Same material, different group

Speak Schmeak

I got a question in my workshop yesterday from a student who has been invited to speak at two different banquets for two different groups of people, and he wondered if he could use the same material for both.

Increase Book Exposure Through Author Speaking Engagements

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Authors who pursue speaking engagements gain more attention for their books. Some authors have single-handedly propelled their books to bestseller status through traveling and speaking nationwide on a continual basis. 14 ways to make money when speaking for free!

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3 Conversations You Must Have to Get Big-Fee Speaking Engagements

Pivotal Public Speaking

Many experts who want more big-fee speeches start off with all the right tools: great topics, fabulous speaking style, and a book with a lot of buzz. Their book and publicity get people to take their call, but their conversations cause them to lose the speaking engagement. Any expert who wants big speaking fees has to be adept at handling three conversations in the sales process. You just know that you’re going to speak to this group.

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Only 4 days left to register for public speaking group coaching in Santa Barbara!

Speak Schmeak

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted successful entrepreneurs who discovered that improving their public speaking skills enabled them to gain more clients and grow their businesses. News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

2010 130

Only 4 days left to register for public speaking group coaching in Santa Barbara!

Speak Schmeak

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted successful entrepreneurs who discovered that improving their public speaking skills enabled them to gain more clients and grow their businesses. Tags: News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

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Public speaking group coaching starts in Santa Barbara Jan. 26

Speak Schmeak

Do you need help with public speaking, but aren't sure what options are available? Try group coaching ! My groups are speaking/presentation focused, with an emphasis on building skills and confidence. The group should be flexible enough to go where we need to go, but structured enough that our focus areas don't fall by the wayside. If you enjoy a safe and encouraging small group environment, this program is for you.

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Eight Steps to Getting Speaking Engagements : MarketingProfs Articles

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Home Marketing Resources Online Seminars Conferences Research Store Members Only Forum Blog Jobs Resources Home How-to Articles Case Studies Online Seminars Downloads Quick Reads Daily Chirp (0) items My Cart Email Print Save Text: A A Eight Steps to Getting Speaking Engagements by Steve Markman Published on October 28, 2003 Marketing and PR efforts should be in the forefront of your organization, especially in todays competitive climate and the uncertain economy.

Why you need to take every speaking opportunity

Speak Schmeak

The topic wasn't new; it's a module that I usually teach as part of my Shake Up Your Speaking retreat. I was introduced to the group and started my presentation. As I started speaking, I came to the slow realization that my notes looked nothing like the slides I was clicking through.

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Five Tips to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Five Tips to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off For Communication World, May 2003 By Vickie K. Sullivan Public speaking delivers powerful marketing opportunities. Like any other tool, public speaking works only when its done effectively. The group sponsoring you needs to promote your speech, so they will go all out.

I did everything wrong

Speak Schmeak

My own experience of almost 25 years of speaking, teaching and training, plus my background in theater, my M.A. in Education, and my ongoing study and practice of the subject of public speaking are what I base my training and coaching on, and I consider myself an expert and an authority.

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So many great learning opportunities -- Join me!

Speak Schmeak

Bloom Your Online Relationships 30-Day Challenge We are slightly more than halfway through, but you can join at any time, and you''ll still have access to all the activities and the Facebook discussion group. Speak to Engage: 7 Step Shortcut to Public Success is coming!

2014 169

What's the relationship between confidence and nervousness?

Speak Schmeak

Last week, I gave a 10-minute presentation based on some of the challenges in my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program. This is a group I speak in front of regularly, and I'm frequently trying out new material on them.) Speakers Public Speaking Anxiety Speaking Engagements

2012 212

How I critique myself

Speak Schmeak

Yesterday I took video of a presentation I gave to one of my networking groups, based on a recent blog post about rookie mistakes. Hearing from audience member I'm still #1 on Google I'm putting my money where my mouth is.

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Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

Speak Schmeak

You can actually make strong visual points that your listeners will remember what you're talking about — especially when you're presenting graphs and charts or presenting to a large group.

Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

Speak Schmeak

You can actually make strong visual points that your listeners will remember what you're talking about — especially when you're presenting graphs and charts or presenting to a large group.

Presenting in the dark. Literally.

Speak Schmeak

Every time I give a presentation or attend one, I secretly hope there's some sort of incident or issue that arises for me to write about here on Speak Schmeak. About 20 women from the networking group Santa Barbara Female Entrepreneurs met last night at an empty house in Montecito.

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What's your audience's culture?

Speak Schmeak

Yesterday I had the great pleasure of speaking to the Santa Barbara Associates , an "old-boys' club for women" that was started almost 30 years ago as a place for women business owners and executives to network and socialize with like-minded members.

Build your confidence with The Confidence Course!

Speak Schmeak

Starting in September, I will be running a six-week class in Santa Barbara with local vocal coach and opera singer Carol Ann Manzi that will cover all aspects of presenting yourself effectively, whether in interviews, public speaking engagements, networking events or other one-on-one or group presentation opportunities. News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

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Build your confidence with The Confidence Course!

Speak Schmeak

Starting in September, I will be running a six-week class in Santa Barbara with local vocal coach and opera singer Carol Ann Manzi that will cover all aspects of presenting yourself effectively, whether in interviews, public speaking engagements, networking events or other one-on-one or group presentation opportunities. Tags: News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

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What's the relationship between confidence and nervousness?

Speak Schmeak

Last week, I gave a 10-minute presentation based on some of the challenges in my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program. This is a group I speak in front of regularly, and I'm frequently trying out new material on them.) Speakers Public Speaking Anxiety Speaking Engagements

2012 130

My favorite compliment ever

Speak Schmeak

It was one of those times that I talk about here on Speak Schmeak a lot: When you get too comfortable and start resting on your laurels, something will go wrong. I am always a role model for speaking; there's no way around it. They want engagement and connection, not perfection.

2010 172

How are your observational skills?

Speak Schmeak

Observational humor is a well-known public speaking tool, where the speaker takes something that has happened or is happening in the room and spontaneously brings it into his presentation for a laugh. Members of my referrals networking group have become masters of observation.

2010 158

Scenes from a workshop

Speak Schmeak

I enjoyed working with a great group of grad students on Friday at UCSB's Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. The Business of Speaking Speaking Engagements

2010 130

Presenting in the dark. Literally.

Speak Schmeak

Every time I give a presentation or attend one, I secretly hope there's some sort of incident or issue that arises for me to write about here on Speak Schmeak. About 20 women from the networking group Santa Barbara Female Entrepreneurs met last night at an empty house in Montecito.

2010 130

How I critique myself

Speak Schmeak

Yesterday I took video of a presentation I gave to one of my networking groups, based on a recent blog post about rookie mistakes. Hearing from audience member I'm still #1 on Google I'm putting my money where my mouth is.

2011 130

How are your observational skills?

Speak Schmeak

Observational humor is a well-known public speaking tool, where the speaker takes something that has happened or is happening in the room and spontaneously brings it into his presentation for a laugh. Members of my referrals networking group have become masters of observation.

2010 130

Who's the boss? You are!

Speak Schmeak

I just got back from a fabulous quickie trip to San Diego where I delivered a training at a gorgeous resort to a group of fun and willing participants (welcome, ECGMC blog visitors!). These two questionnaires form the bulk of information I receive about a speaking engagement.

2008 141

My favorite compliment ever

Speak Schmeak

It was one of those times that I talk about here on Speak Schmeak a lot: When you get too comfortable and start resting on your laurels, something will go wrong. I am always a role model for speaking; there's no way around it. They want engagement and connection, not perfection.

2010 130

London notebook: Lessons from speakers and speechwriters at #ESN2013

The Eloquent Woman

The view from lunch with a speaker When you say "yes" to an invitation to speak, you hope it embraces you in return, and that''s exactly what happened on my trip to London last week to give the closing keynote at the International Speechwriting Conference. was the mystery I posed to the group.

2013 103

The power of language (or, how I got in trouble for saying "pee")

Speak Schmeak

The issue has since been resolved, through a conversation with the president of the organization, reviewing the evaluations, and coming to the conclusion that it was the opinion of one person and not the entire group. I did my research on the group beforehand.

2008 151

Did your message get through?

Speak Schmeak

I gave the dreaded ten-minute talk to my referrals group that many of us face when we're out networking and promoting our businesses through public speaking. How to give the dreaded ten-minute talk to promote your business through public speaking !

2008 130

Baby steps to fighting fear

Speak Schmeak

At the conclusion of one of the group exercises, I discovered that several people in the room didn't know the song " Auld Lang Syne." Tags: Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Taking Risks Speaking Engagements

2008 141

Magic flip chart

Speak Schmeak

You can send your notes to the group by e-mail. It can even add another dimension to group interaction. Tags: Products Fun Stuff Resources PowerPoint Speaking Engagements

where to catch me next

The Eloquent Woman

While the details for registration aren't yet available online, I'll be speaking to the Tech Council of Maryland on January 15 about how to use social media for professional networking -- something every would-be speaker should consider -- and to the Capital Communicators Group in Washington, DC, also early in 2009, on social media as a communications tool. Tags: women and public speaking Graveline speaking engagements

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when the speech hands you lemons.

The Eloquent Woman

The only available space was essentially a storefront space in the same building, nearly too small for the group , with tables and chairs packed in tight rows, and windows to the street so any passerby could watch us, if they cared to. If push came to shove, I could speak without the slides.

A Public Speaker’s Checklist – Free PDF File

Manner of Speaking

Last year I wrote a post about logistical items that speakers should remember for a speaking engagement. Items are grouped by category and there is space for you to add your own.

2011 285

WWPR session: notes from the blog

The Eloquent Woman

At today's session on "Step Up Your Speaking: Be an Eloquent Woman" for Washington Women in Public Relations , I fielded lots of questions--the idea was for the audience to bring their questions about public speaking, and they brought 'em.

Your lizard brain doesn't want you to speak

Speak Schmeak

Humans have survived because we're social animals (or herd animals or pack animals, if you like)—we survive because we create cooperative and interdependent societies and groups. We need and depend on these groups, with their complex rules and systems, for our survival.

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You can't harvest until you cultivate

Speak Schmeak

It''s the same with speaking. You know you need to add speaking to your marketing mix. You know that speaking is one of the best ways to get people to know, like and trust you. Are you waiting to get a speaking engagement on your calendar, and THEN you''ll start cultivating?

2013 221

Zoom Tips to Earn More Through Virtual Speaking with Marquesa Pettway

Speaker Launcher

She is the 2nd professional speaker to earn the Certified Speaking Professional designation in NYC, highest designation a professional speaker. The post Zoom Tips to Earn More Through Virtual Speaking with Marquesa Pettway appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Week 11: Working with program managers

The Eloquent Woman

If you're serious about public speaking, at some point you'll be working with a program manager--the person who arranges events and speakers--to get yourself on a program. Stephanie's a beginning speaker who needs to establish herself with the people who can invite her to speak, but every speaker needs a working relationship with program managers to ensure the success of a talk or presentation. Want to get speaking invitations? May I see that information before I speak?

Put this in your pocket for later

Speak Schmeak

Will you have a speaking engagement between now and April? Speaking to the board of your organization? ??Introducing Engaging community members who've already donated? ??Orienting Trying to persuade a group to change a belief, attitude or behavior? ??Running

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women execs share speaker secrets, woes

The Eloquent Woman

Our audience was a seasoned group, with many of them frequent speakers. She speaks annually at a conference with a "mixed" audience of data-hungry researchers who want all the details, and policymakers looking for trends and broad-brush analysis.

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