steps to more compelling presentations And part 2: How to structure a winning presentation Thanks to Fiona Collie for an article full of great tips, and for some of the most accurate quotations I've ever read from a journalist! Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking Interviews

Interview: Julie Mergen – Financially Savvy Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Perceptions about money had restrained each of them from achieving financial freedom, which meant something different to each of them in turn. Julie’s passion now is to reach out and share in creating a new community which includes all women, anyone who wants to discover their relationship with money and create financial freedom — freedom in all aspects of life. The Foundation offers support and education to show these women the way to financial empowerment.

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The Financial Times is 125 years old today

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Financial timesI was delighted to open my favorite newspaper this morning and learn that the FT celebrates 125 years in print today.

Using Visuals in Financial Presentations « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

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» Using Visuals in Financial Presentations It is always important to have visuals in any presentation to enhance audience understanding and participation. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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How to Make Your Numbers Come Alive in Financial Presentations.

TJ Walker Interactive

financial presentations This entry was posted on March 11, 2011, 2:13 pm and is filed under Analysis , CEOs/Financial , Communications , Help , Presentation Skills Training , Video. Will Information about Competitors take Away from My Financial Presentation?

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Presentation Tip: Five tips for preparing financial slides

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Financial information is a part of many presentations today. Whether you are presenting the budget for next year, current project spending status, or any other financial information, resist the temptation to just copy a spreadsheet and paste it on a slide. At the Presentation Summit last fall, I shared five steps for creating effective financial slides and in this article I want to share them with you.

How to Rehearse my Financial Pitch « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

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financial pitch , rehearsing This entry was posted on March 23, 2011, 4:08 pm and is filed under Analysis , Communications , Pitching , Presentation Skills Training , Public Speaking Skills , Video. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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The paradox of performance

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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Medium Adding a Subscription Business Model - Digital Struggle for Financial Growth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The question is: Can putting some or all the content behind a paywall make Medium more financially successful? The latter is financially profitable. Medium's struggle reflects the dogfight in digital for financial growth.

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Advice for speakers and presenters - 7 ways to turn a free gig into a financial windfall

Pivotal Public Speaking

You’ve been asked to speak for an audience. However, the event organizer or meeting planner tells you they can’t pay you. Your heart sinks knowing that speaking for free will cost you in the long run. You think of all the expenses you’ll incur gas, parking, photocopying materials, babysitter and speaking for free means you won’t be reimbursed for these incidental costs.Although a free gig can eat into your bottom line, you don’t need to refuse it altogether.

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Overcoming the fear of public speaking

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Public Speaking Financial times There was a thorough overview of ways to overcome a fear of public speaking in Tuesday’s FT. They advise that practice makes all the difference. I agree. I like to point out that people who only play tennis twice a year are probably not very good at it.

Does a Financial Forecast Matter in a Pitch to Angel Investors.

TJ Walker Interactive

The information you include in your pitch to financial investors is important financial pitch , pitch This entry was posted on March 18, 2011, 1:41 pm and is filed under Analysis , CEOs/Financial , Communications , Pitching , Video. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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3 Big Mistakes professionals make when presenting financial or operational data to executives

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Do you present financial or operational data to executives? Make sure you aren''t making these three mistakes

FT: Public Speaking column debuts

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Nice to see that one of my favorite authorities on public speaking has a new bi-monthly column in the Financial Times. Public Speaking Speechwriting Financial times Sam Leith Sam Leith, the author of the critically acclaimed You Talkin’ to Me? launched his Public Speaking column in today’s FT by discussing the importance establishing the trustworthiness of a presenter. This is known as [.].

Mushy peasy, Fresh and Easy

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

You say tomato The Financial Times reports that this has proved an “overseas misadventure” for the British grocer. Financial times TescoNews today that the most successful supermarket chain in the UK is considering pulling out of the US. Tesco invested $1.6B

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Why are US visa questions so weird?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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Glenn Scarpelli - Never Underestimate Bite of "Financial Reality" in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In his suicide note, Glenn Scarpelli indicated he could no longer live with his current "financial reality." But, in America, "financial reality" bites.   Only recently I returned to financial solvency.

Financial Limbo - The 85,000 Gone Missing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At stake are financial issues such as pensions and the ability to sell a house. Arizona is fertile territory for Thomas Asimou's legal niche. That Phoenix, AZ lawyer, reports Bloomberg , helps the families of the missing have that person declared dead.

Public speaking for financial advisors

Speak Schmeak

I was interviewed this week for a two-part series on public speaking for financial advisors in the Canadian magazine Investment Executive. Here's part 1: Seven steps to more compelling presentations And part 2: How to structure a winning presentation Thanks to Fiona Collie for an article full of great tips, and for some of the most accurate quotations I've ever read from a journalist! Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking Interviews

Gossip - Financial Stakes Just Got Really High

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bloggers determined to increase page views and the entire gossip industry often post provocative rumors. Also, sitting around and ripping those not present apart is as old as civilization. Now they will make sure that they fact check them before publishing or flapping their jaws.

Avoiding Misquotations

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Public Speaking Speechwriting Financial timesNothing spices up a speech better than an apt quotation. Someone else’s words help to reinforce your ideas, boost your credibility and demonstrate your learning.

Reaching Financial Security

Great Public Speaking

For Tom, he is successful enough that he has financial security. Tom Antion lays it all out for you. There are techniques that you need to learn and if you take to time to implement them, you can be successful. That means that he can do what he always wanted to do: give to charity.

Trends in the Investor Relations Industry

TJ Walker Interactive

CEOs/Financial Video IR Magazine Neil StewartNeil Stewart from IR Magazine speaks with TJ Walker about trends in the small cap markets. To view the full interview visit: [link]. To learn more about IR Magazine visit: [link].

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"The Robot Said to Invest in." - And, Those of Us Who Are Sticking with Financial Planners

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Artificial intelligence (AI) or the Robo Advisor is supposedly disrupting the traditional rite of passage of signing on with a financial planner. Increasingly out of the loop - and out of a job - is the old-line financial advisor.

Financial Crash - We Became Our Parents

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, there isn't too much analysis of how that amazing financial crash reprogrammed the values and behavior of us 76 million Baby Boomers. Articles like Bob Bryan's in BusinessInsider deconstruct how The Great Recession shaped the Millennial psyche.

U.K.-Based Financial Times Endorses Barack Obama: ‘The Wiser Bet’

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Uncategorized Barack Obama endorses Financial Times U.K.-Based Based ‘The Wiser Bet

Drudge Report - Financial Signals Don't Favor Hillary Win

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then the Drudge Report goes on to announce that the financial signals which are associated with predicting election winners are not in favor of Hillary. The Drudge Report turns to an economic lesson this evening.

Why corporate storytelling sucks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Speechwriting Storytelling Andrew Hill Financial times A provocative article by Andrew Hill in Tuesday’s FT skewers the current focus on storytelling in executive communications blogs (like mine!).

Rethinking Financial Aid's Role in Student Retention

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Financial aid offices are often overwhelmed with the tasks involved in that administrative process, with staff finding that little time for anything else remains at the end of the day. Unfortunately, simply following the rules and norms associated with financial aid administration is demonstrably insufficient when it comes to meeting the needs of today''s students. Many of the nation''s financial aid officers are committed to this goal and eager to achieve it.

Golden Girls - Bonding through lessons in financial literacy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, the bonding takes place among us "Golden Girls" over lessons in financial literacy. We had the time and infinite energy to make ourselves financially whole again.  I referred her to another woman on my financial-literacy network.

Gawker's Nick Denton - His Personal Financial Troubles Worsen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" This means plenty for Denton's financial future - or lack of one. Unlike Hogan's financial backer for the lawsuit Peter Thiel, Denton is not part of the 1%. This seems to be the season for the fall of media titans.

Financial Communications - Bill Ackman Targets It For Reform

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Usually public companies leave it to the business media to decode their financial communications. Influential shareholder activist and hedge fund guru, Bill Ackman, has fingered financial communications as a corporate function which needs some heavy-duty reform.

Looking into the future with Jack Bloom

TJ Walker Interactive

CEOs/FinancialJack Bloom of Alpha Capital Corp. answers TJ Walker’s questions about Small Cap investing and his view on the future of the markets. To watch the rest of the interview visit: [link] Learn more about Alpha Capital Corp. link].

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The Office - Falling In Love Can Be Smart Financial Move

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Despite the perils of romance in the workplace, it frequently turns out to be a smart financial move. If we enter a marriage with eyes wide open about about financial prospects there's bound to be less conflict. Life is what happens amidst all the shoulds and should-nots.

Trust in FInancial System @21%: So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Trust was never high in financial dealings.    Today, reports POLITICO , the ChicagoBooth/Kellogg School found that only 21% of those surveyed trusted the financial system. But live with the financial system they must.

Command and control

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I loved Tim Hartford’s column in the Weekend Financial Times Think like a supermodel to wrest control of the gig economy. Freelance Work Financial timesWhile his provocative headline referenced the challenges facing Uber and TaskRabbit ‘independent contractors’ who have a ways to go until they can face up to their digital masters with the same insouciance as the […].

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Why do I need an Elevator Pitch? « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

If you are giving a financial presentation to high powered investors or simply briefing employees on this months productivity, an elevator pitch is important and crucial. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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Financial Turmoil - Presidential Candidates Have To Rip Up Playbook

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Wild-eyed, both seasoned investors and the average joe and jane wonder: How bad will it get? The terror is that the curre nt global market turmoil is the platform for, at best, another 2008 severe downturn. Or, at worst, the real deal of another The Great Depression.

Financial Writers - Expand your career path through Seeking Alpha

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  What's in this for financial writers is that SA has become more aggressive in seeking new contributors to analyse equities and paying them well.   After that, lucrative, high-profile financial writing assignments fell into my lap.

Location, Location, Location - Not Just Major Financial Issue in Real Estate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not financially. There is yet another challenge associated with our decision to continue to work for income, beyond 65. That's the reality that we may be forced to uproot multiple times. And that applies whether we remain employees or operate our own businesses.