Oakland A’s Announcers Exemplify Passionate Speaking Skills

DeFinis Communications

I often tell my clients to let their passion guide their speaking. But the second part of passion is the free and unbridled response to what’s going on in the moment. But you also need to show your excitement, your enthusiasm, your zeal, and your passion for your topic.

Six Speaking Skills You Need For Managing a Crisis

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

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August's top 10 public speaking tips and topics

The Eloquent Woman

Here are the most popular reads on the blog for August: The all-in-one on tears while speaking struck a nerve with readers. Who speaks faster? This post also includes other paradoxes of public speaking listed by a popular productivity blog.

15 More Ways To Take The Stage And Sharpen Your Public Speaking Skills

The Public Speaking Blog

If you have realized by now, the fastest and most effective way in mastering a skill is by DOING it. As the saying goes: Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skills is knowing how to do it and virtue is doing it. Join a Toastmasters meeting (speak at the Table Topics segment).

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From the vault: 6 ways to speak about a contentious topic

The Eloquent Woman

Whether you're campaigning or just trying to get through a meeting, tough topics add extra layers to your task. You may not like to speak in public. And the definition of "tough topic" rests with you, the speaker. Just listen before you speak.

A new kind of online speaker profile: The topic cloud

The Eloquent Woman

I know I just told you about Lanyrd, the "social conference directory" that lets you explore conferences, speakers, topics and more--and better yet, add past and present speeches and presentations (your own or those of others), making it a good roster of experience for speakers.

Telepromptitude with a free tool: CuePrompter

The Eloquent Woman

CuePrompter is an online teleprompter--which means you just need to get to the website on your computer or mobile device to use this new tool. All you need to do is cut and paste your script into the window right on the home page, and click on a button to start.

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5 Steps to Get a Business Boost from NSA’s Influence ’11 Convention

Succeed Speaking

Feel free to take notes on other topics (obviously), but stay focused on your objectives. I speak from experience!). Specifically, it’s what you do with what you learn in Anaheim that will make your speaking business better next year than it is this year. Business Strategy Motivation Presentation Skills Speaking Skills Information Overload National Speakers Association

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PowerPoint Karaoke slides

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

It was all in good fun, and we had some very interesting takes on the topics. It is a great way to both practise your impromptu speaking skills, and to have some practise with PowerPoint. Here is how I did it: Draw for random speaking order.

From Free to Fee The Consultant's Guide to Becoming a Paid Speaker

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: From Free to Fee The Consultants Guide to Becoming a Paid Speaker Published by IMC Times Magazine, July/August 1999 issue By Vickie Sullivan You’ve been giving concurrent session programs for years at state and national association events. To prevent being pigeonholed invite the prospect to preview your speaking outside the consulting environment.

Customizing Your Presentation

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Customizing Your Presentation by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on March 22, 2010 Should you customize all of your presentations? If you’re speaking to a smaller audience, your payoff will be worth it if you can tailor your presentation.

How to join a Toastmasters Club (Part 1) - What is it about?

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS! NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!: Rated PSBs Top 10 Most Influential Bloggers on Public Speaking 2007 The Public Speaking Blogospheres Top 100 Definitive Blogs on Public Speaking Sign Up for Free Materials!

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Best iPhone Apps for Public Speaking

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 Best iPhone Apps for Public Speaking February 25, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments The world of apps is a vast and inviting place, but it can easily get overwhelming. Let’s start with the free ones: Presenter Pro (free) : This is quite an amazing app. Did I mention it’s free?).

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What's on your public speaking wish list?

The Eloquent Woman

You might be keeping track of improvements you want to make in your speaking skills, solutions for your pet speaking peeves, or just wishing for a better remote or a Kindle to hold your notes. Every speaker's got a wish list. What's on yours?

For Wednesday: Gr8 gifts for speakers in Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

This month's issue of Step Up Your Speaking , our free monthly newsletter, will focus on great gifts for speakers, just in time for the holidays.

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For Thursday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

My library of recommended books for speakers is not your typical list, and you'll find it in this month's issue of Step Up Your Speaking newsletter--which is free if you sign up at the link below.

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What's your public speaking or presenting advice--fortune-cookie style?

The Eloquent Woman

Today, I'm asking readers to share their best public speaking advice--but in the form of a fortune, such as you'd find in a fortune cookie. These are certainly shorter than a tweet, and can be hopeful, foreboding or cryptic, as you please.

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Closed for birthday

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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The speaker's stocking: Earlier Kindle is $89 Friday only

The Eloquent Woman

Read all my posts on Kindles for public speaking here.

TED Conversations let you discuss big ideas with the speakers.online

The Eloquent Woman

You'll have the chance to discuss topics in three categories (ideas, debate and questions; search for and tag topics of interest to you; link specific TED talks to a discussion; and more. Check out this new public speaking community and share your thoughts on it in the comments.

For Wednesday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter helps you get that gig

The Eloquent Woman

This month's free email newsletter from The Eloquent Woman, Step Up Your Speaking, is here to help. Our theme this month is "get that gig," and this issues is packed with the steps, tactics, questions to ask, and promotional methods you need to secure a speaking engagement.

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The speaker's stocking: Replace your remote with a mini Bluetooth keyboard

The Eloquent Woman

slides presentation skills giftsIf you're wishing your remote could do more--say, serve as a fully functioning keyboard, but from across the room--you can make that come true with this ProMini Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard.

For Thursday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter--subscribe now

The Eloquent Woman

In this month's issue of my free email newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking, I'll share the tools I'm using and the ones I have my eye on, so you can make your next presentation or speaking task easier. Do you have a favorite tool you use when speaking?

Feel vulnerable when you speak? Embracing weaknesses to succeed

The Eloquent Woman

University of Houston social work researcher Brene Brown looks at "messy" topics in human relationships, like vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame. speaker science fear and public speaking

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Heads up, speakers: Summer Skype deal and tutorial

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence.

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For Wed.: Newsletter, & workshop discount for subscribers

The Eloquent Woman

It's a great day to sign up for Step Up Your Speaking, the free monthly newsletter from The Eloquent Woman. This month's issue will be out tomorrow, and it focuses on dynamic speaking skills --also the topic of my early November two-day workshop, Good On Your Feet!

For Tuesday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

Tomorrow, The Eloquent Woman's free monthly email newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking, will help you start the new year right by examining what to ask when you're asked to speak. workshop on dynamic speaking skills. workshops Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

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For Wednesday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

Instead, be sure you're signed up before tomorrow for Step Up Your Speaking , the free monthly newsletter from The Eloquent Woman blog that focuses on a unique speaking topic in-depth each month.

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New! Get the 'Step Up Your Speaking' newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

I'm launching a new monthly newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking. Every month, you'll get a free, dense-packed issue focused on one aspect of public speaking, so you can have all of The Eloquent Woman's tips on that topic in one convenient place.

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Why are speeches important?

The Eloquent Woman

Yes, there are speeches that can make you feel as if you never want to hear another word on the topic, or as if they'll never end. Speeches abound that don't deserve the title, muttered and mumbled and delivered off-hand or ill-prepared as they often are.

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Step Up Your Speaking newsletter out Wednesday

The Eloquent Woman

In this month's edition of my free email newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking, I'll be offering you an A-Z guide of resources to help you set your 2011 speaker resolution. fear and public speaking Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

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A guide to slides for non-designers: Presentation find of the week

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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TEDxWomen events take place December 1--and you can host one

The Eloquent Woman

It's a great way to meet other women interested in public speaking and in issues about the future of women and girls. This year on December 1, you'll find scores of TEDxWomen events , all themed "the conversation continues," a nod to the discussions started at last year's TEDWomen conference.

"I Have a Dream" speechwriter shares tales of famous speech

The Eloquent Woman

King wanted to speak last to conclude the program, but didn't want to say so. workshop on dynamic speaking skills , March 2 and 3 in Washington, DC. Attorney Clarence Jones, who helped to write Martin Luther King, Jr.'s

3 little leadership words every executive speaker should learn

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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How Parkinson’s Law Can Make Your Presentations Better

SlideModel

To do this, you can begin by exploring your topic, making an outline for your slides and even labeling each slide in your presentation with a title to set a sequence for your presentation (even if you don’t have content for each slide yet). Productivity Public Speaking Time Management

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Will you host a TEDxWomen event near you on December 1?

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence.

"The perfect preparation:" A downloadable checklist for the whole speaker

The Eloquent Woman

Get your free copy of the Checklist for the whole speaker -- a two-page review sheet that will make sure you're not missing anything before your next speech, face-to-face meeting, conference call, webinar or presentation. "I am printing it and hanging [it] in my office!"

Listen up, speakers, about how to listen--a key #publicspeaking skill

The Eloquent Woman

Add his five steps to your public speaking practice! When this speaker thanks you for listening at the end of his TED talk, he really means it. Sound expert Julian Treasure says we spend 60 percent of our communication time listening--but "we're not very good at it."

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Voice-only speaking (think conference calls) in Step Up Your Speaking newsletter, for Tuesday

The Eloquent Woman

What if you were asked to speak, then told that you wouldn't be able to see the audience, nor they you? It happens every day in webinars, conference calls and phone media interviews, which are among the most common types of public speaking. Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

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For Wednesday: Step Up Your Speaking Newsletter looks at appearance

The Eloquent Woman

This month, Step Up Your Speaking will look at appearance issues--how you look when you speak or present, from wardrobe and gesture to wearing color. appearance Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

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On MLK Day: Put yourself in the shoes of a famous speaker

The Eloquent Woman

And it's worth noting that women had no speaking role on the day of the "I Have a Dream" speech , although prominent women from the civil rights movement like Rosa Parks were present. workshop on dynamic speaking skills , March 2 and 3 in Washington, DC.

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Taking charge of your conversations and speaking: The language of power

The Eloquent Woman

If you feel as if you're giving ground too much in conversational exchanges or meetings, a new books suggests ways to change the way you approach power--and includes a section on how your speaking can affect the balance of power.

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