Your audience has simple requests: Can you fulfill them?

Speak Schmeak

In fact, the buyer had very minimal requests that should have been extremely easy to fulfill. You have a new business. Your product is chocolate-chip cookies. You think your cookies are fabulous and one-of-a-kind, and you contact potential stores to let them know about your product.

Your audience has simple requests: Can you fulfill them?

Speak Schmeak

In fact, the buyer had very minimal requests that should have been extremely easy to fulfill. You have a new business. Your product is chocolate-chip cookies. You think your cookies are fabulous and one-of-a-kind, and you contact potential stores to let them know about your product.

Has talking the economy down become a dangerous self-fulfilling prophesy?

Max Atkinson

But are we really doomed to stand by and submit to one gloomy self-fulfilling prophesy after another from everyone on the public stage (with the possible exception of Baroness Vadera)?

Lessons from Robin Sharma

Manner of Speaking

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a symposium at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland led by Robin Sharma , a globally recognized authority on leadership.

2010 138

5 More Ways to Get Instant Feedback from Your Audience

Presentation Guru

Whether your presentation fulfils the core reason for your presentation i.e. … Software Technology Apps & Add-Ins Audience Connection Events featured Feedback Interaction presentation technology

2018 79

Interview: What motivates you to write?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Is it the promise of money, fame, power, recognition, self-fulfillment or something else? What motivates you to write? And other questions and answers on 'motivation to create'. Freelance Writing - General motivate to create motivation

self-expression

Pivotal Public Speaking

Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment. … but does self-expression need to turn into communication to be fulfilled? Pearl S. … and of course every speech or presentation is communication – hopefully even a conversation.

Ten Things to Look Our For in Barack Obama's Inauguration Address

The Speechwriter

In many ways the election of Obama is the ultimate fulfilment of Lincoln's campaign to free the slaves. 1) A prominent mention of Abraham Lincoln. It's the 200th anniversary of the birth of Lincoln this year. 2) Brevity. The speech

Thought for the Day – Success

Pivotal Public Speaking

…But success also includes good health, energy and enthusiasm for life, fulfilling relationships, creative freedom, emotional and psychological stability, a sense of well-being, and peace of mind.&#. “There are many aspects to success; material wealth is only one component.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 119)

Manner of Speaking

And we must pass through solitude and difficulty, isolation and silence in order to reach forth to the enchanted place where we can dance our clumsy dance and sing our sorrowful song—but in this dance or in this song there are fulfilled the most ancient rites of our conscience in the awareness of being human and of believing in a common destiny.”. — Pablo Neruda. Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) Chilean Poet, Diplomat and Nobel Laureate.

Book selling milestone reached today

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Just minutes ago, I sold my 1500th print on demand (POD) book through Lulu.com, an online POD sales and fulfillment company. I'm just shy of 3,000 books sold overall through all sources. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand Lightening Source Lulu print on demand

Distressed Harley-Davidson's Brilliant Marketing Initiative - Hiring Interns to Ride/Document on Social Media Hogs Across U.S. of A.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  At the end of the 12-week project, if they fulfill all the requirements, they get to keep the motorcycle. Harley-Davison's branding challenge has been to connect with a new generation.

2018 52

ON SPEAKING WITH SIGNIFICANCE

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

what do you feel compelled to contribute to your work, your organization, your family and friends that will bring you fulfillment? (C)2009 Jim Collins, in his book, From Good to Great, found the most important ingredient that brought their organizations from good to great was humility. They were servant leaders.

2009 100

ON SPEAKING WITH SIGNIFICANCE

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

what do you feel compelled to contribute to your work, your organization, your family and friends that will bring you fulfillment? (C)2009 Jim Collins, in his book, From Good to Great, found the most important ingredient that brought their organizations from good to great was humility. They were servant leaders.

2009 100

ON SPEAKING WITH SIGNIFICANCE

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

what do you feel compelled to contribute to your work, your organization, your family and friends that will bring you fulfillment? (C)2009 Jim Collins, in his book, From Good to Great, found the most important ingredient that brought their organizations from good to great was humility. They were servant leaders.

2009 100

ON SPEAKING WITH SIGNIFICANCE

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

what do you feel compelled to contribute to your work, your organization, your family and friends that will bring you fulfillment? (C)2009 Jim Collins, in his book, From Good to Great, found the most important ingredient that brought their organizations from good to great was humility. They were servant leaders.

2009 100

The fear of "Thank you:" Get over it

Speak Schmeak

The audience has taken time out of their busy schedule, maybe paid money to attend, they''ve collaborated and partnered with me to create a fulfilling and memorable experience, and damn right they deserve to be thanked. First there was the rule "Never thank your audience.

2013 142

"Purpose-Filled" - But Can Weight Watchers Find Way to Eliminate Putting the Weight Back on?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Facebook fulfilled my business need, at the time. Among the goofy trends overtaking branding in business is the focus on being "purpose-driven." " In Fortune , for example, Weight Watchers' head Mindy Grossman hammers how the organization puts its purpose first.

2018 52

When Visuals Are Just Pointless

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

If it doesn’t fulfill its intended purpose or if it really has no purpose, then leave it out. I’ve had to sit though some presentations recently where when it came to visuals, the presenters took cramming information in the audience’s face to a whole new level.

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"Megyn Kelly Today" - Not the Morning Show Fluff Jane Fonda Was Expecting

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She would fulfill the rest of her $17 million contract doing other assignments for NBC. What was she thinking? That's what we wonder yet again as we follow the puzzling saga of Megyn Kelly's morning show.    For two days too much of the programming was ME ME ME.

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The Term "Retirement" - For David Letterman, It Doesn't Carry Stigma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, the good news for those who want to retire is that there is a role model for being able to let go of a fulfilling career. In Oro Valley, Arizona - Retirement Paradise - there are many who retired from a lifelong career.

2018 52

Review: Ruby Sparks – every author’s dream?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Dream fulfilled. In some ways, the movie Ruby Sparks is every author’s dream. Or should I say every male author’s wet dream. You create a character you’d love. She becomes real. In Ruby Sparks, a novelist (Paul Dano) struggles with writer's block. He wants one thing in life: a woman who loves him, and his dog, on his terms. Calvin, the novelist, dreams of such a woman and, presto, writer’s block is overcome.

Corporate training-The never-ending course

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s start a discussion about how training can fulfill its purpose! What do you think is the biggest problem in corporate training? Of course, there’s no one answer and the biggest problem in one organization might not be a problem in another. Here’s my answer.

2015 130

The science is IN! What every anxious public speaker must know before their next big presentation…

More than PowerPoint...

It’s a self-fulfilling prophecy. After a student gives a class presentation, I’ll sometimes conduct a quick poll. I’ll ask the entire class: on a scale of 0-10, how nervous did the speaker appear? The audience might give the speaker a 2 or a 3. But the speaker?

2018 60

Public Speaking Irish Style

Professionally Speaking...

One of the roles we frequently fulfill, as public speakers, is using our unique voice to become a voice for others. As public speakers, we all have our own " voice " -- a style, a persona that is uniquely our own.

Five Essential Questions to ask Yourself

Presentation Zen

Dean Ryan’s central message is that developing an ability for asking good questions is key to one’s path to success and fulfillment. "I Still, even so, are you living a fulfilling life? "My

2016 82

Erotic Fantasies - Not For Sharing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" In a sense, they interpreted those posts as needs which they were being called upon to fulfill. Last night on a "Criminal Minds" re-run was the tragedy of young and middle-aged women who shared their sexual fantasies in social media.

2017 52

Big Bad Wolf Outside of Tech's Door (Hollywood's Too)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Most will be based in Amazon's fulfillment centers and involve functions such as software. Jeff Bezos, not Donald Trump, seems to be the one who blinked.

2017 52

The Speechwriting Secrets of Jon Favreau

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Obama resisted the advice from some on his team that he coin a tagline, instead speaking from the heart about why he was the right person at that moment in history to be elected President: I am not in this race to fulfill some long-held ambitions or because I believe it’s somehow owed to me.

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Lesley Jane Seymour - Fired Twice, She Learned To Prepare To Always Look For Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, she made the emotional transition to always anticipate that she would have to search for fresh ways to bring in income - and fulfillment. Not so long ago, being fired was a catastrophic event, surrounded by stigma.

2016 56

Awkward

Speak Schmeak

Did she create a self-fulfilling prophecy? So you think the audience is secretly judging and criticizing you? So did Kristin Stewart at last night's MTV Movie Awards. Upon receiving her award for Best Female Performance, she proceeded to give her acceptance speech, clearly nervous.

2009 130

Awkward

Speak Schmeak

Did she create a self-fulfilling prophecy? So you think the audience is secretly judging and criticizing you? So did Kristin Stewart at last night's MTV Movie Awards. Upon receiving her award for Best Female Performance, she proceeded to give her acceptance speech, clearly nervous.

2009 130

Tough Love Thursday: Drop the drama

Speak Schmeak

Once again, I'd like to remind you: You are creating a self-fulfilling prophecy. "I HATE public speaking." "I I SUCK at public speaking." "&#@$* public speaking!" These are some of the comments I read on the Web every day. Stated with such vehemence and anger!

2009 130

Interview: Timothy Tosta – transformative listener

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In addition to the topics of planning, development, sustainability and the environment, related to his legal career, Tim is a frequent speaker to legal and business gatherings on topics of human potential, fulfilled living, and conscious dying. Tim demonstrates how to build listening skills that allow you to break through communication barriers that separate you from authentic relationships and fulfilled living.

2012 100

Make the product unique, not the packaging

Speak Schmeak

More posts inspired by retail: 6 customer service tips for speakers Your audience has simple requests: can you fulfill them?

Confidence Building Exercises To Overcome A Fear of Public Speaking

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

If you believe that you are no good at public speaking, you are creating a self-fulfilling prophecy which will lead to anxiety and ultimately to embarrassment and failure. “There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

2015 58

Mike Pence in Iowa - The Crowd Is Fickle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As yet, the Trump Administration hasn't fulfilled its campaign promise of getting rid of Obamacare and relocating the U.S. The conservative Drudge Report headlines with U.S. vice president Mike Pence's attempt at a loyalty hack in Iowa.

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How to magnify your flaws: Try public speaking!

Speak Schmeak

Murphy's Law is a self-fulfilling prophecy. As a personal development tool, public speaking can't be beat. If you don't learn a few things about yourself from the process of building and delivering a presentation, you may be self-awareness-challenged.

2011 153

How to write a presentation title that gets people flocking to your session

Speaking about Presenting

Once you’ve generated some titles, choose the one that resonates best with you and then plan your presentation to fulfill the promise that you’re making to your audience in the title. Get inspiration for your presentation title from magazines. Photo credit: bravenewtraveler.

2010 207

Make the product unique, not the packaging

Speak Schmeak

More posts inspired by retail: 6 customer service tips for speakers Your audience has simple requests: can you fulfill them?